Jonathan Loving

about 1803–
Clarke, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jonathan

When Jonathan Loving was born about 1803, in Clarke, Georgia, United States, his father, Edmond Loving, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Lyle, was 27. He married Susannah Bridgeman on 6 October 1825, in Hall, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hall, Georgia, United States in 1830 and District 220, Clarke, Georgia, United States in 1840.

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Jonathan Loving
Susannah Bridgeman
Marriage: 6 October 1825
William Calvin Lovern
Granderson Field Lovern
Sarah Loven
Oliver Theodore Lovern
Amanda J Loven

Spouse and Children

6 October 1825
Hall, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · Gerogia's First Land Lottery

Age 0

Georgia’s first land lottery act was signed by Governor John Milledge. The first drawings for the land lottery were held two years later in 1805.
1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 32

A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English personal name Lyfing, Old English Lēofing, based on lēof ‘dear’.2 Swedish: apparently an ornamental name formed from the place-name element lov-, meaning unknown, + the suffix -ing ( see Arning ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Lovern, "United States Census, 1830"
  • John Lovern in entry for Amandy Lovern, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
  • Jonathan Lovin, "Georgia Marriages, 1808-1967"

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