Arthur Stover


Brief Life History of Arthur

When Arthur Stover was born in 1838, in Ohio, United States, his father, George Stover, was 30 and his mother, Catharine Wimer, was 27.

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George Stover
Catharine Wimer
Hiram Wright Stover
Jane A. Stover
Noah Webster Stover
Derostes Ladley Stover
Arthur Stover
Catherine Elizabeth Stover
Matthias Walter Stover
George W. Stover

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    World Events (3)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 22

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 25

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    North German (Stöver): from Middle Low German (bad)stover ‘bather, barber, worker at a public bathhouse’, mainly an occupational name, but occasionally perhaps a nickname for a dedicated bather. Compare Stoever .

    English: variant of Stopher with intervocalic voicing of /f/ to /v/.

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

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