Albert Lovejoy

1838–1907 (Age 69)
Greenville, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Albert

When Albert Lovejoy was born on 11 January 1838, in Greenville, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Isaac Lovejoy, was 21 and his mother, Philo J. Jefts, was 23. He married Lucy Peirce Learned on 2 December 1863, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1900. He died on 22 February 1907, in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Lovejoy
Lucy Peirce Learned
Marriage: 2 December 1863
Henry Edward Lovejoy
Fred Albert Lovejoy

Spouse & Children

2 December 1863
Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 8

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 25

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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 in household of Philo J Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Albert Lovejoy, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Albert Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1870"

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