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Joseph Conover (Covenhoven)

Death: Died
Place of Burial: New Jersey Presbyterian Church Cemetery (Carlisle Cemetery), Warren, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Covenhoven and Sophia Du Bois
Husband of Catherine Conover (Covenhoven)
Father of William H. Conover; Charles Conover; George W. Conover; Dickey Blackman Conover; Richard Conover and 2 others
Brother of Eleanor Conover; Benjamin Dubois Conover; Phebe Denise Conover; Hannah Baird; Sophia Conover and 3 others

Occupation: blacksmith, farmer
Managed by: Hatte Anne Blejer
Last Updated:

About Joseph Conover

  • Name: Joseph Conover
  • Gender: Male
  • Birth Date: 10 Mar 1821
  • Birth Place: New Jersey
  • Father's Name: Peter Conover
  • Mother's name: Sophia D Conover
  • FHL Film Number: 1531265

"JOSEPH CONOVER, deceased, was born in Franklin Township March 10, 1821; he was a son of Peter and Sophia Conover, who came to this county in 1819. Mr. Conover lived on a farm until 18 years of age, when he learned the blacksmith trade, which he followed till 1853. He was married, Dec. 29, 1847, to Catharine, daughter of William, and Ann Barkalow, born in Butler County Oct. 28, 1824. Of their nine children, four are living, viz., Charles P., George W., Frank M. and Marietta. Mr. Conover followed the avocation of farming up to his death, which occurred March 20, 1880. He was for many years a member of the Presbyterian Church; politically, he was a Republican. He served as Marshal of Germantown one term while he lived there."

Source Information

The History of Warren County Ohio Part V. Biographical Sketches Franklin Township. Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, N: Windmill Publications, 1992 New Jersey, Births and Christenings Index, 1660-1931 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data:

"New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1931." Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2010. Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

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