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John A Covert
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Birth: Aug. 8, 1816
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1899
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA

Born in PA, the son of William & Mercy Covert (according to death cert.) Other sources say father was Isaac or Holmes Covert. His education was very limited formally and over the years worked as a Blacksmith, day laborer, farmer and briefly Justice of the peace (he married his dau. Stella to her husband Fred). Claiming to have been born in PA, in the census records, he 1st apperars, perhaps, in the Owego, NY area about 1842. Married 1st, perhaps, to Lucy A., had a dau Adeline. Married 2d. Eliza M. Van Hoeson in 1841 and was father of Charles, George & Stella, was adoptive father of Carrie. Moved around a bit, ie, Lycoming Co, PA (1850), Waverly, NY (1856), Shippen, PA (1880), and later with son Charles to Rochester, NY, where he died, at 650 Plymouth Ave. Was a great lover of horses. In ca 1953 two of his grandchildren looked for his gravestone, but many of the stones had been removed or were missing. 
 
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 Spouses:
  Lucy A. Covert (1824 - 1842)
  Eliza Maria Van Hoeson Covert (1824 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Charles H. Covert (1844 - 1919)*
  Stella L. Covert Kilbourne-McDaniels (1856 - 1923)*
  Caroline Covert Loucks (1871 - 1962)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rapids Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Andrew L.
Originally Created by: Mount Hope NY
Record added: Apr 16, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10798072
John A Covert
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John A Covert
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John A Covert
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