Robert Laborius Covington

Brief Life History of Robert Laborius

When Robert Laborius Covington was born on 1 August 1847, in Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States, his father, Robert Dockery Covington, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Thomas, was 27. He married Rasmenia Willemina Iverson on 14 January 1892, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 27 December 1928, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Laborius Covington
1847–1928
Rasmenia Willemina Iverson
1865–1944
Marriage: 14 January 1892
Melinda Blanche Covington
1893–1894
Robert Laboise Covington
1897–1974

Sources (28)

  • Robert L Carrington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Robert Laborius Covington - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Robert Laborus Covington
  • Robert Laborius Covington, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

World Events (8)

1852

Historical Boundaries: 1852: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Washington, Utah, United States

1857

Historical Boundaries: 1857: Washington, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Washington, Utah, United States

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

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: 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 Census record 1880

Census record of 1880. People assumed that children listed were both Robert's and Melinda . Elizabeth had died, and so had Nancy who was a plural wife of Robert D Covington. Melinda raised these ch …

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