Alethea Myrtle Hovermale

Female22 May 1876–18 October 1953

Brief Life History of Alethea Myrtle

When Alethea Myrtle Hovermale was born on 22 May 1876, in Morgan, West Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Webster Hovermale, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bohrer, was 32. She married Elmer Bethuel Gano in 1899, in Morgan, West Virginia, United States. She lived in Rock Gap, Morgan, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Rock Gap District, Morgan, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 18 October 1953, in Morgan, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Union Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Berkeley Springs, Morgan, West Virginia, United States.

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Elmer Bethuel Gano
Alethea Myrtle Hovermale
Marriage: 1899

Sources (13)

  • Alethea Gano in household of E B Gano, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Aletha Hovermale, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Alethea Gano, "BillionGraves Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1899Morgan, West Virginia, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 6

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Habermehl , a metonymic occupational name for a producer or seller of oatmeal.

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

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