Alanza Watson Lovegrove

1913–1973 (Age 60)
Halifax, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Alanza Watson

When Alanza Watson Lovegrove was born on 12 January 1913, in Halifax, North Carolina, United States, his father, Sankey L. Lovegrove, was 36 and his mother, Maggie Walston, was 30. He had at least 1 son with Gertha White. He died on 6 May 1973, in Scotland Neck, Halifax, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Scotland Neck, Halifax, North Carolina, United States.

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Alanza Watson Lovegrove
Gertha White
Billy Watson Lovegrove

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  • Billy Watson Lovegrove


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+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 16

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English (Berkshire): habitational name from an unidentified place, possibly named with the Old English personal name Lufa ( see Love 1) + Old English grāf ‘grove’, ‘thicket’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alonzo W Lovegrave in household of Dansley Lovegrave, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Alonza Watson Lovegrove, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Alanza Watson Lovegrove - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Alanza Watson Lovegrove

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