Covington (Ky.)

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Covington (Ky.)

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Located where the Licking River merges into the Ohio, it was originally known as The Point. The city was named for General Leonard Covington, who was killed in the War of 1812. It is one of the county seats of Kenton County.

Has beginning

1815

Identifier

USGS GNIS ID: 490167
U.S. Census code: 17848

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Latitude

39.0836712

Longitude

-84.5085537

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Title Alternate label Class
1849--Henry Young Escapes Location Event
1856--Jane Wayne and Children Escape Location Event
1856--Two Freedeom Seekers Chased Location Event
1853--Five Slaves Escape B.W. Foley in Covington Location Event
1846--Reward Ad For 2 Freedom Seekers Location Event
1865--Tom Accused of Assisting a Freedom Seeker Location Event
1854--Six Slaves Escape to Ohio Location Event
1859--Escape From Sinking Steamer Location Event
1856--Nine Slaves Escape From Kenton County Location Event
1854--Sixteen Freedom Seekers Reach Canada Location Event
1853--Enslaved Family Sold at Auction Location Event
1854--Thirteen Escape From Covington Location Event
Place Of Enlistment
Title Alternate label Class
Anderson, Sandford Place of enlistment Person
Rafferty, Samuel O. Place of enlistment Person
Bishop, Henry Place of enlistment Person
Snyder, Powell Place of enlistment Person
Robinson, Major Place of enlistment Person
unknown, Alcey Place of enlistment Person
Webb, Alfred Place of enlistment Person
Webb, Peter Place of enlistment Person
Bristow, Simeon Place of enlistment Person
Delaney, Harry Place of enlistment Person
Bogle, Tom Place of enlistment Person
Bedinger, William [1] Place of enlistment Person
Place of Death
Title Alternate label Class
Haden, Sarah A. Place of death Person