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Surname Saturday: Glover

06 March 2010

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.


Terri said...

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

Brenda Leyndyke said...

Thank you!

Dr. Bill (William L.) Smith said...

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"

Charley "Apple" Grabowski said...

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

Brenda Leyndyke said...

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.

Barbara Poole said...

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.

Brenda Leyndyke said...

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

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