Laura Anna Coventry

Brief Life History of Laura Anna

When Laura Anna Coventry was born in February 1863, in Ohio, United States, her father, William George Coventry, was 23 and her mother, Martha Ellen Jenkins, was 21. She married John Henry Batch on 8 November 1887, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Newark, Newark, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1940.

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John Henry Batch
Laura Anna Coventry
Marriage: 8 November 1887
Mary E. Batch
Homer Charles Batch

Sources (16)

  • Anna Coventree in household of William Coventree, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Laura Coventry, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Anna L. Batch in entry for John Henry Batch, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

English: habitational name from the city of Coventry in the West Midlands, which is probably named with the genitive case of an Old English personal name Cofa (compare Coveney ) + Old English trēow ‘tree’. This name is now common in eastern Scotland.

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

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