George Washington Vanover

15 January 1859–17 June 1933 (Age 74)
Daviess, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

George Washington Vanover was born on 15 January 1859, in Daviess, Kentucky, United States as the son of John S. Vanover and Luvenia Wall. He married Olive Josephine Robertson about 1880, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Vanover, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 5 Vanover, Daviess, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 17 June 1933, in Owensboro, Daviess, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Brushy Fork Cemetery, Panther, Daviess, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Vanover
Olive Josephine Robertson
Marriage: about 1880
Clyde Vernon Vanover
Clara Ollie Vanover
Etta Victoria Vanover
Ira Lucy Vanover
Ellis Haskins Vanover
Mary Idella Vanover
Willie May Vanover
Eva Lena Vanover
Virgie Rae Vanover
Zula M Vanover

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 22
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Hannover in Lower Saxony. The place name, first recorded in the form Honovere, is a compound of Middle Low German , hōch ‘high’ + ōver ‘bank’, ‘shore’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (10)

  • Geo W Vanover in household of Jno Vanover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • W George Vanover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George W Vanover, "United States Census, 1930"

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