Robert James Glenn (1816 – 1858)

“GLENN, ROBERT JAMES, planter, was born February 27, 1816, in Hancock County Ga., and died May 5, 1858, at Montgomery; son of Robert Billups and Mary (Lewis) Glenn, who lived at Coosada, near Montgomery; …

Mr. Jefferson, in his biographical sketch of Meriwether Lewis, speaks of the family as one of the most distinguished of Virginia…

Mr. Glenn was a planter. He was an Episcopalian. Married (1) May 10, 1847, at Marion, Mary Caroline, daughter of William Easley and Eliza Paule (Townes)  Blassingame, who lived at Marion… (2)  Harriet Ware, of Uniontown.  Children, by first marriage: 1. Mary Blassingame, m. Judge Robert C. Brickell (q.v); by second marriage: none of the children survive, but there are three grandchildren, Charles Peacher of Montgomery, Annie Peacher, m. Chanler Copeland, and Lela Peacher, m. Eugene Ware, Birmingham.

Last residence, Montgomery.”

Source:  History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography, Vol. 3, by Thomas McAdory Owen and Marie Bankhead Owen, The S.J. Clark Publishing Co., Chicago, 1921, page 667


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