Joseph Edward Conaway

1894–1962 (Age 67)
Blaine, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States

The Life of Joseph Edward

When Joseph Edward Conaway was born on 3 December 1894, in Blaine, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, his father, John Valentine Conaway, was 40 and his mother, Charity Allen, was 34. He married Ruth Zelma Swigart. He lived in Spring Creek Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 24 April 1962, at the age of 67.

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Joseph Edward Conaway
Ruth Zelma Swigart
Marriage: 25 Mar

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25 Mar

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 18

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Probably a spelling variant of Irish, Welsh, and Scottish Conway .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph E Conaway in household of John Conaway, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph E Conaway, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph E Conaway, "United States Census, 1940"

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