Jane Ellen Glover

22 August 1825–7 February 1914 (Age 88)
Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Jane Ellen

When Jane Ellen Glover was born on 22 August 1825, in Pictou, Nova Scotia, British Colonial America, her father, William Glover III, was 37 and her mother, Catherine Owens, was 34. She married Stephen Skelton on 23 November 1844, in Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 8 daughters. She lived in Farmington Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 7 February 1914, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in West Weber Cemetery, West Weber, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Skelton
Jane Ellen Glover
Marriage: 23 November 1844
James William Skelton
Sarah Skelton
Catherine Skelton
Margaret Skelton
Jane Ellen Skelton
Elizabeth Skelton
Zelnora Skelton
Annie Skelton
Mary Fairley Skelton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 November 1844Pottsville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 5
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 38
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Sources (28)

    • E J Skelton in household of Steven Skelton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jane Glover in entry for June Ellen Dunford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jane Skelton, "United States Census, 1910"

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