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William Glover was born in 1782 in North Carolina. His relationship to other Glovers in Madison County, AL is not known. His wife Nelly ____, was 68 vears of age in 1850, born in 1782, N. C. This couple lived in Georgia in 1806, where daughter Mahala was born, and son, Harvey (also written Harry and Hyram) was born in 1816 in Tennessee. In 1830 this family was living in Madison County, AL.

1830 Madison County census:
1 male 40-50 I female 40-50
1 male 20-30 2 females 15-20
1 male 10-15 1 female 10-15

(Daughter Mahala had married in 1821.)

1840 Madison County census:

1 male 50-60 1 female 50-60
1 male 20-30

By 1850, Nellie Glover, 68, b. N.C., was living with son Hyram and his family

in Madison County Nellie does not appear in this household in 1860.

Land Records, Madison County, William Glover:

Public Land, 4 Oct. 1830

W/2 of NW/4, S3-5-2E, 80.i3 acres

Public Land, 4 Oct. 1830

E/2 of NE/4, S4-5-2E, 80.43 acres

Deed, Q/116, 28 Mar. 1835.

William and Nelly Glover, husband and wife, to Joseph Collier, all of Madison County, for $200, the north 40 acres of W/2 NW/4, S3-5-2E.

Witness: B. Cobb and Thos. H. Woodall.

Both William and Nelly Glover signed with an "X".

Dower relinquished by Nelly on 28 Mar. 1835. D/R 3 Oct. 1836, Rec. 8 Oct. 1836.

This land is located just north of Glover Cove, and there is a Collier Cemetery in the northwest corner of the 40 acres sold to Joseph Collier in 1835.

William Glover died without a will before 13 Mar. 1845, when Letters of Administration of his estate were issued to John Allison, $1200 bond with Isham Collier and William Collier, securities. (Probate #1140)

Among the loose papers in file there is a bill submitted 8 Sept. 1845: "Coffin for hisself" for $20.00.

18 April 1845: Account of Sale of Perishable Property. Total: $294.75-3/4. Highest priced item was 1 mare sold to David Allison for $70.

Members of the family and other Glovers and associated families buying items at this sale were Mrs. Glover (Nellie, the widow), Harvey Glover, James Glover, John W. Baker, Patsy Maples, Daniel Hamner, Lazarus Vann, James Pierce, and Calvin S. Glover. (See below)

An Account of the sale of the perishable property belonging to the estate of William Glover deceased, April 18th 1845. Names of purchasers:

 

1 plow cary?

A. Givens

$1.37

1 bull tongue plow

John Allison

$1.12

of harrow

Harvey Glover

$0.25

2 hoes (and a ??)

A. Givens

$0.50

1 hoe

Joseph P. Allison

$0.50

1 shanel plow

John Allison

$0.62

1 single tree

A. Givens

$0.50

1 wedge

Leanch? Smith

$0.68

1 mare

John W. Bulmier?

$3.00

1 mare

David Allison

$40.00

1 bay colt

John Allison

$12.52

1 mare (after crop is made)

Patsy Maples

$10.00

1 Steer

Wm E. Draper

$1.25

1 milk cow & calf

Harvey Glover

$3.12

1 heifer

Albert Wright

$2.25

7 hogs first choice

Geo. W. Moon

$9.37

7 hogs second choice

A. J. Woods

$5.12

7 hogs third choice

Wiley Cotton

$2.55

7 hogs fourth choice

Wiley Cotton

$2.62

300 bundle fodder

Dr. Moore

$3.15

1 lot of fodder "per hundred bundle"

Dr. Moore

$1.62

5 barrels corn per barrel ($1.12)

John W. Baker

$5.62

5 barrels corn per barrel ($1.37)

Lazarus Vann

$6.87

5 barrels corn per barrel ($1.25)

Lazarus Vann

$6.25

5 barrels corn per barrel ($1.25)

John W. Baker

$6.25

5 barrels corn (in shucks) per barrel ($1.25)

G. C. Ledbetter

$6.25

1 lot corn per barrel ($1.31)

John W. Baker

$11.81

Cotton in seed per hundred ($1.00)

Daniel Hamner

$20.37

1 clevis?

John Allison

$0.25

1 yoke open

M. Taylor

$15.00

A part of a field of gum wheat

A. Wright

$6.25

Half of wagon

Harvey Glover

$10.12

1 lock chain

Joel A. Woodall

$1.50

1 lot rent corn per barrel ($0.43)

Doctor Robertson

$8.65

1 lot corn (15 barrels), etc.

William Brannum

$3.75

1 large pot

Harvey Glover

$0.25

1 tub

Harvey Glover

$0.25

1 tub

John Allison

$0.43

1 bucket & piggin

John Allison

$0.12

1 lot pot ware & coffee pot

Mrs. Glover

$0.12

1 oven

John Allison

$0.50

1 lot knives & forks

Mrs. Glover

$0.12

Shovel & Ladle

John Allison

$0.58

1 steelyard

G. Bennett

$1.75

1 lot dishes

Mrs. Glover

$0.12

6 chains

John Allison

$1.50

1 table

John W. Baker

$0.50

1 table

Dr. Robertson

$1.00

1 half bushel

Wiley Cotton

$0.50

1 pail

John Allison

$0.18

2 flat irons

Mrs. Glover

$0.06

1 lot gears

John W. Baker

$0.81

1 lot gears

G. C. Ledbetter

$0.87

1 bridle

Kennedy Butler

$0.56

1 bridle

Jonas Maples

$0.37

1 clock

G. C. Ledbetter

$1.75

1 bed stand & furniture

Mrs. Glover

$0.43

1 side saddle

Mrs. Glover

$0.25

1 bed stand & furniture

John W. Baker

$7.00

1 bureau

Harvey Glover

$6.50

1 chest

F. Sutton

$0.56

1 pair saddlebags

Jas. Glover

$1.15

1 saddle

Jas. Glover

$10.00

1 bed & bedstand

Mrs. Maples

$7.00

1 rul?

Mrs. Glover

$0.12

1 bedcard

Levi Parish

$0.25

1 spinning wheel

A. Givens

$1.00

1 lot empty boxes

Joseph P. Allison

$0.50

1 pair fire clogs?

James Pierce

$1.12

Pot rack & hammer

Calvin S. Glover

$1.62

2 jugs

Harvey Glover

$0.25

2 sheep

Calvin S. Glover

$1.62

3 chairs

John W. Baker

$0.90

2 chairs

Mrs. Glover

$0.92

1 grindstone

Harvey Glover

$0.40

 

TOTAL

$294.75

Before me John W. Otey, Clerk of the County Court of Madison County in the State of Alabama the day personally appeared John Allison adm. Of the Estate of William Glover deceased and made oath that the belonging us assessed of the sale if the perishable property of said decedent.

1 Nov. 1845: Petition of Dower by Nelly (X) Glover, Widow. Land involved; SE/4 S4-5-2E, 40.21 1/2 acres; SW/4 NE/4, S4-5-2E, 40.21 acres.

Heirs listed were:
Nelly Glover, widow
Mahala Baker, daughter, wife of John W. Baker
James Glover, son

Eveline Hamner, daughter, wife of Daniel G. Hamner
Patsey (Martha) Maples, daughter, wife of George L. Maples

Harvey Glover, son

Zida Wilkinson, daughter wife of Daniel Wilkerson.