Jerusha Waldron

FemaleJune 1846–1900

Brief Life History of Jerusha

When Jerusha Waldron was born in June 1846, in New York, United States, her father, Daniel McCloud Waldron, was 35 and her mother, Susan Demund, was 35. She married Charles C Covert about 1863. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Lodi, Seneca, New York, United States for about 20 years and Lodi, Lodi, Seneca, New York, United States in 1900. She died in 1900, at the age of 54, and was buried in West Lodi Cemetery, Lodi, Seneca, New York, United States.

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Charles C Covert
Jerusha Waldron
Marriage: about 1863
Mary Covert
Jessie Belle COVERT
Nellie M Covert

Sources (13)

  • Jerusha Covent in household of Chas C Covent, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Waldren in entry for Delbert V Dunbar, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Jerusha Covert in household of Charles C Covert, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1863
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 17

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 17

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 29

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (Mayo): from the Norman personal name Waleran, Galeran (ancient Germanic Walahram, Old French Galeran(t)), composed of the ancient Germanic elements walh ‘foreigner’ + hrafn ‘raven’. Compare Walraven . In Ireland, where it is common, this name was Gaelicized early as Mac Bhalronta, also later as Mac Bhaildrin and de Bhaldraithe.

    English: habitational name from a place in Sussex named Waldron. The placename derives from Old English wald ‘woodland’ + ærn ‘building’.

    History: This is the name of a prominent NH family, established there since the 17th century. Richard Walderne (born c. 1615) came to New England from Alchester, Warwickshire, England, c. 1640 and settled at Dover, NH.

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

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