James Covey

M, #11039, b. 10 April 1799, d. before 1845
Father*William Covey Sr b. 18 Jun 1765, d. 19 Oct 1845
Mother*Esther Yarns b. 17 May 1767, d. 28 Mar 1811
Birth*10 April 1799 James Covey was born on 10 April 1799 "James b. April 10, 1799."1 
(Witness) Census18001800 He is assumed to be one of the household of William Covey Sr in the 1800 census, pg 4 of 7, Butternuts, Otsego Co., New York, who has 1m0-10 (James) 1m10-16 (sic, s/b 0-10, William) 1m26-45 (William) 3f0-10 (Anna, Abigail, Betsy) 3f10-16 (Eunice, Hannah, Phebe) 1f16-45 (Esther)
probable brother Hope on pg 1 of 7 with 1m10-16, himself 26-45, 2f0-10, 1f10-16 and 1f26-45. 
Marriage* James Covey married Abby (__________)
Census1830*1830 James Covey was the head of the household in the 1830 census, an unknown place with possibly Otsego Co NY. 
Death*before 1845 He died before 1845 death guess as wife in his father's will but he's not. 
(NOTmentionedIn) Will10 September 1845 He was NOT mentioned in the will of William Covey Sr on 10 September 1845 at Otsego Co., New York; his will was set aside as void 14 Feb 1846 (it was contradictory.) 
Relationships2nd great-granduncle of David Lee Bassett
Granduncle of Mabel May Covey


Abby (__________)
Last Edited26 Aug 2006


  1. [S972] Bible Record of Covey Family from NY State Library DAR Bible Records Volume 20. "copy of a leaf taken from the Bible of Anna Covey Smith, 6th child of William Covey", a certified copy is attached to DAR application of Harriet Silvey Donaldson #274027 Evd #972.