Delilah Glover

10 April 1845–13 April 1871 (Age 26)
Hundred, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Delilah

When Delilah Glover was born on 10 April 1845, in Hundred, Wetzel, West Virginia, United States, her father, Amos Glover, was 24 and her mother, Eve Hinegardner, was 24. She lived in Wetzel, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Wetzel, West Virginia, United States in 1870. She died on 13 April 1871, at the age of 26, and was buried in Wetzel, West Virginia, United States.

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Amos Glover
Eve Hinegardner
Eli Glover
Delilah Glover
Rhoda Glover
Joseph Glover
Jesse Glover
Reuben Glover
Eliza Jane Glover
James Andrew Glover
Sylvania Abigail Glover

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World Events (6)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 2

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 16

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

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)

  • Lila Glover in household of Amos Glover, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Delila Glover in household of Amos Glover, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Delilah Glover in household of Amos Glover, "United States Census, 1860"

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