John Love

July 1828–12 July 1901 (Age 73)
North Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of John

When John Love was born in July 1828, in North Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Robert Henry Love, was 49 and his mother, Deborah Donnahue, was 38. He married Jannett Smith on 1 August 1856, in North Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Dalhousie, Lanark, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 12 July 1901, in North Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 73, and was buried in Crawford Cemetery, McDonalds Corners, Lanark Highlands, Lanark, Ontario, Canada.

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John Love
Jannett Smith
Marriage: 1 August 1856
John Love
Jessie E. Love
Deborah Love
Robert Love
George Love
Mary Love
Thomas Love
Elizabeth Love
Jesse Love

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1856North Sherbrooke, Lanark, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (4)

    Age 11
    Oldest grave seen in the Memorials list
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 39
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
    Age 41

    Name Meaning

    English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English female name Lufu ‘love’, or the masculine equivalent Lufa. Compare Leaf 2.English and Scottish: nickname from Anglo-Norman French love ‘she-wolf’ or simply ‘wolf’, the word love being a back-formation from the diminutive forms lovel and lovet ‘little wolf’. See also Low 3, from Anglo-Norman French lou, the more usual form of the word.Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin (see McKinnon ).

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

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    Sources (21)

    • John Love in entry for Elizabeth Love, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
    • John Love, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • John Love in entry for Thomas Love and Maggie Love, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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