Archibald Glenn Jr.
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Archibald Glenn Jr. (1794 - 1857)

Archibald Glenn Jr.
Born in Nicholas, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Oct 1817 in Nicholas, Kentucky, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Johnson, Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Sep 2010
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Biography

  • Archibald was born in 1794 in Kentucky. He died in 1857 in Indiana.
  • Parents: Archibald W. Glenn Sr. 1753 - 1826 and Sarah Jane (Ferguson) Glenn 1759 - 1801. They were married 2/2/1777 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
  • Spouse: Lydia (Rhodes) Glenn 1795 - 1860. They were married 10/2/1817 in Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky.
  • Children:

1. Elizabeth Glenn 1819 - 1898

2. Andrew Wishard Glenn 1823 - 1892

3. Austin Morris Glenn 1829 - 1861

4. Archibald Glenn III 1829 - 1886

5. Sarah Jane Glenn 1832 - 1863

  • Archibald was one of the founding Pioneers of White River Township, Johnson County, Indiana. He was a Judge, Chairman of the Board of Justices of Johnson County, Indiana. He held several elected county offices.
  • His father was also named Archibald Glenn, as is his son and grandson. They are buried close to him.
  • Archibald and his family came to Johnson County, Indiana in October 1822 from Nicholas County, Kentucky. They settled in what was then the wilderness of Northern Johnson County.
    Archibald Glenn Jr. was an early pioneer in Indiana.
  • At the first county election in 1823, he was chosen one of the Justices of the Peace.
    Notables Project
    Archibald Glenn Jr. is Notable.
    He was the first Justice of the Peace in White River Township.
  • He served as President of the first Board of Justices of the county. The Franklin Evening Star (Franklin, Indiana), Saturday, 26 June 1948, Page 1.

Sources


  • 1850 U.S. Census in White River Township, Johnson, Indiana: Archibald Glenn, White River, Johnson, Indiana, United States; citing family 50, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • 1817: A. Glenn, Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797 - 1954.


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