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Nehemiah Covington Family Tree History - Mezick Line
 

  1. Nehemiah Covington b. cir 1628, Covington, Huntingdonshire, England, m. (1) Mary _____, d. cir 1667, buried: Great Monie Hundred, Somerset Co, MD, m. (2) ?? Jul 1667, Anne Ingram. Nehemiah died ?? ___ 1680/1. He's listed under the patent of Nicholas Waddilow and Stephen Harsey in 1647 and under the patent of Nicholas Waddilow in 1649. Nehemiah signed the Oath to the Commonwealth 25 Mar 1651 in Northampton Co, VA. In 1662, with his wife and children, he immigrated to Somerset Co, MD, where he acquired a patent to 300 acres of land on the north side of Monie Creek in 1663/4. He called his land "Covington's Vinyard." In 1666 and 1674, he was sworn in as Constable in Somerset Co. Nehemiah was a prominent Quaker.

Children by Mary _____:

2. i Sarah.

ii Jeane Covington b. cir 1652, d. ?? Feb 1677/8.

iii John Covington b. cir 1653, d. ?? ___ 1693.

iv Katherine Covington b. cir 1654, d. ?? Aug 1681.

v Margaret Covington b. cir 1655.

vi Nehemiah Covington, Jr. b. cir 1657, d. ?? ___ 1713.

Children by Anne Ingram:

vii Elizabeth Covington b. 10 Sep 1668.

viii Thomas Covington b. 10 Jun 1670, d. ?? ___ 1709.

ix Anne Covington b. 7 Oct 1672.

x Jeremiah Covington b. 16 Dec 1675, d. 31 Jan 1676.

Second Generation

  1. Sarah Covington m. 29 Apr 1674, Julian Mezick, b. cir 1645, d. cir 1718. Julian: Julian was

transported to Accomack Co, VA by John Tilney in 1664/5. In 1674, he moved up to Nanticoke Hundred in Maryland's Somerset County. In 1681, he acquired 100 acres in Nanticoke Hundred, which he called "Nantes." Based on this name, it is likely that Julian was a Huguenot from France.

Children: i Nehemiah Mezick b. cir 1676, m. Sarah Hopkins.

ii John M. Mezick b. cir 1678, m. Mary Collier.

iii Richard Mezick b. cir 1680, d. bef 1715.

3. iv Jacob b. cir 1682.

v Joshua Mezick b. cir 1684, d. cir 1718.

Third Generation

  1. Jacob Mezick b. cir 1682, m. (1) Rachel Covington, m. (2) Elizabeth Nelson, b. cir 1695, (daughter of John Nelson). Jacob died ?? Feb 1761.

Children by Rachel Covington:

i Dinah Mezick b. cir 1712, m. ?? ___ 1745, John Nelson.

ii Rachael Mezick b. cir 1714, m. William Ellingsworth.

Children by Elizabeth Nelson:

4. iii Elihu b. 24 Jun 1716.

iv Joshua Mezick b. cir 1718.

v Aaron Mezick b. cir 1720, m. Mary _____. Aaron died ?? Jan 1775.

vi Covington Mezick b. cir 1722, m. cir 1749, Sarah Ann Corby.

Covington died ?? ___ 1771.

vii Jacob Mezick, Jr. b. cir 1724, m. aft 1771, Sarah Ann Corby.

Jacob died ?? ___ 1791.

Fourth Generation

  1. Elihu Mezick b. 24 Jun 1716, m. (1) Sarah Fisher, m. (2) Margaret Ritchie, b. cir 1735, (daughter of Archibald Ritchie and Elizabeth _____). Elihu died 26 Jul 1788.

Children by Sarah Fisher:

i Delilah Mezick b. 17 Mar 1740, m. ?? ___ 1762, Daniel Ritchie, b. 18 Feb 1743, (son of Archibald Ritchie and Elizabeth _____).

Delilah died bef 1788.

ii Catherine Mezick b. 5 Sep 1742, m. ?? ___ 1766, Elijah Larmore.

iii James Mezick b. 11 Jan 1744, m. Elizabeth _____. James died ?? ___ 1826.

iv Elizabeth Mezick b. 5 Jun 1747, m. William Benson. Elizabeth died bef 1788.

v Fisher Mezick b. 30 Mar 1754.

Children by Margaret Ritchie:

vi Elihu Mezick, Jr. b. 20 Mar 1756, m. 13 May 1792, Leah Doughty, b. ?? ___ 1770-80, (daughter of John Doughty) d. aft 1840. Elihu died cir 1809.

vii Sarah Mezick b. 1 Jan 1758, m. ?? ___ 1780, Solomon Kimmey.

viii Mary Mezick b. 21 Feb 1760.

5. ix John Ritchie b. 16 Feb 1762.

x Daniel Mezick b. 17 Jun 1764, m. ?? ___ 1797, Priscilla Wainwright. Daniel died ?? ___ 1800.

xi Amelia Mezick b. 23 Jun 1766.

xii Susannah Mezick b. 8 Oct 1768.

xiii Martha Mezick b. 29 Mar 1773.

xiv Mathew Mezick b. 29 Mar 1773.

Fifth Generation

5. John Ritchie Mezick b. 16 Feb 1762, m. Nancy Hopkins.

Children:

6. i Margaret Jacobs b. 27 Apr 1792.

ii Daniel Mezick b. 12 May 1794.

iii Mary Jacobs Mezick b. 12 May 1794.

Sixth Generation

6. Margaret Jacobs Mezick b. 27 Apr 1792, m. 7 May 1816, Robert Walter, b. cir 1795.

Children:

7. i Esther Ann Dashiell b. 31 Dec 1816.

8. ii Robert b. 12 Apr 1818.

9. iii Margret Elizabeth b. 8 Sep 1819.

10. iv Mary Jacobs b. 8 Apr 1821.

v Daniel James Walter b. 28 Dec 1822.

11. vi Priscilla Jones b. 1 Oct 1824.

12. vii Bridget Jane b. 8 Dec 1826.

Seventh Generation

7. Esther Ann Dashiell Walter b. 31 Dec 1816, m. John Adams.

Children:

i James Adams.

ii Elizabeth Adams.

8. Robert Walter b. 12 Apr 1818, m. 8 Jan 1845, in Nanticoke, MD, Rosa Jane Walter, b. 20 Feb 1820, (daughter of Levin Hamilton Walter and Rosa King Nelson) d. 21 Jul 1890, buried: [see message]. Robert died 2 Sep 1891, buried: [see message]. Buried near the Jesterville-Windsor Cove road intersection in the Walter-Dunn Family grave yard, near Nanticoke, MD. Rosa: Buried near the Jesterville-Windsor Cove road intersection in the Walter-Dunn Family graveyard, near Nanticoke, MD.

Children:

13. i Levin Thomas b. 18 Oct 1845.

ii Daniel J. Zack Walter b. 27 Jan 1847, d. 21 Dec 1903.

iii Roberta King Walter b. 27 Mar 1850, d. 27 Feb 1851.

iv Albert King Walter b. 6 Apr 1851, d. 3 Aug 1852.

v Sarah Jane Walter b. 6 Oct 1854, d. 28 Jun 1935.

vi Alberta J. Walter b. 22 Dec 1858, d. 13 Aug 1943.

9. Margret Elizabeth Walter b. 8 Sep 1819, m. Jesse Wainwright.

Children:

i Mary Anne Wainwright.

ii Margaret Wainwright.

10. Mary Jacobs Walter b. 8 Apr 1821, m. (1) John Larmore, m. (2) John Edward Willing.

Children by John Larmore:

i Hester Larmore.

ii Robert D. Larmore.

Children by John Edward Willing:

iii Josephine Willing.

iv John Willing m. Edith Horseman.

11. Priscilla Jones Walter b. 1 Oct 1824, m. William Dunn.

Children:

i Laura Dunn.

ii Susan Dunn.

iii Horace Dunn.

iv Dora Dunn.

v Lucy Dunn.

12. Bridget Jane Walter b. 8 Dec 1826, m. John Wareham.

Children:

i Margret Wareham.

Eighth Generation

13. Levin Thomas Walter b. 18 Oct 1845, m. 17 Jun 1868, in Nanticoke, MD, Emily Susan Evans, b. 24 May 1845, (daughter of Robert Evans and Lucy Ann Evans) d. 28 Feb 1919, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Levin died 20 Jul 1915, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Built boats near Nanticoke, MD.

Children:

14. i Robert Franklin b. 3 Jun 1869.

ii William Thomas Walter b. 14 Jun 1871, m. 28 Nov 1916, Katie Blanche German, (daughter of Thomas S. German and Alice _____). William died 5 Dec 1932.

15. iii Warren Dashiel b. 22 May 1872.

iv Lucy Jane Walter b. 3 Aug 1876, d. 16 Jun 1956, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD.

v Emily Susan Walter b. 25 Mar 1883, d. 24 Jun 1965, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD.

16. vi Levin Lester b. 27 Jan 1888.

Ninth Generation

14. Robert Franklin Walter b. 3 Jun 1869, m. (1) Annie Lee Willing, b. 6 Jan 1863, d. 20 Sep 1921, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD, m. (2) Lena Muir, b. 20 May 1897, (daughter of _____ Muir and Sally Schwartz) d. 25 Apr 1965, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Robert died 7 Mar 1948, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD.

Children by Annie Lee Willing:

i Edgar Franklin Walter b. 12 Oct 1892, d. 23 Jan 1894, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD.

17. ii Robert Woolford b. 24 Mar 1894.

iii Annie Gertrude Walter b. 28 Feb 1898, d. 31 Jul 1899, buried: St Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD.

Children by Lena Muir:

18. iv Emily Elizabeth b. 1 Feb 1923.

15. Warren Dashiel Walter b. 22 May 1872, m. 22 Jun 1899, in Baltimore, MD, Annie Zennette Halfpenny, d. 25 Apr 1942, Baltimore, MD. Warren died 4 Mar 1955, Baltimore, MD.

Children:

i Marion Girwood Walter b. 23 Feb 1901, d. 4 Jul 1901.

ii Margret Emily Walter b. 24 Mar 1906, d. 18 Oct 1920.

19. iii Mildred Zennette b. 30 Sep 1908.

20. iv Warren Howard b. 26 Nov 1911.

21. v Robert Levin Thomas b. 9 Feb 1915.

22. vi James Edgar b. 20 Jun 1920.

16. Levin Lester Walter b. 27 Jan 1888, m. 16 Jun 1909, in Nanticoke, MD, Adah Travers, b. ?? ___ 1889, d. 18 Nov 1940, buried: Turner Cemetery, Nanticoke, MD. Levin died ?? ___ 1958, buried: Turner Cemetery, Nanticoke, MD.

Children:

i Franklin Travers Walter b. 14 Jul 1918, d. 9 Mar 1919.

23. ii Lynn Thomas b. 27 Oct 1921.

24. iii Norman Wallis b. 24 Oct 1927.

Tenth Generation

17. Robert Woolford Walter b. 24 Mar 1894, occupation cannery mechanic, m. Mary Alice Toadvine, b. 12 Jul 1893, (daughter of Louis Calvin Toadvine and Edith M. Walter) occupation postmaster, Nanticoke, MD, d. 8 Jan 1973, Salisbury, MD, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Robert died 2 Apr 1968, Salisbury, MD, buried: 2 Apr 1968, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Coronary arteriosclerosis lead to myocardial infarction and intractable heart failure. He spent 16 days at Penninsula General Hospital before death. SSN: 215-16-3960. Mary: Alice was the postmaster at Nanticoke for 28 years, starting during the Truman presidency.

Children:

25. i Frances Rebecca b. 13 Jun 1918.

18. Emily Elizabeth Walter b. 1 Feb 1923, m. Lonnie Wilhew Jones, Sr., b. 9 Feb 1915, d. 6 Jan 1973, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Received Assistant Nursing certificate from WorWic Tech Community College, Salisbury, MD.

Children:

26. i Lonnie Wilhew b. 14 Feb 1946.

27. ii Juanita Elizabeth b. 21 Jun 1949.

iii Robin Jones b. 22 May 1953, m. divorced, Tina Hosier. Tina: Hosier is probably first married name.

19. Mildred Zennette Walter b. 30 Sep 1908, m. 22 Jul 1928, in Baltimore, MD, George Agustus Benesch. Mildred died 1984.

Children:

i Mary Zenette Benesch b. 9 May 1930.

ii Lawrence Benesch b. 7 Nov 1931.

iii Barbara Elizabeth Benesch b. 18 Apr 1939.

iv Lois Regina Benesch b. 22 Sep 1943.

20. Warren Howard Walter b. 26 Nov 1911, Baltimore, MD, m. 4 Sep 1936, in Baltimore, MD, Gloria Constance Brock, b. 5 Jan 1908, Gauley Bridge, WV, (daughter of George Edmond Brock and May Margret Adams). Warren died 2 Apr 1982, Baltimore, MD.

Children:

i Gloria Mae Walter b. 11 Oct 1939, d. 11 Oct 1939.

28. ii Warren Edmond b. 19 Jul 1941.

21. Robert Levin Thomas Walter b. 9 Feb 1915, m. 15 Sep 1939, Helen Ann Von Behren. Robert died 27 Dec 1994.

Children:

29. i Richard Thomas b. 12 Jun 1943.

30. ii Susan Zennette b. 21 Feb 1948.

22. James Edgar Walter b. 20 Jun 1920, m. 1 Jun 1946, Arminda Jane Moose.

Children:

i Neil Thomas Walter b. 15 Dec 1951.

31. ii Karen.

32. iii Joyce (Joy).

23. Lynn Thomas Walter b. 27 Oct 1921, m. Blanche Eleanor Gordy, b. 24 Nov 1918. Blanche: Came from Laurel, DE.

Children:

i Judith Anne Walter b. 24 Oct 1949.

ii Lucinda Darlene Walter b. 2 Feb 1952.

24. Norman Wallis Walter b. 24 Oct 1927, occupation pharmacist, m. Jo Anne Earlene Moose. Last known to be in Yorktown, VA.

Children:

i Stephanie Jo Walter b. ?? Jul 1952.

ii Sandrah Lynne Walter b. 25 Feb 1955.

iii Mark Lester Walter.

Eleventh Generation

25. Frances Rebecca Walter b. 13 Jun 1918, Nanticoke, MD, occupation nurse's training, m. (1) 2 Jan 1940, Harry Drennen Larmore, b. 7 Jul 1895, (son of Samuel Henry Wright Larmore and Mary Ellen Sullivan) occupation store owner/merch. marine, d. 19 Nov 1954, Tyaskin, MD, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD, m. (2) 7 Dec 1955, in Salisbury, MD, Clarence Sidney Horner, b. 4 Sep 1920, Bivalve, MD, (son of Samuel Alphanso Horner and Lillie Mae Roy) occupation correctional officer, etc, d. 2 Mar 1984, Salisbury, MD, buried: 5 Mar 1984, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Frances died 4 May 1989, Salisbury, MD, buried: ?? May 1989, St. Mary's Episcopal Church,

Tyaskin, MD. Operated gas station owned by Drennen Larmore until his death. Harry: Merchant Marine during World War II; Owner/Operator of Larmore's Service Station, Tyaskin, MD. Currently operated (1994) as oldest continually operating business in Wicomico County (Wiskers & Wife Restaurant). Was a gas station (Esso/Exxon), dance hall and grocery store. Died and had funeral

service at his home. Passport #70724. Soc. Sec. 215-22-0902.

Children by Harry Drennen Larmore:

33. i Joan Ellen b. 8 Jun 1944.

Children by Clarence Sidney Horner:

34. ii Karen Sue b. 11 Sep 1956.

26. Lonnie Wilhew Jones, Jr. b. 14 Feb 1946, m. Pat _____. 2nd Wife Unknown, Last known to be in Missouri (1994).

Children:

i Lonnie Wilhew Jones, III b. cir 1975.

ii Georgiana Elizabeth Jones b. cir 1979.

27. Juanita Elizabeth Jones b. 21 Jun 1949, m. Brandon Mulcahey. Juanita died ?? ___ 1970, buried: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD. Died at home of cancer. Married Mulcahy. One son.

Children:

i Robert Douglas Mulcahey b. 21 Jul 1968.

28. Warren Edmond Walter b. 19 Jul 1941, Baltimore, MD, m. 3 Jul 1965, in Baltimore, MD, Janice Simpson Todd, b. 20 Jul 1944, Baltimore, MD.

Children:

35. i Jennifer Mae b. 9 Dec 1966.

36. ii Warren Todd b. 19 Sep 1968.

37. iii Jonathan Howard b. 7 Jan 1971.

29. Richard Thomas Walter b. 12 Jun 1943, m. Celeste Marie Wimmer.

Children:

i Christopher Robert Walter b. 25 May 1971, Baltimore, MD.

ii Sara Elizabeth Walter b. 30 Nov 1976, Baltimore, MD.

30. Susan Zennette Walter b. 21 Feb 1948, m. (1) Thomas Frederick Stark, m. (2) 13 May 1977, in Baltimore, MD, Melvin Leroy Bullen, b. 4 Aug 1946, Baltimore, MD, (son of Melvin Leroy Bullen and Mary Jane Miller).

Children by Thomas Frederick Stark:

i Karl Thomas Stark b. 19 Sep 1967, Fayetteville, NC.

ii Heather Anne Stark b. 7 Apr 1970, Baltimore, MD, m. 15 Jun 1991, in Baltimore, MD, Craig Hammond.

31. Karen Walter m. Joseph Linthicum.

Children:

i Amanda Linthicum b. 3 Dec 1984.

ii Jessica Linthicum b. 1 Feb 1987.

iii Justin Linthicum b. 20 May 1989.

32. Joyce (Joy) Walter m. Michael Stone.

Children:

i Kahlyn Stone b. 5 Oct 1988.

Twelfth Generation

33. Joan Ellen Larmore b. 8 Jun 1944, Salisbury, MD, m. 10 Dec 1966, in St. Bartholomew's Episc., Baltimore, MD, divorced, Arthur Washington Simms, III, b. 6 Nov 1921, Baltimore, MD, (son of Arthur Washington Simms, Jr. and Eleanor Elliott) occupation railroad. Blood type: O positive. Arthur: SSN: 213-18-9767. He served in the Navy. He worked with Amtrak from 1943 to November 1974.

Children:

38. i Robert Elliott b. 11 Jan 1968.

34. Karen Sue Horner b. 11 Sep 1956, Salisbury, MD, occupation administration at Dresser, m. (1) 29 Dec 1973, in St. Mary's Episcopal Church, Tyaskin, MD, divorced 1978, William Parker Miles, Jr., b. 28 Jul 1953, Salisbury, MD, m. (2) 17 Nov 1979, in United Methodist Church, Siloam, MD, Alan Keith Brown, b. 12 Jul 1951, Salisbury, MD, (son of Harvey Theodore Brown, Jr. and Nora Lea Bounds) occupation parts sales/mechanic.

Children by Alan Keith Brown:

i Bryan Christopher Brown b. 10 Mar 1981, Salisbury, MD, occupation mechanic.

35. Jennifer Mae Walter b. 9 Dec 1966, Baltimore, MD, m. 19 Aug 1986, in Alexandria, VA, James Leo Leskanich, b. 24 Jul 1956, Washington, DC.

36. Warren Todd Walter b. 19 Sep 1968, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, m. 18 Jan 1992, in Westminister, MD, Mary Elisabeth Swink, b. 20 Feb 1968, Fort Bragg, NC.

Children:

i Warren Tyler Walter b. 20 Jun 1992.

ii Caitlin Prescott Walter b. 18 Aug 1994.

37. Jonathan Howard Walter b. 7 Jan 1971, Dover AFB, DE, m. Stephanie Hooper.

Children:

i Brandon Hooper Walter b. 26 Apr 1994.

Thirteenth Generation

38. Robert Elliott Simms b. 11 Jan 1968, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, occupation full time student(so far), m. 22 Jul 1995, in Pickens Presbyterian Church, Pickens, SC, Donna Gaye Mouritzen, b. 9 Jun 1968, Fort Bragg, NC, (daughter of Wayne Walter Mouritzen and Gaye Irene Sweesy) occupation college instructor. Godparents: Joan & Richard Bennett. Education: BS Math and Physics (1991) Salisbury State University of MD; MS Mathematical Sciences (1993) Clemson University, SC; PhD candidate in Mathematical Sci. @ Clemson University. Eagle Scout Award, 30 Oct 1985. Donna: Education: Salutatorian Florida Christian H.S.; BS Math Education (1990) Bob Jones University, SC; MS Mathematical Sciences (1993) Clemson University, SC.

Children: i *UNKNOWN.

 

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