Mary Ann Smock

9 December 1829–24 November 1907 (Age 77)
Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Smock was born on 9 December 1829, in Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, her father, Hendrick Smock, was 32 and her mother, Anna Vanderveer, was 31. She married John B Conover on 9 December 1852. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years and Freehold Township, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1900. She died on 24 November 1907, at the age of 77, and was buried in Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

John B Conover
1829–1909
Mary Ann Smock
1829–1907
Marriage: 9 December 1852
Jane Anne Conover
1853–1939
Mary Augusta Conover
1855–1871
Sarah Elizabeth Conover
1857–1940
Ella S. Conover
1860–1930
Emma H Conover
1860–1931
George B Conover
1862–1949
Kate Louise Conover
1865–1865
Ida May Conover
1866–1937
Henrietta Conover
1868–1896
Carrie Conover
1871–
Flora H. Conover
1872–1872
Frank Jackson Conover
1872–1924

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1852
  • Children

    (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1833
    Age 4
    The Camden & Amboy railroad was completed in 1833. It made transportation between New York City and Philadelphia possible within a 7-hour time-frame. This advancement led to dozens of other companies opening railroad lines during the 1800's.
    1861
    Age 32
    No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey): nickname from Middle English smok ‘smock, shift, woman's undergarment’ (Old English smoc), used for someone who made or sold such items of clothing. See also Smoker .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Smoker
    Smoak
    Smoke

    Sources (11)

    • Mary A Conover in household of John B Conover, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Mary Ann Conover in household of John B Conover, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
    • Mary A. in entry for Sarah E. Conover, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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