Sarah Ellen Perkins

15 August 1846–14 April 1921 (Age 74)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Perkins was born on 15 August 1846, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Abraham Junius Perkins Sr, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Loring, was 21. She married Christopher Columbus Covington on 20 August 1865, in Washington, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States in 1900 and Washington Township, DeKalb, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 14 April 1921, in Augusta, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Augusta, Lewis and Clark, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Columbus Covington
Sarah Ellen Perkins
Marriage: 20 August 1865
Sarah Ellen Covington
Christopher Columbus Covington
Thomas Abraham Covington
Caroline Augusta Covington
Lawrence Stancill Covington
George Edmond Covington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1865Washington, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 14
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from Perkin , also found throughout mid and south Wales.

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

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    Sources (24)

    • Ellen Perkins in entry for Christopher C Covington, "Montana, County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004"
    • Ellen Worrall, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Mrs Ellen Covington in entry for Thomas A Covington, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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