F. M. GLENN, Crittenden County, was born in Lyon County, Ky, September 14, 1833. He is the sixth in a family of nine children born to James G. and Nancy (McElroy) Glenn; the former, a native of Georgia, was born October 18, 1799, and died December 7, 1857; the latter was born in North Carolina in 1805, and died July 22, 1841, in Kentucky. Subject's paternal grandfather was of Irish extraction, came to Kentucky about 1806, locating near where subject now lives. His maternal grandfather came to Kentucky at quite an early date. F. M. Glenn remained in Lyon County until the age of twenty-three years, and then moved near his present location. Farming and stock raising has been his life occupations, and he now owns a well improved farm of 140 acres. October 30, 1856, he married Susan Turley, daughter of John and Margaret (Crain) Turley; she was born July 24, 1839; five children have resulted from this union: Laura B., Flora A., Albert S., Bedford H. and Melville J.


Source:  J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin, & G. C. Kniffin. Kentucky. A History of the State. Louisville, KY, Chicago, IL: Battey, 1885. Page 729.