Dorcas Lovingood

Female31 March 1879–5 November 1967

Brief Life History 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
Dorcas Lovingood
Marriage: 11 June 1905
Miss Lunsford
Bonnie Lunsford
Loy Durant Lunsford
Vonah Lunsford
John Lunsford
Nancy Lunsford
Honey Lunsford

Sources (27)

  • Darcus Lunsford in household of Lawson Lunsford, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Darcus Lovingood, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Dorcas Lovingood Lunsford, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1905Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (7)

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    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.

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