Katherine Ann Love

29 December 1860–18 August 1931 (Age 70)
Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Katherine Ann

When Katherine Ann Love was born on 29 December 1860, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, her father, Andrew Love, was 52 and her mother, Sarah Maria Humphrey, was 27. She married William Paxman on 7 October 1884, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada in 1916. She died on 18 August 1931, in Raymond, Warner, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 70, and was buried in Temple Hill Cemetery, Raymond, Warner, Alberta, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Paxman
Katherine Ann Love
Marriage: 7 October 1884
Sarah Jane Love Paxman
Andrew Love Paxman
May Love Paxman
Ezra Love Paxman
Douglas Love Paxman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1884Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 9
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 21
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English female name Lufu ‘love’, or the masculine equivalent Lufa. Compare Leaf 2.English and Scottish: nickname from Anglo-Norman French love ‘she-wolf’ or simply ‘wolf’, the word love being a back-formation from the diminutive forms lovel and lovet ‘little wolf’. See also Low 3, from Anglo-Norman French lou, the more usual form of the word.Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin (see McKinnon ).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Letters written by Katherine Love Paxman to her daughter May Love Paxman in the 1990's.

    Letters Written by Katie Love Paxman to her daughter May 1890s The following pages are copies made from a beautiful 8 ½ x 14" black and red hard-back notebook which contained letters written by Ka …

    Sources (20)

    • Catharine Love in household of Andrew Love, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Catherine Love in entry for Ezra Love Paxman and Jennie Elene Salmon, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Kate L Paxman, "Canada Census, 1916"

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