Ralph Joseph Cover

30 May 1915–19 November 1995 (Age 80)
Big Horn, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States

The Life of Ralph Joseph

When Ralph Joseph Cover was born on 30 May 1915, in Big Horn, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, his father, Joseph Wallace Cover, was 33 and his mother, Emma Mortensen, was 25. He married June Winebrener on 28 February 1942, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He lived in Campbell, Wyoming, United States in 1920. He died on 19 November 1995, in Lake, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Ralph Joseph Cover
June Winebrener
Marriage: 28 February 1942

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28 February 1942
Los Angeles, California, United States

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 5

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 22

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a roofer, from Old French co(u)vreur, an agent derivative of co(u)vrir ‘to cover’ (Latin cooperire). Roofing materials in the Middle Ages might be tiles ( see Tyler ), slates ( see Slater ), or thatch ( see Thatcher ), depending on the regional availability of suitable materials.2 English (of Norman origin): occupational name for a maker of barrels and tubs, from an agent derivative of Middle English, Old French cuve ‘vat’, ‘tub’ (Late Latin cupa, of Germanic origin; compare Cooper ).3 Americanized spelling of German Kober .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ralph Cover in household of Joseph W Cover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ralph Cover in entry for Trula M Benton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Ralph J Cover, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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