Ernest Dover

15 September 1906–4 February 1952 (Age 45)
Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States

The Life of Ernest

When Ernest Dover was born on 15 September 1906, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, John Edward Dover, was 32 and his mother, Margaret Josephine Elliker, was 32. He married Xenia Iona Edwards on 1 July 1926, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. He died on 4 February 1952, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Dover
Xenia Iona Edwards
Marriage: 1 July 1926
Margaret Lou Dover
Edna May Dover
Betty Jean Dover
Ruth Joan Dover
Jack E Dover

Spouse and Children

1 July 1926
Los Angeles, California, United States


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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · Utah's First National Monument

Age 2

Natural Bridges National Monument was designated a National Monument in 1908 by President Theodore Roosevelt. It is Utah’s first National Monument but didn’t get many visitors until after the uranium boom of the 1950s. Today the Monument and its park became the first International Dark Sky Park certified by the International Dark-Sky Association.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 13

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from the port of Dover in Kent, named from the river on which it stands, a Celtic name meaning ‘the waters’ (from the word which became modern Welsh dwfr ‘water’).2 North German: habitational name from Doveren in the Rhineland, of uncertain etymology; the origin is possibly Celtic and so related ultimately to 1, or a variant of Dove 4.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earnest Dober, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernest Dover in household of John E Dover, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest Dover in household of John Dover, "United States Census, 1910"

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