Dorcas Lovingood

31 March 1879–5 November 1967 (Age 88)
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Dorcas

When Dorcas Lovingood was born on 31 March 1879, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, her father, Gather Burgess Lovingood, was 22 and her mother, Martha Melvina Fair, was 22. She married Lawson Lunsford on 11 June 1905, in Cherokee, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Murphy Township, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States in 1967. She died on 5 November 1967, in Peachtree, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawson Lunsford
1881–1961
Dorcas Lovingood
1879–1967
Marriage: 11 June 1905
Miss Lunsford
1907–1907
Bonnie Lunsford
1910–1912
Loy Durant Lunsford
1912–1995
Vonah Lunsford
1914–2008
John Lunsford
1916–2010
Nancy Lunsford
1918–2012
Honey Lunsford
1919–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1905Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 2
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage
    Age 18
    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 23
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form (translation into English) of Swiss German Liebengut (‘dear and good’), a presumed original form, besides the more probable Leibengut, of the surname Levengood and its variants. Compare Lovinggood .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Levengood
    Lovinggood

    Sources (25)

    • Dorcas Lovingood in entry for John Lunsford, "North Carolina, Center for Health Statistics, Vital Records Unit, County Birth Records, 1913-1922"
    • Darcus Lunsford in household of Lawson Lunsford, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Darcus Lovingood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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