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Andrew Jackson “Jack” ConoverAge: 83 years18641948

Name
Andrew Jackson “Jack” Conover
Given names
Andrew Jackson
Surname
Conover
Nickname
Jack
Birth December 22, 1864
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 2 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 4 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 13 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
MarriageMary Etta TroutmanView this family
June 28, 1893 (Age 28 years)
Text:
Name: Andrew J. Conover Sex: Male Age: 29 Birth Year (Estimated): 1864 Birthplace: Macon Co., Illinois Marital Status: Single Race: Cau white Father's Name: Albert Conover Father's Sex: Male Mother's Name: Adelia Gouge Mother's Sex: Female Spouse's Name: Etta Troutman Spouse's Sex: Female Spouse's Age: 25 Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1868 Spouse's Birthplace: Bearsdale, Illinois Spouse's Marital Status: Single Spouse's Race: cau white Spouse's Father's Name: Samuel Troutman Spouse's Father's Sex: Male Spouse's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Bear Marriage Date: 28 Jun 1893 Marriage Place: Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States Event Type: Marriage Source Details: p 213 ln 8184
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 51 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 53 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 76 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 81 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 4, 1948 (Age 83 years)
Obituary
Andrew Jackson Conover Obituary
January 5, 1948 (1 day after death)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Boiling Springs Cemetery
Last change July 17, 202215:29:07

by: Bruce Troutman
Family with Mary Etta Troutman - View this family
himself
Andrew Jackson “Jack” Conover
Birth: December 22, 1864Bearsdale, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: January 4, 1948Holden, Johnson, Missouri, United States
wife
Mary Etta Troutman
Birth: October 2, 1868 25 31Bearsdale, Macon, Illinois, United States
Death: February 10, 1948Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States
Marriage: June 28, 1893Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States

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