|Birth: ||Oct. 22, 1835|
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 1924|
D. B. Lovejoy, aged 89, died at his home on North Fourth Street, Wednesday
afternoon at five o'clock, of heart trouble, having been ill but a few
Five years ago Mr. Lovejoy moved to Colorado Springs, Colo., and built
several cottages at Green Mountain Falls which he rented to summer
No arrangements have yet been made concerning the funeral and will not be
until the son at St. Paul can be heard from.
December 18, 1924, The Evansville Review, p. 4, col. 3, Evansville,
Daniel B. Lovejoy was born in the city of New York, Oct. 22, 1835,
departing this life December 17, 1924.
Receiving his education in New York, Dec. 18, 1848 he was united in
marriage to Miss Nancy Briggs, to which union two children were born,
Eugene, of Grand Forks, North Dakota, and Mrs. Lawrence Stewart, of Hudson,
His first visit to Wisconsin was in 1856, when he visited his uncle,
William Lovejoy, who then lived near Brooklyn. The following year he moved
to Evansville, becoming a clerk for Reuben and Nelson Winston.
At the beginning of the Civil War he enlisted in Joe West's regiment, the
13th Wisconsin, Co. D., coming out at the end of the conflict as 2nd
November 3, 1897, while staying at his daughter's who was then living in
St. Paul, Mrs. Lovejoy passed away.
Oct. 12, 1901, he was again married to Miss Alma Story, of this city, who
Seventeen years ago he moved from this city to Crystoia, Colo., where he
built several summer cottages which he rented to tourists, making his home
in the winter at Colorado Springs.
September 24, 1924, he and Mrs. Lovejoy returned to Evansville and their
home at 523 West Main Street, where he passed away, December 17.
The funeral services were conducted at the home, the Rev. Gales, of the
Baptist church officiating. Interment was in Maple Hill cemetery.
Mr. Lovejoy was a man of much natural ability, being a writer who liked to
tell of the beauties of Nature, loving the ruggedness of the mountains and
the smell of the pines. One of his books which was published was "From
Childhood to Age." being a story written in his interesting style, of his
youth in New York State and of his late life in the Middle West. This book
is to be found in many Evansville libraries and is a book highly valued by
all who possess it. For several years he has been an occasional contributer
to the Review and his letters about Colorado and the great Out of Doors
were greatly appreciated by all who read them.
He leaves to mourn his loss, his wife, one son, one daughter, and a
grandson, Daniel Vernon Lovejoy of Los Angeles, California.
December 25, 1924, The Evansville Review, p. 4, col. 4, Evansville,
Alma Story Lovejoy (1857 - 1928)
Lorena Lovejoy Stewart (1868 - 1950)*
Eugene E. Lovejoy (1872 - 1952)*
Maple Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 16, 2010
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