Rosemount Plantation

OVERVIEW

Location: Forkland, Greene County, Alabama
Date Constructed/ Founded: 1818
Associated Surnames: Alcorn, Glover, Hadden, Lyon, Thornton
Historical Notes: Allen Glover migrated with his wife Sarah Serena Norwood Glover from South Carolina to the black belt region of the Alabama territory in 1818. The mansion was completed in 1832.
Associated Pages: Thornhill Plantation (Greene Co., AL), Mound Place Plantation (Coahoma Co., MS), Bluff Hall Plantation (Morengo Co., AL)


ASSOCIATED ENSLAVED PERSONS

1830: 27 slaves [1830 United States Federal Census, Greene Co., AL, W. Glover]

1840: 76 slaves [1840 United States Federal Census, Greene Co., AL, Williamson Glover]

1850: 136 slaves [1850 U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules, Greene Co., AL, Williamson A. Glover]

1860: 148 slaves [1860 U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules, Forkland, Greene Co., AL, W.A. Glover]

ASSOCIATED FREE PERSONS

Glover family: Allen Glover (b.1770-d.1840) – owner; Sarah Serena Norwood Glover (b.1775-d.1824) – wife of A. Glover (m.1794)

Glover familyWilliamson Allen Glover (b.1804-d.1879) – son of A. and S.N. Glover, received Rosemount from his father in the early 1830’s; Amelia Tilman “Minnie” Walton Glover (b.1807) – wife of W.A. Glover (m.1825);  Sarah Louise Glover (b.1826-1843) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Allen Glover (b.1828-1866) – son of  W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Elizabeth “Bettie” Tillman Glover (b.1832-d.1888) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; William Walton Glover (b.1833) – son of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Alfred Young Sr. Glover (b.1835) – son of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Williamson Allen Glover Jr. (b.1836) – son of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Alethia Davenport “Pigeon” Glover (b.1838) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Justina Louisa “Lou” Glover (b.1843); Laura Glover (b.1845) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Mary “Mollie” Willieann Glover (b.1848) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Frederick Edwin Glover (b.1851) – son of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Mary Sophia Hadden Glover (b.1827) – second wife of W.A. Glover (m.1859); Robert Maden Glover (b.1860) – son of A.W. and M.S.H. Glover; Cato Douglas Glover (b.1863) – son of A.W. and M.S.H. Glover; Sarah Virginia “Jennie” Glover (b.1865) – daughter of A.W. and M.S.H. Glover

Alcorn family: James Lusk Alcorn (b.1816) – founder of Mound Place Plantation (Coahoma Co., MS); Amelia Walton Glover (b.1830) – daughter of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover, wife of J.L. Alcorn (m.1850)

Glover family: Walton Norwood Glover (b.1840) – son of W.A. and A.T.W. Glover; Mary Catherine Alcorn Glover (b.1840) – wife of W.N. Glover (m.1865)

Thornton family: James Innes Thornton – owner of neighboring Thornhill Plantation Mary Amelia Glover Thornton – daughter of A. and S.S.N. Glover, wife of James Innes Thornton (m.1825)

Lyon familyFrancis Strother Lyon – owner of Bluff Hall Plantation (Marengo Co., AL); Sarah Serena Glover Lyon (b.1806-d.1890) – daughter of A. and S.S.N. Glover, wife of F.S. Lyon (m.1825)


RESEARCH LEADS AND RECORDS

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MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION


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