Covenhoven, Daniel R., son of Peter Covenhoven, was born in Hornby, Steuben county, N. Y., March 28, 1830. His
father was born in Root, Montgomery county, N. Y., April 22. 1803; in October, 1823, he settled in Hornby; he married
Sarah M. Rooks March 28, 1828; she was born at Northumberland, Saratoga county, N. Y., in 1800. Of this union six
children were born, two of whom are now living: Thomas N., and Daniel R., who are farmers in Hornby. Daniel R.
Covenhoven married Nancy M. Shults, March 30, 1859; she was born at Palatine, Montgomery county. January 1, 1847.
Of this union four children were born, two of whom are now living, Grace and Genoa. In 1884 Daniel R. Covenhoven
located on oneof his farms, joining the city of Corning on the north. His mother, Sarah M., died May 19, 1863,
aged sixty three; his father, Peter died February 12, 1895, aged ninety one; his wife, Nancy, died September 16,
1893, aged fifty two years.
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