Nina Maude Roberts

14 September 1881–7 March 1954 (Age 72)
Coles, Illinois, United States

The Life of Nina Maude

When Nina Maude Roberts was born on 14 September 1881, in Coles, Illinois, United States, her father, Sherman W. Roberts, was 29 and her mother, Sarah A Dollar, was 28. She married Jesse Joseph Covalt on 13 January 1904, in Oakland, Coles, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Oakland, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1900 and East Oakland Township, Coles, Illinois, United States for about 30 years. She died on 7 March 1954, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oakland, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Joseph Covalt
Nina Maude Roberts
Marriage: 13 January 1904
Alta Elizabeth Covalt
Fern Sarah Covalt
Helen Kathleen Covalt

Spouse and Children

13 January 1904
Oakland, Coles, Illinois, United States


    Alta Elizabeth Covalt


    Fern Sarah Covalt


    Helen Kathleen Covalt


Parents and Siblings

    Sherman W. Roberts


    Sarah A Dollar




    Sarah M Roberts




    Josie M Roberts


    Gracie S Roberts


World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 4

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Robert . This surname is very frequent in Wales and west central England. It is also occasionally borne by Jews, presumably as an Americanized form of a like-sounding Jewish surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nina Covalt in household of Jessie Covalt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Maud Povalt in household of Jessie J Povalt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • N Maud Roberts in household of Roberts, "United States Census, 1900"

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