Henry Covington arrived in Maryland from England on the 20th of February 1670. He and his family attended St. Paul's church in Kent Co., and St. Luke's church in Queen Annes Co., Md. By 1712 he is living on his plantation called "Providence". His will was proved 31 Jul 1744 in Queen Annes Co., Md. In it, he gives--
"to son John, the home plantation, 'Providence' and one half of the 156 acres bought of John and James Tully in 1744; to son James, one half of the 156 acres; to other children the balance of the estate; to son William Covington, land, if older sons did not accept; sons John and Henry to be executors.
Sources cited: Md. Arch. Liber 16, Folio 88; Liber ET, No. A., fol. 153, and Liber 21, fol 365; Wills, Liber 23, folio 555-558; Administration Papers No. 694.