East Coventry Township

Founded: 1844
History: Formed from part of North Coventry township. The original township for this area was Coventry which probably received its name form Samuel Nutt, one of the early settlers, who came from Coventry in Warwickshire in England. The township was later divided into East, South and North Coventry. The earliest taxables listing for this area is included below.Taxables in 1718
Israel Robinson, John Sinclair, John Rumford, Thomas Miller, Richard Duncley, John Oburne, Henry Catle, Hubert Castle, Henry Bouchells,Jacob Bouchells, Henry Parker, Edward Smout, John Rutter, Garrett Prompter, Simon Meredith, Daniel Evans, James Pugh, William Philips, Owen Roberts, John Blare Non-resident Lands: James Logan, Jonathan Gwyn, David Powell, Thomas Callowhill

(from Tim Krystopa’s site)

Related Links for East Coventry

East Coventry Township 855 Ellis Woods Road Pottstown, PA 19465 610-495-5443

Churches in East Coventry

Calvary Baptist Church of Pottstown 2096 Sckuylkill Road, 610-326-4300

Parkersford Baptist Church Baptist Church Road, Parkersford, PA 610-495-7176

Parkersford Church of the Brethren Bethel Church Road, 610-495-5066


Cemeteries in East Coventry

Bethel United Methodist graveyard Bethel Church Rd., Brownbacks, East Coventry 19464

East Coventry Mennonite cemetery Schuylkill Rd and Spiece Rd., East Coventry, 19464

Parker Ford Baptist cemetery Baptist Church Rd., Parker Ford, 19475

Oak Grove cemetery Schuylkill Rd (rte 724) at Saylors Mill Rd. 19475

Brownbacks’ United Church of Christ cemetery Rte 23 at Brownback’s Church Rd


Historic Places in East Coventry

Parker’s Ford Old Schuylkill Rd., East Vincent/East Coventry Townships Parkerford

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