|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1836|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1898|
George S. Covert was a First Lieutenant in the 18th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry, representing the Confederate States of America, when he was captured by the Union Army on April 6, 1865, at the Battle of Sayler's Creek in Virginia. He was transferred, as a prisoner of war, to Johnson's Island Prison near Sandusky, Ohio, on April 17, 1865.
After the war, George settled in Meridian, Mississippi, where he was president of the Meridian Sash & Blind Factory and the Meridian Furniture Factory, as well as a builder of structures that included St. Patrick's Church and the Southern Hotel. He also became president of the Mechanics' Aid Building & Loan association and director of the Meridian National Bank.
A devoted husband and father, George was married to Mary Ann Gully Brooke. They had nine children.
Isaac Covert (1795 - 1859)
Amelia V. Covert (1799 - 1873)
Mary Ann Gully Covert (1842 - 1915)
George Spafford Covert (1868 - 1942)*
Kate Covert (1870 - 1874)*
Mary Covert (1873 - 1874)*
Mary Elizabeth Covert O'Leary (1875 - 1958)*
Frank Semmes Covert (1876 - 1950)*
Fred Cornelius Covert (1879 - 1955)*
Alice Catherine Covert Jennings (1881 - 1951)*
Willie Covert Campbell (1883 - 1962)*
Katherine C. Covert Redus (1885 - 1934)*
Saint Patrick Catholic Cemetery
Created by: Alice
Record added: Jan 22, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64519934
Added: May. 15, 2011
To my g-g-grandfather: rest in peace. Love, Alice|
Added: Jan. 30, 2011