Alvirus Horn Gleason

5 July 1848–3 June 1927 (Age 78)
Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Alvirus Horn

When Alvirus Horn Gleason was born on 5 July 1848, in Elkhorn, Douglas, Nebraska, United States, his father, John Streator Gleason, was 29 and his mother, Desdemona Chase, was 27. He married Maria Meady Lane on 18 January 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Collinston, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1900 and Sunset, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 3 June 1927, in Garland, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Garland, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alvirus Horn Gleason
Maria Meady Lane
Marriage: 18 January 1869
Emma Louise Gleason
Meady Gleason
Alvirus Horace Gleason
John Chase Gleason
Delia Gleason
Phebe Gleason
Hyrum Mead Gleason
Edward Carter Gleason
Naomi Grace Gleason
George Gleason
Desdemona Florence Gleason
Perry Lane Gleason

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 January 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1855 · First schoolhouse built
    Age 7
    A schoolhouse was built on 4th North and Main Street.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 22
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Waterford): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green, blue, gray’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (50)

    • Alvirous H Greason in entry for Phebe Wood, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Alvin Horace Gleason, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Albirus Horn Gleason in entry for Desdemona Florence Coe, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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