Covington History Generations Report

  Descendents       JOHN OWEN COVINGTON. Ref:11166. Born: 26 Jan 1819 at Delaware DE  Compiled 18/06/2020

  GENERATION   One

   JOHN OWEN COVINGTON. Ref: 11166. Born: 26 Jan 1819 at Delaware DE. Father: not known, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 8 Aug

   1843 at Big Creek MO to Barker, Elizabeth Ann 11167. Died: 13 Sep 1863 at McAllister OK aged 44.  He settled in Henry County in 1840. When he came

   here he entered a large tract of land consisting of about three thousand acres in Shawnee, Big Creek and Honey Creek townships. When the Civil War broke

   out he was a staunch supporter of the Confederacy, giving practically all he had to the support of the lost cause. At the beginning of the war, he went South to

   what was then known as Indian Territory, and died at what is now McAllister, Oklahoma, and his remains were buried there

  

   He never held office, but in his time was among the leading influential citizens of Henry Co OK, a strong man of robust, vigorous individuality. (1919 History of

   Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

      JAMES T. Ref: 15553. Born during 1844 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      ROBERT WEBSTER. Ref: 11168. Born 30 Sep 1846 at Big Creek MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      LUCY A. Ref: 15554. Born Feb 1850 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      MARY ALICE. Ref: 15555. Born 1 Dec 1855 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      WILLIAM FIELDING. Ref: 15547. Born 6 Apr 1858 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      LAURA ELIZABETH. Ref: 15556. Born 2 Oct 1859 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

      STERLING PRICE. Ref: 18840. Born 2 Apr 1862 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Ref: 11167

  GENERATION   Two

   JAMES T COVINGTON. Ref: 15553. Born: during 1844 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Mother Ref:

   11167. 

   ROBERT WEBSTER COVINGTON. Ref: 11168. Born: 30 Sep 1846 at Big Creek MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann,

   Mother Ref: 11167.  Mar: 30 Dec 1869 at Honey Creek MO to Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater 11169. Died: 9 Jul 1910 at Henry Co MO aged 63.  He never held

   office, but in his time was among the leading influential citizens of Henry Co OK, a strong man of robust, vigorous individuality. (1919 History of Henry Co MO,

   Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co). Buried at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Henry Co MO

      JOHN W. Ref: 18955. Born 5 Dec 1872 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Ref: 11169

      ROBERT LEWIS. Ref: 11170. Born 7 Apr 1874 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Ref: 11169

      EDWIN SAVAGE. Ref: 11177. Born 16 Dec 1878 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Ref: 11169

      JOHN OWEN. Ref: 11179. Born 7 Apr 1884 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Ref: 11169

      DAISY ELLA. Ref: 11180. Born 14 Jul 1888 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Ref: 11169

   LUCY A COVINGTON. Ref: 15554. Born: Feb 1850 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Mother Ref:

   11167. 

   MARY ALICE COVINGTON. Ref: 15555. Born: 1 Dec 1855 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann, Mother

   Ref: 11167. 


   WILLIAM FIELDING COVINGTON. Ref: 15547. Born: 6 Apr 1858 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann,

   Mother Ref: 11167.  Mar: 16 Dec 1876 at Henry Co MO to Lewis, Louise Clark 15548. Died: 21 Feb 1898 at Plato, Texas Co MO aged 39.  Accidentally shot

   in the head & killed by Mark Driskill in Texas Co MS. Re-interment Englewood Cemetery L480 G4 on 23 Jul 1962.

      GARLAND MERITT. Ref: 15549. Born 29 Jul 1878 at Clinton MO. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark, Ref: 15548

      ROBERT BARNES. Ref: 15552. Born 3 Mar 1882 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark, Ref: 15548

      VIRGIL WILLIAM. Ref: 15550. Born 10 Jan 1885 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark, Ref: 15548

      HARRY FIELDING. Ref: 15551. Born 17 May 1888 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark, Ref: 15548

   LAURA ELIZABETH COVINGTON. Ref: 15556. Born: 2 Oct 1859 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann,

   Mother Ref: 11167. 

   STERLING PRICE COVINGTON. Ref: 18840. Born: 2 Apr 1862 at Henry Co MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11166. Mother: Barker, Elizabeth Ann,

   Mother Ref: 11167.  Mar: 6 Mar 1879 at Henry Co MO to Lewis, Samuel Woodson . Died: 18 Feb 1944 at Henry Co MO aged 81.  Had 2 children, Anna

   Bacon & Katherine Lewis

  GENERATION   Three

   JOHN W COVINGTON. Ref: 18955. Born: 5 Dec 1872 at Henry Co MO. Father: Robert Webster, Father Ref: 11168. Mother: Lewis, Lucy Bridgewater, Mother

    Ref: 11169. 

   ROBERT LEWIS COVINGTON. Ref: 11170. Born: 7 Apr 1874 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Webster, Father Ref: 11168. Mother: Lewis, Lucy

   Bridgewater, Mother Ref: 11169.  Mar: 20 May 1896 at Henry Co MO to Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth 11171.  Educated in the district schools of Henry County, and

    Clinton Academy, and in early life engaged in farming and stock raising. In 1919 was the owner of a valuable farm in Honey Creek township.

  

   A Democrat of influence and was Circuit Clerk for eight years, and filled that office with faithfulness and ability. He is now engaged in insurance business and

   is one of the prominent men of Clinton, aiding in the public welfare and especially active and useful in all patriotic work. This pioneer stock of these generations

    mentioned represents faithfully the highest type of the moral and civic virtues of the old-time citizenship of this county. (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W.

   Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

      HELEN ELIZABETH. Ref: 11172. Born during 1897 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Ref: 11171

      ROBERT MERRITT. Ref: 11173. Born 12 Jul 1898 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Ref: 11171

      LOUISE O. Ref: 11174. Born around 1899 at Honey Creek MO. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Ref: 11171

      LUCY LEWIS. Ref: 11175. Born 7 Apr 1901 at Clinton MO. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Ref: 11171

      ANNA GILMER. Ref: 11176. Born 1 Aug 1903 at Garland MO. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Ref: 11171

   EDWIN SAVAGE COVINGTON. Ref: 11177. Born: 16 Dec 1878 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Webster, Father Ref: 11168. Mother: Lewis, Lucy

   Bridgewater, Mother Ref: 11169.  Mar: 25 Apr 1907 at Honey Creek MO to Carter, Virginia W 11178.  A successful and well known farmer and stockman of

   Deepwater, Missouri, is a native born Missourian and his education and opportunities have been such as Henry County affords. His early life was spent upon

   the farm and his education was received in the district schools of his township and the Clinton High School at Clinton, Missouri.

  

   When he was twenty-one years of age Mr. Covington was renting land from his father and tilling the soil on his own account. He rented land until 1909, when he

   purchased two hundred acres of land in Bethlehem township. In 1914 he purchased thirty-five acres close to the western outskirts of Deepwater, Missouri, and

   has built a modern home.

  

   Mr. Covington supports the policies and principles of the Democratic party. He takes a commendable interest in public matters and ranks high among the

   citizens of Henry County, of whom he is one of the most substantial. (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)


   JOHN OWEN COVINGTON. Ref: 11179. Born: 7 Apr 1884 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Webster, Father Ref: 11168. Mother: Lewis, Lucy

   Bridgewater, Mother Ref: 11169.  Mar: around 1905 at Missouri MO to Crockett, Mabel M 18956. Died: 14 Feb 1949 at Jackson MO aged 64.  Was a

   merchant based in Cockrell MO. (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

      OWEN. Ref: 18957. Born around 1907 at Missouri MO. Mother: Crockett, Mabel M, Ref: 18956

   DAISY ELLA COVINGTON. Ref: 11180. Born: 14 Jul 1888 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Webster, Father Ref: 11168. Mother: Lewis, Lucy

   Bridgewater, Mother Ref: 11169.  Mar: 28 Feb 1907 at Garland MO to Lane, Samuel Morris . Died: 16 Dec 1933 at Clinton Twp MI aged 45.  (1919 History of

   Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   GARLAND MERITT COVINGTON. Ref: 15549. Born: 29 Jul 1878 at Clinton MO. Father: William Fielding, Father Ref: 15547. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark,

   Mother Ref: 15548.  Mar: 15 Sep 1898 at Henry Co MO to Wright, Emma Agnes 15758. 2nd Mar: around 1912 at Hamilton KS to Hutchinson, Grace Belle

   22138. Died: 19 Mar 1961 at Mission TX aged 82.  Known as Casey. World War 1 draft at Hamilton KS. According to Registration Card dated 12 September

    1918 he was a self employed Garage Owner living in Syracuse, Hamilton KS. On a later WW2 Registration card he was aged 63 living at 1305 Oblate,

   Mission, Hidalgo TX, working at B L Bryant of Mission TX. Died at Mission Memorial Hospital, Mission TX. Buried at Valley Memorial Gardens, Mission TX. 

      GARLAND CASEY. Ref: 15759. Born Jan 1900 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Wright, Emma Agnes, Ref: 15758

      MARY ANNA. Ref: 22137. Born 13 Aug 1901 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Wright, Emma Agnes, Ref: 15758

      JACQUELINE. Ref: 22139. Born during 1915 at Kansas KS. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle, Ref: 22138

      BETTY JAYNE. Ref: 22140. Born during 1920 at Kansas KS. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle, Ref: 22138

      PEGGY L. Ref: 22141. Born during 1923 at Kansas KS. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle, Ref: 22138

   ROBERT BARNES COVINGTON. Ref: 15552. Born: 3 Mar 1882 at Henry Co MO. Father: William Fielding, Father Ref: 15547. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark,

   Mother Ref: 15548. 

   VIRGIL WILLIAM COVINGTON. Ref: 15550. Born: 10 Jan 1885 at Henry Co MO. Father: William Fielding, Father Ref: 15547. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark,

   Mother Ref: 15548.  Mar: 14 Oct 1909 at Henry Co MO to Martin, Mary Edith 15654. Died: 21 Jul 1962 at Henry Co MO aged 77. 

      MARGARET. Ref: 18950. Born around 1913 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Martin, Mary Edith, Ref: 15654

      LOUISE. Ref: 18951. Born around 1915 at Henry Co MO. Mother: Martin, Mary Edith, Ref: 15654

   HARRY FIELDING COVINGTON. Ref: 15551. Born: 17 May 1888 at Henry Co MO. Father: William Fielding, Father Ref: 15547. Mother: Lewis, Louise Clark,

   Mother Ref: 15548.  Mar: 20 Aug 1924 at Clinton MO to Schweer, Christina 18952. Died: 25 Mar 1969 at Clinton MO aged 80.  Was General Manager at

   Federal Express co in Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Buried at Englewood Cemetery, Clinton, Henry Co MO.

      PATRICIA. Ref: 18953. Born around 1926 at Clinton MO. Mother: Schweer, Christina, Ref: 18952

      DAVID. Ref: 18954. Born around 1928 at Clinton MO. Mother: Schweer, Christina, Ref: 18952

  GENERATION   Four

   HELEN ELIZABETH COVINGTON. Ref: 11172. Born: during 1897 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Lewis, Father Ref: 11170. Mother: Gilmer, Susan

   Elizabeth, Mother Ref: 11171.  (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   ROBERT MERRITT COVINGTON. Ref: 11173. Born: 12 Jul 1898 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Lewis, Father Ref: 11170. Mother: Gilmer, Susan

   Elizabeth, Mother Ref: 11171.  In 1919 was serving in the United States Navy (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   LOUISE O COVINGTON. Ref: 11174. Born: around 1899 at Honey Creek MO. Father: Robert Lewis, Father Ref: 11170. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth,

   Mother Ref: 11171.  (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   LUCY LEWIS COVINGTON. Ref: 11175. Born: 7 Apr 1901 at Clinton MO. Father: Robert Lewis, Father Ref: 11170. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth, Mother

   Ref: 11171.  (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)


   ANNA GILMER COVINGTON. Ref: 11176. Born: 1 Aug 1903 at Garland MO. Father: Robert Lewis, Father Ref: 11170. Mother: Gilmer, Susan Elizabeth,

   Mother Ref: 11171.  (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   OWEN COVINGTON. Ref: 18957. Born: around 1907 at Missouri MO. Father: John Owen, Father Ref: 11179. Mother: Crockett, Mabel M, Mother Ref: 18956. 

   GARLAND CASEY COVINGTON. Ref: 15759. Born: Jan 1900 at Henry Co MO. Father: Garland Meritt, Father Ref: 15549. Mother: Wright, Emma Agnes,

   Mother Ref: 15758. Died: 8 Sep 1900 at Henry Co MO aged 0.  Christened 8 Sep 1900. Buried at Englewood Cemetery

   MARY ANNA COVINGTON. Ref: 22137. Born: 13 Aug 1901 at Henry Co MO. Father: Garland Meritt, Father Ref: 15549. Mother: Wright, Emma Agnes,

   Mother Ref: 15758.  Mar: around 1924 at U.S.A to Allen, Willie C . Died: 28 Feb 1984 at Lake IL aged 82.  Buried 1 Mar 1984 at Elmwood Cemery,

   Hammond IN. Iinfo from grandson Dan Dobrowski, Aug 2019 who wrote: "In regards to siblings, I am only aware of a baby brother named Garland that has

   been reported to have died in infancy.

   As a curious note, as you probably know, my grandmother's mom, Emma Wright date of death is reported as 1902, 1 year or so after Mary was born.

   Subsequently, Mary was sent to live with her grandma in Kansas until late teenage years when she was reunited with her parents, Willie and Emma (names as

   documented on the death certificate)."

   JACQUELINE COVINGTON. Ref: 22139. Born: during 1915 at Kansas KS. Father: Garland Meritt, Father Ref: 15549. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle,

   Mother Ref: 22138. Died: during 1972 at U.S.A aged 57. 

   BETTY JAYNE COVINGTON. Ref: 22140. Born: during 1920 at Kansas KS. Father: Garland Meritt, Father Ref: 15549. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle,

   Mother Ref: 22138. Died: during 1988 at U.S.A aged 68. 

   PEGGY L COVINGTON. Ref: 22141. Born: during 1923 at Kansas KS. Father: Garland Meritt, Father Ref: 15549. Mother: Hutchinson, Grace Belle, Mother

   Ref: 22138. 

   MARGARET COVINGTON. Ref: 18950. Born: around 1913 at Henry Co MO. Father: Virgil William, Father Ref: 15550. Mother: Martin, Mary Edith, Mother

   Ref: 15654. 

   LOUISE COVINGTON. Ref: 18951. Born: around 1915 at Henry Co MO. Father: Virgil William, Father Ref: 15550. Mother: Martin, Mary Edith, Mother Ref:

   15654. 

   PATRICIA COVINGTON. Ref: 18953. Born: around 1926 at Clinton MO. Father: Harry Fielding, Father Ref: 15551. Mother: Schweer, Christina, Mother Ref:

   18952. 

   DAVID COVINGTON. Ref: 18954. Born: around 1928 at Clinton MO. Father: Harry Fielding, Father Ref: 15551. Mother: Schweer, Christina, Mother Ref:

   18952. 

  GENERATION   Spouses

   Elizabeth Ann COVINGTON. Ref: 11167. Born: 13 Jul 1825 at Kentucky KY. Father: Barker, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 8 Aug 1843

    at Big Creek MO to John O 11166. Died: 25 Oct 1907 at Henry Co MO aged 82.  She and her parents were among the very first settlers in what is now Henry

   County. They came here in 1832 and settled near Calhoun. She died October 25,

   1907, in Henry County, and her remains were buried in Englewood Cemetery. (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   Lucy Bridgewater COVINGTON. Ref: 11169. Born: 13 Nov 1848 at St Louis MO. Father: Lewis, Robert E, Father Ref: 0. Mother: Bacon, Lucy E, Mother Ref:

   0.  Mar: 30 Dec 1869 at Honey Creek MO to Robert Webster 11168. Died: 14 Nov 1919 at Henry Co MO aged 71.  Her grandparents having settled here as

   early as 1811, her family is related to familiar names, among the first settlers of Mississippi Valley, as the Bacons, Longs, Bates and Woodsons. (1919

   History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   Louise Clark COVINGTON. Ref: 15548. Born: 4 Sep 1852 at St Louis MO. Father: Lewis, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 16 Dec 1876

   at Henry Co MO to William Fielding 15547. Died: 5 Nov 1896 at Henry Co MO aged 44. 


   Sarah Elizabeth COVINGTON. Ref: 11171. Born: 18 May 1876 at Columbia KY. Father: Gilmer, Robert, Father Ref: 0. Mother: Anna Alexander, Mother Ref: 0.

     Mar: 20 May 1896 at Henry Co MO to Robert Lewis 11170.  Known as Bettie. Moved with her parents November, 1884, to Henry County. She was educated

   in the district schools of Henry County, and Clinton Academy. Her parents resided near Texhoma OK (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical

    Publishing Co)

   Emma Agnes COVINGTON. Ref: 15758. Born: Mar 1878 at U.S.A. Father: Wright, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 15 Sep 1898 at

   Henry Co MO to Garland Meritt 15549. Died: during 1902 at Henry Co MO aged 24. 

   Virginia W COVINGTON. Ref: 11178. Born: around 1882 at Henry Co MO. Father: Carter, Capt William F, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0. 

   Mar: 25 Apr 1907 at Honey Creek MO to Edwin Savage 11177.  (1919 History of Henry Co MO, Uel W. Lamkin, Historical Publishing Co)

   Grace Belle COVINGTON. Ref: 22138. Born: 22 Mar 1889 at Kansas KS. Father: Hutchinson, W H, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar:

   around 1907 at Hamilton KS to Johnson . 2nd Mar: around 1914 at Hamilton KS to Garland Meritt 15549. Died: 23 Jun 1959 at Mission TX aged 70.  Death

   certificate shows she was born in Colorado & her father's name as W H Hutchinson. Had son Gunter Johnson, born 1907-08. 1930 Census suggests she was

   born in Kansas.

   Mabel M COVINGTON. Ref: 18956. Born: during 1889 at U.S.A. Father: Crockett, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: around 1905 at

   Missouri MO to John O 11179. Died: during 1970 at Jackson MO aged 80. 

   Mary Edith COVINGTON. Ref: 15654. Born: 15 May 1892 at Henry Co MO. Father: Martin, John, Father Ref: 0. Mother: Foster, Betty, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 14

   Oct 1909 at Henry Co MO to Virgil William 15550. Died: 6 Dec 1983 at Clinton, Henry Co TN aged 91. 

   Christina COVINGTON. Ref: 18952. Born: 18 Feb 1902 at Windsor MO. Father: Schweer, Father Ref: 0. Mother: not known, Mother Ref: 0.  Mar: 20 Aug 1924

    at Clinton MO to Harry Fielding 15551.