Maria Louisa Newman

5 January 1852–18 October 1920 (Age 68)
London, Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Maria Louisa

When Maria Louisa Newman was born on 5 January 1852, in London, Middlesex, England, her father, Henry James Newman, was 23 and her mother, Maria Louisa Penn, was 22. She married Berrill Covington on 5 October 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856. She died on 18 October 1920, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Berrill Covington
Maria Louisa Newman
Marriage: 5 October 1874
Henry J Covington
T. E. Covington
Ida Priscilla Covington
Berrill Josiah Covington
Alfred Covington
Clarance Heber Covington
Emily Louise Covington
Susan Marie Covington
Edith May Covington
Florence Covington
Verna Covington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 11
    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.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

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    Sources (26)

    • Maria L Covington in household of Berrill Covington, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Maria Newman in entry for James Peterson and Verna C. Wade, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Maria Louisa Newman in entry for Ida Precilla Covington Jones, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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