Quintie Irene Covington

29 December 1902–16 June 1988 (Age 85)
Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Quintie Irene

When Quintie Irene Covington was born on 29 December 1902, in Columbus, Lowndes, Mississippi, United States, her father, Presley Mason Covington, was 33 and her mother, Anne Ophelia Martin, was 29. She married Frederick Davidson on 3 April 1919, in Cordova, Walker, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jasper, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Bryan, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 16 June 1988, in Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Rio Vista, Solano, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Davidson
Quintie Irene Covington
Marriage: 3 April 1919
Frelin Jack Davidson
Mildred Irene Davidson
Floyd Presley Davidson
Fred Davidson Jr
Esther Ophelia Davidson
Walter Ray " Buster" Davidson
Ina Joyce Davidson

Spouse and Children

3 April 1919
Cordova, Walker, Alabama, United States


    Frelin Jack Davidson


    Mildred Irene Davidson



    Fred Davidson Jr


    Esther Ophelia Davidson


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Presley Mason Covington





    Esther L Covington


    Susie Covington


    Lucile M Covington


    Lottie L Covington



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 23

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from Covinton in Lanarkshire, first recorded in the late 12th century in the Latin form Villa Colbani, and twenty years later as Colbaynistun. By 1422 it had been collapsed to Cowantoun, and at the end of the 15th century it first appears in the form Covingtoun. It is nevertheless clearly named with the personal name Colban ( see Coleman 1) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’; Colban was a follower of David, Prince of Cumbria, in about 1120 .2 English: habitational name from a place in Huntingdonshire (now Cambridgeshire) named Covington, from an Old English personal name Cofa + Old English -ingdenoting association + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Irene I Covington in household of Prestley Covington, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Irene Covington in household of Presley M Covington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Irene Davidson in household of Fred Davidson, "United States Census, 1930"

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