Minerva Mann

March 1851–after 1920 (Age 68)
Breathitt, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Minerva

When Minerva Mann was born in March 1851, in Breathitt, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Mann, was 42 and her mother, Rhoda Howard, was 38. She married Samuel Lovely in 1868, in Jackson, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 4, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Magisterial District 4 Meadows, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died after 1920, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Lovely
Minerva Mann
Marriage: 1868
Alice Armina Lovely
Lee Lovely
Johaza Lovely
Margaret Lovely
Cornelia Lovely
Menifee Lovely
George Lovely

Spouse and Children

Jackson, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States


    Alice Armina Lovely



    Johaza Lovely


    Margaret Lovely


    Cornelia Lovely


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Mann


    Rhoda Howard




+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 10

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lovely, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Manervy Lovly in household of Samuel Lovly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nerve Lovely in household of George Lovely, "United States Census, 1920"

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