Ira Payne Conover

30 November 1896–1961 (Age 64)
Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Ira Payne

When Ira Payne Conover was born on 30 November 1896, in Freehold, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Daniel Arthur Conover, was 26 and his mother, Jessie M. Conk, was 23. He married Hazel Marie Flemming on 3 May 1925, in Palm Beach, Florida, United States. He lived in Spring Lake, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Manasquan, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died in 1961, at the age of 65, and was buried in Brielle, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Ira Payne Conover
Hazel Marie Flemming
Marriage: 3 May 1925

Spouse and Children

3 May 1925
Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel Arthur Conover





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 2

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 18

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Couwenhoven, of unknown etymology, probably a habitational name. By the time the descendants of original Dutch settlers on Long Island had reached western PA, the name had evolved into Conover.

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

Sources (3)

  • P Ira Conover in household of E Albert Miller, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ira Conover in household of Daniel Conover, "New Jersey State Census, 1905"
  • Ira P Conover in household of Daniel A Conover, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"

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