John Lee Hovis

3 November 1875–12 April 1945 (Age 69)
Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Lee

When John Lee Hovis was born on 3 November 1875, in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States, his father, Albert Calvin Hovis, was 35 and his mother, Mary Hannah Graham, was 36. He married Rose Ann Hensen on 2 April 1902, in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Big Creek Township, Madison, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Buckhorn, Big Creek Township, Madison, Missouri Territory, United States in 1940. He died on 12 April 1945, in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lee Hovis
1875–1945
Rose Ann Hensen
1878–1966
Marriage: 2 April 1902
William Earl Hovis
1903–1987
Nellie May Hovis
1906–1977
Roy Byron Hovis
1910–1989
Vernon George Hovis
1912–1987
Myrtle Marie Hovis
1915–2004
Raymond Albert Hovis
1918–1998
Ralph Medford Hovis
1923–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 April 1902
Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Calvin Hovis

    Male1840–1928Male

    Mary Hannah Graham

    Female1839–1920Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1876 · The Battle of Little Bighorn

Age 1

An armed conflict between the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry of the US Army. The battle was the most significant action of the Great Sioux War of 1876.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Latinized form of Dutch Hof or Hove .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John L Hovis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Hovis in household of Albert C Hovis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Hovis, "United States Census, 1940"

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