When Mary "May" Porter Stover was born on 8 May 1873, in Lanark, Carroll, Illinois, United States, her father, Daniel Carl Stover, was 33 and her mother, Mary Clara Porter, was 26. She married Franklin Stover Winger on 1 August 1889, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 13 February 1944, in Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.
North German (Stöver): from Middle Low German (bad)stover ‘bather, barber, worker at a public bathhouse’, mainly an occupational name, but occasionally perhaps a nickname for a dedicated bather. Compare Stoever .
English: variant of Stopher with intervocalic voicing of /f/ to /v/.