Posted By:Annie Carlile
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Subject:Re: PAUL ROBERT GLEASON - 1920-60's SCRANTON PA
Post Date:April 08, 2011 at 17:11:58
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Hi Michelle. I'm not a relative. I checked the census record for your Paul Gleason. This could be him living in Scranton:

1930 United States Federal Census
about Paul Gleason
Name:        Paul Gleason
Home in 1930:        Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
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Age:        6
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1924
Relation to Head of House:        Son
Parent's Name:        Helen Gleason
Race:        White
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Helen Gleason        36 -widow- b. 1894 Penn., parents b. Ireland
James Gleason        17 -son- b. 1913 Penn, parents b. Penn; Laborer, coal mines
William Gleason 13 -son- b. 1917 Penn, same
Joseph Gleason        9 -son- b. 1921 Penn, same
Paul Gleason        6 -son- b. 1924 Penn, same **

Here's the family in 1920:

1920 United States Federal Census
about James Gleason
Name:        James Gleason
Home in 1920:        Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
Age:        32
Estimated Birth Year:        abt 1888
Birthplace:        Pennsylvania
Relation to Head of House:        Self (Head)
[Head]
Spouse's Name:        Helen Gleason
Father's Birth Place:        Pennsylvania
Mother's Birth Place:        Wales
Marital Status:        Married
Race:        White
Sex:        Male
Home owned:        Rent
Able to read:        Yes
Able to Write:        Yes
Neighbors:        View others on page
Household Members:        
Name        Age
James Gleason        32 b. 1888 Penn, fath b. Penn., moth b. Wales (Welsh); Board Member, United Mine Workers
Helen Gleason        25 b. 1895 Penn, parents b. Ireland
James Gleason        7 b. 1913 Penn
William Gleason 3 9/12 mon. b. 1917 Penn
George Gleason        22 -bro- b. 1898 Penn

George and his wife are living next door to Helen in 1930.

This looks like James' WWI draft card:

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
about James Aloyius Gleason
Name:        James Aloyius Gleason
City:        Scranton
County:        Lackawanna
State:        Pennsylvania
Birthplace:        Pennsylvania;United States of America
Birth Date:        17 Jan 1887
Race:        Caucasian (White)
FHL Roll Number:        1926664
DraftBoard:        2
Age: 30
Occupation: ? Mines
Nearest Relative: Wife & 2 children

This is probably him in 1900:

1900 United States Federal Census
about James Gleason
Name:        James Gleason
Home in 1900:        Scranton Ward 5, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania
[Scranton, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania]
Age:        14
Birth Date:        Jan 1886
Birthplace:        Pennsylvania
Race:        White
Gender:        Male
Relationship to head-of-house:        Son
Father's Name:        Thomas Gleason
Father's Birthplace:        Pennsylvania
Mother's Name:        Nora Gleason
Mother's Birthplace:        Wales
Marital Status:        Single
Occupation:        View on Image
Neighbors:        View others on page
Household Members:        
Name        Age
Thomas Gleason        40 b. May 1860 Penn, parents b. Ireland; Coal Miner
Nora Gleason        37 b. Apr 1863 Wales, parents b. Wales
James Gleason        14 b. Jan 1886 Penn **
Thomas Gleason        12 b. Oct 1887 Penn
Catharine Gleason 9 b. Oct 1890 Penn
Loretta Gleason 7 b. Dec 1892 Penn
Francis Gleason 5 b. Feb 1895 Penn
George Gleason        3 b. May 1897 Penn
Johana Gleason        7/12 b. Nov 1899 Penn

Living next door are several Coleman families, born in Wales. I wouldn't be surprised if Nora is a Coleman as well. Hope this helps. Hope this is your family! Annie