was also known as Cornelius Rulof Conover. He was also known as Cornelius R. Conover. Cornelius Covenhoven was born on 29 July 1740. He was the son of Roelof Covenhoven
and Sarah Van Voorhees
. Cornelius Covenhoven was baptized on 10 August 1740 at Dutch Reformed Church, Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. He was baptized on 14 September 1740. He married Jannetje Denyse
, daughter of Teunis Denyse
and Francyntje Hendrickson
, on 5 December 1758 at Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey. Cornelius Covenhoven died on 12 July 1796 at Brick Church, New Jersey, at age 55. He was buried at Schenck-Couwenhoven Cemetery, Pleasant Valley, Monmouth County, New Jersey.