John Norris Lovern

16 June 1842–22 November 1859 (Age 17)
Keg Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of John Norris

When John Norris Lovern was born on 16 June 1842, in Keg Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, John Lovern, was 26 and his mother, Nancy Lucinda Ellsworth, was 27. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 22 November 1859, at the age of 17.

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Family Time Line

John Lovern
1815–1855
Nancy Lucinda Ellsworth
1815–1873
Benjamin Ellsworth Lovern
1837–1880
Nancy Frances Lovern
1839–1925
John Norris Lovern
1842–1859
Elizabeth Adelaide Lovern
1844–1888
Wesley Norton Lovern
1846–1904
Moroni Lovern
1847–1847
Norris Lovern
1847–
Lucinda Adelaide Lovern
1849–1929
Josiah Loverin
1852–1937
Sylvester Clawson Lovern
1855–1925

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World Events (3)

1846
Age 4
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847
Age 5
Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 15
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Loverun, OldEnglish Lēofrūn, composed of the elements lēof‘dear’ + rūn ‘rune’.

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

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BIOGRAPHY OF JOHN NORRIS LOVERN

John Norris Lovern was born 24 February 1842 in Keg Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa to John and Nancy Lucinda Ellsworth Lovern. His mother, Nancy Lucinda Ellsowrth was born 12 March 1815 …

Sources (7)

  • John Luvera in household of John Luvera, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Norris Lovern in the Iowa, Pottawattamie County, Annotated Record of US Census, 1850.
  • J N Lovern, "Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877"

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