Covington Family Papers, 1890-1924 | East Texas Research Center
By Nichole Strouse, 2008
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Forms of Material: Correspondence
This collection contains an audio tape, personal letters, legal notices, bills of health, and bank receipts dating from 1890 to roughly 1924. Most of the personal letters are to Mrs. L. Covington from her daughter Sarah and son-in-law, Mr. H.T. Temme concerning their personal life, marriage and Sarah's schooling. A few other letters are written by other family members, including sisters and other children concerning the health and well being of Mr. Covington. Many of the health letters and notices are from the Horton Medicine Company.
Mr. and Mrs. L. Covington lived in Goldthwaite, TX beginning around 1890. They had two daughters and one son. Their daughter, Sarah, married Mr. Harry T. Temme, and moved to Tyler. Mrs. L. Covington was active in the Mills County Baptist Church. The Covingtons were an agricultural working family in East Texas.
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Acquisition Method: Gift
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