Thomas B Covington

Brief Life History of Thomas B

When Thomas B Covington was born on 9 June 1845, in Richmond, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Little Covington I, was 43 and his mother, Cecelia Stewart Thomas, was 37. He married Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Stubbs on 29 July 1895, in Richmond, North Carolina, United States. He lived in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States for about 60 years. He died on 31 May 1926, in Richmond, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas B Covington
Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Stubbs
Marriage: 29 July 1895

Sources (14)

  • Thomas B Covington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thos B Covington, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Thomas B. Covington, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Huntingdonshire named Covington, from an Old English personal name Cofa + Old English -ing- denoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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