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Phillip Mott Glover (b. August 23, 1879, d. June 04, 1961)Phillip Mott Glover1523 was born August 23, 1879 in Queensboro1523, and died June 04, 1961 in Sunday June 4, 1961 in theBelleville General Hospital.1523.He married Charlotte ( Lottie ) Ruth Keene on June 08, 19081523, daughter of William Keene and Amelia Anne Ferguson.
Notes for Phillip Mott Glover:
The local Belleville newspaper, theIntelligencer, recorded the obituary:
Phillip M. Glover, 178 Station Street, a resident ofBelleville for 20 years since he quit farming in Sidneytownship, died Sunday at Belleville General Hospitalfollowing a short illness. He was 80.
Born at Madoc, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Alex Glover, hewas the husband of the former Charlotte Keene and father ofAlex Glover, Belleville; Mrs. Norma Worley, Belleville; Mrs.James (Anne) Lobb of Weston, and Mrs Clarence (Frances)Montgomery of Victoria, B.C. Mr. Glover is also survived by three brothers, George andWilliam of Queensboro, and Rev. John E. Glover of Marmora,and a sister, Mrs. Harry Love of Queensboro.
Mr. Glover was a retired farmer and attended Holloway St.United Church.
Resting at the Thomas C. Thompson Funeral Home, 38 EverettStreet
More About Phillip Mott Glover and Charlotte ( Lottie ) Ruth Keene:
Marriage: June 08, 19081523
Marriage Notes for Phillip Mott Glover and Charlotte ( Lottie ) Ruth Keene:
Charlotte married Phillip Glover on June 8, 1908. The Thursday,June 18, 1908 North Hastings Review includes a brief descriptionof the wedding in the personal column for Hazzards. We read:
A very pretty house wedding was held at the residence ofMr. William Keene on Tuesday evening, June 9th (should readthe 8th), when his daughter, Miss Lottie, was united inmarriage to Mr. Philip Glover of Queensboro. She looked veryattractive gowned in white silk organdie. Rev. H. Thomastied the nuptial knot. Miss Florence Glover, sister of thegroom acted as flower girl, and Miss Edith Keene, sister ofthe bride played the wedding march. After the usualcongratulations, the guests, numbering about sixty wereinvited to the dining room, which was beautifully decoratedwith evergreens, flowers and ribbon, where a very invitingluncheon awaited them. A very pleasant evening was spent andthe number of elegant presents testified to the esteem inwhich the young couple are held. The bride's going awaydress was blue skirt and coat, with white silk blouse withhat to match.
According to numerous people,( Notes By Setve Glover), including my Aunt Anne, my motherand father, Charlotte's marriage to Phillip Glover was encouraged(arranged) by Charlotte's sisters, Katherine or Kate (1874-1950)and Frances (1876 - 1948).
As the story goes, Aunt Kate and Aunt "Frank" (as she was called)were prepared to take on the management of the farm after theirmother died. It looked as if all four of William's daughters,were going to be spinsters living with their father. As 1908rolled in, Kate was to be 34; "Frank", 32; Lottie 28; and Edith26. Both "Frank" and Lottie were strong-willed women, but because"Frank" was four years Lottie's senior, she had more of a say infamily matters.
After Phil and Charlotte were married, they lived, for a short while,in a houselocated next to Alex and Cynthia Glover. This house was on the same side of theroad and just south of the Glover farm. They remained in this house while a new home wasbeing built for them on the property that they had purchasedthrough Phil's father and his brother, George - the North West1/4 of Lot 12 in Concession 9 (on the Queensboro Road). This homeis still standing and is the home where my father lived after his birth (in 1915).
From what I was told by my Father, Charlotte (his mother) was resentful of the influencethat Phil's father exerted over their lives. Alex always made the decisions about what needed to be done, when it was to be done and, who was going to do it. No doubt, Charlotte was giventasks to complete as well.
And so, ten years after theywere married, Charlotte, wanting to be free of Phil's family influence, convinced Phil to sell(on July 2, 1918)theirQueensboro farm and move to RR#3 in Sidney Township (nearBelleville). They bought a farm and house which today, can beseen on the north side of the 401 Highway about halfway betweenthe Sidney Street and Wallbridge Highway Overpasses.
During the Depression, Phillip and Charlotte were not able tokeep up payments on the farm and the owners of the mortgageforeclosed on the farm. It is my understanding that for severalmore years, my grandparents continued to rent the farm but atsome time in the 1930s, they moved off the property and into Belleville to live at a rented house at 19 Benjamin Street. It wasn't long after that Phillip went to do "farm work" for his family relatives - the Motts. One by one, the kids moved away from 19 Benjamin until their son Alex Glover was the last living at the house. He too moved away to rent a room on Bridge Street in Belleville while he worked at the Belleville A&P.
The Glovers (Alex and Cynthia's family) were viewed as reasonably, "well-to-do" and a good Christian family. They had a son who wasLottie's age and the match-making and the pressure on Lottie tookplace. Since Lottie was somewhat eager to be away from her"controlling" sisters, she accepted Phillip's proposal ofmarriage.
Phillip and Charlotte (respecting her wish not to be called Lottie)
Life had been hard on Phillip and Charlotte and for economic andpersonal reasons, they lived separately from each other forseveral years during the late 1930s and early 1940s. For hisyears living in Belleville, Phil Glover did many odd jobsincluding night watchman, farmer's helper and carpentry.
In 1943, during World War II, Phil and Charlotte movedback together and lived in a house at 46 East Moira Street inBelleville. It is here where I remember visiting my grandparentswhile I was a young boy in the 1950s. I recall my Grandfathertaking me for walks in the neighbourhood. When we would go forwalks, I would always suggest that we look into one of the cornergrocery stores and would usually leave with some treat bought meby my Grandfather.
By the end of the 1950s, my Grandparents, now approaching their80s, and unable to keep house together, separated again - my Grandfather to live with his daughter,Norma and her family in Belleville and, my Grandmother to livewith her daughter, Anne and her husband, Jim Lobb, in Weston,Ontario (now part of Metropolitan Toronto).
Children of Phillip Mott Glover and Charlotte ( Lottie ) Ruth Keene are:
- Norma Blanche Glover, b. March 30, 19101523.
- Anna Ruth Glover, b. July 04, 19121523.
- Alexander Keene Glover, b. June 24, 1915, Born at Madoc1523.
- Frances Katherine, b. August 16, 19191523.