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                            DORIS R. SHERIDAN, 
                                 Troy NY
                              dsheridan001@nycap.rr.com

             JOSEPH COVELL  SR & JR OF KILLINGLY
                           CONNECTICUT


                          First Generation

	1.	JAMES COVELL was born say 1625. He died before 19 Aug 1690 in Martha's Vinyard, Cape Cod, MA.when on 19 Aug 1690 administration of his estate was given to his son Philip and he was then called late deceased.1

James Covell was one of the early settlers of Martha's Vinyard, Massachusett.2 He received a grant of 10 acres of land on 27 March 1651 on the Meshackett Path which is where he built a house and continued to live until his death.3 He was admitted as a proprietor of a half share of land in 1660 and submitted to the Mayhew
Government the next year.4  He was elected drummer of the train  band in 1661 and served as a juror in 1659 & 1677.5 His name is often found in the land records.6

James may have been the James Covey a resident of Braintree, Mass in 1639/40 but this is supposition.7

His wife's name is not known.

JAMES and his spouse had the following children:8

+	2	M	i.PHILIP COVELL.

+	3	M	ii.JAMES COVELL was born about 1660 and died before 1749.

	4	M	iii.EZRA COVELL died on 12 Dec 1737.
 Ezra Covell died of smallpox 12 Dec. 1737 and administration of his
estate was  granted to James Covell 19 Dec. 1739.9 

+	5	M	iv.JOSEPH I COVELL was born about 1662/1665 and died in Apr 1733.


                          Second Generation

	2.	PHILIP COVELL (JAMES).
 PHILIP married ELIZABETH ATWOOD on 16 Nov 1688 in Malden, MA.10

They had the following children:11

	6	F	i.ELIZABETH COVELL was born on 14 Jan 1688.

	7	F	ii.SARAH COVELL.

	3.	JAMES COVELL (JAMES) was born about 1660. He died before 1749.

James Covell jr lived in Meshacket Path, Martha's Vinyard, Mass. On 23 May 1694 he sold 20 acres of  land his father had been granted in 1687 to Hannah Daggett.12  James died between 1734 & 1749.13 JAMES married ABIGAIL SMITH?.14

They had the following children:15

	8	F	i.LYDIA COVELL.

	9	M	ii.JAMES COVELL.

	10	F	iii.BETHIAH COVELL.

	5.	JOSEPH I COVELL (JAMES) was born say 1662/1665 in Martha's Vinyard, Cape Cod, MA. He died in Apr 1733 in Killingly, Windham Co., CT.16

Joseph Covell sr lived in Chatham, Woburn & Charlestown, Ma.  He removed to Killingly, CT prior to 5 Nov. 1714 when with others, he was granted 150 acres of land in Killingly.17   On 6 Dec. 1714 Joseph Sr deeded two pieces of this land to his  son Joseph Jr "in consideration of the love and good will that I have and bare my said
son Joseph Covell Jr of Killingly." The deed was signed by both Joseph sr & Alice Covell.18  On 9 June 1733, Joseph Covell, Andrew Philips & Elizabeth his wife, John Grover & Alice his wife, all of Killingly, Conn. & David Ross & Sarah his wife of Gloucester, RI quit-claimed their rights in their father's land to Stephen
Covell.19  On 25 June 1733  Joseph & Stephen Covell quit claimed their rights in their father's land to their sisters Elizabeth Philips, Alice Grover & Sarah Ross. Alice Covell, widow of Joseph Covell sr gave up her rights of dower at this time.20 

The inventory of Joseph Covell sr's estate was dated April of 1733 and was taken by Henry Groom, Isaac Cutler & Ebenezer Bateman.  Joseph's estate was appraised at L947-16-6 and the document mentions a house and barn which Stephen Covell  claims to be his own estate.21 

JOSEPH I married ALICE PALMER, daughter of JOHN PALMER and ELIZABETH
ALGER, on 27 Feb 1685 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.22 Alice was born say 1666. She died after 25 Jun 1733.

The will of Elizabeth Palmer of Boston, Mass., mother of Alice (Palmer) Covell, is dated 6 Dec. 1717 &  mentions, among others, her daughter Alice Covell and son-in-law Joseph Covell.23 


JOSEPH I and ALICE had the following children:24

+	11	F	i.ELIZABETH COVELL was born on 25 Nov 1686 and died on 11 May 1734.

+	12	F	ii.ALICE COVELL was born on 6 Apr 1689.

	13	M	iii.PHILIP COVELL was born on 12 Feb 1692 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. He died on 12 Feb 1692 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.25

+	14	M	iv.JOSEPH II COVELL was born on 9 Dec 1694.

+	15	F	v.SARAH COVELL was born in Aug 1698.

+	16	M	vi.STEPHEN COVELL.was born say 1696

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                          Third Generation

	11.	ELIZABETH/MARY  COVELL (JOSEPH I, JAMES) was born on 25 Nov 1686 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. She died on 11 May 1734 in Killingly, Ct.26

ELIZABETH married ANDREW PHILLIPS on 17 Aug 1706 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA27 ANDREW , son of ANDREW PHILLIPS & SARAH SMITH, was born in Charlestown, MA 23 July 1687.28  He died 11 June 1755, AE 78 in Killingly, Ct.29 Andrew married secondly MARY LOCK in Killingly, CT 23 Feb. 1736.30

ELIZABETH & ANDREW had the following children:31

	18	M	i.ANDREW Jr PHILLIPS was born on 22 Apr 1707 in Charlestown, Ma and was christened on 5 Aug 1716 in Killingly, Ct.

	19	M	ii.JOHN PHILLIPS was born on 30 Apr 1709 in Charlestown, Ma and was christened on 21 Aug 1717 in Killingly, Ct.

	20	F	iii.ELIZABETH PHILLIPS was born on 24 Jul 1711 in Charlestown, Ma and was christened on 5 Aug 1716 in Killingly. Ct.

	12.	ALICE COVELL (JOSEPH I, JAMES) was born on 6 Apr 1689 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.Alice was baptized in Killingly Church as wife of John Grover 29 Aug. 172132

ALICE married JOHN GROVER, son of STEPHEN GROVER and SARAH
BARRETT, on 10 Mar 1707/1708 in Charlestown, Suffolk Co., MA.33 John was born on 2 Mar 1689 in Malden, Ma.34 He died on 14 Jul 1765 in Gloucester, Ri.35

They had the following children36:

	21	F	i.ALICE GROVER was born 13 June 17 (olit) in Charlestown, Ma and was christened on 29 Aug 1722 in Killingly.Ct.

	22	M	ii.JOHN Jr GROVER was born on 6 Dec 171? in Charlestown, Ma and was christened on 29 Aug 1721 in Killingly. Ct.

	23	M	iii.	JOSEPH GROVER was christened on
11 Aug 1721 in Killingly, Ct. baptized privately as being dangerously
sick

	24	M	iv.PETER GROVER was christened on 29 Aug 1721 in Killingly, Ct.

	25	F	v.SARAH GROVER was christened on 7 Jun 1724 in Killingly, Ct.

	26	M	vi.STEPHEN GROVER was christened on 6 Nov 1726 in Killingly, Ct.

	14.	JOSEPH II COVELL (JOSEPH I, JAMES) was born on 9 Dec 1694 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.

Joseph Covell Jr owned the covenant and was baptized at Putnam Church 3 Apr 1720. Hannah, his wife renewed the covenant there 3 Apr. 1720.37

JOSEPH II married HANNAH LAMB, born say 1702, daughter of ABIEL II LAMB and HANNAH TAYLOR, on 1 Apr 1719 in Killingly, Windham Co., CT.38

JOSEPH II and HANNAH had the following children:39

	27	M	i.JOSEPH COVELL  was bapt  on 3 Apr 1720 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., Conn..

+	28	F	ii.HANNAH COVELL was bapt on 30 Sep 1722 and died on 17 Jan 1786.

+	29	M	iii.JAMES COVELL was bapt in 23 May 1725.

+	30	M	iv.EBENEZER COVELL was bapt  26 Nov. 1727 and died 10 Apr 1809, AE 82.

+	31	F	v.ABIGAIL COVELL was bapt 24 May 1730.

+	32	F	vi.ZERVIAH COVELL was bapt 26 Mar.1733.

	33	F	vii.LYDIA COVELL  was bapt on 14 Aug 1736 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., Conn..
LYDIA married NATHAN HARTWELL on 30 Jun 1773 in Killingly,
Ct.40

+	34	F	viii.ELIZABETH COVELL was bapt 18 Jan. 1738/1739 and died in 1822.

+	35	F	ix.SARAH COVELL (twin) was bapt 18 Jan.  1738/1739.

	36	F	x.KEZIAH COVELL was christened on 24 Apr 1740/41 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT.

1790 MA cn Franklin Co., Orange,128 Justin Cady: 3-0-2
 
Lived in Athol, MA

KEZIAH married JUSTIN CADY, son of EPHRAIM CADY and
ABIGAIL, in Feb 1762 in Killingly, Ct.41

	15.	SARAH COVELL (JOSEPH I, JAMES) was born in Aug 1698 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.

SARAH married DAVID ROSS say 1715,  probably son of JOHN ROSS and MARY
BARRETT.
 
They had the following children:42

	37	M	i.DAVID ROSS was christened in 1716 in Killingly.Ct.

	38	F	ii.ISABEL ROSS was christened on 7 Dec 1718 in Killingly, Ct.

	39	F	iii.SARAH ROSS was born on 19 Mar 1721 in Killingly, Ct.

	40	F	iv.ABIGAIL ROSS was christened on 8 Apr 1722 in Killingly, Ct.

	41	M	v.JOHN ROSS was christened in 1726 in Killingly, Ct.

	42	M	vi.SAMUEL ROSS was christened on 8 Oct 1727 in Killingly, Ct.

	43	M	vii.WILLIAM ROSS was christened on 26 Apr 1727 in Killingly, Ct. He
died  young.

	44	M	viii.JONATHAN ROSS was christened in 1732 in Killingly, Ct.

	45	M	ix.WILLIAM ROSS was born on 26 Mar 1730 in Killingly, Ct.

	46	M	x.JOSEPH ROSS was born on 23 Sep 1733 in Killingly, Ct.

	16.	STEPHEN COVELL (JOSEPH I, JAMES).was born say 1696
   STEPHEN married (1) ABIGAIL .

STEPHEN and ABIGAIL had the following children:(probably not complete)43

	47	M	i.STEPHEN Jr COVELL was born on 5 Apr 1729 in Killingly, Ct.

          STEPHEN married (2) MARY 

          STEPHAN & MARY had the following children (probably not complete)44

                             M.: i.  PETER COVELL was born 26 Aug., 1742 


                     Fourth Generation

	28.	HANNAH COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES) was born on 30 Sep 1722 in Killingly, Windham Co.. She died on 17 Jan 1786 in Foster, Providence Co., RI.45 HANNAH married JOSEPH sr SLATER, son of JOSEPH I SLATER and ESTHER, about 1742. Joseph was born about 1721. He died on 13 Aug 1775 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI.46

JOSEPH and HANNAH had the following children:47

	48	M	i.ABNER SLATER was born on 28 Feb 1743/1744 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI.

	49	M	ii.JOSEPH SLATER was born on 10 Oct 1745 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. He 

	50	M	iii.ABIAL SLATER was born on 15 Sep 1747 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. .
.
	51	M	iv.SILAS SLATER was born on 26 Nov 1754 in Scituate, Providence Co., RI. 

	52	M	v.JOHN SLATER was born about 1756. 

	53	F	vi.HANNAH SLATER was born about 1760. 

	54	F	vii.SARAH SLATER 
 
                   SEE SLATER FAMILY BY COMPILER.

	29.	JAMES COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES) was  christened on 23 May 1725 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT.. JAMES married SARAH GROVER say 1744,  daughter of STEPHEN GROVER and ELIZABETH BATEMAN. Sarah was born on 17 Jan 1725 in Killingly, Ct.48

JAMES and SARAH had the following children:49

	55	F	i.TAMAR COVELL was born on 29 Mar 1745 in Killingly, Ct.

	56	M	ii.MICAJAH COVELL was born on 9 Sep 1746 in Killingly, Ct.

	57	F	iii.SARAH COVELL was born on 27 Nov 1748

	58	M	iv.JONATHAN COVELL was born on 14 Feb 1749/1750 in Killingly, Ct.

	59	F	v.ELIZABETH COVELL was born on 19 Feb 1752 in Killingly, Ct.

	60	F	vi.ZERVIAH COVELL was born in Jun 1754 in Killingly, Ct.

	61	M	vii.JAMES COVELL was born on 1 Mar 1757 in Killingly, Ct.

	62	M	viii.JACOB COVELL was born on 2 Aug 1762 in Dover, Dutchess Co. NY

	30.	EBENEZER COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES)  was christened on 26 Nov 1727 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., Conn.. He died 10 Apr 1809, Ae 82 in Killingly, Windham Co., Conn. and was buried in Chestnut Hill Cem. Killingly. 50

Revolutionary War 3rd Co. 11th Regt.51

1790 CT cn Windham Co. Killingly, 144   2-3-5

EBENEZER married MARTHA WHITMORE, daughter of SAMUEL WHITMORE
and MARY A. HASKELL, about 1751. Martha was born in Dec 1729 in Killingly, Ct.52 She died 18 Aug 1806 Ae 75 in Killingly, Windham Co., Conn. and was buried in Chestnut 
Hill Cem. Killingly, Conn.53

They had the following children:54

	63	M	iSAMUEL COVELL was born on 13 Jan 1752 in Killingly, Ct.

	64	M	ii.SAMSON COVELL was born on 24 Mar 1754 in Killingly, Ct.

	65	F	iii.MARY COVELL.

	66	M	iv.EBENEZER Jr COVELL.

	67	F	v.TAMER COVELL .

	68	F	vi.KEZIAH COVELL.

	69	F	vii.MARTHA COVELL.

	70	M	viii.JAMES COVELL.

	71	F	ix.HANNAH COVELL.

	31.	ABIGAIL COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES)  was christened on 24 May 1730 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT. ABIGAIL married AARON PARKER in Jun 1752 in Oxford, Ma.55 Aaron died in Jul 1801 in Oxford, Ma.56

1790 MA cn, Worcester Co., Oxford,231 2-0-2

1800 MA cn Worcester Co. Oxford, 156 1 male over 45, l female 16-26, 1 female over 45
 
AARON and ABIGAIL had the following children:57

	72	F	i.ABIGAIL PARKER was born on 7 Feb 1758 in Oxford, Ma.

	73	M	ii.AARON PARKER was born on 7 Apr 1760 in Oxford, Ma.

	74	F	iii.AMMITY PARKER was born on 12 Jun 1762 in Oxford, Ma.

	75	M	iv.PHINEHAS PARKER was born on 4 Apr 1766 in Oxford, Ma.

	76	M	v.EZRA PARKER was born on 11 Aug 1768 in Oxford, Ma.

	77	M	vi.JOHN PARKER was born on 11 Jul 1771 in Oxford, Ma.

	78	F	vii.HANNAH PARKER was born on 16 Sep 1774 in Oxford, Ma.

	32.	ZERVIAH COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES)  was christened on 26 Mar 1733 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT.

ZERVIAH married say 1750 JONATHAN HERRINGTON, son of PETER
HERRINGTON and ABIGAIL ROBBINS. Jonathan was born on 10 Jul 1731 in
Killingly, Ct.58 He died 20 Apr 1814, AE 81 in Killingly, Ct and was buried in Old Chestnut Hill Cem.

1790 CT cn Windham Co., Killingly.144  Jonathan Herrington:  3-1-2

JONATHAN and ZERVIAH had the following children:59
	79	M	i.JOSEPH HERRINGTON was born on 8 Mar 1751 in Kilingly, Ct.

	80	M	ii.JONATHAN HERRINGTON was born on 11 Oct 1753 in Killingly, Ct. He died 15 July 1829, AE 76 in Killingly, Ct and was buried in Old Chestnut Hill Cem..60

	81	M	iii.DAVID HERRINGTON was born 30 Feb. 1755 (sic) in Killingly, Ct.

	82	M	iv.PETER HERRINGTON was born on 4 Mar 1755 in Killingly, Ct.

	83	M	v.JEREMIAH HERRINGTON was born on 30 May 1756 in Killingly, Ct.

	84	M	vi.JAMES HERRINGTON was born on 2 Jun 1761 in Killingly, Ct.

	85	M	vii.PERLEY HERRINGTON was born on 3 Nov 1764 in Killingly, Ct.

	86	M	viii.JOHN HERRINGTON was born on 4 Sep 1766 in Killingly, Ct.

	87	M	ix.WILLIAM HERRINGTON was born on 3 Feb 1769 in Killingly, Ct.

	88	M	x.SAMUEL HERRINGTON was born on 11 May 1771 in Killingly, Ct.

	34.	ELIZABETH COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES)  was christened on 18 Jan 1738/1739 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT.. She died in 1822 in Reading, Vt and was buried in Caper Hill Cem.61 ELIZABETH married BACHARIAH CADY, son of EPHRAIM CADY and ABIGAIL BARRON, on 18 Nov 1756 in Killingly, Windham Co., CT.62 Bachariah was born on 17 May 1734 in Killingly.Ct.63 He died in Aug 1807 in Reading, Windsor Co. Vt and was buried in Caper Hill Cem.64

Belongs to Baptist Society in Reading,VT per Asa Wilkins dated 17 Mar. 1791, recorded 28 Apr.179265

BACHARIAH and ELIZABETH had the following children:66

	89	F	i.ABIGAIL CADY was born on 26 Apr 1759 in Killingly, Ct.

	90	F	ii.LUCE CADY was born on 15 Jun 1763 in Killingly, Ct.

	91	F	iii.CHLOE CADY was born on 22 Sep 1765 in Killingly, Ct.

	92	M	iv.TIMOTHY CADY was born on 10 Jul 1768 in Killingly, Ct.

	93	F	v.JERUSHA CADY was born on 22 Apr 1771 in Killingly, Ct.

	94	F	vi.BETTY CADY was born on 20 Nov 1778 in Reading, Vt.

	95	M	vii.JOSEPH CADY was born on 9 Nov 1781 in Reading, Vt.

	35.	SARAH COVELL (JOSEPH II, JOSEPH I, JAMES)  was christened on 18 Jan 1738/1739 in Putnam Church, Killingly, Windham Co., CT. SARAH married (1) ISAAC BARTON, son of JEDEDIAH BARTON and LYDIA PRATT, on 29 Jul 1761 in Oxford, Ma..67 Isaac was born on 21 Sep 1740 in Oxford, Ma.68 He died 9 Oct. 1769 In 30 th Yr in Oxford, Ma.69

They had the following children:70

	96	M	i.	iSAAC BARTON was born on 24 Dec 1768 in Oxford, Ma.

SARAH also married (2) JOHN BALLARD, son of JONATHAN BALLARD and
HANNAH KIDDER, on 18 Nov 1780 in Oxford, Ma.71 John was born on 30 Mar 1731 in Oxford, Ma.72 He died Oct. 1810, AE 80 in Oxford, Ma.73

1790 MA cn Worcester Co., Oxford ,231 John Ballard 2-0-1



END NOTES:

1.  Col. Charles Banks, History of Martha's Vinyard With Genealogies  {Edgartown 1966 reprint}Vol. II:62 hereinafter Banks)
2. - 9.  Ibid
10.  Malden, MA printed VR
11.  Banks, 116
12.  Dukes Co.MA Deeds 1:142
13.  Banks, 116
14.  Ibid
15.  Ibid
16.  Windham CT PR:1:464
17.  Killingly LR 3:20
18.. Ibid Vol. 3
19:  Ibid 3:164
20.  Ibid 3:165-168
21.  Windham PR 1:464
22.  Woburn Marriages
23.  Boston Transcript Apr. 1931,#2441
24.  1st 5 - Woburn Births, printed 62
25.  Woburn Deaths (printed) 44
26.  Barbour Collection CSL
27.  Charlestown, MA printed VR,219
28.  Ibid, 134
29.  Killingly Ct Church Records New England Ancestors.org.
30.  Barbour Collection, CSL
31.  Charlestown MA printed VRS, 214, 217, 233 & Killingly CT Church Records
32.  Killingly CT Church Records
33.  Charlestown MA printed VR, 220.  
34,  Malden MA printed VR
35.  LDS Submission
36.  #1-2 Charlestown MA printed VR, 234 &  Killingly,CT Church Records
37.  Putnam Church Record, Killingly, CT
38.  Barbour Collection CSL
39.  Putnam Church Record, Killingly,CT
40.  Killingly CT Church Record
41.  Ibid
42.  Ibid
43.  Barbour Collection CSL
44.  Ibid
45.  Arnolds Vital Records (Foster RI)
46.  Scituate RI PR B2:244
47.  lst 8 children born Scituate RI Arnolds Vital Records of RI Vol. 3:48
48.  Barbour Collection CSL
49.  1,2,4,& 5 recorded Barbour Collection CSL, others LDS submission 
50.  Gravestone
51.  Ibid
52.  Barbour Collection CSL
53   Gravestone
54.  First two children recorded Killingly VRS - others LDS submission
55.  Oxford MA printed VR
56   Ibid & Worcester PR  Administration Docket #44966
57.  Oxford MA printed VR
58.  Barbour Collection CSL
59.  Ibid
60.  Gravestone
61.  LDS Submission
62.  Killingly Church Records
63.  Barbour Collection CSL
64.  LDS Submission
65.  Alden M. Rollins, Vermont Religious Certificates (Rockport ME, Picton Press, 2003}220
66.  Barbour Collection CSL & Vermont VRS
67.  Oxford MA printed VR
68.  Ibid
69.  Ibid
70.  Ibid
71.  Ibid - “Lt. John Ballard married widow Sarah Barton”
72.  Ibid
73.  Ibid