Herman Franklin Stover

Male3 March 1883–25 July 1942

Brief Life History of Herman Franklin

When Herman Franklin Stover was born on 3 March 1883, in Madison Township, Williams, Ohio, United States, his father, Martin F. Stoffer, was 49 and his mother, Frances Catherine Erskin, was 25. He married Lenora Ruth Dayman on 24 November 1904, in Ithaca, Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Shiawassee Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Perry Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1942, in Perry, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Fremont Cemetery, Bancroft, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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Herman Franklin Stover
Ethel Conrad
Marriage: 22 November 1919
Leo R Stover
Verl Stover
Ilah J Stover
Lyle Stover
Herman Stover

Sources (19)

  • Herman F Stover in household of Zinori G Callin, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Herman Frank Stover - Government record: Military record or discharge: birth-name: Herman Frank Stover
  • Herman F. Stover, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1919Corunna, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

    Age 4

    "The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 17

    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    North German (Stöver): from Middle Low German (bad)stover ‘bather, barber, worker at a public bathhouse’, mainly an occupational name, but occasionally perhaps a nickname for a dedicated bather. Compare Stoever .

    English: variant of Stopher with intervocalic voicing of /f/ to /v/.

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

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