John P Covenhoven

1 February 1760–9 September 1812 (Age 52)
Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, British Colonial America

The Life of John P

When John P Covenhoven was born on 1 February 1760, in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, John Albertsen Couwenhoven, was 36 and his mother, Catherine Voorhees, was 33. He married Eleanor Grandin on 17 May 1786, in New Jersey, United States. He died on 9 September 1812, in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Flemington, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States.

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John P Covenhoven
Martha Higgins
David Conover
John W Conover
Nancy Conover
Hezekiah Crownover Sr
Jonathan Higgins Conover
Catherine Covenhoven
John Conover
Isaac Britton Conover
Elias Hubbard Covenhoven

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World Events (6)


Age 15

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."

Age 16

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 27

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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Sources (3)

  • John Covenhoven, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Conover in entry for John Conover, "New Jersey Deaths and Burials, 1720-1988"
  • Legacy NFS Source: JOHN CONOVER - Government record: birth-name: JOHN CONOVER

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