Lewis Glidewell

Lewis Glidewell
b. 1804, Laurens County, South Carolina, to William and Susannah Glidewell
d. 1877, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

m/1.
Nancy Talbert

m/2. 29 July 1859, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri
Tabitha “Abi” Earles
b. 1829, Kentucky, to Peyton and Sara Ann Earles
d. 17 March 1916, Milan, Sullivan County, Missouri

Children with Tabitha Earles:
• George Washington (1861-1933) married (1) Nancy Ann Judd, (2) Hester Belle Potts
• Filander (1863-1947) married Mary Shatto

In 1805 Lewis came to Indiana and lived in Franklin and Shelby counties, Pike Township of Marion County, and Brown Township of Hendricks County before emigrating in 1852.

Lewis was the youngest of ten children. His father was born in 1760 in Halifax, Virginia, and was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Lewis’ grandfather Robert Glidewell was a soldier in the French-Indian War and owned a tobacco plantation in Halifax County, Virginia, where he was born in 1722. After Abi (Earles) Black was widowed, she brought her six children to northern Missouri where she met and married Lewis Glidewell who was a widower.

Submitted by:
Diane Glidewell Fitzgibbons
Lee’s Summit MO
E-mail: sfitzgibbons@micro.com

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