The following is a listing of some of the Families that are known to have been at Glendale or in the vicinity for many years. Through the effort of Rev. Clarence Crocker, the story of most of these families is now available on this web site. Click on the name link to read their story. We hope to add other family stories to the site. See note at end of name list.
(List courtesy of Charles Hammett.)
Some Individuals are covered in other articles on this site. They are listed below their family name with the link to the article.
In addition to the following names, see also Glendale Household Listing.
Photograph Album of Various Glendale People and Places. Because of the file size this is broken down into 4 parts:
Album - Part 1
Album - Part 2
Album - Part 3
Album - Part 4, Sept. 2014
Album - Part 5, Oct. 2, 2014
Photos were furnished by Gerald Quinn and Clarence Crocker. (Note: These are large PDF Files. Some large files will not always open properly in all internet browsers such as Microsoft Internet Explorer. If this happens, you can save the file to your computer and then open it directly using Acrobat Reader. You can save the file to your computer by clicking on the link with your right mouse button and selecting "Save target as" and saving the file to a chosen directory on your computer. The Internet Browser Google Chrome will open large PDF files. )
Some website stories involve folks that grew up in Glendale and moved away. One example of this is
Earthquake Ethel's Roadhouse Jazz Band. This story has connections to the Quinn (3) family below.
The following Census reports relate to many of the Glendale families.
An Analyses of the 1860 Census for Bivingville
An Analyses of the 1900 Glendale Census
Gleanings from the 1910 Glendale Census
An Analyses of the 1920 Glendale Census
Excerpts from the 1940 Glendale Census
Index of Glendale's 1940 Black Households
R.F. Bagwell - Glendale Mill Superintendents
The Bagwell Brothers
The Bagwell Brothers - Part 2
The Josiah Bagwell Family
Boyce and Hattie Bagwell Family
Brown (Family Number 1)
Brown (Family Number 2)
The Eddie Brown Family and its Descendants
Thomas Leroy Burgess
George R. and Nellie N. Burgess
Rev. Clarence Crocker - Major Contributor to this Glendale Website
Elmond Earl Crocker and Family
Perry Lester Dillard - Stores In Glendale
S. Jervy Dupre - Presidents of the Mill at Glendale
John Y. Dupre - Mill Office
A. Edgar Fowler Family
PFC Roy Fowler
Joe J. Fowler Family
Brady Hampton Fowler
Mrs. Lillie V. Hayes -Medical Care
Rev. Hilliard Haynes
Dr. George P. Hilton
Joshua Hilton, Clifton Mill Superintendent
Raymond Holt - Glendale Mill Supervisors
E.C Hopper- Stores in Glendale
J.B. Landford - Glendale Mill Superintendents
Walter Sylvester and Whiteford Lindsey Families
James Hicks Lovelace - Glendale Post Office
Columbus Hawkins "Hawk" Lyda
Mary McKinney Teaster - Webmaster of the Glendale site.
William McKinney Family and Descendants
James and Susan Pruitt Family
Amos Pruitt Family
More Quinn Families
Walter Dixon Reaves
Jack Reece Family
Reece Brothers - Rev. William Troy Reece and Rev. David Reece
Helen Ruth Solesby McCreary's Childhood Memories about Glendale
Stephens, Bobby (Bob) Gene
Stephens, June Elaine (Bowman)
Thomas (Family 1)
Thomas (Family 2)
Henry and Annie Ward Family
We earnestly solicit you to send us your family's story and how it is connected to the story of Glendale. We welcome memories, photographs, and incidents that can be added to the Glendale story. We are particularly interested in how your family came to be connected to Glendale. Also, we encourage you to share the biography of someone in your family to tell their individual story. Please send to Glendale Family Stories .
Individual BiographiesThe individual stories of a number of people who were Glendale residents or who were associated with Glendale have been collected and are told on this web site. Click on this link to see the biographies available.
This web site has been started as a public service to share the story of Glendale. The web master and person to contact about putting information on the web site is Mary McKinney Teaster. Contact her at:
firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at (843) 873-8117. See more information about Mary and her Glendale connection at Mary McKinney Teaster.