Covington History Generations Report

  Descendents       EDWARD COVENTON. Ref:2563. Born: around 1795 at Scotland  Compiled 28/06/2020

  GENERATION   One

   EDWARD COVENTON. Ref: 2563. Born: around 1795 at Scotland. Father: not known, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: around 1818 at

   Haddington, Lothian to Robertson, Christian 4230.  Shown as Covington on some christening records of his children( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

      JANET. Ref: 2566. Born 28 May 1819 at Haddington. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Ref: 4230

      EDWARD. Ref: 2564. Born 13 May 1821 at Haddington. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Ref: 4230

      ELISABETH. Ref: 6111. Born during 1823 at Haddington, Scotland. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Ref: 4230

      THOMAS. Ref: 869. Born 14 Oct 1825 at Haddington, Scotland. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Ref: 4230

      JOSEPH. Ref: 2565. Born 14 Sep 1827 at Haddington, Scotland. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Ref: 4230

  GENERATION   Two

   JANET COVENTON. Ref: 2566. Born: 28 May 1819 at Haddington. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2563. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Mother Ref: 4230.  

   Died: 13 Mar 1874 at Edinburgh, Scotland aged 54.  Obituary appeared in Edinburgh Evening News.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   EDWARD COVENTON. Ref: 2564. Born: 13 May 1821 at Haddington. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2563. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Mother Ref: 4230. 

   Mar: 8 Oct 1852 at Edinburgh to Gregor, Catherine 4331.  Married at St Cuthbert's Blotter, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

      JOHN ADAMS. Ref: 3122. Born around 1851 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

      JANE. Ref: 16223. Born 30 Mar 1853 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

      CATHERINE CECELIA. Ref: 2588. Born 6 Sep 1855 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

      MARTHA MARY. Ref: 2589. Born 3 Nov 1857 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

      JAMES GREGOR. Ref: 2591. Born 9 Mar 1860 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

      MARGARET. Ref: 2590. Born 4 Apr 1864 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Ref: 4331

   ELISABETH COVINGTON. Ref: 6111. Born: during 1823 at Haddington, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2563. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Mother

   Ref: 4230.  Mar: 31 Jan 1857 at Edinburgh to Sutherland, David .  Christened 15 May 1823 at Bolton, Haddington, Scotland.. Had 4 children, Mary Anderson

   Sutherland b 11 Apr 1857, Christina Robertson Sutherland b 21 Oct 1859, Francis Sutherland b 17 Jun 1861 & Edward Coventon Sutherland b 18 Aug 1863.(

    Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   THOMAS COVINGTON. Ref: 869. Born: 14 Oct 1825 at Haddington, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2563. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Mother Ref:

   4230.   Died: Jul-Sep 1897 at Brighton aged 71.  Christened in Bolton, Haddington, Scotland 28 Oct 1825. Appears in 1851 Census living at Paragon Row,

   Newington, London employed as a Mathematical Instrument maker aged 24. Appears in 1881 Census living at Race Hill Workhouse, Brighton employed as

   an Indoor Servant.( Last updated: 31/03/2008 19:38:47)


   JOSEPH COVINGTON. Ref: 2565. Born: 14 Sep 1827 at Haddington, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2563. Mother: Robertson, Christian, Mother Ref:

   4230.  Mar: 31 Mar 1850 at Edinburgh to Clark, Louisa 4333.  Christened 1 Oct 1827 Bolton, Haddington, Scotland. In 1871 Census shown as living at home

   in Dalton, Yorkshire. In 1881 Census was living at 8 Ramsden Yard, Charles Street, Huddersfield, Yorkshire employed as a Dyer.( Last updated: 23/06/2020

   09:23:30)

      MARGARET. Ref: 5046. Born 1850- 1851 at Haddington, Scotland. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Ref: 4333

      JANET. Ref: 3159. Born 12 Sep 1855 at Leith, Scotland. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Ref: 4333

      JOHN. Ref: 2894. Born 11 Jul 1857 at Leith, Scotland. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Ref: 4333

  GENERATION   Three

   JOHN ADAMS COVENTON. Ref: 3122. Born: around 1851 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Mother

   Ref: 4331.  Mar: 25 Aug 1870 at Springburn, Scotland to Wardrope, Janet 4374.  In 1891 Census living at Castlecary Station House, Cumbernauls, Scotland.

   Records shown references to the name Murison for himself & a number of his children. Not known why?( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

      JANET SCOTT. Ref: 6110. Born 10 Aug 1871 at Dalkeith,Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      GEORGIA S W. Ref: 7208. Born around 1873 at Dumbarton, Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      CATHERINE GREGOR. Ref: 6109. Born 21 Mar 1873 at Dalkeith,Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      EDWARD. Ref: 237. Born 12 Jun 1875 at Kirkliston, Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      JAMES W. Ref: 10505. Born around 1878 at Dumbarton, Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      GEORGIA. Ref: 3924. Born 1879- 1880 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      ANDREW. Ref: 3922. Born 1881- 1882 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      ARTHUR ALEX. Ref: 3923. Born 1881- 1882 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      CHRISTINA. Ref: 3916. Born 1886- 1887 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

      ELIZABETH. Ref: 3915. Born 1888- 1889 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Ref: 4374

   JANE COVENTON. Ref: 16223. Born: 30 Mar 1853 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Mother Ref: 4331.

    Mar: 4 Jun 1877 at Edinburgh, Scotland to Boswell, Charles Norman . Died: 16 Nov 1921 at Perth, Scotland aged 68.  Christened 5 May 1853 at St

   Cuthberts Edinburgh. Assistant at museum of Science and Art, Edinburgh, Scotland.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   CATHERINE CECELIA COVENTON. Ref: 2588. Born: 6 Sep 1855 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine,

   Mother Ref: 4331.   Died: 21 Apr 1906 at Durban, South Africa aged 50.  Known as Cecelia. Never married.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   MARTHA MARY COVENTON. Ref: 2589. Born: 3 Nov 1857 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Mother

   Ref: 4331.  Mar: around 1880 at Dundee, Scotland to Cowan, George .  Known as Mary. Had a son William Coventon Cowan born 7 Jul 1881 in Dundee,

   Scotland.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   JAMES GREGOR COVENTON. Ref: 2591. Born: 9 Mar 1860 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Mother

   Ref: 4331.   Died: 9 Sep 1934 at Durban, South Africa aged 74.  Was a Civil Servant in South Africa and was informant following the death of his sister

   Cecelia. Never married. Died at Berla Nursing Home, Durban, Natal, S.Africa.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   MARGARET COVENTON. Ref: 2590. Born: 4 Apr 1864 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Edward, Father Ref: 2564. Mother: Gregor, Catherine, Mother Ref:

   4331.   Died: 13 Jul 1946 at Durban, South Africa aged 82.  Never married. Died of heart failure in a Sanatorium in Durban, Natal, S.Africa and buried at West

    Street Cemetery, Durban.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)


   MARGARET COVINGTON. Ref: 5046. Born: 1850- 1851 at Haddington, Scotland. Father: Joseph, Father Ref: 2565. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Mother Ref:

   4333.  Mar: Jan-Mar 1876 at Huddersfield to Woods, Martin .  In 1871 Census shown as living at home in Dalton, Yorkshire with parents employed as a

   dressmaker. Emigrated to the U.S. and had 2 childrem Sara Woods born 19 Sep 1880 & Joseph Woods born 10 Jun 1888 both in Newark NJ.( Last updated:

    01/04/2001)

   JANET COVENTON. Ref: 3159. Born: 12 Sep 1855 at Leith, Scotland. Father: Joseph, Father Ref: 2565. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Mother Ref: 4333.    ( Last

   updated: 01/04/2001)

   JOHN COVENTON. Ref: 2894. Born: 11 Jul 1857 at Leith, Scotland. Father: Joseph, Father Ref: 2565. Mother: Clark, Louisa, Mother Ref: 4333.  Mar: around

   1879 at U.K. to name not known .  Other children: John & Edward (both born pre-1881, but no further info known). Station-master at Ladyburgh, Fife( Last

   updated: 01/04/2001)

      JAMES. Ref: 2893. Born Apr 1881 at Castlecary. Mother: not known, Ref: 0

  GENERATION   Four

   JAMES COVENTON. Ref: 2893. Born: Apr 1881 at Castlecary. Father: John, Father Ref: 2894. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.    Born April 1881 at

   Castlecary, Dumbarton, Fife. Warehouseman. Joined 2nd Regmnt Scots Guards, 27/4/1904 as Private, No.5402. Height 5 ft 11 1/4 ins, Weight 145 lbs,

   Religion Presbyterian. Education 3rd Class Certificate 8/11/1904. Discharged  30/1/1907 as being incorrigible and worthless. Behaviour record, 28/10/1905

   Absent 7 days (prison 7 days). 10/4/1906 Absent 2 days (prison 14 days). 11/8/1906 Breaking out of Barracks for 4 days (prison 39 days). 27/12/1906

   Resisting an Escort (prison 27 days). Total Service 2 yrs 299 days (forfeited 121 days)  (Army Files 1900-1913)( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   JANET SCOTT COVENTON. Ref: 6110. Born: 10 Aug 1871 at Dalkeith,Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.    Appears in 1901 Census living in Moss Side, Manchester employed as a Mantle Saleswoman aged 28( Last updated: 27/07/2009 20:05:32)

   CATHERINE GREGOR COVENTON. Ref: 6109. Born: 21 Mar 1873 at Dalkeith,Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet,

   Mother Ref: 4374.    ( Last updated: 27/07/2009 20:05:32)

   GEORGIA S W COVENTON. Ref: 7208. Born: around 1873 at Dumbarton, Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet,

   Mother Ref: 4374.    In 1901 Census appears as living in Lancaster employed as an Attendant Upon The Insane.( Last updated: 27/07/2009 20:05:32)

   EDWARD COVENTON. Ref: 237. Born: 12 Jun 1875 at Kirkliston, Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother Ref:

   4374.  Mar: Jul-Sep 1949 at Chelsea to Currie, Marion W H 4683. Died: 30 Nov 1951 at Paddington aged 76.  In 1914 lived at 27 Sneath Ave, Golders

   Green, Hendon, Middlesex( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)

   JAMES W COVENTON. Ref: 10505. Born: around 1878 at Dumbarton, Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.    Appears in 1901 Census living in Durham employed as an Attendant on the Engine.( Last updated: 27/07/2009 20:05:32)

   GEORGIA COVENTON. Ref: 3924. Born: 1879- 1880 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.    ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   ANDREW COVENTON. Ref: 3922. Born: 1881- 1882 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.    ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   ARTHUR ALEX COVENTON. Ref: 3923. Born: 1881- 1882 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet,

   Mother Ref: 4374.    ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   CHRISTINA COVENTON. Ref: 3916. Born: 1886- 1887 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.    ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   ELIZABETH COVENTON. Ref: 3915. Born: 1888- 1889 at Cumbernauld Scotland. Father: John Adams, Father Ref: 3122. Mother: Wardrope, Janet, Mother

   Ref: 4374.  Mar: around 1911 at Scotland to Inglis . Died: 3 Mar 1948 at Dundee, Scotland aged .  Known as Bessie. Obituary in Dundee Evening Telegraph

   & Post.( Last updated: 23/06/2020 09:23:30)


  GENERATION   Spouses

   Christian COVENTON. Ref: 4230. Born: around 1795 at Scotland. Father: Robertson, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: around 1818 at

   Haddington, Lothian to Edward 2563.  ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   Catherine COVINGTON. Ref: 4331. Born: around 1821 at Edinburgh, Scotland. Father: Gregor, John, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 8

   Oct 1852 at Edinburgh, Scotland to Edward 2564. Died: 21 May 1875 at Edinburgh, Scotland aged 54.  ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   Louisa COVENTON. Ref: 4333. Born: 1841- 1842 at Scotland. Father: Clark, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 31 Mar 1850 at

   Edinburgh to Joseph 2565.  ( Last updated: 04/04/2008 09:02:53)

   Janet COVENTON. Ref: 4374. Born: around 1853 at Dumbartonshire. Father: Wardrope, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 25 Aug 1870

   at Springburn, Lanark to John Adams 3122.  ( Last updated: 01/04/2001)

   Marion W H COVENTON. Ref: 4683. Born: during 1893 at U.K.. Father: Currie, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: Jul-Sep 1927 at

   Pancras to Nichol, Andrew M . 2nd Mar: Jul-Sep 1949 at Chelsea to Edward 237. Died: Jul-Sep 1965 at Hampstead aged 72.  Known as Marie.( Last

   updated: 08/07/2018 10:51:50)