Elbert Lovely

20 June 1931–6 February 2009 (Age 77)
Jacksboro, Campbell, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elbert

When Elbert Lovely was born on 20 June 1931, in Jacksboro, Campbell, Tennessee, United States, his father, Lee Lovely, was 24 and his mother, Lela Maisie Queener, was 22. He married Coma Jean Payton on 7 November 1953. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 3, Campbell, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 6 February 2009, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Lovely Cemetery, Caryville, Campbell, Tennessee, United States.

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Elbert Lovely
Coma Jean Payton
Marriage: 7 November 1953
Charles Elbert Lovely
Melanie Lee Lovely

Spouse and Children


    Coma Jean Payton


7 November 1953


    Charles Elbert Lovely


    Melanie Lee Lovely


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 10

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 24

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for an amiable person, also perhaps sometimes given in an ironical sense, from Middle English luvelich, loveli (Old English luflic). During the main period of surname formation the word was used in an active sense, ‘loving’, ‘kind’, ‘affectionate’, as well as the passive ‘lovable’, ‘worthy of love’. The meaning ‘attractive’, ‘beautiful’ is not clearly attested before the 14th century, and remained rare throughout the Middle Ages.2 New England Americanized form of French Lavallée ( see Lavallee ) or a similar name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elbert Lovely in household of Lee Lovely, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elbert Lovely, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Elbert Lovely in entry for Wilma Sue Lovely Prim, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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