Greenberry Lovelace

Male23 February 1821–5 March 1897

Brief Life History of Greenberry

When Greenberry Lovelace was born on 23 February 1821, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Reverand Colmore Lovelace, was 25 and his mother, Rachel Newman, was 32. He married Letitia Y. Newman on 12 March 1840, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Bartholomew, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 5 March 1897, at the age of 76, and was buried in Azalia Methodist Cemetery, Sand Creek MM, Bartholomew, Indiana, United States.

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Greenberry Lovelace
Letitia Y. Newman
Marriage: 12 March 1840
Lauretta Lovelace
Albert Lovelace
Sarah F Lovelace
George Lovelace
William C Lovelace
Mary E. Lovelace
Susan Isabella Lovelace
Wilford Jackson Lovelace
Daniel B Loveless

Sources (14)

  • Greenbery Lovelace, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Greenberry Lovelace, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Greenberry Lovelace, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 March 1840Hardin, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 9

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 25

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

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Loveless . The spelling is apparently theresult of folk etymology, which understood the word as a nickname fora dandy fond of lace. The modern sense of this word is, however, notattested until the 16th century and at the time of surname formationit meant only ‘cord’ or ‘shoelace’.

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

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