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 Amos Glover

Amos Glover

Birth
Sussex County, Delaware, USA
Death 1850 (aged 87–88)
Farmington, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Burial Croton, Lee County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 6626709 · View Source
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VETERAN - Revolutionary War 1780
Delaware Drummer Captain,
Moore's Co, 2nd DE Regiment

Son of John Glover who immigrated in 1755 from England. Croton Cemetery is one of Iowa's oldest cemeteries. Amos began as a drummer boy in Captain William Moore's Militia Company, 2nd Delaware Regiment. Mustered into service 10 JUL 1780 to serve in the Continental Army of the U.S. (Ref. B-644) (Research):In "Myers' History of W.VA."Volume 2 page 364...(this is just the highlights) "When (brothers) Amos and Nehemiah Glover left Delaware, they came to western PA. Nehemiah settling in Greene Co. and Amos in Washington Co. Amos was married shortly after arriving in Washington Co. and became the father of five sons and two daughters: David, James, Thomas, Crawford, Samuel, Sarah and Nancy. In 1814 he moved to Belmont Co. Ohio and when he was 80 yrs old he moved to Iowa with his youngest daughter".

Second Husband of
Anna Katherine "Nancy" Smith.
Amos first moved to Iowa at age 80 (ca 1840). Before Iowa, he lived in Belmont Co, OH but was originally a pioneer of Preston Co, WV.

Father of
1. David GLOVER b. 1788
2. James GLOVER b. 1789
3. Thomas G. GLOVER b. 1794
4. Sarah (Glover) Wilson b. 1795
5. Crawford GLOVER b. 1800
6. Samuel GLOVER, Sr b. 1804
7. Catherine Ann (Glover) Lucas b. 1810


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  • Created by: Marigay
  • Added: 22 Jul 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6626709
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Amos Glover (3 Apr 1762–1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6626709, citing Croton Cemetery, Croton, Lee County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Marigay (contributor 47219241) .