Harriet Loving

1859–April 1892
Tippecanoe Township, Henry, Iowa, United States

The Life of Harriet

When Harriet Loving was born in 1859, in Tippecanoe Township, Henry, Iowa, United States, her father, Joshua David Loving, was 24 and her mother, Julia Ann Ketcham, was 28. She married George N. Stile on 15 June 1881, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Mount Pleasant, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1880. She was buried in Unionville, Putnam, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George N. Stile
Harriet Loving
Marriage: 15 June 1881
Leonore Hutchinson Stille
Bessie B. Stille

Spouse and Children

15 June 1881
Henry, Iowa, United States


    Leonore Hutchinson Stille





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World Events (8)


Age 1

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 11

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Hattie E. Loving in household of Leander Ketchum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hariet Loving in household of Edward Ketcham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet Loving in household of Jesse Ketcham, "United States Census, 1870"

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