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Gleasone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Many Irish names are merely English translations of Gaelic names. The name Gleasone was a translation of the Gaelic name O Glasain or O Gliasain.

Early Origins of the Gleasone family


The surname Gleasone was first found in County Tipperary (Irish: Thiobraid Árann), established in the 13th century in South-central Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

Early History of the Gleasone family


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Gleasone Spelling Variations


Numerous spelling variations were revealed in the search for the origin of the name Gleasone family name. Before widespread literacy, a person entrusted the proper documentation of his name to the individual scribe. As a result, a name was often recorded under several different variations during the life of its bearer. Variations found include Gleason, Gleeson, Glissane, Gleasone, Gleesone, Glissaun, Gleasaune, Glissen and many more.

Early Notables of the Gleasone family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Gleasone family to the New World and Oceana


North America received thousands of Irish immigrants from the English-ruled Ireland during the 19th century. Once in the United States or what would become Canada, these immigrants quickly contributed to the ongoing settling and industrialization processes. The largest influx of Irish settlers occurred with Great Potato Famine of the late 1840s. An exhaustive examination of immigrant and passenger lists has shown many early immigrants bearing the surname of Gleasone: Thomas Gleason who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1762; followed by John in 1766; Nelly Gleeson settled in Canada in 1840; Martin Gleeson settled in New York in 1850.

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