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Obituary for Jane Porter Bolan Glover (d. 1911) Published Under Wrong Name

Still working my way through the Glover family lot in St. James Episcopal Cemetery at Marietta, Georgia. In the image below, the third large monument from the left was placed for John Heyward Glover and his wife Jane Porter Bolan.

John was born 14 February 1816 in New York City, NY; and died 26 March 1859 in Marietta, GA. The following was published in the 28 March 1859 Augusta Chronicle (Georgia):

COL. JOHN H. GLOVER, a well-known and highly
esteemed citizen of Marietta, died suddenly, on
Saturday last, from disease of the heart.

Jane Porter Bolan was born 14 August 1820 in Beaufort District, South Carolina. On 13 April 1838 in New York City, she married John H. Glover.

On Friday, 20 January 1911, the Marietta Journal and Courier (Georgia) published the following:
-- Mrs. Jane Glover is ill in bed but her condition is not considered critical.
Ironically, 20 January 1911 is listed as Jane's date of death on the gravestone in St. James Episcopal Cemetery. On 24 January 1911, the Atlanta Semi-Weekly Journal (Georgia) printed the following obituary. What should've been printed as Mrs. Jane Porter Glover instead ended up as Mrs. James Porter Glover. (Just one of several typographical errors.)

MARIETTA, Ga., Jan. 21. -- Mrs. James Porter Glover, aged 90 years, one of the pioneed [sic] women of this place, died Friday afternoon at her home in Marietta, where she had liver [sic] for 62 years. The funeral will be held Sunday from St. James churc., [sic] of which Mrs. Glover was one of the most active members.

Mrs. Glover is survived by the following children: John H. Glover, of Atlanta; J. B. Glover, of Marietta; Mrs. Frank McComb, of Milledgeville; Mrs. Roberta Gibson and Edward Glover, of Dallas, Tex.


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