Friday, May 10, 2013

Today in Family History - 10 May

My 3rd great-grandfather Calvin Townsend Covell (Erickson line) died on this day in 1879 in Ridgebury, Bradford, Pennsylvania [1, 2]. He was buried at Ashland Cemetery, Wellsburg, Chemung, New York [1].

My 4th great-grandmother Rebecca B. Pierce (Erickson line, and mother of Calvin above) was born on this day in 1780 in Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts [1].

[1] Tice, Joyce M., Tri-Counties Genealogy and History. Cemetery Record for Ashland Cemetery, Chemung County, Page 4 (Comstock to Dean).
[2] Probate Court Records of Bradford County, Pennsylvania. Affidavit of Death in the probate records for Calvin Townsend Covell.

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