Robert Gover

17 October 1753–
West River,Anne Arundel,Maryland

The Life of Robert

When Robert Gover was born on 17 October 1753, his father, Robert Gover, was 44 and his mother, Sarah Walker, was 34.

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Robert Gover
1708–1762
Sarah Walker
1719–
Ephraim Gover
1744–1748
Sarah A. Gover
1745–1799
Mary Gover
1746–
Rachel Gover
1747–
Ephriam Gover
1748–
Hannah Gover
1750–
Robert Gover
1753–
Jean Gover
1755–
Margarett Gover
1757–
Elizabeth Gover
1759–
Samuel Gover
1760–1835

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 23

Maryland is the 7th state.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 33

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: most probably, as Reaney proposes, a variant of Gofair, a nickname from Middle English go(n) ‘to go’ (Old English gōn) + fair ‘lovely’, ‘quiet(ly)’ ( see Fair ).

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

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