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MG John Love

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MG John Love

Birth
Culpeper County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Jan 1881 (aged 61)
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Burial Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section 12, Lot 9
Memorial ID 8381735 View Source
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General and Commander of the Indiana State Militia (Indiana Legion) during the first two years of the Civil War.

He also held stock in the Gatling Gun Company.

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Thanks to Find A Grave contributor Steven M for the following information:

"John Love graduated form West Point in 1841."

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Thanks to Find A Grave contributors Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry for the following obit:

"The Franklin Democrat, Friday, February 4, 1881,
Volume 2, Number 31, page 2, column 1

Death of General John Love.

Gen. John Love died suddenly at his home in Indianapolis, Saturday night, of heart disease. He was born in Culpepper Co. Va., Jan. 9th, 1820. He was in the Mexican war and served in the war of the rebellion. At the time of his death, Gen. Love was a member of the State House Commission, having been appointed by Gov. Williams. He was married to Miss Mary F., daughter of Hon. Oliver H. Smith, one of the State’s most distinguished citizens, October 10, 1849. Mrs. Love is still living. Both have been members of Christ Church, Gen. Love being a vestryman; the Gen. was a prominent member of the Masonic fraternity, having been master of Ancient Landmarks lodge of Indianapolis for several years after its organization. He was also a charter member of the Scottish Rite. Gen. Love was a life-long and consistent Democrat.

[Submitted by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry]"


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  • Created by: M & K Fine
  • Added: 12 Feb 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8381735
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8381735/john-love : accessed ), memorial page for MG John Love (9 Jan 1820–29 Jan 1881), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8381735, citing Crown Hill Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by M & K Fine (contributor 46603732) .