Alice Providence Lovegrove

1880–1960 (Age 79)
Shelby, Illinois, United States

The Life of Alice Providence

When Alice Providence Lovegrove was born on 16 May 1880, in Shelby, Illinois, United States, her father, George Lovegrove, was 35 and her mother, Cyntha Hayes, was 37. She married James Easton Cole on 10 July 1898, in Fayette, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Hurricane Township, Fayette, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died in 1960, in Ramsey, Fayette, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ramsey, Fayette, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice Providence Lovegrove
James Easton Cole
Marriage: 10 July 1898
Russell "Gabe" Cole
Mary H Cole
Reuben Ray Cole
Arthur Edward Cole
Samuel Cole
Robert Cole
James Rex Cole

Spouse & Children

10 July 1898
Fayette, Illinois, United States


  • Male1899–1975Male

  • Mary H Cole


  • Reuben Ray Cole


  • Arthur Edward Cole


  • Samuel Cole


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George Lovegrove


  • Cyntha Hayes




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 21

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English (Berkshire): habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly named with the Old English personal name Lufa ( see Love 1) + Old English grāf ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Cole in household of Easton Cole, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Cole in household of Easton Cole, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Cole in household of Easton Cole, "United States Census, 1930"

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