Alice Lovejoy

1900–1974 (Age 74)
Sargent, Custer, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Alice

When Alice Lovejoy was born on 6 January 1900, in Sargent, Custer, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Hale Lovejoy, was 65 and her mother, Agnes Jane McAllister, was 33. She married Lucien Ellsworth Potter Jr on 3 September 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Hastings, Adams, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Yreka Judicial Township, Siskiyou, California, United States in 1940. She died on 25 July 1974, in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Twin Oaks Memorial Gardens, Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alice Lovejoy
Lucien Ellsworth Potter Jr
Marriage: 3 September 1925
Dorothy Agnes Potter

Spouse & Children

3 September 1925
Gretna, Sarpy, Nebraska


  • Dorothy Agnes Potter


Parents & Siblings

  • John Hale Lovejoy


  • Agnes Jane McAllister




World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 11

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Age 20

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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.

Story Highlight

Alice Lovejoy Potter

Obituary Notice -1 Former school teacher Alice Lovejoy Potter, 74, 277 NE Conifer, died Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital. Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday in McHenry Funeral Home. Burial will …

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Sources (3)

  • Alice Lovejoy in household of Agenus J Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alice Lovejoy in household of John H Lovejoy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alice Potter in household of Lucien Potter, "United States Census, 1940"

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