Jonas Scott Coverdale Jr

Brief Life History of Jonas Scott

When Jonas Scott Coverdale Jr was born in 1930, his father, Jonas Scott Coverdale, was 28 and his mother, Ellen Gertrude Morehead, was 26. He lived in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1950. He died on 30 June 2013, at the age of 83.

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Jonas Scott Coverdale
Ellen Gertrude Morehead
Mary E Coverdale
Jonas Scott Coverdale Jr

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  • Jonas S Coverdale, Jr, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Jonas Scott Coverdale in household of Jonas S Coverdale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jonas S Coverdale, Jr, "United States 1950 Census"

World Events (8)


The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

1931 · The Parthenon is Built

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Durham): habitational name from Coverdale in the North Yorkshire, ‘in the valley (Middle English dale) of the Cover river (a Celtic name)’.

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

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