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
Lula Conover
Marriage: 9 September 1900
Ray Sinclair
Marvin Sinclair
Mary Elizabeth Sinclair
William Preston Sinclair

Spouse and Children

9 September 1900
Adair, Kentucky, United States


    Ray Sinclair


    Marvin Sinclair


    Mary Elizabeth Sinclair


    William Preston Sinclair


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Louvena Williams




    Sarah Belle Conover


    Francis Jane Conover


    Lydia Susan Conover


    James Nicholas Conover



+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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