Saturday, December 17, 2011
Aunt Olive Glenn's family
Olive outlived her sister Amanda, my great grandmother, by decades, and told stories.
Her Scot-Cherokee father, a Mexican War volunteer, was six feet five and her Uncle George, who enlisted with her father, was six feet four. Her brother John was about that height, I remember, and topped it all with a black stove pipe hat. He was extremely dark, showing the Choctaw and Cherokee blood. Olive does not look particularly dark here, but her niece, my grandmother, did. Olive is doubly Glenn-Tucker, from mother and father, and therefore part of the Jarndyce vs Jarndyce Indian Territory lawsuits.