Edward Orvis Schoonover

12 December 1894–16 October 1951 (Age 56)
Havensville, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States

The Life of Edward Orvis

When Edward Orvis Schoonover was born on 12 December 1894, in Havensville, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States, his father, Morris Elenwood Schoonover, was 39 and his mother, Ada Alzina Lozuaway, was 24. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lola Blanset. He lived in Grant Township, Pottawatomie, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 October 1951, at the age of 56, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States.

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Edward Orvis Schoonover
Lola Blanset
Luella Maurine Schoonover
Morris Schoonover

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    Morris Elenwood Schoonover





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Dutch: unexplained. Perhaps an altered form of Schoonhoven ?

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edd Schoonover in household of Morris Schoonover, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ed Schoonover in household of Morris E Schoonover, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ed B Schoonover, "United States Census, 1930"

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