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John McDowell Jr. + Elizabeth Reed
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Samuel McGlathery, Sr1788 -- 1857avatar
Elizabeth McDowell1784 -- bef 1841avatar
Abram Craine2 MAR 1773 -- 14 NOV 1843avatar
Maria Margaret Emeigh1776 -- avatar
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John C7 McGlathery

Birth28 MAR 1811
 
formerly Huntington Co.
Reside1840
 
Formerly Huntington Co.
Reside1850
 
Reside1859
 
Reside1860
 
Reside1870
 
P. O. Pleasant Hills
Death10 DEC 1873
Grave
Aged: 62.7 years
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Date of Death Discrepancy: 
10 Dec 1873: Find A Grave & Photograph
12 Dec 1874.: A. R. McGlathery Bio.
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"'A. R. MCGLATHERY' was born November 16, 1850, in Hampshire County, Virginia. He was the fourth child in a family of six children. His father, John McGlathery, removed from Virginia to Champaign County, Illinois, in 1859, but remained only one year, coming to Cass County, Missouri, in 1860. He purchased land four miles east of Pleasant Hills, where our subject lives. The father died December 12, 1879, and his mother, Mary McGlathery, February 14, 1879. On March 12, 1876, Mr. McGlathery was married to Miss Mary M. Fry, daughter of Samuel Fry, who died in this county in 1872. They had but one child, a bright boy now three years of age. During the war [,] Mr. McGlathery took no active part, his only service being one expedition into Kansas after stolen horses. He has been identified with the M. E. Church for eight years."

- "The History of Cass and Bates Counties Missouri," St. Joseph MO: National Historical Company, 1883, p. 470. archive.org

Anna Mary5 Craine5

Birth19 JUL 18185
Formerly Huntington Co.
Reside1850
 
Reside1859
 
Reside1860
 
Reside1870
 
P. O. Pleasant Hills
Death15 JAN 1879
Grave
Aged: 60.5 years
Date of Death Discrepancy:
A. R. McGlathery Bio.: 15 FEB 1879
Find A Grave:  15 JAN 1870 (stone photograph unclear)
Will of John McGlathery: listed which indicates she out lived her husband
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"A. R. MCGLATHERY
was born November 16, 1850, in Hampshire County, Virginia. He was the fourth child in a family of six children. His father, John McGlathery, removed from Virginia to Champaign County, Illinois, in 1859, but remained only one year, coming to Cass County, Missouri, in 1860. He purchased land four miles east of Pleasant Hills, where our subject lives. The father died December 12, 1879, and his mother, Mary McGlathery, February 14, 1879. On March 12, 1876, Mr. McGlathery was married to Miss Mary M. Fry, daughter of Samuel Fry, who died in this county in 1872. They had but one child, a bright boy now three years of age. During the war [,] Mr. McGlathery took no active part, his only service being one expedition into Kansas after stolen horses. He has been identified with the M. E. Church for eight years."

- "The History of Cass and Bates Counties Missouri," St. Joseph MO: National Historical Company, 1883, p. 470. archive.org
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ChildrenFirst NameBirth DtDeath DtBirth PlaceSpouses
1+

Samuel Craine 

184226 FEB 1900  PA, Blair Co Permelia Anne Yankee 
2+

John Edward 

25 JUL 184413 FEB 1919  PA, Blair Co Frances Jane Collins 
3+

Allen Luther 

29 SEP 184630 OCT 1915  VA Sarah Jane Boyette 
4+

Abraham Reed 

16 NOV 185015 JUN 1929  WV, Hampshire Co Mary Maria Fry 
5+

Anna Malona 

JUN 18551940  WV, Hampshire Co Samuel Leonidas Roberts 
6+

George Henry 

13 DEC 185612 SEP 1930  WV Minerva Emma Ravenscraft 
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  • Will, 17 FEB 1857: "Last Will & Testament of Samuel McGlathery, Decd[.]
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    In the name of God Amen, I, Samuel McGlathery of Logan County, Blair County in the State of Pennsylvania being weak in body; but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding considering the certainty of death and the uncertainty of the time thereof and being desirous to settle my word by the affairs and thereby be the better prepared to leave this world where it would please God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in the manner and form following; this is to say:
    First and principally. I commit my soul unto the hands of Almighty God and my body to the earth to be decently buried, and after my debts and funeral charges are paid
    I devise and bequeath as follows:

    Item: - I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Mary [Mary Brown] one horse saddle and bridle four cows and all my furniture at the time of my decease and also as long as she shall remain my widow the use of my house wherein I now reside and the one herein directed to be built, stabling hay and pasture for the said horse and cows, self-sufficient wood and fuel, five dollars per year for use of the Baptist Church in Altoona and the routes issued on profits from the farm wherein I now reside to be used for herself and her son herein after [sic.] named, to be in him of her dower and in full of her share of my estate real and personal; and whereas my sons John [, John C McGlathery,] Allen [Allen McGlathery] and Samuel [Samuel McGlathery] and my daughter[,] Elizabeth Reed [, Elizabeth Reed McGlathery] intermarried with Samuel Hagerty have already received from me the full shares of my estate in the land and money and which is to be their full share of my estate real and personal. I do therefore without specifically naming the lands and money which I have given to them - pass on to make the following bequests.

    Item. I give and bequeath unto my grandson[,] Samuel Merryman and son of my daughter[,] Isabella[,] now deceased[,] who was intermarried with George Merryman, the interest annually of five hundred dollars during his natural life which is to be in full of his share of my estate[,] real and personal.

    Item. I give and devise unto my granddaughter [, Elizabeth Merryman,] intermarried with Joshua Robeson ( [Joshua Robertson] she being a daughter of my deceased daughter Isabella [Isabella McGlathery]) the house and lot in the Borough of Altoona which I purchased from Henry Wehee which shall be in full of her share of my estate real and personal.

    Item. I do give and devise unto my son[,] Levi [Thomas Levi McGlathery] (son of my said wife) all of my other real and personal estate at the time of my decease subject to the provisions of this will and __ and the said real and personal estate to be under control and management of my Executors herein after named until he shall have obtained the age of twenty-one years when they shall deliver the same which shall be in full of his share of my real estate

    Item. it is my desire that all monies that may be on hand at the time of my demise or that may come come [sic.] within the hands of my executors from debts due on contracts, bonds notes or accounts and also all the profits of my real estate not otherwise disposed of, over and above necessary ___ shall be put to witness on good security for the use of my son[,] Levi [Thomas Levi McGlathery] after he shall have attained the age of twenty-one years unless from sickness or otherwise it should be found that the income of the said farm where I now reside would be not sufficient for the comfortable and necessary support of my wife [Mary Brown] and son Levi [Thomas Levi McGlathery]; and it is also my will and desire that as soon as convenient after my decease a house of brick or plank frame about twenty feet square one and a half stories high with convenient kitchen and chimney be erected near the site of my present dwelling for the use of my said wife [Mary Brown] and son[,] Levi [Thomas Levi McGlathery,] as before mentioned And lastly, I do hereby appoint and constitute my wife[,] Mary [Mary Brown] McGlathery[,] Jonathan Hamilton and James L. Gwinn as executors of this my last Will and Testament revoking all others by me heretofore made satisfying and confirming this my last Will and Testament. In the Testimony thereof. I have hereunto set my hands and seal this thirty-first day of January in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven.

    Samuel McGlathery -seal-

    Signed, sealed[,] published and declared by Samuel McGlathery the foregoing Testator, as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us, who at his request in his presence and the presence of each other, subscribed our names as witnesses hereto.
    Oliver Hagarty
    John W. Scott
    David B. Templeton

    Blair County ss:
    On the 17" day of February A.D. 1857 personally appeared before me the Register of Probate and Will and granting of Letters Testamentary and of Administration in and for said County Oliver Hegarty and David B. Templeton [tes] tator who being duly and severally sworn according to the law, do depose and say that they are personally present and did see
    and here, the within named Samuel McGlathery sign, seal, execute and declare publish and pronounce the within and foregoing instrument of writing, as and for his last Will and Testament and that they these deponents did sign their names to the said Government as witnesses, in the presence of each other and in the presence of the said Testator and at his
    insistence and request, and that he (the said Testator) was at the time of signing the same of sound and disposing mind, memory and understanding, to the best of their knowledge, and belief.

    Sworn and Subscribed before me Hugh A. Caldwell, Registrar. David B. Templeton, Oliver Hargarty

    On this day 17" day of January A.D. 1857, personally appeared Jonathan Hamilton[,] Mary McGlathery and James L. Gwinn who being severally and duly sworn according to law, Do depose and say that as Executrix and Executors of the said Will and and Testament of Samuel McGlathery deceased they with well and truly administer the go [sic.]ods and chattels[,] rights and credits which were of the said deceased according to law, that they will faithfully regard and well and truly comply with provisions of the law relating to collateral inheritances.
    Sworn and Subscribed before me, Hugh A. Caldwell, Registrar: Mary [Mary Brown] McGlathery,Jonathan Hamilton, James L. Gwinn"
    --Blair Co., Pennsylvania, Will Book A, pp. 418-9
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  • Will, 23 NOV 1873: "'The Will of John McGlathery' In the name of God, Amen. I, John McGlathery of the County of Cass and and [sic. the] State of Missouri being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life do therefore make ordain publish and declare this to be my last will and testament. That is to say First after all my lawful debts are paid and discharged the remainder of my estate, real and personal, I give bequeath and dispose of as follows to which: to my beloved wife Anna Mary [Anna Mary Craine] all my personal property including outstanding debts and incomes of every character that has or may accrue. To my two sons Abraham R McGlathery [Abraham Reed McGlathery] and George H McGlathery [George Henry McGlathery] One Hundred Dollars each. To my daughter Anna M. [Anna Malona McGlathery] Roberts One Eighth of the remainder of my estate, and the remaining Seven Eighths to my five sons Samuel C McGlathery [Samuel Craine McGlathery], John E McGlathery [John Edward McGlathery], Allen L. McGlathery [Allen Luther McGlathery], Abraham R McGlathery [Abraham Reed McGlathery] and George H McGlathery [George Henry McGlathery] share and share alike. I give to my son John [John Edward McGlathery] the right of way fifteen feet wide on the south side of the NE SE qu sec twenty three Township Forty Six Range Thirty. I also authorize my Executors to buy a burying plot in the Cemetery in Pleasant Hill and pay for it out of my estate before division is made. Likewise, I make constitute and appoint my two sons Samuel C McGlathery [Samuel Craine McGlathery] and John E McGlathery [John Edward McGlathery] to be Executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
    In witness whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 26 day of Nov in the year of Our Lord AD 1873.
    John McGlathery - seal -

    We attest the above and foregoing will by subscribing our names as Witnesses in the presence of John McGlathery the testator this 26 day of Nov AD 1873.
    Jonathan Blevins
    D. T. Smith

    'Proof of Will'
    State of Missouri )
    Cass County ) ss
    In Vacation of the Common Pleas Court Cass County
    Be it remembered that on the 26th day of Dec AD 1873 personally appeared the undersigned C H Dore Clerk of the County Court and Ex-Officio Clerk of the Common Pleas Court within and for the County and State aforesaid Jonathan Blevins and D. T. Smith the subscribing witnesses to the admixed will of John McGlathery and being by me f... duly sworn depose and say that the said John McGlathery the testator signed said will in their presence and published the said will or instrument of righting as his last will that he the said testator was at the time of publishing his said will of sound mind and more than twenty one years of age and that they said dispondents attested the said will as witnessed thereto by subscribing their names to the same in the presence of each other.
    Jonathan Blevins
    D. T. Smith
    Subscribed and sworn to me this 26th day of Dec AD 1973.
    Chas. H. Dore Clerk
    By Wm W Cook DG"
    -- Cass County, Missouri; Will Record Bk A, p. 216
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  • Will, 23 NOV 1873: "'The Will of John McGlathery' In the name of God, Amen. I, John McGlathery of the County of Cass and and [sic. the] State of Missouri being of sound mind and memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life do therefore make ordain publish and declare this to be my last will and testament. That is to say First after all my lawful debts are paid and discharged the remainder of my estate, real and personal, I give bequeath and dispose of as follows to which: to my beloved wife Anna Mary [Anna Mary Craine] all my personal property including outstanding debts and incomes of every character that has or may accrue. To my two sons Abraham R McGlathery [Abraham Reed McGlathery] and George H McGlathery [George Henry McGlathery] One Hundred Dollars each. To my daughter Anna M. [Anna Malona McGlathery] Roberts One Eighth of the remainder of my estate, and the remaining Seven Eighths to my five sons Samuel C McGlathery [Samuel Craine McGlathery], John E McGlathery [John Edward McGlathery], Allen L. McGlathery [Allen Luther McGlathery], Abraham R McGlathery [Abraham Reed McGlathery] and George H McGlathery [George Henry McGlathery] share and share alike. I give to my son John [John Edward McGlathery] the right of way fifteen feet wide on the south side of the NE SE qu sec twenty three Township Forty Six Range Thirty. I also authorize my Executors to buy a burying plot in the Cemetery in Pleasant Hill and pay for it out of my estate before division is made. Likewise, I make constitute and appoint my two sons Samuel C McGlathery [Samuel Craine McGlathery] and John E McGlathery [John Edward McGlathery] to be Executors of this my last will and testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.
    In witness whereof, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 26 day of Nov in the year of Our Lord AD 1873.
    John McGlathery - seal -

    We attest the above and foregoing will by subscribing our names as Witnesses in the presence of John McGlathery the testator this 26 day of Nov AD 1873.
    Jonathan Blevins
    D. T. Smith

    'Proof of Will'
    State of Missouri )
    Cass County ) ss
    In Vacation of the Common Pleas Court Cass County
    Be it remembered that on the 26th day of Dec AD 1873 personally appeared the undersigned C H Dore Clerk of the County Court and Ex-Officio Clerk of the Common Pleas Court within and for the County and State aforesaid Jonathan Blevins and D. T. Smith the subscribing witnesses to the admixed will of John McGlathery and being by me f... duly sworn depose and say that the said John McGlathery the testator signed said will in their presence and published the said will or instrument of righting as his last will that he the said testator was at the time of publishing his said will of sound mind and more than twenty one years of age and that they said dispondents attested the said will as witnessed thereto by subscribing their names to the same in the presence of each other.
    Jonathan Blevins
    D. T. Smith
    Subscribed and sworn to me this 26th day of Dec AD 1973.
    Chas. H. Dore Clerk
    By Wm W Cook DG"
    -- Cass County, Missouri; Will Record Bk A, p. 216
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Sources
  1. Findagrave John McGlathery
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1840
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1860
  4. FamilySearch United States Census, 1870
  5. Book: History of Cass and Bates Missouri; originally published St Joseph, MO: National Historical Co., 1883., Page 470;
  6. Website: Cass County Missouri Probate Court, Will Book A (1844-1888) Will of John McGlathery, Cass County Missouri, written 26 NOV 1873 & proved 26 DEC 1873, p. 216; FamilySearch.org, FHL # 960144. Last Viewed 25 JUL 2017.;
  7. Website: Mary Ann Craine, Family Group Record; Jim Atchison, "Our American Cousins," online genealogical database; Rootsweb / Ancestry, Last Updated: 7 July 2014, Accessed AUG 2017;
  1. Findagrave Anna Mary Craine McGlathery
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1860
  3. FamilySearch United States Census, 1870
  4. Book: History of Cass and Bates Missouri; originally published St Joseph, MO: National Historical Co., 1883.;
  5. Website: Mary Ann Craine, Family Group Record; Jim Atchison, "Our American Cousins," online genealogical database; Rootsweb / Ancestry, Last Updated: 7 July 2014, Accessed AUG 2017;
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