Oliver Theodore Lovern

1835–1883 (Age 48)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Oliver Theodore

When Oliver Theodore Lovern was born in 1835, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Newton Lovvorn Sr., was 23 and his mother, Martha Elizabeth Trimble, was 18. He married Perlina Weatherford on 27 September 1860, in Clarke, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in District 218, Clarke, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 18 January 1883, at the age of 48.

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Oliver Theodore Lovern
Perlina Weatherford
Marriage: 27 September 1860
John Lavern
William John Lovern
Rosa Paralie Lovern
Horace Lovern
Sarah Frances Lovern
Fannie Lavern
Addie Lovern
James Henry Lovern
Mattie Lovern
Mary Lovern

Spouse and Children

27 September 1860
Clarke, Georgia, United States


    John Lavern


    William John Lovern


    Rosa Paralie Lovern


    Horace Lovern


    Sarah Frances Lovern


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World Events (6)

1835 · Treaty of New Echota

Age 0

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.

Age 26

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Loverun, Old English Lēofrūn, composed of the elements lēof ‘dear’ + rūn ‘rune’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Oliver Lovern, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Oliver T Lovern, "United States Census, 1880"
  • O.T. Lovern in entry for Rosena Paralee Randall, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

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