Albert Azel "Jack" Coverdale

11 February 1890–November 1962 (Age 72)
Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States

The Life of Albert Azel "Jack"

When Albert Azel "Jack" Coverdale was born on 11 February 1890, in Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States, his father, Franklin Joseph Coverdale, was 29 and his mother, Lola Minerva Randall, was 25. He married Mary Elizabeth Beaubien about 1909, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Wayne Township, Hamilton, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died in November 1962, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Clarksville, Hamilton, Indiana, United States.

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Albert Azel "Jack" Coverdale
Mary Elizabeth Beaubien
Marriage: about 1909
Corrine Elizabeth Coverdale

Spouse and Children

about 1909
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Franklin Joseph Coverdale





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 16

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places named Coverdale in North Yorkshire and Lancashire, ‘in the valley (Middle English dale) of the Cover river (a Celtic name)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alfred Coverdale in household of Vine Philpott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Coverdale in household of Manlove Passwater, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert Coverdale in household of Lola Coverdale, "United States Census, 1940"

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