Emily Virginia ( Emma) Lovejoy

about 1825–29 December 1851 (Age 27)
Georgia City, Jasper, Missouri, United States

The Life of Emily Virginia ( Emma)

When Emily Virginia ( Emma) Lovejoy was born about 1825, in Georgia City, Jasper, Missouri, United States, her father, Samuel Dare Lovejoy, was 45 and her mother, Sophia Mabry, was 30. She married John Clark Huckabee on 13 December 1849, in Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States. She died on 29 December 1851, at the age of 26.

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John Clark Huckabee
Emily Virginia ( Emma) Lovejoy
Marriage: 13 December 1849

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13 December 1849
Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 9

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

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)

  • Emily V Lovejoy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Emily V Lovejoy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Emily V Lovejoy, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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