Bethiah H (Bethia) (Bertha) Glover

4 March 1743–1 November 1799 (Age 56)
Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Bethiah H (Bethia) (Bertha)

When Bethiah H (Bethia) (Bertha) Glover was born on 4 March 1743, in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Benjamin Glover, was 34 and her mother, Mary Burwell, was 34. She married Joseph Tomlinson on 27 October 1763, in Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She died on 1 November 1799, in Brookfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Gallows Hill Burying Ground, New Milford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Joseph Tomlinson
Bethiah H (Bethia) (Bertha) Glover
Marriage: 27 October 1763
Joseph Bowers Tomlinson
David Tomlinson
Dr David Tomlinson
Agur Tomlinson
Daniel Tomlinson

Spouse and Children

27 October 1763
Newtown, Fairfield, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America


    Joseph Bowers Tomlinson


    David Tomlinson




    Daniel Tomlinson


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1751 · County lin change

Age 8

Hartford County to Litchfield County

Age 33

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 38

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker or seller of gloves, Middle English glovere, an agent noun from Old English glōf ‘glove’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Bertha H. Tomlinson, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Bethiah H Glover Tomlinson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Bethia Tomlinson, "BillionGraves Index"

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