Martin Dominicus Cownhoven

13 February 1778–5 April 1839 (Age 61)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Martin Dominicus

When Martin Dominicus Cownhoven was born on 13 February 1778, his father, Levi Conover, was 20 and his mother, Catherine Dey, was 17. He married Mary Hoagland in September 1798. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 5 April 1839, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61.

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Martin Dominicus Cownhoven
Mary Hoagland
Marriage: September 1798
John Conover
Rachael Ann Conover

Spouse and Children

September 1798


    John Conover


    Rachael Ann Conover


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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1792 · Becomes the 15th State

Age 14

On June 1, 1792, Kentucky became the 15th state. It was the first state west of the Appalachian Mountains
1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

Age 18

In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.

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  • FAMILY: Hoagland: History and genealogy of the Hoagland family in America : from their first settlement at New Amsterdam, 1638-1891, Book III.

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