Hello friends:There were meny Gleasons in Stuben Co., NY in the early 1800s, also just to the South of Stuben Co. in Tioga Co., PA. John Gleason b. 1814 - d. 1871, m Lucinda Taylor b. 1816 - d. 1895 both in Osceola PA.. Son: George Gleason b.1842 - d. 1902, m Harrietta J. Crosby (of Stuben Co. NY.) Her father was William Crosby of Stuben Co.)they moved to Philadelphia where they had 10 children as follows: Philip,George(my grandfather) Jessie, Frank, John Charlie, Minnie,Eva,Edna and Irene. My grandfather miagrated to Kent Co. MI and on to Atlanta GA. and ended life in Orlando FL. He was married to Belle Bethea and they had three children as follows: Howard Bethea, Hattie Belle, and George J. Jr.