COVERLY THOMAS E. Farmer; Sec. 14; P. O. Byron; owns 120 acres of land, probable valuation, $4,800; Mr. C. was born Nov. 21, 1833, in Canada, and came to Ogle Co. in March, 1859, and settled in Byron, where he lived until the Fall of 1865, when he went to Floyd Co., Ia., and lived there for sixteen months and then returned to Byron, where he resided until March, 1876, when he removed to Rockvale, where he now resides; he was married, Sept. 18th. 1860, to Cordelia A., daughter of Moses Coolbaugh, of Byron Tp., Ogle Co.; she was born March 9th, 1841, in Bradford Co., Pa.; they have seven children --- Charles M., George E., Lester and Lettie (twins), Hattie M., Willie M. and Goldie M.; Mr. Coverly enlisted in the war of the rebellion in Oct., 1864, with the 48th I. V. I/. and was honorably discharged July 1th, 1865; he is a Republican, and was Road Master in Byron Township for three years; Mr. and Mrs. Coverly are both members of the M. E.Church.
Civil War Private. Military Service. FROM NOV 1863 TO JUL 1864.  Note: Private, Company A, Regiment Illinois 48.
Census: 1 JUN 1900. Garfield Twp, Buffalo, NE. Age: 66y. 
Occupation: Farmer. 1 JUN 1900. Garfield Twp, Buffalo, NE. 
Marriage Marriage 18 SEP 1860. Rockvale, Ogle, IL, USA. 
Burial Highland Cemetery Ravenna, Nebraska
Civil War Pension 
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