Sarah Jennings


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1. James Counover

Sarah Jennings 1 2

  • Born: 29 Aug 1794, , , NJ 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): James Counover
  • Died: 13 Jan 1877, Monroe Twp., Carroll County, OH at age 82 2 3

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1850 in Monroe Twp., Carroll County, OH. 4 The 1850 census recorded James Conover, 60, living alone with wife Sarah, 55. They were born in New Jersey.

Next door is their son, R. Conover, farmer, 24, living with wife E. and daughter E. J., 2.

Also next door is their daughter, Elizabeth, 27, living with her husband Jacob Justus, 30.

Next door is also Jacob's father, B. Roby, 46, and his wife and family. [His full name not recorded is Benoni Roby]. His son, David, married the Conover's granddaughter, Sarah Elizabeth Justus.

2. Census in 1870 in Monroe Twp., Carroll County, OH. 1 The 1870 census recorded farmer Jacob Justus. In his home:
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Jacob Justus M 50y Ohio
Elizabeth Justus F 47y New Jersey
Alvin S Justus M 22y Ohio
Martin Justus M 21y Ohio
Mary Justus F 17y Ohio
Virgil Justus M 15y Ohio
Mary Conwell F 32y Ohio

Mary was a servant.

Neighbors are Sarah Conover, 75, born in New Jersey, living with William Justice, farmer, 29, born in Ohio.

Neighbors are Sarah Justice, 51, born in New Jersey, living with her children who were born in Ohio: Sarah, 26; Elizabeth, 20; George, 15; and Jesse M., 12.

Sarah married James Counover. (James Counover was born on 6 Nov 1789 in , Hunterdon County, NJ,4 5 6 died on 24 Feb 1868 in Monroe Twp., Carroll County, OH 5 6 and was buried in Sherrodsville: Zion Cemetery, Carroll, OH 6.)


1 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, Jacob Justus in household of Jacob Justus, Ohio, United States; citing p. 18, family 136, NARA microfilm publication M593, FHL microfilm 552677.

2 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

3, <i>Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997</i>, Sarah Conover, 13 Jan 1877.

4 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, Sarah Conover in household of James Conover, Monroe, Carroll, Ohio, United States; citing dwelling 423, family 424, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 664.

5, <i>Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997</i>, James Connover, 24 Feb 1868.

6 <i>Find A Grave</i>,

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