- H. William Covingtonaft 1777 - 1850
- W. Nancy Selman (add)
Facts and Events
- ↑ 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
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Descendants of William Covington, Service in South Carolina, b. Maryland, d. Georgia, in Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #: A026822; Nat'l Nos. 461353 and 461354, Secondary quality.
William Covington born on after 1777 at SC
died at Lincoln Co GA before 7 - Jan - 1850/after 2 Jul 1850 and his ( 1st ) wife
Nancy Selman born 1778 at Bennettsville SC
died at Clark Co MS on 1856 married on 1799
- ↑ 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
- ↑ Lincoln, Georgia, in Lincoln, Georgia, United States. 1820 U.S. Census Population Schedule.
Wm Covington, 2 males under 10, 2 males 10-15, 2 males 18-25 [Newball and Marshall], 1 male 26-44 [William], 2 females under 10, 1 female under 10, 2 females 45 and over [Nancy, (Molly?)]
[Note: HH may include child(ren) of brother Thomas]
- ↑ Lincoln County, Administration Bonds 1830-1845, Volumes 23-34, in Georgia, United States. Georgia, Probate Records, 1742-1975, Vol 23, p. 234 (Image 140), Primary quality.
1 September 1817
John Griffin Peyton Haws and William Covington of Lincoln County, Georgia are bound in the some of $20,000. The condition being that John Griffin Administrator of the Goods Chattels and Credits of Samuel C. Scott decd do make a true and perfect inventory of all Goods Chattels and Credits and Exhibit [it] into the Court [and any balance remaining after the Administration] shall deliver and pay to any person Entitled to the same by law
Recorded 25 September 1839
- ↑ Death date and place need further documentation
- ↑ There is another William Covington born about the same date, (son of William Covington and Mary Wall), who also married a woman named Nancy, and who lived in South Carolina. They are two different people, not the same person.