Conover, Robert

Born: 1788-XX-XX New Jersey

Flourished: 1834-05-05 Sangamon County, Illinois

Alternate name: Cownover

Conover moved from Green County, Kentucky, to Clary's Grove, Illinois, in 1821. He was one of the founding members of the local Baptist Church. In 1860, he was farming in Menard County and had amassed $25,185 in real estate and $6,000 in personal property.

U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, Illinois, 29; R. D. Miller, Past and Present of Menard County, Illinois (Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1905), 48, 51.