Letter from Dillard Lafayette Love to Franklin D. Love

A letter from Dillard Lafayette Love, son of John Bell Love. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start Now Sulva, N.C. Feb. 23rd, 1903. Frank D. Love, Esqr., My dear Cousin: Your letter of the 17th, inst., is before me, I wish I knew more of our Ancestor to write you, but I fear that we have neglected too long to gather the fragments, however, I will give you what I know. Robert Love, of Augusta Co., VA was the son of Samuel Love, and was born in that county. His Mother’s maiden name was Dorcas Bell. He married Mary Dillard the daughter of General Thomas Dillard, of Pittsylvania Co., VA, and settled in Washington Co. N.C., now Tennessee, near Jonesboro, Tenn. He moved to Buncombe Co., N.C., and represented the County in the State Senate from 1793 to 1795, and his brother, Thomas Love, who also married a sister of his wife, represented the County of Buncombe, N.C., 1800 to 1806. His application for a pension (next...

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