Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013
Joseph Glover was born in 1782 in Grayson County, Virginia. He married Mary McManus on May 11, 1813, and they had 11 children. He was a clerk and bookkeeper of the Kentucky State Prison. He moved to Orange County Indiana in 1811 and was a farmer in Lawrence County, Indiana from 1816 to 1844. He was the Lawrence County Sheriff: 1818-1822, 1826-1828, and 1831-1835. He was a member of the Indiana House of Representatives from 1822 to 1823. Glover died on July 21, 1844.
Indiana Biography Index
“Indiana Marriages to 1850.” Ancestry.com. April 19, 2013.
Information Found within Collection
A Biographical Directory of the Indiana General Assembly. Vol. 1. Indianapolis: Select Committee on the Centennial History of the Indiana General Assembly, 1980. Pg. 144
Scope and Content:
This collection consists of business papers from 1805 to 1842, including personal and prison receipts from Kentucky (1805-1810). It also includes Lawrence County Court and Sheriff’s papers from the 1820s-1830s, land and business papers from Lawrence County, rules and membership list of a Lawrence County association “for the purpose of suppressing crimes in general, and more particularly those of counterfeiting and horse stealing” from 1819, and a petition on behalf of Indiana Judge John H. Thompson from 1839.
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Folder and Item Listing:
Folder 1. Papers, 1805-1881
1805-1881 Various personal papers of Joseph Glover
Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1805-1881
Provenance: Carroll A. Johnson, 1969
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
MA BA 5-7-2013