Marietta Loveless

17 November 1855–18 February 1941 (Age 85)
Amory, Monroe, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Marietta

When Marietta Loveless was born on 17 November 1855, in Amory, Monroe, Mississippi, United States, her father, Ozias Griffin Loveless, was 21 and her mother, Penelope Jane Brown, was 21. She married David Oliver Roebuck on 8 January 1876, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Parsons Precinct, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Monroe, Mississippi, United States in 1900. She died on 18 February 1941, in Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 85.

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David Oliver Roebuck
Marietta Loveless
Marriage: 8 January 1876
Buena Vista Roebuck
Beulah Roebuck
William Thomas Roebuck
Elonia P. Roebuck
Ward Elmore Roebuck
Alvia Ozelle Roebuck
Shelby Roebuck
Ollie Roebuck ;(Twin)
Ollis Roebuck ;(Twin)

Spouse and Children

8 January 1876
Monroe, Mississippi, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 26

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. nickname from Middle English loveles ‘loveless’, ‘without love’, probably in the sense ‘fancy free’. 2. some early examples, such as Richard Lovelas (Kent 1344 ), may have as their second element Middle English las(se) ‘girl’, ‘maiden’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marietta Loveless in household of Griffin Loveless, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maetta Robuck in household of Oliver Robuck, "United States Census, 1900"
  • M. E. Loveless, "Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911"

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