Indiana McCaslins

Joseph Newton CovertAge: 55 years18621918

Joseph Newton Covert
Birth September 1862 27 26
Birth of a sisterMary Isabel Covert
October 14, 1864 (Age 2 years)
Census 1880 (Age 17 years)
MarriageZoe A ReederView this family
about 1885 (Age 22 years)

Death of a fatherSamuel Herriot Covert
September 8, 1885 (Age 23 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
Lucile Covert
January 1886 (Age 23 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherAlexander McCaslin
April 2, 1888 (Age 25 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Source: S3871
Publication: Johnson County Museum of History (Franklin, Indiana 2001)
Note: Date of death given as 11 Apr 1888 on Alexander's tombstone
Birth of a son
Paul D Covert
November 1892 (Age 30 years)
Census 1900 (Age 37 years)
Death February 18, 1918 (Age 55 years)
Note: state file number 5306
Family with parents - View this family
Marriage: September 28, 1861, Johnson, Indiana
1 year
2 years
younger sister
Family with Zoe A Reeder - View this family
Marriage: about 1885
13 months
7 years

Birth1880 US Federal Census
Birth1900 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
Marriage1900 US Federal Census
Census1900 US Federal Census
DeathCalifornia Death Index
state file number 5306
Shared note
In the 1880 Census for Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, Samuel (age 44), Emily (McCaslin) Covert (43) and their childern, Joseph N (age 17) and Mary I (age 15) are living on the farm between Emily's father Alexander McCaslin and uncle Allen McCaslin. They have a hired man, 24-year-old John Fry. In the 1900 US Federal Census for Center, Jennings, Indiana, 37-year-old Joseph N Covert is a restauranteur. He and his 33-year-old wife Zoe A (Reeder) Covert have been married 15 years and have had two children, 14-year-old Lucile and 7-year-old Paul D, both of whom are living and in their household. Also in their household is Zoe's mother, 56-year-old widow Metta M F Reeder. February 28, 1918 - North Vernon Plain Dealer Joseph N. Covert After having been confined to his bed for nine months, Joseph Newton Covert, a well-known Long Beach Resident for sixteen years, died at about 6:30 Monday night at 232 Obispo Avenue, where he and his wife made their home with their son-in-law and daughter Mrs. and Mrs. Carl Ransdell. Funeral services will be held at 2 P.M. Wednesday from the Holton & Son Chapel, the Rev. C. R. Hudson, pastor of the First Christian Church of Pomona and an oldtime friend of the family in Indiana officiating, assisted by the Rev. George P. Taubman, Pallbearers will be W. E. Bewrey, Charles Fetter, C. T. McGrew, C. D. Beauchamp, George Hirsch and James Lasater. Interment will be at Sunnyside cemetery, and will be private. Friends are invited to the services at the funeral parlors. Mr. Covert was born in Franklin, Ind., Sept 13, 1862. For fourteen years, before coming to Long Beach, he was in the restaurant business in North Vernon, Ind., where on April 15, 1885, he married Miss Zoe A. Grinstead. To them there were born two children Lucille, now Mrs. Ransdall, and Paul. Mr. Covert is survived by his widow and the two children. From Daily Telegram, Long Beach, California