Emily Jane Covington

1 January 1842–4 March 1921 (Age 79)
Summerville, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Jane

When Emily Jane Covington was born on 1 January 1842, in Summerville, Noxubee, Mississippi, United States, her father, Robert Dockery Covington, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Thomas, was 21. She married Winslow Farr on 17 October 1858, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1920 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 4 March 1921, in Taylor, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Winslow Farr
1837–1913
Emily Jane Covington
1842–1921
Marriage: 17 October 1858
Winslow Robert Farr
1860–1861
Emily Olive Farr
1862–1925
Lafayette Thomas Farr
1864–1946
Lorin Freeman Farr
1866–1942
David James Farr
1868–1869
Moroni Farr
1871–1871
Mahonri Farr
1871–1871
Ida Almena Farr
1873–1875
Sylvia Mary Farr
1874–1874
William Henry Farr
1875–1875
Mary Isabelle Farr
1877–1877
Barnard Elijah Farr
1878–1925
Aaron Aldebert Farr
1880–1939
Johnathan Farr
1884–1884

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 October 1858Washington, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (14)

    +9 More Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861
    Age 19
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
    1863
    Age 21
    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

    A Life Sketch of Emily Jane Covington Farr

    Written by a granddaughter, Emily Evelyn Farr Mower Emily Jane Covington was born January 1, 1843 in Sommerville, Noxubee Mississippi. She was a daughter of Robert Dockery Covington and Eli …

    Sources (43)

    • Emily J Farr, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Blank in entry for Barnard E Farr and Susie Alvord, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Emily Jane Covington in entry for Emily Olive Halverson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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