Thomas Kefover

1815–24 March 1894 (Age 79)
Woodside, Nicholson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Kefover was born in 1815, in Woodside, Nicholson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philip Kefauver, was 26 and his mother, Ophelia Elizabeth Luckey, was 25. He married Sarah Anne Harrison about 1840, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Nicholson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 24 March 1894, in Woodside, Nicholson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Oak Hill Baptist Cemetery, Old Frame, Nicholson Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Kefover
1815–1894
Sarah Anne Harrison
1818–1898
Marriage: about 1840
Isabelle Kefover
1841–1872
John Morgan Kefover
1843–1877
Anna Hester Kefover
1846–1915
Ophelia Elizabeth Kefover
1849–1927
Pierce Warren Kefover
1853–1940
Robert Plummer Kefover
1855–1919

Spouse and Children

    Male1815–1894Male

    Sarah Anne Harrison

    Female1818–1898Female

MARRIAGE
about 1840
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(6)

    Isabelle Kefover

    Female1841–1872Female

    John Morgan Kefover

    Male1843–1877Male

    Anna Hester Kefover

    Female1846–1915Female

    Ophelia Elizabeth Kefover

    Female1849–1927Female

    Pierce Warren Kefover

    Male1853–1940Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Philip Kefauver

    Male1789–1881Male

    Ophelia Elizabeth Luckey

    Female1790–1839Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of South German Kiefhaber ( see Kefauver ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Heefover, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Thos Keefover, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Kefover, "United States Census, 1880"

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