Thomas Byrd Lovejoy

14 February 1833–30 July 1900 (Age 67)
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

The Life of Thomas Byrd

When Thomas Byrd Lovejoy was born on 14 February 1833, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Samuel Dare Lovejoy, was 53 and his mother, Sophia Mabry, was 38. He married Rachel Elizabeth White on 2 December 1852, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 3, Coryell, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 30 July 1900, in Copperas Cove, Coryell, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Pidcoke, Coryell, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Byrd Lovejoy
1833–1900
Rachel Elizabeth White
1834–1913
Marriage: 2 December 1852
Emma Boone Lovejoy
1854–1913
Samuel John Lovejoy
1855–1855
Judsen Lovejoy
1855–
Mabry Lovejoy
1857–1941
William Holmes Lovejoy
1858–1934
Sophia M. Lovejoy
1859–
Sophia Lovejoy
1860–1918
Kitt Lovejoy
1860–1926
Dorothy Lovejoy
1860–1930
Ann Corinne Lovejoy
1861–1937
Thomas Byrd Lovejoy Jr.
1864–1930
Viola Lovejoy
1866–1951
Minnie Moriah Lovejoy
1868–1951
Mary H Lovejoy
1869–
James Henry Lovejoy
1871–1950
Oceola Kyle Lovejoy
1873–1961
Jaunita Lovejoy
1875–

Spouse and Children

    Male1833–1900Male

    Rachel Elizabeth White

    Female1834–1913Female

MARRIAGE
2 December 1852
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States
children

(17)

    Emma Boone Lovejoy

    Female1854–1913Female

    Samuel John Lovejoy

    Male1855–1855Male

    Judsen Lovejoy

    Male1855–Male

    Mabry Lovejoy

    Male1857–1941Male

    William Holmes Lovejoy

    Male1858–1934Male

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 16

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1851

Age 18

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English love(n), luve(n) ‘to love’ (Old English lufian) + Middle English joie ‘joy’ (Old French joie).

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

Sources (3)

  • Thos Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Thomas Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thos B Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1880"

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