Edwin Andrew Covey

M, #10014, b. 11 March 1865, d. 9 July 1953
Father*Lorenzo Dow Covey b. 23 May 1824, d. 9 Feb 1905
Mother*Cordelia Matteson b. 27 Sep 1828, d. 15 Apr 1916
ChartsPedigree - mother Sarah Gertrude "Sally" Jones
Reference1G Grf
Note Note(s): He seemed to be under the impression that his grandfather was named John. Could that have been his GREAT grandfather? 
Birth*11 March 1865 Edwin Andrew Covey was born on 11 March 1865 at Colesville, Broome Co., New York, Birth info from marriage record (Evd 442.) 
(InHomeOf) Census18701870 He should have appeared on the 1870 census in the household of Lorenzo Dow Covey. However, none of the family has been found; None of Lorenzo's family was found on the 1870 census. 
(InHomeOf) Census18801880 Edwin Andrew Covey appeared on the 1880 census in the household of Lorenzo Dow Covey, pg 270b, Colesville, Broome Co., New York. His info on the census included - Covey, Edwin 15 b.NY son laborer. 
Marriage*28 May 1886 Edwin Andrew Covey married Gertrude Briggs, daughter of Charles H Briggs and Emma Green, on 28 May 1886 at Cincinatus, Cortland Co., New York, Groom: Edwin A Covey residence Willett NY, will be age 22 on March 11th born in Doraville. Father Lorenzo Covey mother Cordelia Madison.
Bride: Gertrude Briggs residence Willett NY, will be age 16 on Oct 16th born in Willett. Father Charles Briggs mother Emma Greene.
Witnesses: Franklin T Salisbury and Blanche E Covey.1 
Occupation* Edwin Andrew Covey was Housepainter. 
Census1900*1900 He appeared on the 1900 census as the head of household, ED 64 pg 116 (sht 3) #34-35, Guilford, Chenango Co., New York, along with Gertrude Briggs, Mabel May Covey, Zella Irene Covey, Leroy Silas Covey, Lorenzo Dow Covey, Cordelia Matteson and Iva L Covey. His info on the census included Covey, Edwin A 35 b.Mar 1865 NY marr 14 yrs farmer who rents. 
Census1910*1910 Edwin Andrew Covey appeared on the 1910 census as the head of household, ED 23 pg 346 #11-11, Masonville, Delaware Co., New York, along with Mabel May Covey, Gertrude Briggs, Zella Irene Covey, Leroy Silas Covey and Arthur William Covey . His info on the census included Covey, Edwin A 45 b.NY married 24 years, general farm. 
MovedTo*1912 Edwin Andrew Covey and Gertrude Briggs moved to California in 1912. 
Residence*1916  In 1916 Edwin Andrew Covey resided at 770 Merritt Dr, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California. Per California Voter Registrations, 1900-1968 on Ancestry when he was registered as a Republican. 
Census19201920 He appeared on the 1920 census as the head of household, ED 489 sht 16a #53-55, 220 S Heliotrope Ave, Monrovia, Los Angeles Co., California, along with Gertrude Briggs and Arthur William Covey . His info on the census included Coby (sic), Edwin A 55 b.NY. 
Census1930*1930 Edwin Andrew Covey appeared on the 1930 census as the head of household, ED 1239 sht 7b #195-244 776 E Locust St, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, along with Gertrude Briggs and Arthur William Covey. His info on the census included Covey, Edward (sic) A 65 b.NY married at 21, owns home $10,000 house painter
     Interestingly enough, there is also in the household, a Noble C Covey 60 b.MO, parents b.VA & KY, house painter, showing as a lodger. Research show that this is NOT a close relative. He goes back to a William Covey who died in 1704 in Somerset Co., MD
http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=PED&db=wescovey&id=I001851&style=TEXT
Noble Charles "Causby" COVEY b: 11 JUL 1869 d: 3 DEC 1938
/George Scott COVEY b: 10 AUG 1837 d: 10 AUG 1922
//William Marnaduke "Duke" COVEY b: 1800 d: ABT 1882
///Noble COVEY b: ABT 1773 d: ABT 1848
////William COVEY , Sr. b: 1748 d: 14 FEB 1839
/////Matthew George COVEY b: ABT 1707 d: 1783
//////William COVEY b: ABT 1690 d: ABT 1766
///////William COVEY b: ABT 1660 d: 1713
////////William G. COVEY b: ABT 1625 d: 1704
http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=wescovey&id=I000080. 
Association Edwin Andrew Covey was associated; Member of IOOF Pasadena Lodge 324 Encampment 84 & Pasadena Rebecca Lodge 121. 
Census1940*1940 He appeared on the 1940 census as the head of household, ED 19-469 sht 14b #429 887 Locust St, Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, along with Gertrude Briggs . His info on the census included Covey, Edwin 75 b.NY, owns home $3000, lived in same house in 1935, highest grade 8, information provided by wife. 
Death*9 July 1953 Edwin Andrew Covey died on 9 July 1953 at Pasadena, Los Angeles Co., California, at age 88 died at 8:00am, born 11 Mar 1865 NY, painter (house painting), father Lorenzo D Covey b.NY, mother Cordelia Matteson b.NY, wife Mrs Gertrude Covey who was also the informant. No SS#, in Pasadena 40 years, died at 776 Locust St Pasadena which was his usual residence. Cerebral hemmorrhage due to arteriosclerosis, contributory was cholelithiasis (gall stones). Buried Mt Vew Cemeter, Lamb Funeral Home.2 
Burial* He was buried at Mountain View Cemetery, Altadena, Los Angeles Co., California, Mountain Vineyard East lot 3489, grave 7 - see photos in source.3,4 
Relationships6th cousin 5 times removed of Kathryn Ann Rhinehart
6th cousin 3 times removed of Estella Mae 'Peggy' Ferrell
Great-grandfather of David Lee Bassett
Father of Mabel May Covey

Family

Gertrude Briggs b. 16 Oct 1870, d. 10 Sep 1958
Marriage*28 May 1886 He married Gertrude Briggs, daughter of Charles H Briggs and Emma Green, on 28 May 1886 at Cincinatus, Cortland Co., New York, Groom: Edwin A Covey residence Willett NY, will be age 22 on March 11th born in Doraville. Father Lorenzo Covey mother Cordelia Madison.
Bride: Gertrude Briggs residence Willett NY, will be age 16 on Oct 16th born in Willett. Father Charles Briggs mother Emma Greene.
Witnesses: Franklin T Salisbury and Blanche E Covey.1 
Children
Last Edited2 Apr 2012

Citations

  1. [S446] Marriage record #6673 Register #23 Evd #446.
  2. [S917] Registration District 1904 Regitrar's #942 Evd #917.
  3. [S1714] Mountain View Cemetery Photos https://bassettnet.smugmug.com/Genealogy/Genealogy-Cemeteries/CA-LosAngelesCo-MtView.
  4. [S1901] Find A Grave http://www.findagrave.com, Memorial #80672681.