Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Indiana State Library
Finding Aid by: Erica Sgroi, April 2013
Biographical Note: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. Source:
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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Collection InventoryFolder and Item Listing: Folder 1. Papers, 1805-1881 Date
1805-1881 Various personal papers of Joseph Glover
Collection Information: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