Albert Rufus Lovejoy

1859–1899 (Age 39)
Ravenna Township, Dakota, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Albert Rufus

When Albert Rufus Lovejoy was born on 13 September 1859, in Ravenna Township, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, his father, Henry Clay Lovejoy, was 29 and his mother, Harriet Elliott, was 17. He married Maria Louise Smith on 6 February 1883, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Minnesota, United States in 1895. He died on 18 February 1899, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Albert Rufus Lovejoy
1859–1899
Maria Louise Smith
1861–1933
Marriage: 6 February 1883
Henry James Lovejoy
1884–1941
Alice Lovejoy
1886–1973
Lester Lovejoy
1888–1907
Robert Emmet Lovejoy
1895–1931
Celia Lovejoy
1896–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 February 1883
Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States
children

(5)

  • Henry James Lovejoy

    Male1884–1941Male

  • Alice Lovejoy

    Female1886–1973Female

  • Male1888–1907Male

  • Male1895–1931Male

  • Celia Lovejoy

    Female1896–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Clay Lovejoy

    Male1830–1909Male

  • Harriet Elliott

    Female1842–1919Female

siblings

(10)

  • Male1859–1899Male

  • Jeannette Lovejoy

    Female1862–1865Female

  • Daniel Heywood Lovejoy

    Male1866–1871Male

  • Mary Ellen Lovejoy

    Female1868–1900Female

  • Male1871–1946Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Dakota Conflict/War

Age 3

The Dakota War was an armed conflict between the United States and several bands of Dakota Native Americans. It began along the Minnesota River four years after Minnesota was admitted as a state. The Dakota made attacks on hundreds of settlers, which resulted in their deaths. A military tribunal sentenced 303 Dakota men to death for their crimes but 264 of them were exonerated. The remaining 38 were apart of a mass hanging on December 26 that same year. It was the largest mass execution in United States history.
1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 11

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English love(n), luve(n) ‘to love’ (Old English lufian) + Middle English joie ‘joy’ (Old French joie).

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

Sources (3)

  • Albert Lovejoy, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"
  • Albert Lovejoy in household of Henry C Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Unknown in entry for Robert Emmet Lovejoy, "Minnesota, World War I Records, 1918-1941"

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