Glover article from Cutters  


Thomas Charnick Glover, of an ancient English family, lived and died in Lancshire, England, leaving sons Thomas, mentioned below, and Charnick.

(II) Thomas, son of Thomas Charnick Glover, was born in Lancashire, England, about 1760. He came to this country at the age of eighteen years with his brother Charnick, and at the close of the revolutionary war settled in Schoharie county, New York, among the pioneers, and followed farming there during the remainder of his life. He had three sons, Henry, John and Jacob, and four daughters.

(IV) Henry, grandson of Thomas Glover, was born at Sharon, Schoharie county, New York, September 19, 1811, died at Troupsburg, New York, March 28, 1865. He married Eliza McDowell, born at Otega, Otsego county, New York, March 1, 1814, died February 3, 1887, at St. Paul, Minnesota. Children: 1. Charles, born May 14, 1835; married Ruth Morey. 2. Jeanette, September 1, 1836, died January 14, 1875; married William J. Louks. 3. Margaret, February 18, 1838; married Alonzo M. Hanson. 4. Martha, November 25, 1839; married William Chase. 5. Henry, April 8, 1840, mentioned below. 6. Matilda, April 22, 1843; married R. McElroy. 7. Lucy Ann, October 16, 1844; married Samuel Olmstead. 8. George W., December 13, 1845; married Harriet Tiffany. 9. William, September 23, 1847, died September 18, 1887; married Delia Holt, a widow. 10. Maryetta, November 4, 1851; married Lafayette Stowe; she died about one year after marriage.

(V) Henry (2), son of Henry (1) Glover, was born at Skaneateles Junction, Onondaga county, New York, April 8, 1840. He received his education in the public schools. In his younger days he lived in Texas Valley, Cortland county, New York, and followed lumbering. For the past forty-four years, however, he has made his home in the town of Lisle, Broome county, New York, and has followed farming. He is a staunch Democrat and has served as deputy sheriff. He married Mary Loesa, born December 7, 1848, died April 17, 1911, daughter of Joseph Sparrow, who cam of a prominent Cape Cod, Massachusetts family. Her mother was Azubah (Close) Sparrow. Children: 1. Clyde V., born June 11, 1878, died November 28, 1879. 2. F.Ray, born November 8, 1880, engaged in the poultry business at Lisle, New York; married Grace L. Gleam. 3. Harold Jay, mentioned below.

(VI) Harold Jay, son of Henry (2) Glover, was born in Lisle, Broome county, New York, March 29, 1885. He attended the public schools of his native town and graduated from the Lisle high school and from the Lowell Business College, at Binghamton, New York. He began the study of law in the office of Attorney Paige, of Lisle, and began his law course in the Law School of Syracuse University. Because of his health he was compelled to give up his studies at the university, and, in February 1906, he entered the office of Milo C. Paige. He was admitted to the bar in October, 1903, and remained as law clerk in the office of Mr. Paige for a short time. He came to Marathon, New York, in February, 1909, and opened an office. Since then he has been in general practice in that town, and he also has an insurance business in connection with his legal practice. In politics he is a Democrat and he has been the nominee of his party for assemblyman in the district, which comprises Broome county. He is a member of the State Bar Association.

          Entry done by Terri Sprague on Feb 2, 1999.