06 March 2010

Surname Saturday: Glover

The surname Glover is an ancient name in England. It is Saxon in origin. It has been found written as Golofre, Glouver, and Glover. It has remained with this spelling, Glover, since the 14th century. The Glover Surname follows the occupation tradition of surnames; being for a glove maker. The first Glover's in the American Colonies were Charles in 1632 and Henry in 1634.


  1. Welcome to the Geneablogger community. Looking forward to reading your blog!

  2. Welcome to the Geneabloggers family. Hope you find the association fruitful; I sure do. I'm fairly new, as well, and have found it most stimulating, especially some of the Daily Themes.

    Keep telling your ancestor stories!

    Dr. Bill ;-)
    Author of "13 Ways to Tell Your Ancestor Stories"

  3. Another Glover! My line is Thomas> Henry> Henry> Edward> Henry> David> Louisa Glover Carlisle> Isaac Carlisle> Daniel Carlisle> Mom> Me

  4. My line is Thomas>Henry>Henry>Henry>Thomas>Alexander>Samuel>Samuel>Frank>Harry>Bruce>Me Although I did read a recent article that questions my connection to Thomas>Henry. Further research is needed I guess.

  5. And I have a Richard>Henry>John>Elizabeth (all pre 1700) out of New Haven. Of all of us who commented, which is your line?
    Also welcome to the family of genealogy bloggers.

  6. Thank you for the welcome. My line is in the post above yours. Brenda