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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John Lee Hovis
Rose Ann Hensen
Marriage: 2 April 1902
William Earl Hovis
Nellie May Hovis
Roy Byron Hovis
Vernon George Hovis
Myrtle Marie Hovis
Raymond Albert Hovis
Ralph Medford Hovis

Spouse and Children

2 April 1902
Buckhorn, Madison, Missouri, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Albert Calvin Hovis


    Mary Hannah Graham




+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.

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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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