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Descendants of Van Rensselaer Conover (437910)

Generation One

937. Van Rensselaer1 Conover (437910) was born circa 1817 New York; m. Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911), daughter of Gershon Dunham (437912) and Cynthia Nichols (437925), February 2, 1845; 7 children.

He was shown in the census on July 16, 1850 as a farmer.

Van Rensselaer Conover (437910) and Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) appeared on the census of July 16, 1850 Perinton, Monroe County, New York; real estate value 4,500.00

in the household

William Conover age 29 b. New York. He was shown in the census on August 6, 1870 as a farmer.

Van Rensselaer Conover (437910) and Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) appeared on the census of August 6, 1870 Perinton, Monroe County, New York; real estate value 9,600.00, personal property 2,000.00.

Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) was born on August 4, 1817 New York.

Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) appeared on the census of June 15, 1880 Egypt, Perinton, Monroe County, New York; a widow. She was shown in the census on June 15, 1880 as a farmer.

Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) appeared on the census of 1900 with her son Leander, Perinton, Monroe County, New York.

Children of Van Rensselaer1 Conover (437910) and Cynthia Matilda Dunham (437911) were as follows:

Generation Two

938. Leander2 Conover (437913) was born October 11, 1849 Egypt, Monroe County, New York; m. Ella E. Warner (437914); m. Mrs. Harriet Shader (437918) 1892.

Leander Conover (437913) appeared on the census of June 15, 1880 with his mother, Perinton, Monroe County, New York.

Leander Conover (437913) and Mrs. Harriet Shader (437918) appeared on the census of 1900 Perinton, Monroe County, New York; she has 2 children, 2 living. He was shown in the census in 1900 as a farmer.

From Landmarks of Monroe County, NY

by William F. Peck (1895)

Part III, p. 92 - 93

Conover, L. A., of Egypt, is a son of the late Van Rensselaer Conover, who was born in Victor, Ontario County, and an early settler in Egypt. In 1845 he married Cynthia, daughter of Gersham Dunham, a well-remembered pioneer of Penfield. Mr. Dunham was for a period of eighteen years a justice, and for forty years a deacon in the Congregational church. His daughter Cynthia, now residing with her son Leander at Egypt, is nearly eighty years of age, but of unimpaired mental vigor, and her reminiscences of early times in Penfield are full of interest. Of her seven children all are deceased except Leander and one daughter, Mrs. Lillian Howe. Leander Conover was born at Egypt October 11, 1849, and now lives at the old home. He received an academic education at Lima and Macedon, and is a gentleman of broad views and sterling character. His first wife was Ella E. Warner of Lima, who at her death in 1888 left three children: George, Leander, jr., and Bessie. In 1892 he married Mrs. Harriet Shader, of Milo.

Ella E. Warner (437914) died in 1888.

Children of Leander2 Conover (437913) and Ella E. Warner (437914) were as follows:

Mrs. Harriet Shader (437918) was born circa May, 1855 New York.

There were no children of Leander2 Conover (437913) and Mrs. Harriet Shader (437918).

Generation Three

939. Leander Edwin3 Conover Jr. (437916) was born May 17, 1884 New York; m. Beulah (Unknown) (437920) circa 1902.

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Leander Edwin Conover Jr. (437916) and Beulah (Unknown) (437920) appeared on the census of January 10, 1920 Perinton, Monroe County, New York. He was shown in the census on January 10, 1920 as a farmer.

Leander Edwin Conover Jr. (437916) and Beulah (Unknown) (437920) appeared on the census of April 16, 1930 Perinton, Monroe County, New York. He was shown in the census on April 16, 1930 as a farmer.

Beulah (Unknown) (437920) was born circa 1882 New York.

Children of Leander Edwin3 Conover Jr. (437916) and Beulah (Unknown) (437920) were as follows:




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