Starting Sept. 30, 2014, Genealogy.com will be making a big change. GenForum message boards, Family Tree Maker homepages, and the most popular articles will be preserved in a read-only format, while several other features will no longer be available, including member subscriptions and the Shop.
 
Learn more


Chat | Daily Search | My GenForum | Community Standards | Terms of Service
Jump to Forum
Home: Surnames: Gleason Family Genealogy Forum

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

Re: Gleason - Genesee Co, NY - Kane Co, IL
Posted by: Jule Goeller Date: December 29, 2001 at 04:43:37
In Reply to: Re: Gleason - Genesee Co, NY - Kane Co, IL by Leonard Granger of 2187

Leonard,
Thanks for your response. Absalom Gleason was as far back as I had been able to trace, so the other names are all new to me. It seems like that the Absolom Gleason that purchased 150 acres in Kane County in 1843 is likely the same Absalom Gleason who married Elizabeth Denny in 1842 in Kane County. They also had their first child, Nathaniel on 2/3/1843. The other names are new to me, but again, it seems like that they all must be related. It was interesting to note that you mentioned most of them moved to Iowa since Nathaniel fought with an Iowa regiment during the Civil War. That seems to indicate that either Absalom's family also lived in Iowa before moving to Alexandria, Nebraska, or perhaps that Nebraska had no regiments of their own since they were not yet a state (?).
Do you have any information connecting Samuel, E P, Rodger or Absalom Gleason? I'm sorry I don't have more information. Wouldn't it be interesting if Absalom and Melissa were siblings? Jule Goeller


Followups:

Post FollowupReturn to Message ListingsPrint Message

http://genforum.genealogy.com/gleason/messages/1421.html
Search this forum:

Search all of GenForum:

Proximity matching
Add this forum to My GenForum Agreement of Use
Link to GenForum
Add Forum
Home |  Help |  About Us |  Site Index |  Jobs |  PRIVACY |  Affiliate
© 2007 The Generations Network