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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Family Time Line

Edward Matthew Covell
1822–1864
Mildred Smith Glassell
1823–1925
Margaret Scott Covell
1846–1925
Martha L. Covell
1846–1878
Madison Edward Cowell
1848–
Edward Covell
1850–
Eliza R. Covell
1850–
Hamilton Dox , MD Covell
1852–
Mary B. Covell
1854–
Sallie R. Covell
1856–
Sterling R. Covell
1858–
William Ross Covell
1848–1881

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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.
1863
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 The Amendment was later repealed.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.

Possible Related Names

Covel
Covill
Covil
Coville

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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