Lovia "Lovey" Jane Heldreth

22 April 1846–25 July 1929 (Age 83)
Doddridge, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lovia "Lovey" Jane

When Lovia "Lovey" Jane Heldreth was born on 22 April 1846, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States, her father, Daniel Heldreth, was 20 and her mother, Chloe Harvey, was 18. She married Elihu Franklin Wadsworth on 31 August 1873, in Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and McClellan Magisterial District, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States for about 40 years. She died on 25 July 1929, in West Union, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 83.

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Elihu Franklin Wadsworth
Lovia "Lovey" Jane Heldreth
Marriage: 31 August 1873
Frances Chloe Wadsworth
George Jehoshaphat Wadsworth
Emma Ellen Wadsworth
Effa G. Wadsworth
Arza Archie Wadsworth
Daniel Duff Wadsworth
Golden Gordon Wadsworth

Spouse and Children

31 August 1873
Shinnston, Harrison, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 1

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hildreth .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lova J Wadsworth in household of Elihu Wadsworth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Tovy I Wadsworth in household of Eliho F Wadsworth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sovy J Wadsworth in household of Elihu Wadsworth, "United States Census, 1900"

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