Matthew George Covey

1700–1783 (Age 83)
Dorchester, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life of Matthew George

When Matthew George Covey was born in 1700, in Dorchester, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, William George Covey, was 41 and his mother, Mary Simpson, was 37. He married Mary Noble in 1728, in Dorchester, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died in 1783, in Caroline, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Caroline, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Matthew George Covey
1700–1783
Mary Noble
1711–1745
Marriage: 1728
Elizabeth Covey
1732–1798
Ann Covey
1734–1783
Mary Covey
1752–1819
John Matthew Covey
1735–1796
Noble Covey
1740–1791
Francis Covey
1745–1805
Rebekah Covey
1746–1779
Sarah Covey
1746–1779
WIlliam Wilkerson Covey Sr.
1748–1838

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1728
Dorchester, Maryland, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William George Covey

    Male1660–1713Male

    Female1663–1725Female

siblings

(11)

    John Covey

    Male1686–Male

    Female1688–Female

    William Covey

    Male1688–1766Male

    Thomas Covey

    Male1688–Male

    Richard Covey

    Male1689–1755Male

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 76

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 76

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of MacCovey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cobhthaigh ( see Coffey ).2 English (Surrey and West Sussex): unexplained.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Matthew George Covey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1778 Census
  • Francis's Hill Land Plat

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