John Thomas Covington

7 August 1840–13 June 1908 (Age 67)
Summerville, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of John Thomas

When John Thomas Covington was born on 7 August 1840, in Summerville, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States, his father, Robert Dockery Covington, was 24 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Thomas, was 20. He married Johanna Lundblad in September 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Election Precinct 3 Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 13 June 1908, in Torrey, Wayne, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Torrey, Wayne, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Covington
Elizabeth Aitken Adams
Marriage: 15 March 1875
David Barclay Covington
Winslow Farr Covington
James William Covington
John Thomas Covington
Lydia Catherine Covington
Ellen Cornelia Covington
Louis Nelson Covington
Daniel Nathan Covington
Franklin Heleman Covington
Margaret Emily Covington
Andrew Enoch Covington
Junius Gilbert Covington
Effie F. Covington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 March 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 19
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Story Highlight

    Malinda Allison Kelley Covington 1815-1894

    Malinda Allison, my great great grandmother was born to Isaac Allison and Jane Hunt, a sister to Catherine Hunt, who was the mother of Milton. She was born on the 16th of October 1815 in Crawfor …

    Sources (71)

    • John Covington in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Jno Covington in household of R D Covington, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John T Covington in entry for Henry E Covington and Viva Jones, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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