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Eliga Lonzo "Lon" Covington
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Birth: Sep. 1, 1894
Center
Shelby County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1985
Houston
Harris County
Texas, USA

PFC US Army WWI

Elijah Alonzo "Lon" Covington is the son of Parlee Fults and E. L. Covington, married August 2, 1883. The WWI draft registration card for Eliga Lonzo Covington, June 5, 1918, described him as single, tall and slender with blue eyes and light colored hair. He had heart trouble. He signed his name "Lon Covington."

A. L. C. Covington married Minnie Smith on June 3, 1922. Son Edward Ray Covington was born to Minnie May Smith and Eliga L Covington on January 17, 1928, in Center, Texas.

Biography compiled by Sheron Smith-Savage.

Sources:
Marriage Records, Shelby Co, TX, 1:63, 10:530.
1930 federal census, Shelby Co, TX.
Edward Ray Covington, TX Birth Certificate.
Mangum Funeral Home files, Center, TX, 1985.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Edwin Lucky Covington (1863 - 1949)
  Parlee Fults Covington (1866 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Minnie May Smith Covington (1902 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Ephriam Covington (1885 - 1964)*
  Will Covington (1888 - 1978)*
  Maggie Lee Covington Samford (1889 - 1968)*
  Mary Frances Covington Ramsey (1892 - 1973)*
  Eliga Lonzo Covington (1894 - 1985)
  Fannie Mae Covington Smith (1896 - 1966)*
  Levi Leonard Covington (1901 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Center
Shelby County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Gravestone Recorder
Record added: Dec 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 46162484
Eliga Lonzo Lon Covington
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