Glover Family Folder


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Western Pennsylvania History, p. 213-215, under the name of Dushane


Cathie Glover Meek


James Glover, b. in Scotland, and his wife Jennet Shearer, settled in Fairfield Township, Westmoreland County, in the 1840's. James manufactured the first fire-brick made in the United States, using the process he invented. Eventually, he owned business establishments at Appollo, PA, Mount Save, Maryland, Highland Station, PA, and Wampum, PA. They were Presbyterians. James and Jennet were the parents of: John, Cornelius, Robert, Agnes (Mrs. William Carson), Emily (Mrs. Joseph DuShane, and Mrs. John Melrose), Mary Jane (Mrs. Patterson), Clemma, and Elizabeth. After Jennet died in the 1860's, James married Mrs. Lucinda Bittner and lived in Pittsbugh, PA, dying there on 20 January 1886. He and Jennet are said to be buried in Fairfield.

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