Rollin Tracy Covey

31 December 1921–4 July 1971 (Age 49)
Estill, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Rollin Tracy

When Rollin Tracy Covey was born on 31 December 1921, in Estill, Kentucky, United States, his father, Adam Tyree Covey, was 35 and his mother, Bessie Lee Fletcher, was 21. He married Ella Mae Plowman on 24 April 1941. He died on 4 July 1971, at the age of 49.

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Rollin Tracy Covey
Ella Mae Plowman
Marriage: 24 April 1941

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    Ella Mae Plowman


24 April 1941
Irvine, Estill, Kentucky, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 2

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 5

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 14

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of MacCovey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cobhthaigh ( see Coffey ).2 English (Surrey and West Sussex): unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Tracy R Covy in household of Adam Covy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Roland T Covey in household of Adam Covey, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tracy Covey, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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