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Joseph Conover

Also Known As: "Covenhoven"
Birthdate: (58)
Birthplace: Carlisle, Warren County, Ohio, United States
Death: March 06, 1880 (58)
Franklin, Warren County, Ohio, United States (age 59)
Place of Burial: Warren County, Ohio, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter Covenhoven and Sophia Covenhoven
Husband of Catherine Conover (Covenhoven)
Father of Frank Morton Conover; George W. Conover; Mary E. Conover; Marietta "Etta" Wicoff; William H. Conover and 3 others
Brother of Eleanor Conover; Benjamin Dubois Conover; Phebe Denise Conover; Hannah Baird; Sophia Hall and 3 others

Occupation: blacksmith, farmer
Managed by: Hatte 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.

Description: This database is an index extracted from more than 2.3 million birth, baptism, and christening records from New Jersey.

  • Birth: Mar. 10, 1821
  • Death: Mar. 26, 1880

Parents: Peter Conover (1769 - 1820) and Sophia DuBois Conover (1775 - 1858)

Spouse: Catharine Barkalow Conover (1824 - 1914)


  1. William H Conover (1848 - 1873)*
  2. Dickey Blackman Conover (1860 - 1863)*
  3. Etta Conover Wicoff (1869 - 1942)*

  • Calculated relationship

Burial: New Jersey Presbyterian Cemetery Carlisle, Warren County, Ohio, USA

Find A Grave

  • Created by: Richard C. LeRoy
  • Record added: Dec 08, 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 32050485
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Joseph Conover's Timeline

March 10, 1821
Carlisle, Warren County, Ohio, United States
December 6, 1848
Age 27
Age 29
June 10, 1857
Age 36
Carlisle, Warren, Ohio, United States
February 21, 1860
Age 38
Warren County, Ohio, United States
May 1860
Age 39
Age 44
OH, United States
April 17, 1869
Age 48
OH, United States
Age 47
OH, United States