When Charlotte Cogeshall was born on 12 October 1849, in Bath, Mason, Illinois, United States, her father, William Henry Coggeshall, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Biddlecome, was 28. She married Joseph B. Conover on 26 December 1869. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Kilbourne, Mason, Illinois, United States for about 30 years and Twin Falls, Idaho, United States in 1920. She died on 5 June 1930, in Twin Falls, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Twin Falls Cemetery, Twin Falls, Idaho, United States.
English (Middlesex): habitational name from Coggeshall in Essex, named from an Old English personal name Cogg + halh ‘nook’.
History: This name was taken to America in 1632 by John Coggeshall, who became first governor of RI, and in 1635 by John Cogswell. In 1887 a descendant, Daniel Cogswell, founded Cogswell College, San Francisco.