Martha A. Covey

Brief Life History of Martha A.

When Martha A. Covey was born in February 1867, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, her father, George C. Covey, was 31 and her mother, Catherine Deckard, was 26. She married Azariah L. Bartlett on 23 September 1886, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 30 years and Heltonville, Pleasant Run Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 1947, at the age of 80.

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Azariah L. Bartlett
Martha A. Covey
Marriage: 23 September 1886
Stolar Carl Bartlett
Talmage DeWitt Bartlett
Berlin Bartlett

Sources (13)

  • Martha E Bartlett in household of Azrae L Bartlett, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Martha A Covey, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Martha Covey in entry for Stolar C Bartlett, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"

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1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of MacCovey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cobhthaigh (see Coffey ).

English: unexplained. Covey is used of ‘pantry’ in the early modern period and covey ‘little chap’ (a diminutive of cove, Middle English cof ‘bold, eager, courageous’; see Cove ) in the early nineteenth century, but there is no evidence to confirm either as the source for the surname.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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