The roots of the ancient Scottish name Glove are found among the people of a tribe known as the Picts
. Glove is a name for a glovemaker, which was an important trade during medieval times. In Latin documents the surname Glove is rendered cirothecarius,
which means glovemaker
in that language.
Early Origins of the Glove family
The surname Glove was first found in Perthshire
(Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland
, where they held a family seat
from very ancient times.
Early History of the Glove family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glove research.Another 239 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1426, 1440, 1602, 1625, 1650, 1688 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Glove History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Glove Spelling Variations
The appearance of the printing press and the first dictionaries in the last few hundred
years did much to standardize spelling. Prior to that time scribes spelled according to sound, a practice that resulted in many spelling variations
. Glove has been spelled Glover, Glovere and others.
Early Notables of the Glove family (pre 1700)
Notable amongst the Clan
at this time was George Glover(c. 1625-1650), an English engraver; Sir William Glover; and Goodwife Ann "Goody" Glover (died 1688), Irish Roman Catholic who Oliver Cromwell
sold her into slavery and sent her to the Barbados, by 1680 she was in Boston... Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Glove Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Glove family to Ireland
Some of the Glove family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 101 words (7 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Glove family to the New World and Oceana
The expense of the crossing to the North American colonies seemed small beside the difficulties of remaining in Scotland
. It was a long and hard trip, but at its end lay the reward of freedom. Some Scots remained faithful to England
and called themselves United Empire Loyalists, while others fought in the American War of Independence
. Much of this lost Scottish heritage has been recovered in the last century through Clan
societies and other patriotic Scottish organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important, early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Glove:
Glove Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Adolph Glove, aged 30, who landed in Texas in 1884 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)