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 John Ernest Congrove

John Ernest Congrove

Meigs County, Ohio, USA
Death 29 Sep 1957 (aged 75)
Marietta, Washington County, Ohio, USA
Burial Sardis, Monroe County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 184669429 · View Source
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John Congrove is the son of Edward Franklin Congrove and Mary Grace Thomas.

Meigs County, Ohio Birth Registers, 1882-1892, Vol. 2, page 53, line 35
-Name: John Ernest Congrove
-Gender: Male
-Birth Date: 21 Aug 1882
-Birth Place: Olive Twp, Meigs County, Ohio
-Father: E Congrove
-Mother: G Thomas
-Parents Residence: Olive Township

Per the 1900 U.S. Census, John Congrove resided in Olive Township, Meigs County, Ohio. Listed are:
-Edward Congrove, born May 1847, age 53
-Grace Congrove, born May 1846, age 54
-John Congrove, born Oct 1882, age 17
-Gertrude Congrove, born May 1885, age 15
-Frederick Congrove, born Jul 1879, age 20
-Millie Congrove, born Aug 1877, age 22, Daughter-in-Law
-Debbie Congrove, born Jul 1872, age 27

In 1900, John's parents are listed as married 35 years. His mother is listed with 10 children born and 8 children living.

John's known siblings are:
Priscilla "Cylla" Congrove Chevalier (1867-1950)
William H. Congrove (1868-1934)
Adonia L. "Bird" Congrove Hull (1871-1957)
Deborah Elizabeth Congrove Parks (1873-1929)
Mary F. Congrove (1876- ? )
Charles Edward Congrove (1877-1932)
Frederick Alfred Congrove (1878-1944)
Gertrude M. Congrove Adams (1885-1960)

John was married to:
Maud Lulu Bowersock - 1904
Della Koher Brown - 1932

John is known to have 6 children.
By Maud:
Gale Ernest Congrove (1905-1963)
Harry Congrove (1909- ? )
Stuart Carol Congrove (1910-1978)

By Della:
Edna Lucille Congrove (1937-1937)
Mildred Susan Congrove Cooper
Charles E. Congrove (1938-2013)

Columbiana County, Ohio Marriage Records, 1903-1905, Vol. 18, Page 211, Number 422
-Groom: John E. Congrove
-Age: 22 as of 21 Aug 1905
-Birthplace: Parkersburg, West Va
-Residence: Calcutta, Columbiana County, Ohio
-Previously Married: No
-Father: Edward Congrove
-Mother: Grace Thomas

-Bride: Maud Bowersock
-Age: 19 as of 12 Aug 1905
-Birthplace: Sistersville, West Va
-Residence: Calcutta, Columbiana County, Ohio
-Previously Married: No
-Father: Abner Bowersock
-Mother: Jennie Pierce
-Marriage: 3 Sep 1904
-Marriage Place: Columbiana County, Ohio

Per the 1910 U.S. Census, John and Maud Congrove resided in St Clair Township, Columbiana County, Ohio. (Census taken 29 Apr 1910) Listed are:
-John E Congrove, age 26, born Ohio
-Maud L Congrove, age 25, born Ohio
-Gale E Congrove, age 4, born Ohio
-Harry Congrove, age 1 4/12, born Ohio
-Stewert C Congrove, age 2/12, born Ohio

In 1910, John and Maud are listed as married 5 years. Maud is listed with 3 children born and 3 children living.

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
-Name: John Ernest Congrove
-Age: 36
-Birth Date: 21 Aug 1882
-Residence: East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio
-Occupation: Ohio Penitentiary
-Nearest Relative: Maud Congrove
-Relative Address: East Liverpool, Columbiana County, Ohio

West Virginia Marriage License, Wetzel County, Page 44
-Groom: John E Congrove
-Age: 42
-Birth Place: Wetzel County, W.Va
-Residence: Pine Grove, Wetzel County, W.Va

-Bride: Della Brown
-Age: 32
-Birth Place: Wetzel County, W.Va
-Residence: Pine Grove, Wetzel County, W.Va
-Marriage Date: 18 Nov 1933
-Marriage Place: Wetzel County, West Virginia
-Performed by: A. R. Young, Minister of the Gospel

Per the 1940 U.S. Census, John and Della Congrove resided in Jackson Township, Monroe County, Ohio. Listed are:
-John Congrove, age 58, born Ohio
-Della Congrove, age 39, born Ohio
-Joseph Koher, age 20, born Ohio, Stepson
-James Brown, age 18, born Ohio, Stepson
-Lawrence Brown, age 14, born Ohio, Stepson
-Mildred J Congrove, age 6, born Ohio, Daughter
-Charles E Congrove, age 2, born Ohio,Son

U.S. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942
-Name: John Earnest Congrove
-Age: 61
-Birth Place: Meggs County, Ohio [sic]
-Birth Date: 21 Aug 1881
-Residence: Sardis, Monroe County, Ohio
-Employer: Farmer
-Place of Employment: Sardis, Monroe County, Ohio
-Person who will always know your address: Mrs. John E. Congrove

The Steubenville Herald-Star, Steubenville, Ohio, Tuesday, 1 Oct 1957

John E. Congrove - 2 p.m. Wednesday, Locust Grove Church. The Rev. Mr. J. W. Crawford officiating. Burial in Locust Grove Cemetery. Brief services will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in the Rush Run Funeral Home, Sardis.




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