David C. LOVE1

HAIRSTON.org ID#7284, b. 13 March 1837, d. 9 February 1918
Father*Drennon LOVE1 b. 24 Jan 1800, d. 10 Apr 1873
Mother*Elizabeth Lovelace COOK1 b. 21 Oct 1807, d. 14 Jan 1897
Birth*David C. LOVE was born on 13 March 1837 in Mississippi.1,2 
He was the son of Drennon LOVE and Elizabeth Lovelace COOK.1 
Census 1850David C. LOVE appeared on the 1850 census of Drennon LOVE on 21 September 1850 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.3

Census 1860David C. LOVE appeared on the 1860 census of Drennon LOVE on 20 July 1860 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.2

Census 1870David C. LOVE appeared on the 1870 census of Drennon LOVE on 16 June 1870 in Lowndes County, Mississippi.4

Death*David C. LOVE died on 9 February 1918 in Mississippi at age 80.1 
Mr. David C. Love, one of Lowndes county's best known and most highly respected citizens, died at his home in the Bethel neighborhood Wednesday. Mr. Love, who was about 81 years old, was a bachelor, and is survived by two brothers, Maj. W. A. Love, who formerly represented Lowndes County in the state senate, and Mr. Jim Love, of Crawford, and one sister, Mrs. A. M. Graham, of Birmingham, besides other further removed relatives.
The body was interred in Bethel cemetery Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, the funeral services having been conducted by Rev. R. Excell Fry, pastor of the First Presbyterian church.
Mr. Love was a brave soldier of the Civil War, a worthy citizen and a Christian gentleman, having been a member of the Presbyterian Church. During the war he was with the Eleventh Mississippi regiment and was severely wounded while fighting at Petersburg, Va. He was also a member of the Isham Harrison Camp, of this city. The noblest elements of the human soul found expression in his character.
The following gentlemen acted as honorary pall bearers: Capt. A. J. Ervin, Messrs. R. W. Ervin, C. M. Ervin, J. T. W. Hairston, G. W. Hairston, H. M. Hairston, G. B. Waller and E. G. Hardy. The active pall bearers were: Messrs. Collier Hardy, Bailey Hardy, J N. Bailey, Allison Hardy, R. A. Barkley and J. D. Watson. 
Burial*He was buried in Bethel Church Cemetery, Lowndes County, Mississippi.1 

Sources (www.HAIRSTON.org)

  1. [S3231] Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lowndes Co., Mississippi.
  2. [S1860] 1860 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  3. [S1850] 1850 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
  4. [S1870] 1870 Federal Census - National Archives and Records Administration.
Last Edited12 Feb 2019