Lester Francis Covell

12 September 1892–21 July 1983 (Age 90)
Woodbridge, San Joaquin, California, United States

The Life Summary of Lester Francis

When Lester Francis Covell was born on 12 September 1892, in Woodbridge, San Joaquin, California, United States, his father, Wright Thompson Covell, was 32 and his mother, Githa Endella Palmer, was 28. He married Hazel Field March on 10 December 1914, in Philipsburg, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States for about 5 years and O'Neal Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States in 1940. He died on 21 July 1983, in San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Stockton Woodland Mausoleum, Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Lester Francis Covell
Hazel Field March
Marriage: 10 December 1914
Elizabeth March Covell
Barbara Covell
Lester Allen Covell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 December 1914Philipsburg, California, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 4
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
    Age 14
    A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 24
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Lester Covell in household of Wright T Covell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Lester F Covell in household of Wright T Covell, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lester Covell, "United States Census, 1920"

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