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Matthew Covington

Marlboro County, South Carolina, USA
Death 7 Aug 1836 (aged 33–34)
Preston, Webster County, Georgia, USA
Burial Preston, Webster County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 39106559 · View Source
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MATTHEW COVINGTON, born at Marlboro Co SC 1802, is generation (9) of THOMAS COVINGTON who was born around 1605 in Huntingdonshire, England.

William (7) and Rachel Thomas Covington were the parents of Benjamin Covington. The children of Benjamin (8) and Rebecca Hunter Covington were(generation 9): Matthew, Charlotte, John M., Benjamin W., Nancy Jane, Daniel A., Charlotte, Julia, Mial, Elizabeth.

Matthew was killed by raiding Indians at Lannahessee, GA. Husband of Elizabeth Capel Covington of Richmond County, NC. Children: Wilson, Annie Elizabeth, Calvin, Terrell, Thomas Matthew, John, Henry, John A.

The first white settlement in the area of Stewart County Georgia that would form Kinchafoonee County was Lannahassee, which was settled in 1836. In 1851, residents of Lannahassee apparently moved to a nearby location, which they named McIntosh. Became Webster County in 1853.

He was the brother of Nancy "Jane" Covington Baldwin

Gravesite Details Unmarked grave at Lannahessee, GA, 1836




  • Created by: Tommy Covington
  • Added: 5 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 39106559
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew Covington (1802–7 Aug 1836), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39106559, citing Lannahessee, Preston, Webster County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Tommy Covington (contributor 46499950) .