John Hovis

1829–Male
Lincoln, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Hovis was born in 1829, in Lincoln, North Carolina, United States, his father, David Hovis, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Stroup, was 21.

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Family Time Line

David Hovis
1801–1875
Susannah Stroup
1808–1854
Franklin Hovis
1827–1903
Moses Hovis
1837–
Levi Hovis
1841–
John Hovis
1829–
C. John Hovis
1831–1928
Mary Hovis
1834–
Monroe Hovis
1835–
Henry Hovis
1837–
Mathew Hovis
1839–
Frances Ann Hovis
1843–1909
Moses Hovis
1845–1923

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 1

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.

Name Meaning

Latinized form of Dutch Hof or Hove .

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

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