Addison N. Glenn, son of John H. Glenn, was born in Gallia County, Ohio, September 16, 1839, and is the oldest child of his father's family. He resided with his parents, in different locations, and, in December, 1861, enlisted in Company H, Twenty-fifth Missouri Infantry, remaining in service till November 18, 1864, having served in the armies of the Tennessee and the Cumberland. He participated in a number of important battles, and was mustered out as First Lieutenant of Company M, First Regiment of Missouri Engineering Corps.
Mr. Glenn then returned to Holt County, Missouri and located on a farm, where he resided till the spring of 1866, since which time he has been engaged in various branches of business in Mound City. For a period he held the position of postmaster.
He was married May 24, 1868, to Miss Arville A. Evans, a daughter of John T. Evans, a native of Virginia. Her mother's maiden name was Frances C. Higley, a native of Canada. Mrs. G. was born in Holt County, Missouri, January 22, 1841. Thev have one child, A. Theresa.
Source: "History of Holt and Atchison Counties, 1882" transcribed by Karyn.