John Peter Hover

23 November 1850–9 May 1915 (Age 64)
Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States

The Life of John Peter

When John Peter Hover was born on 23 November 1850, in Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Peter Hauver, was 44 and his mother, Mary Kemble Or Kimball, was 34. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Maggie Hover. He died on 9 May 1915, in Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Germantown, Columbia, New York, United States.

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John Peter Hover
Maggie Hover
Edward Potts Hover
Jessie M Hover
Mary L Hover

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    Edward Potts Hover


    Jessie M Hover


    Mary L Hover


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 13

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 18

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: from a dialect variant of haver ‘oats’, either an occupational name for someone who grew or sold oats, or a habitational name (van Haver), from any of several minor places named with this word.2 English: possibly a variant of Over , with the addition of an inorganic H-.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John P Hover, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • John P Hover, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • John P Hover in household of Mary Hover, "New York State Census, 1865"

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