Ashley Hewitt W. Lovett

5 December 1835–19 August 1918 (Age 82)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Ashley Hewitt W.

When Ashley Hewitt W. Lovett was born on 5 December 1835, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Anderson Lovett, was 34 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Laird, was 24. He married Nancy Elizabeth Dickinson on 5 August 1866, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Spring, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 19 August 1918, in Marion, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Winston, Alabama, United States.

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Ashley Hewitt W. Lovett
Nancy Elizabeth Dickinson
Marriage: 5 August 1866
William Ashley Lovett
Alfred Rucker Lovett
Ula S. Lovett
Francis Marion Lovett
Andrew Jackson Lovett
Martha Emeline Lovett
James Henry Lovett
Horace Albyrd Lovett
Founton Erastus Lovett
Sally Rebecca Lovett
Louida Elizabeth Lovett
George Washington Lovett

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5 August 1866
Marion, Alabama, United States


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World Events (8)

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.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 14

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 26

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin) and French: from Anglo-Norman French lo(u)vet, a nickname meaning ‘wolf cub’, ‘young wolf’ ( see Love , Low ).2 Scottish: variant of Lovat, a habitational name for a sept of the Frasers from Lovat near Beauly in Inverness-shire, so named from Gaelic lobh ‘rot’, ‘putrefy’ + the locative suffix -aid.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ashley Lovett in household of Nancy Lovett W, "United States Census, 1850"
  • A H Lovett in household of Nancy Lovett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ashley Lovett, "United States Census, 1870"

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