Cornelius Schermerhorn Bovee

1807–1839 (Age 32)
Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cornelius Schermerhorn

When Cornelius Schermerhorn Bovee was born on 3 March 1807, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, his father, Matthias Jochem Bovee, was 41 and his mother, Maria Cathrina Schermerhorn, was 37. He married Eliza Sparks on 1 July 1833. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 May 1839, in Riga, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Riga Cemetery, Riga, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Schermerhorn Bovee
Eliza Sparks
Marriage: 1 July 1833
Harriet Eliza Bovee
Jacob Lorenzo Bovee
Cornelius Elihu Bovee
Frances Maria Bovee

Spouse and Children

1 July 1833


    Harriet Eliza Bovee


    Jacob Lorenzo Bovee


    Cornelius Elihu Bovee


    Frances Maria Bovee


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 12

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. 

Name Meaning

1 French (Bovée): habitational name from a place named Bovée-sur-Barboure in Meuse.2 Possibly an altered spelling of the French habitational name Beauvais .

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

Possible Related Names

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  • Cornelius Schermerhorn Bovee, "Find A Grave Index"

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