John Joe Lovick

Brief Life History of John Joe

When John Joe Lovick was born on 17 June 1893, in Balestrand, Vågsøy, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, his father, Alexander Henrik Lovick, was 27 and his mother, Monsine Selna Esse, was 40. He married Jennie Grinde on 11 January 1913. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clayton, Crawford, Wisconsin, United States in 1910 and Vienna, Dane, Wisconsin, United States for about 22 years. He died on 24 June 1985, in Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Norway Grove Cemetery, De Forest, Dane, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Joe Lovick
1893–1985
Jennie Grinde
1895–1978
Marriage: 11 January 1913
Clarence Kenneth Lovick
1913–1998

Sources (10)

  • John Lovik, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John Lovick, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • John Lovick, "Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"

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World Events (8)

1900 · 1900 Norwegian Census

Enumerates all persons in Norway on 3 Dec 1900. Also includes data of individuals on Norwegian ships. Includes names, birthdates & birthplaces, marital status, position in family, occupation, nationality etc.

1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

1919 · Minimum Wage Laws Passed

The first minimum wage law took effect in 1919 and specified women and children under 17 years of age should be paid 22 cents per hour.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Levick 1.

English: variant of Lowick, a habitational name from Lowick in Northamptonshire. The placename may derive from the Old English personal name Luha + Old English wīc ‘dwelling, specialized farmstead’.

Americanized form of Norwegian Løvik (see Lovik ).

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

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