Robert Hugo Coveney

12 March 1915–13 April 2001 (Age 86)
South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States

The Life of Robert Hugo

When Robert Hugo Coveney was born on 12 March 1915, in South Bend, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States, his father, Robert Lysle Coveney, was 21 and his mother, Ruth A Pischke, was 21. He married Gunhild Vivian Blomquist on 19 June 1932, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 5 years and Glendale Judicial Township, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1940. He died on 13 April 2001, in Diamond Bar, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Hugo Coveney
Gunhild Vivian Blomquist
Marriage: 19 June 1932
Gloria Gay Coveney
Robert Alfred Coveney

Spouse and Children

19 June 1932
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States



    Robert Alfred Coveney


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1937 · Los Angeles California Temple

Age 22

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the Los Angeles California Temple on March 6, 1937. 

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cambridgeshire named Coveney, from either the genitive case of Old English cofa ‘shelter’ ( see Cove ) or of a personal name Cofa (of uncertain origin) + Old English ēg ‘island’. The surname is also established in Ireland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Coveney in household of Ruth Coveney, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert H Covenly in household of Robert L Covenly, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Robert Coveney, "United States Census, 1940"

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