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Biography of Elizabeth Hodges Covington

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2788

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typewritten biography. Elizabeth Hodges Covington was born in England in 1793. She joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and migrated to Utah in 1852. She married Berrill Covington in 1812 and had 11 children. Much of the narrative is an account of the company with which she came to Utah. It was taken from the Record of Church Emigration 1849-1857, vol. 2. She settled in American Fork, Utah, in 1854. She died in 1881.


  • 1958


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Biography of Elizabeth Hodges Covington must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

Clayson was a great granddaughter of Elizabeth Hodges Covington and wrote the biography of North Utah County Company, Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Adams Camp, American Fork, Utah.


1 item (5 pages)

Custodial History

This item was photocopied from reel 52 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 298.


19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.

Register of Biography of Elizabeth Hodges Covington
Rose Frank
10 May 2011
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Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States