William Glover III

5 March 1788–1 July 1860 (Age 72)
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of William

When William Glover III was born on 5 March 1788, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, his father, William Glover II, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Joann Swan, was 30. He married Catherine Owens on 18 September 1812, in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Nova Scotia, British Colonial America in 1816 and Cass Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 1 July 1860, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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William Glover III
Catherine Owens
Marriage: 18 September 1812
William Glover IV
Jacob Glover
Jacob Glover
David Glover
Andrew Glover
James Glover
Jane Ellen Glover

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 September 1812Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs
    Age 3
    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
    Age 20
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English glover, gloifer ‘glover; maker or seller of gloves’, a derivative of Old English glōf ‘glove’.

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

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    William Glover 111

    Our great, great Grandfather, William Glover, 3rd , was born 5 March 1789 at Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, Scotland. His history begins in a beautiful city of Kilmarnock, a semitropic Climate. Many of the c …

    Sources (20)

    • William Glover, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Wm. Glover in entry for Jane Skelton, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Glover, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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