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Covington Lineage

1. Henry Covington, m. Feb 1852 to Paulina Lax.

Children:   a) Mary Elizabeth, b. 2 Jan 1853, Halifax Co., VA

                b) Paulina S., b. 1 May 1854, Halifax Co., VA

                c) Sarah A., b. 10 Mar 1857, Halifax Co., VA

                d) John Alexander,* b. Nov 1858, Halifax Co., VA

                e) Ella E., b. Apr 1860, Halifax Co., VA

 

3. John Alexander Covington, b. Nov 1857, Halifax Co., VA; m. 9 Jan 1884, Halifax Co., VA to Maggie A. Turner (dau. of Thomas Turner), b. Jan 1862, Pittsylvania Co., VA, d. 1935, South Boston, Halifax Co., VA.

Children:   a) Jennie, b. Aug 1885, Halifax Co., VA

                b) Jack, b. Jun 1887, Halifax Co., VA

                c) Willis, b. Jul 1890, Halifax Co., VA

                d) Beulah Garnet,* b. 15 Jun 1893, Halifax Co., VA

 

4. Beulah Garnet Covington, b. 15 Jun 1893, Halifax Co., VA, d. 4 Apr 1982, Williamsburg, James City Co., VA; m. 5 Dec 1915, Halifax Co., VA to George Otey Rogers, b. 9 Mar 1893, Halifax Co., VA, d. 26 Dec 1966, Norge, James City Co., VA. Both buried in Williamsburg Memorial Park.

Children:   a) Charles Otey,* b. Halifax Co., VA

                b) William Turner, b. Halifax Co.,, VA

                c) Elsie Covington, b. Halifax Co., VA

                d) John Edwin, b. Halifax Co., VA

 

5. Charles Otey Rogers, b. Halifax Co., VA; m. to Ingeborg Lorraine Benson, (dau. of Bennett and Valborg (Christopherson) Benson), Lightfoot, James City Co., VA.

Children:   a) Dianne Bennett,* b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

                b) Linda Covington, b.  Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

                c) Charlotte Page, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

                d) Charles Timothy, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

 

6. Dianne Bennett Rogers, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA; m. to Stephen Ward Swarts, b. Dixon, Lee Co., IL.

Children:   a) David Rogers,* b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA

                b) Scott Ward, b. Sturgis, St. Joseph Co., MI

 

7. David Rogers Swarts, b. Williamsburg, James City Co., VA; 1m. to Sheila Lynn Hendershot (dau. of Laurance and Susan (Tracy) Hendershot), div.; 2m. to Sherie Fern Blakeman (Eley) (dau. of Dale and Katherine (Moore) Blakeman), b. Vandercook Lake, Jackson Co., MI. Sherie has one child (Rick) from her first marriage.

Children:   a) Samantha Lynn, b. Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI

                b) Courtney Atherton, b. Ann Arbor, Washtenaw Co., MI

Prepared 26 Jul 1999 by: David R. Swarts, 1905 Springport Rd., Jackson, MI 49202, dswarts@mailcity.com