Margaret Scott Covell

13 April 1846–22 August 1925 (Age 79)
Culpeper, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Scott

When Margaret Scott Covell was born on 13 April 1846, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, her father, Edward Matthew Covell, was 24 and her mother, Mildred Smith Glassell, was 22. She lived in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 22 August 1925, in Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Edward Matthew Covell
Mildred Smith Glassell
Margaret Scott Covell
Martha L. Covell
Madison Edward Cowell
Edward Covell
Eliza R. Covell
Hamilton Dox , MD Covell
Mary B. Covell
Sallie R. Covell
Sterling R. Covell
William Ross Covell

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World Events (8)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established
Age 1
Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 21
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 The Amendment was later repealed.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: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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

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Sources (6)

  • Madge Covelle in household of E M Covelle, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Margaret S Covell, "Find A Grave Index"
  • New York, State Census, 1865

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