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60. Robert Chauncey GLOSENGER was born on Mar 21, 1824 in Salem Township, , Pennsylvania, USA. He signed a will on Feb 15, 1894. Will of Robert C. Glosenger

Estate of Robert C. Glossenger late of Paupack deceased
To S. O. Lincoln Register of Wills of the County of Wayne. The petition of Christeen Glossenger of Hemlock Hollow respectfully showeth That R. C. Glossenger died in the twp. of Paupack in said county on the 13 day of August 1899 at 6 o'clock A. M. That the family or principal residence and the principal part of the estate of the said deceased were at the time of his death within the said county of Wayne. That the said deceased on the 15 day of Feby 1894 in presence of Royal J. Kimble and D. G. Purdy made and published his last will and testament which is hereinth exhibited and your petitioner pray that the same may be admitted to probate and letters testamentary issued to Christeen Glossenger named therein as executrix.
Christeen Glosenger
County of Wayne as Christian Glosenger being sworn saith that the matters set forth in the foregoing petition are true. Christeen Glosenger
Sworn and subscribed before me Aug. 22, 1899 Stuart O. Lincoln Register

Last Will and Testament
Robert C. Glossinger
I, Robert C. Glossenger of the Township of Paupack in the County of Wayne and State of Pennsylvania being of sound and disposing mind, memory, and understanding do make, publish, and declare this my last will and testament in manner and form following that is to say as to my worldly estate and all property real, personal, and mixed of what nature or kind soever and wheresoever the same shall be of which I shall die seized and possessed or to which I shall be entitled at the time of my decease. I give, devise, bequeath, and dispose thereof in the manner following to wit: First my will is that all my just debts and funeral expenses shall by

my executrix hereinafter named be fully paid and satisfied out of my estate as soon after my decease as shall by her be found convenient. Item - as touching all the rest and residue of my estate and property I give, devise, and bequeath the same unto my beloved wife Christeen Glossenger to have and to hold the same during her natural life provided however that she does not again marry. Item[ -] I give devise and bequeath unto my youngest daughter Ethel Glossenger the reversion or remainder of the said property herein devised to my said wife Christeen Glossenger (during her natural life provided however she does not again marry) from and after the decease or marriage of my said beloved wife to have and to hold the same to her my said daughter Ethel Glossenger. Item[ -] I do hereby nominate, constitute, and appoint my said beloved wife Christeen Glossenger Executrix of this my last will and testament. In witness whereof I Robert C. Glossenger the Testator have to this my will written on one sheet of paper set my hand and seal this Fifteenth day of February Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and ninety four. R. C. Glossenger

Signed, sealed, published, and declared by the above named Robert C. Glosenger as and for his last will and testament in the presence of we who have hereunto subscribed our names at his request as witnesses thereto in the presence of the said testator and of each other. Royal J. Kimble
Rec Affts No. 1 - 447 No 2 - 302 D. G. Purdy

Wayne County as

You Christeen Glosenger do swear that as Executor of the last Will and Testament of R. C. Glosenger late of Paupack twp. Wayne County Pennsylvania you will well and truly administer the goods and chattels, rights and credits of said deceased according to law and that you will faithfully regard and well and truly comply with the provisions of the law relating to Collateral Inheritance Tax.
Sworn and subscribed before me this 22 day of Aug. A. D. 1899: Stuart O. Lincoln Register

Christeen Glosenger
He died on Aug 13, 1899. Commemorative Biographical Record of Northeastern Pennsylvania.... J.H. Beers & Co. 1900

Chapter XXXI Page 1810:

"R.C. Glosenger, in his lifetime a well known general merchant of Hemlolck
Hollow, was throughout the greater part of his active business life
identified with the agricultural and commercial interests of Wayne County.
Of excellent business abilities anad broad resources, he attained a
prominent place among the substantial citizens of his part in the county.
He won success by his well directed, energetic efforts, and the prosperity
that came to him was certainly deserved.

A native of Wayne county, Mr. Glosenger was born in Salem Township, March
21, 1824, a son of John and Mary (Brown) Glosenger, the former a native of
Connecticut, who in his twentieth year came to Wayne County and took up
residence in Salem Township. In their family were the following children:

Cynthia Ann, now a resident of Hemlock Hollow
R.C., the subject of this sketch
William (deceased)
Amanda, who is living in Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania

On attaining his majority, R. C. Glosenger left home and began the struggle
of life for himself as a carpenter. He was married November 19, 1843, to
Miss Mary Tisdale, of Salem Township, and they became the parents of nine
children, whose names and dates of birth are as follows:

Leonora, August 4, 1845
Charles B., March 4, 1848
Franklin P. (deceased), September 13, 1855
Selina Elecia, November 10, 1858
Emogene, April 23, 1861
Mary Amanda, April 20, 1863
John C., September 3, 1865
Irene, May 24, 1868
Anna B. (no date given)
Irene is now the wife of Joseph Moore of McKean County, Penn
Anna B. is the wife of John Hilts, a merchant of Dover, N.J., by whom she
has two children, Carl Glosenger and Russel.

Soon after his marriage, our Subject purchased a farm in Salem Township,
which he successfully operated for fifteen years. By the government he was
appointed provost marshall in 1861, under Col. Ewell, and acceptably served
in that capacity until the close of the war. He then purchased another
farm, which he conducted for three years, but believing other business would
be more profitable, he removed to Hemlock Hollow, where he opened both a
hotel and a general store. In 1875, however, he again became a farmer, but
at the end of two years, he removed to Scranton, Penn., where for the same
length of time he was proprietor of the "White Horse Hotel." Returning to
his native county, he resumed agricultural pursiuts, which he continued to
follow until the death of his wife, which occurred September 29, 1881. Two
years later he sold his property and returned to Hemlock Hollow where he was
successfully engaged in merchandising, enjoying a liberal patronage.

For his second wife, Mr. Glosenger married Miss Christine Pelton of
Lackawaxen Township, Pike county, a daughter of James L. and Almeda (Harvey)
Pelton, and one child blessed the union, Ethel Almeda, born March 20, 1886.
Mr. Pelton was a native of New York City, and at the age of ten years moved
to Pike County, Penn., eight years later becoming a resident of the city of
Lackawaxen, where he engaged in the hotel business for some time. After
selling his property he was employed by the Delaware and Hudson Canal Co.,
for eight years, and for the remained of his life, engaged in farming. He
died October 21, 1882, and his beloved wife passed away May 21, 1884,
honored and respected by all who knew them.

In politics, Mr. Glosenger was always a staunch Democrat, and ever took an
active interest in public affairs. He most acceptable served as collector
for Salem Township for two years, and for many years was one of the school
directors in paupack Township. He was a member of the Salem Branch of Odd
Fellows for over forty years. To the day of his death, he stood a strong
man, strong to plan and to perform, strong in his credit and good name and a
worth example for the rising generation."

Note: The 1850 census index of Salem, Wayne county, PA lists Robert as "Glossinger" because the census taker's penmanship makes the "e" look like an "i". The 1860 census lists Robert as "Glosenger". His will follows and lists three different spellings.

In the August 17th, 1899 newspaper, The Honesdale Citizen, there is a short "obituary" as follows:
- Robert C. Glossenger died in his home last Sunday after a long and painful illness.

Robert Chauncey GLOSENGER and Mary Amanda TISDEL were married on Nov 19, 1843 in Salem Twp., , Pennsylvania, USA.

61. Mary Amanda TISDEL was born on Mar 6, 1826 in Salem, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. She died on Sep 29, 1881. Also have September 9, 1881 as a death date. She was buried. Children were:


Leonora L. GLOSENGER3 was born on Aug 4, 1845. She died in 1912 in Edwards Cemetery, Salem Township, Wayne County, PA.


Lawrence W. GLOSENGER3 was born on Aug 5, 1850. He died on Nov 7, 1851.


Franklin P. GLOSENGER3 was born on Dec 11, 1853. He died on Oct 24, 1894.


Armenia A. GLOSENGER3 was born on Sep 13, 1855. She died on Feb 11, 1867.


Emogene GLOSENGER3 was born on Apr 23, 1861 in Salem, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.


Mary Amanda GLOSENGER3 was born on Apr 20, 1863.


Irene GLOSENGER3 was born on May 24, 1868 in Ariel, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.


Anna B. GLOSENGER3 was born on Jul 16, 1871 in Hemlock Hollow, , Pennsylvania.


Charles Burr GLOSENGER3 was born on Mar 4, 1848 in Salem, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania 1910 Federal Census
County: Wayne Enumeration District: 0107 Visit: 0010
Name: Charles Glossenger
Relation: Husband
Color: W
Age: 62
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Other Residents: living alone
He was a farmer.


Selina Elecia GLOSENGER3 was born on Nov 10, 1858 in Hamlinton, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. She died in 1929 in Salem Corners (Hamlin), Pennsylvania. She was buried in 1929 in Salem Corners (Hamlin), Pennsylvania.



John Chauncey GLOSENGER.