Collection: Love Family Records

Robert Love – Land Record

On the 8th day of Sept., 1835, Robert Love, the Elder, divided his Nola Chucky property between Dillard Love, of Macon County, North Carolina and the heirs of Thomas Dillard Love, of Washington County, East Tennessee. This property was formerly the property of the said Robert Love’s Father-in-law, General Thomas Dillard. The above data is in the Records at Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee.-F.D....

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Note Sent by Robert Love to Thomas D. Love

Copy of a note sent by Robert Love to Thomas D. Love and is self explanatory. “I paid $31 into the hands of John Blair 12th, July 1825 to be given over to Aaron Finch in payment of a note and proven out W.K. Vance had of J.B. Love, with which I left a letter from W.K. Vance to said Finch that he would pay all costs that he might claim on the same. Now do you get these papers from J. Blair or Finch for me. 20th of Sept. 1826 R....

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John Alexander – Descendants

The Genealogy of the Alexander family, into which Robert Love, commonly known as “Carter Bob”(my Father-F.D. Love) married, having married Sarah Matilda Alexander, May 25th, 1848, Alexanders —- John Alexander, was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, where he married Rachel Davidson (a first cousin of General William Davidson, who in the War of the Revolution was killed at Cowan’s Ford of the Catawba River in resisting the passage of Cornwallis), daughter of John Davidson. John Alexander removed from Rowan County to Lincoln County, North Carolina; thence to Buncombe County, (the Burke County) North Carolina (one of its first settlers); thence to Tennessee, settled on the Harpeth River where he and his wife died. His son, James Alexander, was born in Rowan County, North Carolina, on Buffalo Creek, December 23rd, 1756. He removed thence to Crowder’s Creek, Lincoln County, North Carolina, near King’s Mountain, and participated in the great battle fought at that place last mentioned on the American side. On March 19th, 1782, he married Rhoda Cunningham, who was born in Pennsylvania, October 13th, 1763 and moved thence to Maryland and thence to York District, South Carolina. James Alexander (Presbyterian) and wife removed to Buncombe County (then Burke), North Carolina, and settled at the Alexander Place on Bee Tree Creek near where it empties into the Swannanoa River, ten miles East of Asheville. Here he died in 1844....

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Dillard Love – Land Record

Dillard Love conveyed to Mary E. Love, daughter of Robert C. Love, Ninety-one acres of land in Cherokee District, Washington County, Tennessee, the consideration for same being LOVE and AFFECTION. Note-This was done by Dillard Love because the said Mary Love was destitute. Deed dated 1843, and on file in the Jonesboro Records-F.D....

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Robert Love and Mary Ann Dillard – Descendants

Robert Love and Mary Ann Dillard Descendants 1) Thomas Dillard Love, b. on Friday 6th, day of May 1785; m. Anna Taylor June 16th, 1812, in the house of General Nathaniel Taylor on Buffalo Creek, Carter County, East Tennessee; died November 16th, 1832. 2) Annie Dillard Love, b. 1788, m. James Gudger in 1805, d._____? 3) Samuel Bece Love, b.______?, m. Miss Mary Young, daughter of Joseph and Esther Young, Esqr who lived near Jonesboro, Washington County, East Tennessee, d. 1822 4) Dillard Love, b. 11-21-1822, m. Miss Margaret Young, sister of Samuel’s wife, d._____? 5) John Bell Love, b. 1790, m. Margaret E. Coman, daughter of James Coman of Raleigh N.C., in the year of 1873, age 83 years 6) Winifred Love, b._____?, m. 1st, Mr. Moore, of S.C. 2nd, Mr. James A. Miller, or Rutherford County, N.C. d.________? 2 children-Eugenia & Michael 7) Dorcas Bell Love, b.______? m. Robert Henry, who was born 1765 and d. Jan 1863, said Henry being the forbear of John P. Arthur, or Asheville, N.C. d_______? 8) James Robert Love, b. Nov. 1798; m. Nov. 26th 1822, Maria Williamson Coman, daughter of James Coman of Raleigh, N.C.; d. November 22nd, 1863 9) Martha Webb Love, b.________, m. William Welch in _______.(First wife); d.____? 10) Sarah Love, b._____? m. Ganum O. McBee 1821(January); d._____? The same is Properly Sarah Bell Love. 11) Mary...

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Col. Robert Love – Revolutionary War Record

Revolutionary War Record of Col. Robert Love. (Some Data) Lieutenant Robert Love, in the year 1776 was stationed at Ft. Robertson, which was located at the head of the Clinch and Sandy rivers in what was then Montgomery County, Virginia, and served as Sergeant in Captain John Stephens company against the Shawnee Indians from April to October. 1780 he served about six months against the Tories as Lieutenant under Col. William Campbell. This service was rendered on Tom’s Creek at the Moravian Old Town in North Carolina, and on an excursion up to and near the Shallow Ford of the Yadkin. In 1781, was engaged about two months in Guilford County, N.C., and in that vicinity against Cornwallis, and was in the battle with his army at Wetzell’s Mills on the 6th, of March of that year. In 1782, was stationed at Ft. Robertson as a Lieutenant in Captain William Love’s Company from June to October. He was born in Augusta County, Virginia on the 23rd, of August 1760. When called into services was residing in Montgomery County, Virginia, now Wythe County Virginia. He died in Waynesville, N.C. Haywood County, on the 17th, day of July 1845. (Note: the above is data given to me by Mary Love Stringfield, of Haywood County, N.C. and a descendant of Robert Love-F.D....

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John Blair

Note: I copy now from “Thirty Years in the United State Senate” by Thomas H. Benton, then Senator from Missouri. John Blair was elected to Congress from the First District of Tennessee in the year 1826, as also was John Bell, David Crockett and James K. Polk. In 1828, the same gentlemen with others serves as Representatives from this said State; also in the year 1831, and voted against the renewing of the charter of the Bank of the United States; Blair, Bell, Crockett and Polk were again elected in 1833-this was Blair’s and Crockett’s last term. Blair went to Missouri, and afterwards became Representative from that State for several years, and then United States Senator. he died in Missouri and left quite a posterity there. The history of Missouri would not be complete without the history of John Blair, nor would that of Tennessee without the history of Bell and the same Blair.-F.D....

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Letter from Col. Robert Love to his son, Thomas Dillard Love

Dr. Thomas: Waynesville, N.C. 5th, of May 1815 Jonny will deliver you $153. the odd $3 is for interest for four months- The notes are all on this State & South Carolina, except a few, which are almost the Only Notes in Circulation among us-I hope all are well with Yourself & all friends-I have not heard whether Genl. Taylor has returned or not-It is uncertain at what time I can get over-Your Mother at this time is Very unwell, I am Very Busy in assessing, still a trying to do something to keep along, Jonny will be able to tell as much of our Domestic Concerns as I could write, and that source I refer you to principally; I will finish planting Corn to day, and will be planting Potatoes to Morrow if God spares us all in Health-I want you to go with Jonny to Capt. Shipleys for such Warrants as I have on Intrust, in which have been adjudicated and remaining in his hands-I also wish the Captain to carry on the plats of my Survey on Indian Creek, which he made some years ago to Knoxville if he goes there Early if not, nor if you Know of No Sage hand going on get them made Out & Send them Over by Jonny—That I may have them to carry with me this Summer or Fall...

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Samuel Love – Descent to Franklin Deadrick Love

My Father’s name was Robert Love. He married Sarah Matilda Alexander, of Buncombe County, North Carolina. He was a lawyer, and had quite a large practice and accumulated a competency there from. His father’s name was Thomas Dillard Love, who married Anna Taylor, and lived after his marriage, first at the source of Buffalo Creek then Washington, now Carter County, Tennessee. During the latter part of his life he lived on Gap Creek, one mile from its mouth. Thomas Dillard Love was the oldest son of Robert Love, who was born in Augusta County, Virginia in the year 1760, and who joined the Revolutionary forces (on the American side) and fought through that War, after which, he went to Washington County, North Carolina, now Tennessee. Said Robert Love married Mary Ann Dillard, the daughter of General Thomas Dillard, in the year 1783 or ’84. He participated in the rise and fall of the “State of Franklin” with John Sevier and Jonathan Tipton. He moved to Buncombe County, North Carolina in the year 1790 or ’91, and was a representative and Senator from there for several years. He died July 17th, 1845 in a ripe old age. Robert Love was a son Samuel Love, who came to Augusta County, Virginia from Pennsylvania in the year 1747, or earlier, in company with Robert, Joseph and Ephriam Love. Samuel Love is the...

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Joseph Bell – Descendants

James Bell, b, –?; m, ______?; d. 7-17-92 (July – 1792) 1) Joseph Bell. Descendants. (a)b.____? D. 1833-34. From his will, which will hereafter be copied in this record, it will be presumed that he never married, as he left no descendants. 2) William Bell, b.____? d. 10-1805, Nelson Co. KY m.______? 3) James Bell, b._____?, d._______, m.______? 4) Samuel Bell, b.____?, d._______, m.______? 5) Dorcas Bell, b. 1739, in Augusta County, Virginia, and was married to Samuel Love, of Pennsylvania, in the year (July 3rd) 1759. d._____? 6) Nancy Bell, b.____? m. William Gambell in _____? d.______? 7) Sarah Bell, b.____? d.______? From her brother Joseph’s will, it will be presumed that she never married 8) Agnes, who m. James Gamble...

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Thomas Dillard Love and Anna Taylor – Descendants

Thomas Dillard Love, son of Robert Love and Mary Ann Dillard, b. on Friday 6th, day of May 1785; m. Anna Taylor Daughter of General Nathaniel Taylor, of Carter County, East Tennessee, June 16th, 1812; d. in Carter County, East Tennessee, November 16th, 1832. The children of this marriage are as follows: Descendants 1) Nathaniel Taylor Love, B. Monday May 10th, 1813, at 12 o’clock in the day; d. Sunday 21st day of December 1823 at 10 o’clock in the night. 2) Robert Andrew Jackson Love, b. Monday 7th, March, 1815, at 11 o’clock in the night; d. Saturday 22nd, August 1818 at 9 o’clock in the morning. 3) James Patton Taylor Love, b. January 16th, 1817 on Thursday at daylight; d. Monday 4th, day of November 1833 at 9 o’clock in the morning. 4) Robert Love, b. April 25th, 1819; m. Sarah Mitalda Alexander, daughter of James Michell Alexander and Nancy(Foster) Alexander, of Buncombe County, North Carolina, May 25th, 1848; d. September 1st a.m., 1876, at Johnson City, Washington County, East Tennessee. 5) Mary Ann Love, B. Monday February 26th, 1821 at 11 o’clock at night; m. Robert Dulaney, and by him had one son-Alcaney Robert Dulaney, and died between 1835 and 1843, leaving this son, died a bachelor. 6) Lorina Elizabeth Love, b. July 13th, 1823 at 4 o’clock in the evening; d. April 23rd, 1838, age...

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Joseph Bell

In the name of God. Amen! I, Joseph Bell, of the County of Augusta, and state of Virginia, being of sound and disposing mind and memory do make my last Will and Testament in manner following, towit: I give my soul to Almighty God who gave it, and my body to the Earth, all my just debts and funeral expenses to be paid first, etc. Impremises, I give, demise and bequeath to my Brother, William Bell’s two oldest children, James Bell and Elizabeth Bell, two hundred acres of land on both sides of the South River adjoining the line that William once owned; the division line to run nearly North and South crossing the South River to the Patent line, so as to include my two dwelling houses; also one hundred acres of pine land adjoining Alexander Long’s line; also each of them a good feather bed and furniture, and to be their heirs and assigns forever. Secondly, I demise to my Nephew, John Gamble’s heirs, one hundred acres of land adjoining the above land, the line to run nearly North and South, crossing the South River to the Patent line of Beverly Manor; also, one hundred acres of pine land on the South end of the old tract adjoining Bell line, to them, their heirs and assigns forever. Thirdly, I demise to my three Nephews, Robert Love, James...

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Samuel Love and Dorcas Bell – Descendants

Samuel Love, of Pennsylvania, married Dorcas Bell, of August County, Virginia, July 3rd in the year 1759. They lived near Tinkling Spring Church, in which later place, their eldest son, Robert, was baptized by the blind Preacher, Waddell(?), a near relative of Dorcas Bell. Mr. Waddell had charge and care of Robert and Thomas Love after the death of their Mother(?). The other children, towit: William, James, Sarah, Mary, Dorcas, and Winifred remained with the Bell family. The Bells opposed the marriage of Samuel Love and Dorcas Bell. Robert Love married, Mary Ann Dilliard, daughter of Genl. Thomas Dilliard, or Pittsylvania County, Virginia, afterwards of Tennessee. Before the Revolutionary War, Genl. Dilliard married a Miss Webb, sister of John Webb, who married Miss Stacy Young. The Webbs, Dilliards and Bells were English, and settled near Washington, D.C. Robert Love m. Mary Ann Dilliard, and by her had six sons and seven daughters. Col. Robert Love was b. in Augusta County, Virginia on Saturday the 23rd , day of August 1760. He died in Waynesville, N.C. on the 17th, of July 1845 at 7 o’clock A.M. His wife, Mary Ann Dilliard, was b. on the 21st, day of September 1767, and died on the 25th day of March 1842. Both are buried in “Green Hill Cemetery” Waynesville, N.C., where a beautiful double marble shaft marks their last remaining place. This...

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James Robert Love and Maria Williamson Coman – Descendants

James Robert Love, m. Maria Williamson Coman, daughter of James Coman, of Raleigh, N.C. November 26th, 1822. Maria Williamson Coman was b. January 22nd, 1805 and d. March 20th 1847. Descendants 1) James Coman Love, Oct 2nd, 1824; d. Oct 18th, 1854 (Bachelor) 2) Col. Robert Gustavus Adolphus Love, B. January 4th, 1827; d. May 24th 1880 (Bachelor) was Col, C.S.A. 62nd M.C. Regiment 3) Dr. Samuel Leonidas Love, b. Aug. 24th, 1828; d._____? Was twice married; 1st, to Rachel Boyd—three children: (a) Margaret Love, (Mrs. Harry C. Marschall) #5027 Hazel Avenue, West Philadelphia, Pa. (b) Maria Williamson Love, (d. unmarried). (c) Robert Gustavus Adolphus Love, (Lives in Waynesville, N.C.) (Note: the second wife of said Dr. Samuel Leonidas Love-Margaret Harrison, of Virginia-is dead, and by her he had no descendants.) 4) Sarah Jane Burney Love, b. Oct 26th, 1831; d.____? M. Col. William Thomas in 1858. (a) children, towit: William Thomas, b.____? m. Miss Byrson, and by her had six children. (b) James Robert Thomas, b._____? m. Josephine Smith, and by her had four children (c) Sarah Love Thomas, b.____? m. Judge A.C. Avery, and by him had three children. The deaths of neither of the above mentioned are known. 5) Infant twin daughter, b. Oct 1834; d. Young. 6) Margaret Elizabeth Love, b. Aug. 20th, 1836 (lives in Asheville, N.C>) m. Dr. William L. Hilliard, January 3rd,...

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Andrew Taylor – Descendants

Genealogy of the Taylor Family, taken from the old Taylor Family Bible, now in the possession of the only oldest surviving members, (William Carter Taylor & George Duffield Taylor) on Buffalo Creek, Carter County, East Tennessee. Andrew Taylor, b.______; m. Ann Wilson; d. 1787; and by her had several children, one of whom was Nathaniel Taylor, who was born on the 4th, day of February 1772, in Rockbridge County, Virginia. He married Marry Patton, daughter of James and Sarah Patton, of Rockbridge County, Virginia on November 15th, 1791. She was born in the same County on the 15th, day of November 1772. Nathaniel Taylor went from Carter County, East Tennessee on horse-back for his wife; married her and brought her back from Virginia behind him to the home of his Father, Andrew Taylor, on Buffalo Creek, near the confluence of Buffalo Creek and Powder Branch. The old HOME was located on a small eminence near the site of the Present Taylor Homestead. Only a few stones mark the site of the old HOME. Back of the old HOME, on the top of the hill a little to the South East, lies the Grave Yard where all the Taylors for the past two generations are buried, as well as a great many of the Loves. Nathaniel Taylor’s grave is covered with a large marble slab. ——-o—- Nathaniel Taylor and Mary...

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