Person:William Covington (9)

m. 1691
  1. John C. CovingtonAbt 1710 - 1767
  2. James CovingtonAbt 1713 -
  3. Henry CovingtonAbt 1716 - 1766
  4. William CovingtonAbt 1720 - 1794
  5. Benjamin CovingtonAbt 1722 - 1767
  6. Sarah Covington
  7. Nathaniel Covington
  • HWilliam CovingtonAbt 1720 - 1794
  • W.  Sarah Newman (add)
m. 1742
  1. Nathaniel Covington1743 -
  2. William Covington1753 -
  3. Sarah Covington
  4. John Covington1757 - 1797
  • HWilliam CovingtonAbt 1720 - 1794
  • WRachel Thomas1754 - 1827
m. Abt 1774
  1. Benjamin CovingtonAbt 1780 - 1819
  2. Elizabeth CovingtonAbt 1783 - 1805
  3. James CovingtonAbt 1785 -
  4. Rachel Covington - 1788
  5. Pheby Covington
  6. Peter Covington - 1841
  7. Asa Covington
  8. Joseph Covington1789 - 1860
Facts and Events
Name William Covington
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] Abt 1720 Maryland, United States
Marriage 1742 Church Hill, Queen Anne's, Maryland, United Statesto Sarah Newman (add)
Property[1] 1748 Queen Anne's, Maryland, United Statesreceived land grant for "Covington's Necessity", exchanged in 1754 with Nathaniel Covington for "Hyndsley's Plain"
Property[1] 1768 North Carolina, United Statespurchased 150 acres, west of Cartledge Creek Church, near Dockery brick house, three miles north of Rockingham
Marriage Abt 1774 to Rachel Thomas
Will[1][3] 7 Mar 1789 Anson, North Carolina, United Stateswill written
Death[2] 1794 Richmond, North Carolina, United States
Probate[1] 1794 Richmond, North Carolina, United Stateswill proven
Burial[2] Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United StatesCartledge Creek Baptist Church Cemetery
  1. 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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Find A Grave, Memorial# 58199314, Secondary quality.

    William Covington
    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

  3. 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