Martha Bennett was born in 1829, in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States. She married Henry Harrison Hampton Covington in 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Richmond, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Rockingham Township, Richmond, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died in 1867, in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States.
English: from the medieval personal name Benedict , from Latin Benedictus ‘blessed’. In the 12th century the Latin form of the name is found in England alongside versions derived from the Old French form Beneit, Benoit, which was common among the Normans. The surname has also been established in Ireland since the 14th century.
German: from a short form of the personal name Bernhard .
Altered form of French Benet or Bennet or of some other similar (like-sounding) French surname. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.
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