Ruth Eleanor Conover

29 February 1924–8 January 2009 (Age 84)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ruth Eleanor

When Ruth Eleanor Conover was born on 29 February 1924, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Dr. Robert Henry Conover Sr., was 37 and her mother, Susanne Hendrickson Steward, was 30. She married Calvin Dagg on 21 July 1944, in Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 January 2009, in Pengilly, Itasca, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Coleraine, Itasca, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Dagg
1919–2011
Ruth Eleanor Conover
1924–2009
Marriage: 21 July 1944
Margaret Louise Dagg
1951–2015

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 July 1944
Fort Belvoir, Fairfax, Virginia, United States
children

(1)

    Margaret Louise Dagg

    Female1951–2015Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    Robert H Conover Jr

    Male1917–1917Male

    Roberta Helen Conover

    Female1920–2009Female

    Female1924–2009Female

    John Robert Conover

    Male1930–1980Male

World Events (8)

1927

Age 3

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Prehistoric Minnesota Woman

Age 7

The Minnesota Woman was the name given to the skeletal remains of a woman thought to be 8,000 years old found near Pelican Rapids. The bones were brought to the University of Minnesota for more study. Later, Dr. Albert Jenks identified them as the bones of a 15 or 16 year old woman. Scientists now recognize the girl as someone whose ancestors were Paleo-Indian and now her skeletal remains have been reburied in South Dakota, not available for further study.
1947 · New Jersey State Constitution (Current Version)

Age 23

The New Jersey state government was reorganized through a new update to the state constitution. One of the most notable changes was that voting rights were restored to females and non-white citizens. Other adjustments included: Governors could serve four years (instead of three), and the state legislature would include a 40-member senate and 80-member General Assembly.

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)

  • Ruth E Conover in household of Robert H Conover, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ruth Conover in household of Robert H Conover, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ruth C Dagg, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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