Alice A Lovejoy

1852–1922 (Age 69)
Steuben, Indiana, United States

The Life of Alice A

When Alice A Lovejoy was born on 1 October 1852, in Steuben, Indiana, United States, her father, John Lovejoy, was 36 and her mother, Caroline Hunter, was 31. She married William Patrick Cook on 10 March 1867, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Nelson Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 25 April 1922, in Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice A Lovejoy
William Patrick Cook
Marriage: 10 March 1867
Clara Eveline Cook
Emma Mary Cook
Ellen Janet Cook
Albert R. Cook
Charles E Cook
Roy Ray Cook
Lottie M. COOK
Milo Cook
Jury Cook

Spouse & Children

  • Female1852–1922Female

  • William Patrick Cook


10 March 1867
Newaygo, Michigan, United States


  • Clara Eveline Cook


  • Female1870–1954Female

  • Female1873–1951Female

  • Albert R. Cook


  • Charles E Cook


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1815–1892Male

  • Caroline Hunter




  • Harriett Lovejoy


  • Julian Eugene Lovejoy


  • Female1852–1922Female

  • James S. Lovejoy


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 4

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Alice A Cooke in household of Wm P Cooke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alice Cook in household of William Cook, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice Lovejoy in entry for Lemuel G. Depew and Ellen Cook Butte, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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