Ora John Schoonover

25 May 1927–24 January 2015 (Age 87)
Hartford, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ora John

When Ora John Schoonover was born on 25 May 1927, in Hartford, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, his father, John Drayton Schoonover, was 27 and his mother, Leda May Campbell, was 24. He married Helen Violet Prosser on 2 August 1947, in Redford Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He lived in Vassar, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1930. His occupation is listed as industrial electrician for advanced technology & testing in Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States. He died on 24 January 2015, in Onondaga, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tompkins, Jackson, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ora John Schoonover
Helen Violet Prosser
Marriage: 2 August 1947

Spouse and Children

2 August 1947
Redford Township, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Vera Schoonover


    Wilma Schoonover


    Robert Schoonover



    Erma Schoonover


World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 4

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 23

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Perhaps an altered form of Schoonhoven ?

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Ora Schoonover in household of John Schoonover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora John Schoonover, "Find A Grave Index"

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