Person:Wellington Glover (1)

Wellington Alexander Glover
m. 27 APR 1814
  1. Wellington Alexander Glover1815 - 1843
  2. Livingston Maturin Glover, D.D.1819 - 1882
  3. Luther Malanethon Glover1823 - AFT 1880
  4. Mary Jane Glover1829 - 1849
m. 13 JAN 1838
  1. Marcia Annette GloverBET 1838 AND 1843 - BEF 1844
  2. Eugene GloverBET 1838 AND 1843 - BEF 1844
Facts and Events
Name[1] Wellington Alexander Glover
Gender Male
Birth? 6 JUN 1815 Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States
Alt Birth[4] 6 JUN 1815 Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States
Other? 1838 Justice of the Peace
Marriage 13 JAN 1838 Washtenaw, Michigan, United Statesto Mabel A Harwood
Census? 1840 Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States1m 20-30; 1f 15-20(?), 1f 20-30
Occupation? 1841 Postmaster
Religion? 1842 Joined the Presbyterian Church, Howell, Livingston Co, MI
Death[2][3] 17 SEP 1843 Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States
Occupation? Lawyer, 1st lawyer in Howell, MI

In 1834 he had a letter waiting for him at the post office in Hall's Corners, Ontario Co, NY

Obit appeared in Geneva, Ontario Co, NY

Livingston Co, MI, Intestate Index 1838-1888 GLOVER, Wellington / spouse Mabel / Twp Howell / died 1843 / filed 1843 / file# 1783

A Livingston County directory for the years 1873-4, : embracing the residents, business houses, officials, churches, schools, publications, organizations, hotels, stage routes, state post offices; together with a sketch of the county. Ann Arbor : John W. Keating and John H. Pawling, [1873?]. URL:

On page 12 it is stated that Wellington A Glover arrived in Howell, Livingston Co, MI in 1838 and that he was the first resident attorney.

The following gives a better picture as to what Wellington's business was like: Past and present of Shiawassee County, Michigan, historically : together with biographical sketches of many of its leading and prominent citizens and illustrious dead. Lansing, Mich. : Michigan Historical Publishing Association, [1906?]. URL: page 512, a portion of narration of Josiah Turner: .......... I had learned before I left Ann Arbor that there was then one lawyer at Howell. His name was Wellington A. Glover. On my arrival there I first paid my respects to him, informing him that I was an attorney-at-law and was visiting the place with a view to settling and going into practice. I found Mr. Glover in his office, which was a wooden building just twelve feet square built in the centre of a street. Of course, there was but one room in the building and through the centre of that room ran a narrow counter behind which stood Mr. E. B. Taylor selling beer, cakes, nuts, etc. In the front of this counter stood Mr. Glover's office table. This table was not only occupied by Mr. Glover on which to do his office work but it was also occupied by Joseph Roe, a atilor, who sat upon it to do his sewing. When I informed Mr. Glover of the object of my visit he remarked that he would be glad to have me come but that the business could not afford me a living - that he could not live there himself had he not some other business than that of the practice of law. He also informed me that his other business was an interest in the trade carried on behind the counter. I made up my mind that night that Mr. Glover was right and that I had better look for a different location.

(He then mentions that the year was 1840 and that he returned to Ann Arbor. He was a Democrat and after speaking to the party leaders they convinced to to return to Howell and set up a practice as Wellington Glover was a Whig. On pg 514 he states that he & Mr Glover eventually became friends and that he was appointed executor of Glover's estate in 1843 at the request of his widow.)

  1. Glover Memorial and Genealogy, pg 541.
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  3. Glover Memorial and Genealogy, pg 541.
  4. Glover Memorial and Genealogy, pg 541.