Mary Covington

Female12 September 1800–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Covington was born on 12 September 1800, in Cecil Pm, Kent, Maryland, United States, her father, Henry Covington, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Hoopes, was 32.

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Henry Covington
Hannah Hoopes
Mary Covington
Susan Covington
Hannah Covington
Joshua Covington
Mary Covington
Hannah Covington
Mary Covington
Hannah Covington
Elizabeth Covington

Sources (3)

  • Mary Covington, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Mary Covington, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Mary Covington, "Maryland, Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (3)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.


Age 4

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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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