Covington (Ky.)


Covington (Ky.)
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.
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USGS GNIS ID: 490167
U.S. Census code: 17848
Parent division/institution
Kenton County (Ky.)

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Covington News Bibliographic Resource
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Riddle, Allie May Person
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1846--Reward Ad For 2 Freedom Seekers Event
1849--Henry Young Escapes Event
1853--Enslaved Family Sold at Auction Event
1853--Five Slaves Escape B.W. Foley in Covington Event
1854--Six Slaves Escape to Ohio Event
1854--Sixteen Freedom Seekers Reach Canada Event
1854--Thirteen Escape From Covington Event
1856--Jane Wayne and Children Escape Event
1856--Nine Slaves Escape From Kenton County Event
1856--Two Freedom Seekers Chased Event
1859--Escape From Sinking Steamer Event
1865--Amanda Bishop assaulted Event
1865--Henry Bishop sues for family's freedom Event
1865--Tom Accused of Assisting a Freedom Seeker Event
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Linden Grove Cemetery (Covington, Ky.) Location
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Bishop, Amanda Person
Carson, Marion Person
Clarkson, Anselem Person
Cleveland, Eliza Person
Finney, Benjamin Person
Graves, Susan B. Person
Gregg, Leonard Person
Grubbs, Ida Person