Coverstone

1833–
Shenandoah, Virginia, United States

The Life of Coverstone

When Coverstone was born in 1833, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, Peter Coverstone, was 37 and her mother, Mary Golladay, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Peter Coverstone
1796–1850
Mary Golladay
1799–1874
Rebecca Coverstone
1823–
Coverstone
1824–1824
David Coverstone
1825–1891
Harvey Coverstone
1826–1905
Andrew Jackson Coverstone
1828–1908
Eli Coverstone
1830–1840
Harriet Coverstone
1832–1883
Coverstone
1833–
Julia Ann Coverstone
1834–1907
Catherine Coverstone
1836–1855
Caroline Coverstone
1838–1920
William Coverstone
1845–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 11

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Koberstein . Compare Cooperstein .

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

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