The Genealogical Research of Glen Mark Martin

The Glenn Line: Latest Gleanings....

Here is what I have discovered about my mother's family, the Glenn line. Note that any information that is not sourced should be considered speculative, and should be used only as a guide. Some dates and names are from trees compiled by other individuals, and if sources are not noted, the information provided has not been verified.


Previous Generation: William "Billy" Franklin Glenn Family
Siblings: Una (Glenn) Billington Family
        Gertrude (Glenn) Holmes Family
        John Garland Glenn Family
        George Franklin Glenn Family
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The Aden Louis Glenn Family

Aden L. Glenn (b. 5 May 1901, Rockwall, Rockwall County, Texas, d. 19 MAR 1991, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas)2 married Winnie Rebecca Pace (b. 19 AUG 1904, d. 27 JAN 1939, Hale County, TX)2 in 1919. They had the following children:

  • Benjamin Franklin Glenn (b. 8 FEB 1921, d. 17 APR 1921)
  • William Franklin Glenn (b. 3 MAR 1922, d. 4 MAR 1922)
  • Edgar Louis Glenn (b. 31 JUL 1923, d. 4 MAR 1928)
  • Nina Ruth Glenn (b. 14 JAN 1926, Floyd County, Texas, d. 29 NOV 2004, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas), my mother.

1920 U.S. Federal Census, Justice Precinct 1, Floyd County, Texas, pp. 12A-12B

Name             Relation  Sex Color Age   Place of Birth  Father's         Mother's
Glenn A.L.         head     M    W    18        Texas        Ark              Ark
   Winnie R.       wife     F    W    15        Texas       Texas            Texas

In the 1930 Census, we find this family living near Happy, Texas, complete with my young mother. According to her, they moved quite often, especially after her mother Winnie died.

1930 U.S. Federal Census, Precinct 2, Randall County, Texas, p. 2B

Name             Relation  Sex Color Age   Place of Birth  Father's         Mother's
Glenn  Aden L.     Head     M    W    28      Texas        Arkansas         Arkansas
      Winnie       Wife     F    W    25      Texas        Texas            Texas
      Nina Ruth   Daughter  F    W     4      Texas        Texas            Texas



This picture shows my maternal grandparents, Aden Louis Glenn and Winnie Rebecca (Pace) Glenn, along with her sisters Cora Alice Pace and Willie Adelia Pace. Winnie and Willie were twin sisters.



Circa 1930 - Winnie Rebecca (Pace) Glenn, Nina Ruth Glenn (my mother), and Aden Louis Glenn

After Winnie's death, Aden married Stella Vera Holland (b. 11 APR 1904, Tyler, Smith County, Texas, d. 6 DEC 1986, Mineola, Wood County, Texas)1. For a time during the fifties, they ran a chicken farm in Arkansas, and later lived for many years in the town of Mineola in East Texas. In the eighties, they moved to Plainview, Texas. Aden died 19 MAR 1991 in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, and is buried in Lockney Cemetery, Floyd County, Texas.



1 Social Security Death Index, Social Security Administration
2 Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit

Previous Generation: William "Billy" Franklin Glenn Family
Siblings: Una (Glenn) Billington Family
        Gertrude (Glenn) Holmes Family
        John Garland Glenn Family
        George Franklin Glenn Family
Back to the GLENN surname page