Thomas B Covington

9 June 1845–31 May 1926 (Age 80)
Richmond, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas B

When Thomas B Covington was born on 9 June 1845, in Richmond, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Little Covington, 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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 July 1895Richmond, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 8
    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.
    Age 22
    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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

    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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