Facts and Events
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Gregg, Eugene Stuart. A crane's foot or pedigree of branches of the Gregg, Stuart, Robertson, Dobbs and allied families. (Hilton Head Island, South Carolina: Gregg, c1975 (Columbia, S.C. : R.L. Bryan)), p. 548, Secondary quality.
Served as a private and as a Lieut. in the Revolution, under Capt. Samuel Wise
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 The DAR Genealogical Research System, Ancestor No. A026822, Secondary quality.
Service: SOUTH CAROLINA Rank: PRIVATE
Birth: (CIRCA) 1753 MARYLAND
Death: (ANTE) 7-1-1816 LINCOLN CO GEORGIA
Service Source: SC HIST & GEN MAG VOL 2 JULY 1901 #3 P 168
1) CAPT SAMUEL WISE
2) COL WILLIAM THOMPSON
Residence: CHERAWS DIST, SOUTH CAROLINA
Spouse: 1) MARY MOLLY X
- ↑ South Carolina, Third Regiment, C, Covington, in United States. Revolutionary War Service Records Fold3, Primary quality.
William Covington, Sgt, 3rd South Carolina Regiment, commanded by Col. William Thompson
enlisted 24 July 1776, discharged 1 June 1778
- ↑ Lincoln County, Minutes, 1799-1852, in Georgia, United States. Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1975, Vol. N, p. 56, Primary quality.
Monday 1 July 1816
Ordered that the last will and testament of William Covington sen decd be proven and recorded and letters testamentary be granted to the Executor William Covington Executor in and by said will named and appointed.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 Will of William Covington, Kines-Miles Family Tree (owner Paul Kines); accessed 21 Nov 2012.
William Covington, of Lincoln County, Georgia
To my beloved wife Molly Covington, two negro women Hannah and Dorcas during her life time, then Dorcas to my son Newbell Covington and Hannah to my son Marshall Covington
To my son David Covington, 2 negro children named Betty and Jack
To Milly Walton one negro girl named Peg
to Alley Miles my daughter one negro girl named Mary her life time and then to Polly Miles Alley Miles daughter
To my daughter Fanny Miles one negro girl named Chaney
To my grandson Thomas Covington one negro boy named Isaac, that is if he is not sold to pay my son Thomas Covingtons debts
To my two grandchildren Tild Covington and Selwin one negro girl named Jinny to be divided between them equally
To Fanny Dennis one sixty Dollar Horse
My Stock of all kinds to be sold to pay my debts or if not sold to be divided among my children equally
Signed 6 February 1816, William x his mark Covington
Witnesses Wm Covington Jr. Executor
William P. Selman [Solomon?] Executor
To my daughter Betsey Selman [Solomon] one negro girl named Sal
To my son John Covinton one negro boy named Joe
To my son William Covington Jr one negro boy named Jacob
To my son Edward Covington one negro boy named Isom
Witness Wm B[uder], Edward Covington
My land to my two youngest sons Newball Covington and Marshall Covington to be equally divided between them after the death of my wife Molly Covington
Witnesses Pleasant Walton, Thos B[eeder], Abram Ayres
1 July 1816 - Pleasant Walters, William Reeder and Abram Ayres proved will in court
- ↑ Lincoln, 1818, in Georgia, United States. Georgia, Property Tax Digests, 1793-1893. (Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011), Primary quality.
Captain Graves District
Covington, William, 3 slaves, no land
ditto Ex for Covinton, William, 4 slaves, 223 acres of 2nd quality land, adjacent to Eubanks [neighbor], Little River water course
ditto Admin for Covington, Thomas, 4 slaves, no land
Covington, David, 2 slaves, no land
- ↑ Perryman, Clinton J. History of Lincoln County, Georgia. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1960), Appendix B, Secondary quality.