John Gleave

2 March 1822–10 January 1913 (Age 90)
Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Gleave was born on 2 March 1822, in Stockport, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Gleave, was 27 and his mother, Lucy Potts, was 24. He married Jane Hanson Brindley on 15 December 1844, in Wilmslow, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Cheshire, England, United Kingdom in 1877. He died on 10 January 1913, in Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Annabella Cemetery, Annabella, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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John Gleave
Jane Hanson Brindley
Marriage: 15 December 1844
Lucy B Gleave
Hannah Gleave
Emma Gleave
Henry Gleave
Walter Gleave
Herbert Gleave
Mary Jane Gleave
Samuel Gleave
Frances Gleave
Bertha L. Gleave

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 December 1844Wilmslow, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 11
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 24
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Cheshire): nickname from Middle English gleyve, gleve ‘lance’ (Old French glaive, gleive), used for a spearman or for the winner in a race in which the lance set up as a winning post was given as a prize. See Gleaves .

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

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    DONE!)John Gleave (my Great,Great Grandfather)

    (DONE!) John Gleave was born March 2nd, 1822 in Stockport, Cheshire, England. He was the son of John Gleave who was born October 4, 1793 in Altrincham, England and Lucy Pott who was born July 31, …

    Sources (40)

    • John Gleves, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Gleave, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John Gleave in household of John Gleave, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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