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John Lovering1852

Name
John Lovering
Given names
John
Surname
Lovering
Birth about 1852
Epidemic from 1857 to 1859 (Age 5 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/XVwD6F
Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza
War from April 1861 to May 1865 (Age 9 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/ETtxkC
Note: American Civil War: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War
Economic Event 1865 (Age 13 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Economic depression
Economic Event 1867 (Age 15 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South Africa. It weighed 21.25 carats (4.250 g), and was found by Erasmus Jacobs near Hopetown on the Orange River in 1867. The diamond, cut to a 10.73-carat (2.146 g) cushion-shaped brilliant, is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley. The discovery of diamonds in South Africa led to the Kimberley Diamond Rush, and marked the beginning of the Mineral Revolution
MarriageMary Ann WinserView this family
April 2, 1873 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: Marriage: John LOVERING and Mary Ann WINZER (1873), http://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fdev2%2fmar%2f34232%2f1 : accessed 4 June 2016
Economic Event September 1873 (Age 21 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pilgrim's rest declared a gold field
Birth of a daughter
#1
Emma Jane Lovering
May 6, 1874 (Age 22 years)
Text:

ABT 1875

Citation details: Baptism: Emma Jane LOVERING (1874), https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBPRS%2FFHS%2FDEV%2FBAP%2F8378 : accessed 16 Sep 2020
Baptism of a daughterEmma Jane Lovering
June 11, 1874 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: Baptism: Emma Jane LOVERING (1874), https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBPRS%2FFHS%2FDEV%2FBAP%2F8378 : accessed 16 Sep 2020
Birth of a son
#2
William Henry Lovering
about 1876 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a son
#3
John Lovering
about 1879 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4
Mary Ann Lovering
September 20, 1880 (Age 28 years)
Text:

ABT OCT 1880

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: Mary Anne and Elizabeth Hannah LOVERING (1884), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/WAL/4273132/00259&parentid=GBPRS/B/871911081/1 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
War from December 20, 1880 to March 23, 1881 (Age 28 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: First Boer War
Census April 3, 1881 (Age 29 years)
Occupation
Labourer in copper works
1881 (Age 29 years)
ResidenceMary Ann WinserView this family
1881 (Age 29 years)
Economic Event 1881 (Age 29 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: In 1881 gold in the Barberton area was discovered by Tom McLachlan who found alluvial gold at Jamestown. However due to the location (the hot lowveld region was rife with malaria) no-one wanted to go there until Auguste Roberts (French Bob) discovered gold in Concession Creek in 20 June 1883. This discovery resulted in a gold rush to the area
Birth of a daughter
#5
Elizabeth Hannah Lovering
September 30, 1883 (Age 31 years)

Text:

ABT 1884

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: Mary Anne and Elizabeth Hannah LOVERING (1884), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/WAL/4273132/00259&parentid=GBPRS/B/871911081/1 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Baptism of a daughterMary Ann Lovering
July 2, 1884 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: Mary Anne and Elizabeth Hannah LOVERING (1884), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/WAL/4273132/00259&parentid=GBPRS/B/871911081/1 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Baptism of a daughterElizabeth Hannah Lovering
July 2, 1884 (Age 32 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: Mary Anne and Elizabeth Hannah LOVERING (1884), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS/WAL/4273132/00259&parentid=GBPRS/B/871911081/1 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Birth of a daughter
#6
Amelia Miriam Lovering
November 20, 1885 (Age 33 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
ResidenceMary Ann WinserView this family
1885 (Age 33 years)
Economic Event 1886 (Age 34 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Discovery of the Main Reef in Witwatersrand. Gold rushes to Pilgrim's Rest and Barberton were precursors to the biggest discovery of all, the Main Reef/Main Reef Leader on Gerhardus Oosthuizen's farm Langlaagte, Portion C, in 1886, the Witwatersrand Gold Rush and the subsequent rapid development of the gold field there, the biggest of them all.
Birth of a daughter
#7
Alice Rhoda Lovering
about 1888 (Age 36 years)

Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Alice Rhoda LOVERING (1892), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1892/1/AZ/000295/099 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Birth of a son
#8
Robert Walter Lovering
August 21, 1889 (Age 37 years)
Text:

ABT 1890

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Census April 5, 1891 (Age 39 years)
Birth of a daughter
#9
Ethel Maud Lovering
July 4, 1891 (Age 39 years)
Text:

ABT 1892

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Citation details: War register: Edward J ELLIOTT's household (1939), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=tna%2fr39%2f7306%2f7306b%2f007%2f16 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
ResidenceMary Ann WinserView this family
1891 (Age 39 years)
Death of a daughterAlice Rhoda Lovering
between January 1892 and March 1892 (Age 40 years)
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Alice Rhoda LOVERING (1892), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1892/1/AZ/000295/099 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Birth of a daughter
#10
Rhoda Alice Lovering
August 23, 1893 (Age 41 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Birth of a son
#11
Ernest James Lovering
June 7, 1895 (Age 43 years)

Citation details: War register: Ernest J LOVERING's household (1939), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=TNA/R39/6847/6847C/014/31 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Birth of a son
#12
Ernest James Lovering
August 20, 1895 (Age 43 years)
Text:

ABT 1896

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Birth of a son
#13
Frank Arthur Lovering
June 20, 1897 (Age 45 years)
Text:

ABT 1898

Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
War from October 11, 1899 to May 31, 1902 (Age 47 years)

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Note: Second Boer War
Historical Event from 1852 to 1902

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Note: The South African Republic (Dutch: Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek, ZAR), often referred to as the Transvaal and sometimes as the Republic of Transvaal, was an independent and internationally recognised country in Southern Africa from 1852 to 1902.
Historical Event from 1854 to 1902 (Age 2 years)

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Note: The Orange Free State (Dutch: Oranje-Vrijstaat, Afrikaans: Oranje-Vrystaat) was an independent Boer sovereign republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province
Baptism of a daughterAmelia Miriam Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Baptism of a sonRobert Walter Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Baptism of a daughterEthel Maud Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Baptism of a daughterRhoda Alice Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Baptism of a sonErnest James Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Baptism of a sonFrank Arthur Lovering
November 15, 1899 (Age 47 years)
Publication: Record Transcription
Citation details: Baptism: John LOVERING's children (1899), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=GBPRS%2FWAL%2F4276020%2F00154&parentid=GBPRS%2FB%2F871932939%2F1 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
Birth of a granddaughter
#1
Laura Crocker
calculated November 1900 (Age 48 years)
Citation details: Census: George CROCKER's household (1901), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbc%2f1901%2f0033267533 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Citation details: Census: George CROCKER's household (1911), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBC/1911/RG14/32796/0765/2 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Text:

CAL 1901

ResidenceMary Ann WinserView this family
1901 (Age 49 years)
Epidemic February 1, 1901 (Age 49 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Bubonic plague breaks out in Cape Town
Census March 31, 1901 (Age 49 years)
Death of a sonRobert Walter Lovering
between July 1903 and September 1903 (Age 51 years)
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Robert Walter LOVERING (1903), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1903/3/AZ/000196/357 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Epidemic February 1904 (Age 52 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Pneumonic plague breaks out in Johannesburg
Epidemic 1906 (Age 54 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa
Marriage of a childBarton Rousby HopkinsElizabeth Hannah LoveringView this family
between April 1910 and June 1910 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Barton Rousby HOPKINS and Elizabeth Hannah LOVERING (1910), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/M/1910/2/AZ/000209/130 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Historical Event May 31, 1910 (Age 58 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Union of South Africa established
Census April 2, 1911 (Age 59 years)
ResidenceMary Ann WinserView this family
1911 (Age 59 years)
Epidemic 1912 (Age 60 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban
Birth of a grandson
#2
John Thomas “Jack” Blewett
calculated 1914 (Age 62 years)

Note: Calculated from age at death
Marriage of a childEdward John ElliottEthel Maud LoveringView this family
September 19, 1914 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Edward John ELLIOTT and Ethel Maud LOVERING (1914), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/858059649/2 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Marriage of a childArthur Edward JohnsRhoda Alice LoveringView this family
November 23, 1914 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Arthur Edward JOHNS and Rhoda Alice LOVERING (1914), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fm%2f858059650%2f2 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
War from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (Age 62 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War I
Epidemic 1918 (Age 66 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: Spanish flu: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world
Marriage of a childErnest James LoveringMargaret Evelina HartView this family
December 6, 1920 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: Marriage: Ernest James LOVERING and Margaret Eveline HART (1920), https://search.findmypast.com/record?id=gbprs%2fm%2f858047883%2f1 : accessed 7 Dec 2018
Marriage of a childFrank Arthur LoveringFlorrie LeyshonView this family
June 9, 1924 (Age 72 years) Husband: 27 years Wife: 27 years
Citation details: Marriage: Frank Arthur LOVERING and Florrie LEYSHON (1924), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=GBPRS/M/WAL208254/1 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Birth of a grandson
#3
Richard Pentreath “Dick” Blewett
March 16, 1926 (Age 74 years)
Publication: database, FamilySearch
Citation details: Marriage: Richard Pentreath BLEWETT and Marjorie Ensor Rose CURGENVEN (1949), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS27-HQ76-L?cc=2821281 : 28 January 2021), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (Formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 28 Feb 2021
Economic Event October 1929 (Age 77 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Citation details: http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century
Birth of a grandson
#4
James Bodinar “Jimmy” Blewett
April 21, 1930 (Age 78 years)
Death of a wifeMary Ann Winser
between October 1934 and December 1934 (Age 82 years) Age: 81 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Mary A LOVERING (1934), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1934/4/AZ/000565/134 : accessed 21 Nov 2018
War from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (Age 87 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: World War II
Death of a daughterAmelia Miriam Lovering
June 19, 1947 (Age 95 years) Age: 59 years 7 months
Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-14684-30388-34?cc=1837900&wc=M6LS-CWG:163032901,163186001 : accessed 28 December 2014), Death registers > 1942-1947, Vol. 76 > image 199 of 283; National Archives, Harare.
Citation details: Death registration: Amelia Miriam BLEWETT (1947), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-4L3Q : 2 May 2016), Amelia Miriam Blewett, 19 Jun 1947; citing Death, Salisbury, Zimbabwe, National Archives, Harare; FHL microfilm 1,145,024 : accessed 10 Dec 2016
Text:

Salisbury, Rhodesia

Publication: database with images, FamilySearch
Citation details: Death notice: Amelia Miriam LOVERING (1947), (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS37-K98C-H?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-B11%3A1590242971 : 6 April 2020), 007830332 > image 1707 of 2736; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 20 Sep 2020
Death of a daughterEmma Jane Lovering
between October 1949 and December 1949 (Age 97 years) Age: 75 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Emma J CROCKER (1949), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1949/4/AZ/000213/098 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Death of a sonErnest James Lovering
between October 1960 and December 1960 (Age 108 years) Age: 65 years
Publication: Record transcription
Citation details: Death: Ernest J LOVERING (1960), https://www.findmypast.com/transcript?id=BMD/D/1960/4/AZ/000699/016 : accessed 8 Dec 2018
Historical Event February 14, 1961 (Age 109 years)
Source: Wikipedia
Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand
Historical Event May 31, 1961 (Age 109 years)

Source: Wikipedia
Note: South Africa becomes a republic
Deathyes

  1. Generation 1
    1. John Lovering, labourer in copper works (in 1881), son of William Lovering, was born about 1852 in Braunton, Devon, England. He married Mary Ann Winser, daughter of John Winser, on April 2, 1873 in Parish Church, Braunton, Devon, England. She was born between January 1854 and March 1854 in Barnstaple, Devon, England and died between October 1934 and December 1934 in Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales.

      Children of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser:

      1. Emma Jane Lovering (18741949)
      2. William Henry Lovering (1876)
      3. John Lovering (1879)
      4. Mary Ann Lovering (1880)
      5. Elizabeth Hannah Lovering (1883)
      6. Amelia Miriam Lovering (18851947)
      7. Alice Rhoda Lovering (18881892)
      8. Robert Walter Lovering (18891903)
      9. Ethel Maud Lovering (1891)
      10. Rhoda Alice Lovering (1893)
      11. Ernest James Lovering (18951960)
      12. Frank Arthur Lovering (1897)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Emma Jane Lovering, daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on May 6, 1874 in Braunton, Devon, England and died between October 1949 and December 1949 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. She married George Crocker.

      Children of Emma Jane Lovering and George Crocker:

      1. Laura Crocker (1900)
      2. Private
      3. Private
      4. Private
    2. William Henry Lovering, son of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born about 1876 in Braunton, Devon, England. He married Elizabeth Ann Evans.

      William Henry Lovering and Elizabeth Ann Evans had 2 children.

    3. Mary Ann Lovering, daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on September 20, 1880 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. She married John Henry Rosser, son of Thomas Rosser.

      Mary Ann Lovering and John Henry Rosser had 1 child.

    4. Elizabeth Hannah Lovering, daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on September 30, 1883. She married Barton Rousby Hopkins between April 1910 and June 1910 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales.

    5. Amelia Miriam Lovering, school Teacher (in 1911), daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on November 20, 1885 in Llansamlet, Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales and died on June 19, 1947 in Harare, Zimbabwe at the age of 61. She married Thomas Blewett, son of John Thomas Blewett and Elizabeth “Bessie” Bodinnar.

      Children of Amelia Miriam Lovering and Thomas Blewett:

      1. John Thomas “Jack” Blewett (19141983)
      2. Private
      3. Richard Pentreath “Dick” Blewett (19261980)
      4. James Bodinar “Jimmy” Blewett (19301985)
      5. Private
    6. Ethel Maud Lovering, daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on July 4, 1891 in St Thomas, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. She married Edward John Elliott, son of John Elliott, on September 19, 1914 in Port Tennant, Glamorgan, Wales. He was born on June 21, 1891.

    7. Rhoda Alice Lovering, daughter of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on August 23, 1893 in St Thomas, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. She married Arthur Edward Johns, son of Edward Johns, on November 23, 1914 in Port Tennant, Glamorgan, Wales. He was born calculated 1886.

    8. Ernest James Lovering, hairdresser (in 1920) and lamp lighter (in 1939), son of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on August 20, 1895 in St Thomas, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales and died between October 1960 and December 1960 in Newton Abbot, Devon, England. He married Margaret Evelina Hart, daughter of Alfred Hart, on December 6, 1920 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. She was born about 1895 and died between July 1927 and September 1927 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales.

    9. Frank Arthur Lovering, grocer (in 1924), son of John Lovering and Mary Ann Winser, was born on June 20, 1897 in St Thomas, Swansea, Glamorganshire, Wales. He married Florrie Leyshon, daughter of John Leyshon, on June 9, 1924 in Swansea, Glamorgan, Wales. She was born on October 9, 1897 and died between July 1970 and September 1970 in Torbay, Devon, England.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    1. John Thomas “Jack” Blewett, son of Thomas Blewett and Amelia Miriam Lovering, was born calculated 1914 and died in 1983. He married Nell Lee Williams, daughter of James Herbert Williams and Alice Mary Gietzmann.

      John Thomas “Jack” Blewett and Nell Lee Williams had 4 children.

    2. The details of this family are private.
    3. Richard Pentreath “Dick” Blewett, student (in 1949) and surveyor (to 1980), son of Thomas Blewett and Amelia Miriam Lovering, was born on March 16, 1926 in Randfontein, Gauteng and died on December 29, 1980 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal at the age of 54.

      Richard Pentreath “Dick” Blewett had 3 children.

    4. James Bodinar “Jimmy” Blewett

      James Bodinar “Jimmy” Blewett, son of Thomas Blewett and Amelia Miriam Lovering, was born on April 21, 1930 in Benoni, Gauteng and died on May 28, 1985 in Cape Town, Western Cape at the age of 55.

      James Bodinar “Jimmy” Blewett had 2 children.