An ancient Scottish people known as the Picts
were the forefathers of the Glovere family. Glovere is a name for a glovemaker, which was an important trade during medieval times. In Latin documents the surname Glovere is rendered cirothecarius,
which means glovemaker
in that language.
Early Origins of the Glovere family
The surname Glovere 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 Glovere family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Glovere research.Another 120 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1426, 1440, 1602, 1625, 1650, 1688 and 1680 are included under the topic Early Glovere History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Glovere Spelling Variations
Prior to the invention of the printing press in the last hundred
years, documents were basically unique. Names were written according to sound, and often appeared differently each time they were recorded. Spelling variations
of the name Glovere include Glover, Glovere and others.
Early Notables of the Glovere 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 Glovere Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Glovere family to Ireland
Some of the Glovere family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 57 words (4 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 Glovere family to the New World and Oceana
The freedom of the North American colonies was enticing, and many Scots left to make the great crossing. It was a long and hard journey, but its reward was a place where there was more land than people and tolerance was far easier to come by. Many of these people came together to fight for a new nation in the American War of Independence
, while others remained loyal to the old order as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of Scots in North America have recovered much of this heritage in the 20th century through Clan
societies and other such organizations. A search of immigration and passenger lists revealed many important and early immigrants to North America bearing the name of Glovere: Charles Glover, who settled in Boston after sailing the Atlantic on the ship, " Lion." He purchased additional lands in Salem in 1632. Henry Glover landed in New England
in 1634 and by the mid-1700's, the Glovers occupied territory in Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina..
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