Lula Conover

17 November 1873–12 June 1946 (Age 72)
Adair, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Lula

When Lula Conover was born on 17 November 1873, in Adair, Kentucky, United States, her father, William M Conover, was 36 and her mother, Mary Louvena Williams, was 31. She married Joel Frank Sinclair on 9 September 1900, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States for about 66 years. She died on 12 June 1946, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Columbia, Adair, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Frank Sinclair
1866–1915
Lula Conover
1873–1946
Marriage: 9 September 1900
Ray Sinclair
1900–1908
Marvin Sinclair
1903–1983
Mary Elizabeth Sinclair
1910–2006
William Preston Sinclair
1913–1983

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
9 September 1900
Adair, Kentucky, United States
children

(4)

    Ray Sinclair

    Male1900–1908Male

    Marvin Sinclair

    Male1903–1983Male

    Mary Elizabeth Sinclair

    Female1910–2006Female

    William Preston Sinclair

    Male1913–1983Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1837–1906Male

    Mary Louvena Williams

    Female1842–1903Female

siblings

(11)

    Sarah Belle Conover

    Female1859–1936Female

    Francis Jane Conover

    Female1860–1940Female

    Lydia Susan Conover

    Female1861–Female

    James Nicholas Conover

    Male1864–1935Male

    Female1866–1961Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 19

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couwenhoven, of unknown etymology, probably a habitational name. By the time the descendants of original Dutch settlers on Long Island had reached western PA, the name had evolved into Conover.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lula Sinclair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lula Sinclair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lula Sinclair in household of Frank Sinclair, "United States Census, 1910"

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