Samuel Lovely

April 1848–before 1930 (Age 81)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Lovely was born in April 1848, in Kentucky, United States, his father, William Lovely, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Fraley, was 38. He married Minerva Mann in 1868, in Jackson, Breathitt, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Meadows, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Breathitt, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He died before 1930, at the age of 80.

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Samuel Lovely
Mary A Blevins
Marriage: 7 April 1891
Nelson Henry Lovely
William M. Lovely
Brooks Lovely
Elijah Lovely
May Lovely
Myrtle Lovely
Langley W Lovely
Chester Arthur Lovely

Spouse and Children


    Mary A Blevins


7 April 1891
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 2

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 15

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

Age 22

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: nickname for an amiable person, also perhaps sometimes given in an ironical sense, from Middle English luvelich, loveli (Old English luflic). During the main period of surname formation the word was used in an active sense, ‘loving’, ‘kind’, ‘affectionate’, as well as the passive ‘lovable’, ‘worthy of love’. The meaning ‘attractive’, ‘beautiful’ is not clearly attested before the 14th century, and remained rare throughout the Middle Ages.2 New England Americanized form of French Lavallée ( see Lavallee ) or a similar name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sam Lonely, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Samuel Loveley in household of William Loveley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Samuel Lovly, "United States Census, 1870"

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