John Thomas Covington

Brief Life History 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 5 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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John Thomas Covington
Elizabeth Aitken Adams
Marriage: 15 March 1875
David Barclay Covington
Winslow Farr Covington
James William Covington
John Thomas Covington Jr
Lydia Catherine Covington
Emma Charlotte Covington
Ellen Cornelia Covington
Daniel Nathan Covington
Franklin Heleman Covington
Margaret Emily Covington
Andrew Enoch Covington
Junius Gilbert Covington
Effie F. Covington

Sources (76)

  • Jno Covington in household of R D Covington, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John Thomas Covington - Published information: birth: 7 August 1840; Noxubee, Mississippi, United States
  • John Thomas Covington, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Historical Boundaries: 1848: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Historical Boundaries: 1858: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1864: Kane, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Kane, Utah, United States

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.

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Melinda Allison Kelley Covington 1815-1894

Melinda 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 …

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