Possible connection?? My ggrandmother was Saretta Gleason b. 18?? in Richmond, MI. Married Lewis Persels abt. 1853 in St Clair Co. MI , and died July 9, 1879 in St Clair Co., MI. You might get some help from " Gleason Geneology" Appendix A.. Descendents of Daniel Gleason of Genesee Co. NY.