When Minerva Spaulding was born on 3 January 1821, in Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States, her father, Miles Spaulding, was 23 and her mother, Theodocia Nichols, was 23. She married Chauncey L Loveland on 12 October 1837, in Crown Point, Essex, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Troy Township, Morrow, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 11 September 1879, in Brookfield, Brookfield Township, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Eaton Rapids, Eaton, Michigan, United States.
Scottish (Aberdeenshire) and English (Cambridgeshire and Norfolk): habitational name from Spalding (Lincolnshire), from Old English Spaldas, the name of an Anglian tribe who settled chiefly in the fen-lands of Lincolnshire and East Yorkshire, + the groupname suffix -ingas. Compare Spafford .