John Streator Gleason

13 January 1819–21 December 1904 (Age 85)
Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life Summary of John Streator

When John Streator Gleason was born on 13 January 1819, in Livonia, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, Ezekiel Gleason, was 42 and his mother, Polly Howard, was 42. He married Desdemona Chase on 7 December 1838, in Sparta, Ossining, Ossining, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Davis, Utah, United States in 1850 and Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 21 December 1904, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Streator Gleason
Mary Ann Sutherland
Marriage: 16 July 1864
John Watts Gleason
Thomas Henry Gleason Sr
Stanley Gleason Dallin
Elisa Ellen Gleason
Lorenzo Howard Gleason
Mary Ann Gleason

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 8
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Biographical Sketch of John Streator Gleason

    BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF JOHN STREATOR GLEASON AUTHOR/DATE UNKNOWN Ezekiel Gleason and Polly Howard married and settled in Livonia, Livingston County, N.Y. They were hard-working, industrious peopl …

    Sources (60)

    • John I. Gleason, "United States Census, 1900"
    • John in entry for Sarah C Gleson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • John S Gleason, "United States Census, 1880"

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