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ROBERT GLIDEWELL







Born: Oct 15, 1762, Halifax Co, Virginia

Died: Aug 18, 1839

Burial: Old Franklin Cemetery, Franklin Co., Indiana.

Service: Virginia Militia, Halifax Co., as a Minute Man from about
Feb 1, 1781 for 6 weeks under Capt Joseph GILL, Col Peter ROGERS

Marched last of July or first of August 1781 and served under
Capt Jno. FALKNER, Peter ROGERS and Jno. RICHARDSON at the seige of Yorktown.

Was discharged Oct 20, 1781.



Proof: Pension

Married: Joanna LOVESY

Children:

William:

Sylvania:

Sally:

Elizabeth:

Nash:

Robert:

Mary:

Susie:

Nancy: married Samuel HUBBARD

Thomas:


All children born in Laurens District, South Carolina

Information was collected by Mrs. Frank S MASTERS, Brookeville, Indiana

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION ON THIS PATRIOT
I'D APPRECIATE HEARING FROM YOU.Stephen D Franklin

Shawn Fitzgibbons wrote: July 25, 2004:


FYI in case you want to document this fact concerning two brothers that both were in the rev. war: William Glidewell (mispelled Glidwell in many records) and his brother Robert Glidewell, are neither one actually buried in Kendrick, MS, as recorded in some LDS records. I have researched this family for years--the real story is that a woman (now deceased) who was trying very much to get registered into the D.A.R. back in the 1950's spent a lot of time assuming facts in her family tree to make it look as if she was descended from one of the two brothers. Anyway to make a long story short, there are "commemorative markers" in a cemetery in Kendrick MS but the officials I talked to admit they were erected at her expense to be by her home in MS, so that she could join that organization. It turns out she didn't have to "fudge" the facts after all because although she isn't directly related to either one of the two Indiana men, she has another Glidewell ancestor that served at Valley Forge.

Just wanted you to know that they aren't really buried in MS in case you wanted to note that on your site, and actually the funniest part is that they (Robert and William) have no connections in MS either.

William is my 5xGrandfather.

Thanks,
D.Fitzgibbons

Glidewell Researcher


Directions: Old Franklin Cemetery

Indiana War Graves Index - Hoosier Pioneer Patriots Chapter SAR, Jeffersonville, Indiana