Susan G. Covington

F, #4991, b. 6 Jun 1847, d. 17 Dec 1913
     Susan G. Covington was born on 6 Jun 1847 in Lanes Creek, Union Co., NC.1,2 She was the daughter of David A. Covington Sr. and Susan Ann Gathings. Alternatively, Susan G. Covington was born on 6 Jun 1848.3,4 She was enumerated in the census of 1850 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of David A. Covington Sr.5

In the will of David A. Covington Sr., dated 18 Oct 1859 in Union Co., NC, Susan G. Covington was named as an heir.6 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of David A. Covington Sr.4

Susan G. Covington married Hugh W. Houston on 30 Jan 1866 in Union Co., NC.7,2,3

In the probate of David A. Covington Sr.'s estate, dated Mar 1870 in Union Co., NC, Susan G. Covington, his daughter, was named as an heir.8 She was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Hugh W. Houston.9 Susan G. Covington was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Hugh W. Houston.10 Susan G. Covington was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Monroe, Union Co., NC with others in the household: Sue Blakeney, Rosa Blakeney, Alice Blakeney, Martha Blakeney, Willie Blakeney and Maggie Blakeney.11

Susan G. Covington left a will dated 18 Jul 1913 in Union Co., NC. Heirs: William C. Brewer, Samuel Wait Brewer, Sue Blakeney, Rosa Blakeney, Alice Blakeney, Martha Blakeney, Willie Blakeney and Maggie Blakeney, the 6 grandchildren of her 2 deceased daughters, Sue and Maggie. She mentions Sue Houston and Margaret Houston, her deceased daughters. She left money to Mrs. Harriet Doster's 5 children, and left 1/9 share of the estate to Mrs. Jane Benton, sharing with her 8 grandchildren.12

Susan G. Covington died on 17 Dec 1913 in Monroe, Union Co., NC, at age 66 her twin, sister; the informant of the death was Martha W. Lockhart.13,1,2 Susan G. Covington was buried on 18 Dec 1913 in Monroe City Cemetery (Suncrest), Monroe, Union Co., NC.14,1 Her estate was probated on 9 Feb 1914 in Union Co., NC.15

Children of Susan G. Covington and Hugh W. Houston

Citations

  1. [S1297] North Carolina Department of Public Health. Vital Records Section, North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930 (FamilySearch), file No. 156 or 3709, Registered No. 45.
  2. [S865] Cemetery Marker in Monroe City Cemetery (Suncrest), Monroe, Union Co., NC (located between Washington and Parker Streets and between Cemetery and Myrtle Streets); read by Otha & Frances Small, Charles Bivens and Bill & Ann Price, 1987, 1999, 2008.
  3. [S909] Monroe Journal, Union Co., NC, Issue of Friday, March 2, 1923. Hereinafter cited as Monroe Journal.
  4. [S402] US1860.
  5. [S414] US1850.
  6. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Apr 2016), Citing North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts, Union Co. image 1718. David does not give the names of his children here, stating that there are currently five children, and he includes any child they might have at the time of his death. James G. was born 1 year after David wrote his will.
  7. [S1019] Contributed by Anne Medlin Sendgikoski, Union Co. NC Marriages (USGenWeb Archives).
  8. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co. image 1718.
  9. [S496] US1880.
  10. [S555] US1900.
  11. [S663] US1910.
  12. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : accessed 19 Apr 2014), citing Division of Archives and History. State Archives, Raleigh, Union Co.
    Jane Benton: "This bequest is given as a reward for her faithful help and devotion to me".
    In addition, she gives to Mrs. Harriet Doster's children, $25 each: "Given as a reward for their mother's faithful help to me in raising my children."
  13. [S1356] Ancestry.com, North Carolina Death Certificates, 1909-1976 (Original data: North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics), Registered No. 45, File No. 156 or 3709.
  14. [S865] Cemetery Marker in Monroe City Cem., Location EE2.
  15. [S1618] "North Carolina, Estate Files, 1663-1979," Index and images, FamilySearch, Union Co.

Celestia A. Covington

F, #4992, b. 30 Jan 1852, d. 2 Jun 1889
     Celestia A. Covington was born on 30 Jan 1852 in NC.1,2 She was the daughter of David A. Covington Sr. and Susan Ann Gathings.

In the will of David A. Covington Sr., dated 18 Oct 1859 in Union Co., NC, Celestia A. Covington was named as an heir.3 She was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of David A. Covington Sr.2

Celestia A. Covington married Robert V. Houston on 12 Feb 1868 in Union Co., NC.4 Celestia A. Covington was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Robert V. Houston.5

In the probate of David A. Covington Sr.'s estate, dated Mar 1870 in Union Co., NC, Celestia A. Covington, his daughter, was named as an heir.6 She was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Robert V. Houston.7

Celestia A. Covington died on 2 Jun 1889 at age 37.1 She was buried in Suncrest Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC.1 Her estate was probated on 3 Apr 1899 in Union Co., NC. Heirs: Robert V. Houston, David Houston, Ellen Houston, Clarence Houston, Hugh W. Houston, Lola Houston and Celestia C. Houston, namely, her husband (also guardian for Lola and Celestis), 3 sons, and 3 daughters, namely, her deceased brother, brother's wife, and their 6 children. Mentioned: David A. Covington Jr., Mary A. Simmons, Catherine Covington, David Covington, Mary Covington, Susie Covington, Eva Belle Covington and Celestia Covington.8

Children of Celestia A. Covington and Robert V. Houston

Citations

  1. [S1110] Cemetery Marker in Suncrest/Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC (Bickett St and Cemetery St (34.97560 -80.55170)).
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Apr 2016), Citing North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts, Union Co. image 1718. David does not give the names of his children here, stating that there are currently five children, and he includes any child they might have at the time of his death. James G. was born 1 year after David wrote his will.
  4. [S739] Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2004 (Original data: County marriage records on microfilm located at the FHL in Salt Lake City, UT, in published books cataloged by the Library of Congress, or county records in possession of the individual county clerks or courthouses).
  5. [S497] US1870.
  6. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co. image 1718.
  7. [S496] US1880.
  8. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co., Image 90495.

David A. Covington Jr.

M, #4993, b. 2 Dec 1853, d. 12 Dec 1898
     David A. Covington Jr. was born on 2 Dec 1853 in Monroe, Union Co., NC.1,2 He was the son of David A. Covington Sr. and Susan Ann Gathings.

In the will of David A. Covington Sr., dated 18 Oct 1859 in Union Co., NC, David A. Covington Jr. was named as an heir.3 He was enumerated in the census of 1860 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of David A. Covington Sr.2 David A. Covington Jr. was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Susan Ann Gathings.4

In the probate of David A. Covington Sr.'s estate, dated Mar 1870 in Union Co., NC, David A. Covington Jr., his son, was named as an heir.5

David A. Covington Jr. married first Ella E. Howie on 25 Dec 1873 in Union Co., NC.6,7,8

David A. Covington Jr. was widowed in Aug 1874.9 David was elected Mayor of Monroe, Union Co., NC in May 1876.7

David's second marriage was to Mary A. Simmons, daughter of W. G. Simmons, on 23 Jan 1878 in Union Co., NC.10 David A. Covington Jr. was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1880 in Monroe, Union Co., NC with others in the household: Mary A. Simmons.11

David A. Covington Jr. left a will dated 25 Feb 1895 in Union Co., NC. Heir and Executor: Mary A. Simmons.12

David A. Covington Jr. died on 12 Dec 1898 at age 45.13,10 He was buried in Suncrest Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC.13 His estate was probated on 16 Dec 1898 in Union Co., NC. Heirs: Catherine Covington, David Covington, Mary Covington, Susie Covington, Eva Belle Covington and Celestia Covington, 5 daughters and 1 son. Heir and Executor: Mary A. Simmons, his wife, named guardian of the minor children. There were multiple petitions for the sale of land until at least 26 Jan 1909. Mentioned: Frank Bunyan Ashcraft.14

In the probate of Celestia A. Covington's estate, dated 3 Apr 1899 in Union Co., NC, David A. Covington Jr., her brother, was mentioned.15

Children of David A. Covington Jr. and Mary A. Simmons

Citations

  1. [S1020] Jerome Dowd, Sketches of Prominent Living North Carolinians (Raleigh, NC: Edwards & Broughton Printers and Binders, 1888), pp. 59-60. Hereinafter cited as Sketches of Prominent Living North Carolinians.
  2. [S402] US1860.
  3. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Apr 2016), Citing North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts, Union Co. image 1718. David does not give the names of his children here, stating that there are currently five children, and he includes any child they might have at the time of his death. James G. was born 1 year after David wrote his will.
  4. [S497] US1870.
  5. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co. image 1718.
  6. [S1108] Family Search-https://www.familysearch.org/, North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979 (Original data: Index entries derived from digital copies of originals housed in various repositories throughout North Carolina).
  7. [S1020] Jerome Dowd, Sketches of Prominent Living North Carolinians, p. 59.
  8. [S1019] Contributed by Anne Medlin Sendgikoski, Union Co. NC Marriages (USGenWeb Archives).
  9. [S1020] Jerome Dowd, Sketches of Prominent Living North Carolinians.
  10. [S1020] Jerome Dowd, Sketches of Prominent Living North Carolinians, p. 60.
  11. [S496] US1880.
  12. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union County Clerk of Superior Court, Record of Wills, Vol. 2, p. 532.
  13. [S1110] Cemetery Marker in Suncrest/Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC (Bickett St and Cemetery St (34.97560 -80.55170)).
  14. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union County Clerk of Superior Court, Record of Wills, Vol. 2, p. 533-4.
  15. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co., Image 90495.

James G. Covington

M, #4994, b. 15 Nov 1860, d. 29 Apr 1902
     In the will of David A. Covington Sr., dated 18 Oct 1859 in Union Co., NC, James G. Covington was named as an heir.1 He was born on 15 Nov 1860 in NC.2,3 He was the son of David A. Covington Sr. and Susan Ann Gathings. James G. Covington was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Susan Ann Gathings.3

In the probate of David A. Covington Sr.'s estate, dated Mar 1870 in Union Co., NC, James G. Covington, his son, was named as an heir.4 He was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Monroe, Union Co., NC in the household of Susan Ann Gathings (his mother.)5

James G. Covington married Elizabeth Andrews, daughter of L. D. Andrews and Martha Pemberton, on 28 Sep 1898 in Union Co., NC.6 James G. Covington was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Monroe, Union Co., NC with others in the household: Elizabeth Andrews.7

James G. Covington left a will dated 1 Aug 1900 in Union Co., NC. Heirs: Elizabeth Andrews, his wife.8

James G. Covington died on 29 Apr 1902 at age 41.2 He was buried in Suncrest Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC.2 His estate was probated on 5 May 1902 in Union Co., NC.9

Citations

  1. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com (https://ancestry.com : accessed 16 Apr 2016), Citing North Carolina County, District and Probate Courts, Union Co. image 1718. David does not give the names of his children here, stating that there are currently five children, and he includes any child they might have at the time of his death. James G. was born 1 year after David wrote his will.
  2. [S1110] Cemetery Marker in Suncrest/Monroe City Cemetery, Monroe, Union Co., NC (Bickett St and Cemetery St (34.97560 -80.55170)).
  3. [S497] US1870.
  4. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co. image 1718.
  5. [S496] US1880.
  6. [S1019] Contributed by Anne Medlin Sendgikoski, Union Co. NC Marriages (USGenWeb Archives).
  7. [S555] US1900.
  8. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co., Image 1750.
  9. [S1874] "North Carolina, Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998," Index and images, Ancestry.com, Union Co., Image 1755.

Vera Irene Price

F, #4995, b. 14 Mar 1912, d. 12 Jul 2002
     Vera Irene Price was born on 14 Mar 1912 in FL.1,2

Vera Irene Price married Thomas J. Geddie, son of Avin Oliver Geddie and Mary Ella Sharit, on 26 Jan 1932. Vera Irene Price was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Wakulla Co., FL in the household of Thomas J. Geddie.2 Vera Irene Price was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas J. Geddie.3 Vera Irene Price was enumerated in the census of 1945 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas J. Geddie.4

Vera Irene Price died on 12 Jul 2002 in Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, at age 90.5 She was buried in Geddie (Willis) Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S352] Cemetery Marker in Geddie (Willis) Cemetery, Leon Co., FL (This cemetery is located off Geddie Road, west of Tallahassee, on the State forest within the Wildlife Management area on the main road about 200 yards down on the right. Established about 1850 or earlier. All the stones are in good shape and it is well maintained); read by Vickie Stevens, 2001.
  2. [S920] FL1935.
  3. [S1399] US1940.
  4. [S916] FL1945.
  5. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.

Ella J. Maige

F, #4996, b. Apr 1863, d. 15 Nov 1941
     Ella J. Maige was born in Apr 1863 in FL.1,2

Ella J. Maige married first John D. Johnson in 1892.3,4 Ella J. Maige was enumerated in the census of 1900 in Leon Co., FL in the household of John D. Johnson.1

Ella J. Maige was widowed on 25 Sep 1905.5 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Leon Co., FL.6 She was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Springhill, Leon Co., FL.7

Ella's second marriage was to Thomas Jefferson Geddie, son of Daniel Geddie and Sarah Ann (Sallie) Oliver, on 5 Dec 1926 in Leon Co., FL.4 Ella J. Maige was enumerated in the census of 1930 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas Jefferson Geddie. Ella J. Maige was enumerated in the census of 1935 in Leon Co., FL in the household of Thomas Jefferson Geddie.8

Ella J. Maige was widowed on 29 Jun 1937.9 She was enumerated in the census of 1940 in Leon Co., FL in the household of unresearched people (her niece.)10

Ella J. Maige died on 15 Nov 1941 in Leon Co., FL, at age 78.5,11 She was buried in Johnson-Moore Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.12

Citations

  1. [S555] US1900.
  2. [S1485] Cemetery Marker in Johnson-Moore Cemetery aka Moore-Johnson Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL (Moore Sandy Trail off W Tennessee St (30.46507 -84.39757)), has date as 6 Apr 1864.
  3. [S1484] Obituary of John D. Johnson, The Weekly True Democrat, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, 20 Oct 1905, 9. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of John D. Johnson.
  4. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Number: 37 1926 ML 000279 (Old Case Number: A1957-W2-464 (Book-W2 Page-464)).
  5. [S1485] Cemetery Marker in Johnson-Moore Cemetery.
  6. [S663] US1910.
  7. [S681] US1920.
  8. [S920] FL1935.
  9. [S963] Florida Deaths 1877-1998, Death Record (Original data: Florida Dept. of Health and Vital Statistics), Family History-Pilot Site, http://www.familysearch.org. Hereinafter cited as Florida Deaths, 1877-1998.
  10. [S1399] US1940.
  11. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, only has year. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.
  12. [S361] Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.

John D. Johnson

M, #4997, b. 21 Feb 1852, d. 24 Sep 1905
     John D. Johnson was born on 21 Feb 1852 in Leon Co., FL.1,2

John D. Johnson married Ella J. Maige in 1892.1,3 John D. Johnson was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Leon Co., FL with others in the household: Ella J. Maige.2

John D. Johnson died on 24 Sep 1905 in Leon Co., FL, at age 53.1 He was buried on 25 Sep 1905 in Johnson-Moore Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL.4

Citations

  1. [S1484] Obituary of John D. Johnson, The Weekly True Democrat, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL, 20 Oct 1905, 9. Hereinafter cited as Obituary of John D. Johnson.
  2. [S555] US1900.
  3. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Number: 37 1926 ML 000279 (Old Case Number: A1957-W2-464 (Book-W2 Page-464)).
  4. [S1485] Cemetery Marker in Johnson-Moore Cemetery aka Moore-Johnson Cemetery, Tallahassee, Leon Co., FL (Moore Sandy Trail off W Tennessee St (30.46507 -84.39757)).

Andrew Thomas Finklea

M, #5000, b. 22 Apr 1862, d. 13 Mar 1940
     Andrew Thomas Finklea was born on 22 Apr 1862 in FL.1 He was the son of Andrew J. Finklea and Martha J. Godwin. Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated in the census of 1870 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew J. Finklea.2 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated in the census of 1880 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew J. Finklea.3 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated in the census of 1885 in Gadsden Co., FL in the household of Andrew J. Finklea.4

Andrew Thomas Finklea married Alice Lenora Burns, daughter of Thomas L. Burns and Mary A. F. Geddie, on 27 Nov 1889 in Gadsden Co., FL.5,6 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1900 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Alice Lenora Burns, Mary Emma Finklea, Arthur T. Finklea and John L. Finklea.6 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1910 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Alice Lenora Burns, Mary Emma Finklea, Arthur T. Finklea, John L. Finklea and Daniel J. Finklea.7 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1920 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Alice Lenora Burns and Arthur T. Finklea.8 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1930 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Alice Lenora Burns.9 Andrew Thomas Finklea was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 1935 in Concord, Gadsden Co., FL with others in the household: Alice Lenora Burns and John L. Finklea.10

Andrew Thomas Finklea died on 13 Mar 1940 in Gadsden Co., FL, at age 77.1,11 He was buried in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL.1

Children of Andrew Thomas Finklea and Alice Lenora Burns

Citations

  1. [S24] Cemetery Marker in Thompson/Burns Cemetery, Concord, Gadsden Co., FL (located north of Havana, turn right off Hwy 27 onto McNair Road (dirt road). First gated drive on left. Leave car at gate and walk about 200 yards, cemetery will be on left inside chain link and wrought iron fences. Cemetery located on property leased for hunting).
  2. [S497] US1870.
  3. [S496] US1880.
  4. [S498] FL1885.
  5. [S1034] Family Search, Florida Marriages 1837-1974 (Original data: Church records and civil registration were official sources).
  6. [S555] US1900.
  7. [S663] US1910.
  8. [S681] US1920.
  9. [S679] US1930.
  10. [S920] FL1935.
  11. [S361] Death Registration from original data: State of Florida. Florida Death Index,1877-1998, Ancestry.com, Provo, UT. Hereinafter cited as Florida Death Index, 1877-1998.

Margaret Anne Suiter

F, #5001, b. 7 Nov 1922, d. 20 Dec 2001
     Margaret Anne Suiter was born on 7 Nov 1922 in NE.1

Margaret Anne Suiter married Herbert Jerome Burns, son of Thomas Jefferson Burns and Rosa Lee Overstreet, in 1945 in Ayer, Middlesex Co., MA.2

Margaret Anne Suiter died on 20 Dec 2001 at age 79 with her last residence as Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.1

Citations

  1. [S766] Social Security Death Index (SSDI), (RootsWeb.com: RootsWeb). Hereinafter cited as Social Security Death Index.
  2. [S1691] "Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970," Index, Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com : accessed 11 May 2015), Citing Department of Public Health, Registry of Vital Records and Statistics. Massachusetts Vital Records Index to Marriages (1916–1970) Volumes 76–166, 192– 207. Facsimile edition. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, Vol. 4, p. 187, index vol. 128.

William Holland

M, #5002, b. circa 1815
     William Holland was born circa 1815 in GA.1

William Holland married Sarah Jane Barrenow on 2 Feb 1837 in Leon Co., FL.2,1 William Holland was enumerated as Head of Household in the census of 11 Jul 1849 in Leon Co., FL with others in the household: Sarah Jane Barrenow and James Holland.3,1

Child of William Holland and Sarah Jane Barrenow

Citations

  1. [S414] US1850.
  2. [S335] County Clerk's Office, Marriage Records of Leon Co., FL (Leon County Clerk of Courts, Tallahassee), Book 00WX, Page 47.
  3. [S1816] Cemetery Marker in Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery, Leon Co., FL (Bethel Church Rd off W Tennessee St (30.45789 -84.39104)).