Facts and Events
||Maryland, United States
||Church Hill, Queen Anne's, Maryland, United Statesto Sarah Newman (add)
||Queen Anne's, Maryland, United Statesreceived land grant for "Covington's Necessity", exchanged in 1754 with Nathaniel Covington for "Hyndsley's Plain"
||North Carolina, United Statespurchased 150 acres, west of Cartledge Creek Church, near Dockery brick house, three miles north of Rockingham
||to Rachel Thomas
||7 Mar 1789
||Anson, North Carolina, United Stateswill written
||Richmond, North Carolina, United States
||Richmond, North Carolina, United Stateswill proven
||Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United StatesCartledge Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
- ↑ 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. 547, Secondary quality.
Will proven 1794 (Will Book No. 1, Richmond Co., NC)
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave, Memorial# 58199314, Secondary quality.
Birth: 1720, Maryland, USA
Death: 1794, Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
Burial: Cartledge Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
One of first Trustees of Cartledge Creek Church.
Information on burials in the Cartledge Creek Baptist Church Cemetery is from old minutes of the church and inscribed on a Memorial for the Cemetery
- ↑ Volumes 1-2, 1779-1842; FHL #0019661, in North Carolina. Division of Archives and History (Raleigh, North Carolina). Wills, 1663-1978; estate papers, 1772-1933 (Richmond County). (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988-1989), Vol. 1, p. 40, Primary quality.
William Covington of Richmond County, North Carolina, planter
being weak in body but of sound mind and memory . . .
To my daughter Elizabeth my spoon moulds
To my daughter Sarah one cow an one chest
To my son Nath'l my wearing appearl
To my son William my large pot
To my son John one carpenters froe and drawing knife
To John his heirs and assigns, a small parcel of land to be laid off from the north side of the land I now live on bounded by Baggots branch on the north with a small ditch formerly made by said son containing half an acre more or less
To my daughter Rachel a feather bed
To my daughter Pheby a parcel of feathers which she has in her possession
To my three sons Peter, James and Benjamin one cow and calf each when they come of age
To the child my wife now goes with one cow and calf
To my son Asa his heirs and assigns forever all the remainder of my land plantation whereon I now live containing 85 acres more or less allowing my wife Rachel to hold and enjoy till my said son arrives of age
and her one-thired part thereof during her natural life
All the remainder of my estate to my said wife
My wife and son John Covington to be my sole executors
Signed 7 March 1789, William Covington
Witnesses: Hannah x her mark Crother, John " [stylized character]" his mark Covington, Tho Dockery
Richmond County, NC, October Session 1794
Will of William Covington proved by Tho Dockery, John Covington and Hannah Crother