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ELIJAH GLEASON

Utica Cemetery
Seward County,
Nebraska

Sec. B Row 13
SLEEP IN JESUS

Elijah Gleason
Apr. 12, 1835 - Jan 20, 1915

Julia A. His Wife
Died March 29, 1902
Aged 62 yrs.

Obituary
THE WEEKLY REVIEW
Beaver Crossing, Nebraska
Friday, April 4, 1902
Page 8; Column 3

Mrs. E. W. Gleason died at her home March 29, 1902. The funeral services were held at the M.E. church Sunday at 1 o'clock p.m., conducted by Rev. Zinnecker and the remains were taken to Utica for burial.
Julia Logan was born in Virginia Oct 14, 1838. The family moved from Virginia to Lincoln, ILL. At Lincoln, ILL., Miss Logan was married to E. W. Gleason in 1863 and in 1870 moved to Utica, Nebraska. They were the parents of 7 children two having preceded their mother and five are still living. Mrs. Gleason became a member of the M.E. church in Utica 14 years ago and remained faithful and loyal to the cause of Christ and her death was that of the righteous. Her husband, two sisters, one brother also five children and a host of friends are left to mourn her loss.
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The Utica Sun
Thursday, January 28, 1915
Pg 1. Col. 2

OBITUARY

Elijah Gleason was born in Calgary County, Ohio April 12, 1835. He married Julia Logan at Lincoln Illinois April 12, 1863. To them were born seven children, five of whom are living, two having died in infancy. The family came to this part of the country in 1866 and settled on a farm about five miles southeast of Utica.
The deceased enlisted in Co. G. 106th Regiment of Illnois Infantry on the fifth day of Aug 1862. He served three years in the Civil War and was honorably discharged from service on the 24th day of May 1865.
His wife died on March 29, 1902 at Beaver Crossing. He leaves to mourn his loss five children, Mrs. Ed Hodges of Williamsfield, Ill.; Mrs Sadie Roush of Lincoln, Neb; Mrs. Fred Behrens of Goehner, Neb; and John W. and Silas Gleason of this place.
He came to the end of this life on Wednesday, January 20, at Milford, Nebr. The remains were brought here for interment and funeral services were held Thursday afternoon , January 21, at the Methodist church, Rev. J. G. Stanard in charge.
He was a kind and loving father.

Contributed on 4/12/09 by carmar.kress
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