Albert Wesley Lovejoy

1878–1951 (Age 73)
Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Albert Wesley

When Albert Wesley Lovejoy was born on 10 May 1878, in Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Albert Ballard Lovejoy, was 47 and his mother, Martha Matilda Call, was 47. He married Catherine Alevia Berry on 30 November 1899, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 15 July 1951, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Peabody, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Albert Wesley Lovejoy
Catherine Alevia Berry
Marriage: 30 November 1899
Shirley Lovejoy
Paul W. Lovejoy

Spouse & Children

30 November 1899
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States


  • Shirley Lovejoy


  • Paul W. Lovejoy


Parents & Siblings

  • Albert Ballard Lovejoy


  • Martha Matilda Call




  • Edward Fremont Lovejoy


  • George M Lovejoy


  • Nellie C. Lovejoy


  • Nellie Cleora Lovejoy


  • Male1866–1947Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 W Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Albert N Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alfred W Lovejoy in household of Albert B Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1880"

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