David Conover

1791–1841 (Age 50)
Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States

The Life of David

When David Conover was born in 1791, in Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States, his father, Garrett Gerre Covenhoven, was 27 and his mother, Margaret Reger, was 22. He died in 1841, at the age of 50.

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Garrett Gerre Covenhoven
Margaret Reger
David Conover
Sarah Conover
Adam R. Conover
Job Conover
Catharine Covenhoven
John Reager Conover
Charles Conover

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World Events (8)


Age 0

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · Founding of Paterson

Age 0

The Society for Establishing Useful Manufactures (S.U.M.) was the first large business corporation in the United States. The organization was granted a charter by Governor William Paterson on November 22, 1791. The newly formed town was named Paterson, in honor of the governor.

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couwenhoven, of unknown etymology, probably a habitational name. By the time the descendants of original Dutch settlers on Long Island had reached western PA, the name had evolved into Conover.

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

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