Hannah Thompson Glenn


Hannah Thompson GLENN was born on 14 March 1771 in Comberland County, Virginia. On Christmas Eve in 1792, she married Coleman Carlisle. Coleman and Hannah were married for eighteen years and she bore him eight children.  The youngest child was 14 months old when she died on 24 October 1811 in Union County, South Carolina.

Hannah's Parents: James GLENN married Elizabeth BOWLES in 1765 in Hanover County, Virginia.

Elizabeth BOWLES, Hannah's Mother, was born on 13 August 1748 in Hanover County, Virginia. She died in August 1831 in Union County, South Carolina. She was buried in Fishdam Cemetery, Carlisle, Union County, South Carolina. Elizabeth's father was Benjamin Bowles.

James GLENN, Hannah's Father,  was born in 1743 in Hanover County, Virginia. He died on 2 January 1805 in Chester County, South Carolina.  His Parents: Jeremiah GLENN and Hannah J. THOMPSON. James Glenn, who in 1735 bought land in Chester and Union Counties, S. C., and was a Revolutionary soldier, serving with Washington's army when Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown.

Jeremiah GLENN was born about 1709 in New Kent, Virginia. He died on 3 March 1763 in Louisa County, Virginia. He was buried in St Martin Parish, Hanover County, Virginia.

Hannah J. THOMPSON was born in 1704 in New Kent, Virginia. She was married to Jeremiah GLENN about 1727 in Comberland County, Virginia.



Hannah's Brothers and Sisters

  1.     Robert GLENN b: 24 OCT 1766 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  2. Has No ChildrenThomas GLENN b: 1770 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  3. Has No ChildrenSarah GLENN b: 1773 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  4. Has No ChildrenGideon A GLENN b: 1776 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  5. Has No ChildrenMary Bowles GLENN b: 24 MAR 1778 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  6. Has No ChildrenSusannah GLENN b: 24 MAR 1781 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  7. Has No Children*John Bowles GLENN b: 6 APR 1786 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  8. Has No ChildrenNewton GLENN b: 1787 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA
  9.  Has No ChildrenJames GLENN b: 27 SEP 1792 in , Cumberland, Virginia, USA

*John Bowles Glenn had only three months in school, but by diligent application he became an educated man. He joined the South Carolina conference in 1809, and was at once given the Apalachee circuit; in 1811 the Ohoopee circuit; was stationed in North Carolina, 1813; in Charleston, S. C., 1814; Fayetteville, N. C., 1815; and Augusta, Ga., 1816. He was a member of the general conference, held in Baltimore, the second delegated general conference of American Methodism. In 1817 he was appointed to Enoree circuit. In 1820, following the custom in regard to married ministers he was located. He commenced farming that year in Jones County, Ga., and later located in Meriwether County. In 1837 he removed to Barbour County, Ala., and with his kinsman, Rev. James E. Glenn, helped to make of "Glennville," one of the most desirable villages in the state. In 1847 he removed to Auburn where he remained until his death.. In his services as minister in a pioneer county he always urged upon the people the importance of school houses and churches. In 1855 when the Alabama conference began its wonderful educational movement, he lent his strong support. He aided the movement that resulted in the founding of the East Alabama college, located at Auburn, and urged the fostering care of the church for the institution. He made the first contribution to the fund and was made president of the board of trustees, a place he held until his death. He was superintendent of the Sunday school at Auburn for many years, and made a deep impression upon the spiritual life of his time. He was a Whig. Married: in 1820, to Maria, daughter of Dr. James and Jane Eliza (McGehee) Allen of Putnam County, Ga.; granddaughter of Col.John Allen, an officer in the Revolution, a member Virginia Convention, 1776, member Privy council, 1780, member Federal convention of 1788 from Surry County, and of Daniel and Jane (Hodnett) McGehee, who rendered material aid to the continental cause; greatgranddaughter of Col. John Allen of Clairmont, member of the house of delegates, 1774-86-8788, a member of the council, who died in 1799, and of a Major Hodnett, who commanded "Hodnett's Horse" in the Revolution; greatgreat-granddaughter of Maj. Arthur Allen who patented lands in Surry County, Va., in 1649. Children: 1. Mandana; 2. Z. M., m. Nicholas Jackson; 3. Cornelia, m. Rev. W. A. McCarty; 4. Ann, m. Dr. W. H. Lamar (q. v.); 5. Melissa H., m. M. A. Holt; 6. Emory Thomas, m. Elizabeth H. Ross; 7. Sarah S., m. Rev. Mark Andrews (q. v.). Last residence: Auburn.


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