South Carolina – Cherokee County

FamilySearch.org info on Cherokee County, South Carolina: 

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Cherokee_County,_South_Carolina_Genealogy

From Gowen Manuscript:  http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~gowenrf/Gowenms100.htm

Jane Goings was born January 8, 1866, place and parents un-known. She was married in 1881 to Richard Lovelace, ac-cording to Kevin Robert Wicasta Lovelace.

Jane Goins Lovelace, age 33, was enumerated in Spartanburg County in 1900 without her husband. She was recorded in Pacolet township, Cowpens Town, June 20, 1900, Dwelling 639, Family 542:

“Lovelace, Jane 33, head, white female, born in January 1866, married at age

19, 8 children born to her,
born in NC, father born in
NC, mother born in NC
John 16, son, born in December 1883
single NC NC NC
James 14, son, born in Mar 1886 single
NC NC NC
Gadie 11, daughter, born Aug 1888
NC NC NC
Maimie 9, daughter, born in 1890, NC
NC NC
Maybel 7, daughter, born in Sept 1892
NC NC NC
Ruth 4, daughter, born in June 1895
NC NC NC
Allen 2, son born in Mar 1898, NC
NC NC”

Jane Goings Lovelace was remarried to George Fortenberry. They appeared in the 1920 census of Cherokee County living in Limestone, South Carolina with their three daughters.

Jane Goins Lovelace Fortenberry died January 27, 1936. Her obituary appeared in the “Spartanburg Herald:”

“Gaffney, Jan. 29,–Funeral services were conducted here today for Mrs. George Fortenberry, 53, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Harry Wilson on West Rob-inson Street, after a short illness. Mrs. Fortenberry, who had been married twice, is survived by her second husband and the following children: James Lovelace, Cramerton, N.C; Allen Lovelace, Kings Mountain, N.C; John Love-lace, Mrs. Martha Scoggins, Mrs. Mamie Johnson, Mrs. Mabel Johnson, Mrs. Ruth Sisk, Mrs. Joe Kendrick, Mrs. Zelia Meadows and Mrs. Wilson of Gaf-fney; and Mrs. Gatie Sprouse of Blacksburg.”

Children born to them include:

John Lovelace born in December 1883
James Green Long Lovelace born May 10, 1886
Gadie Lovelace born in August 1888
Mamie Lovelace born in 1890
Maybell Lovelace born in September 1892
Ruth Lovelace born in June 26, 1895
Allen Newton Lovelace born in March 1898

John “Jack” Lovelace, son of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goins Lovelace, was born about 1884 in North Carolina. He died in Gaffney November 5, 1936, according to his obituary in “The Greenville News” of November 6, 1936:

“John Lovelace, 52, died at his home in the Midway sec-tion last night. He was found dead in bed this morning. Mr. Lovelace is survived by the following sisters: Mrs. M.V. Johnson, Mrs. C. H. Scoggins, Mrs. A. C. Johnson, Mrs. I. E. Sisk, Mrs. Harry Wilson, Mrs. Joe Kendrick, Mrs. Dugless Meadows and Mrs. Bud Sprouse; two bro-thers Jim Lovelace and Allen Lovelace.

Funeral services will be held from the home of his sister Mrs. M. V. Johnson, Sixth street at 3 p. m. Friday. The Rev C. A. Kirby will officiate. Interment will follow in the Beaverdam Cemetery.”

James Long Green Lovelace son of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goins Lovelace, was born in North Carolina May 10, 1886. He registered for the World War I draft in Gaston County at age 32.

Maybell Lovelace, daughter of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goins Lovelace, was born in North Carolina in September 1892. She was married about 1912 to M. V. Johnson. They were living in Gaston County, North Carolina when an infant died March 2, 1916. They also had a son Coleman Johnson who died there February 23, 1925, according to Gaston County death records.

Ruth Lovelace, daughter of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goins Lovelace, was born in North Carolina, June 26, 1895. She was married to Ira Sisk who was born August 30, 1898. She died October 8, 1970, and he died September 8, 1971.

Children born to them include:

Carl E. Sisk born April 15, 1923

Carl E. Sisk, son of Ira Sisk and Ruth Lovelace Sisk, was born April 15, 1923. He was married about 1944 to Pearlie Katherine Humphries who was born May 20, 1923.

Children born to them include:

Carl Steve Sisk born March 16, 1964

Carl Steve Sisk, son of Carl E. Sisk and Pearlie Katherine Humphries Sisk, was born March 16, 1964. He became a minister. He was married to Eddie Carol Vaughn who was born January 10, 1946.

Children born to them include:

Steven Scott Sisk born March 16, 1964

Allen Newton Lovelace, son of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goins Lovelace, was born about 1898 in North Carolina. He was enumerated in Spartanburg County in 1900 as a two-year-old. He was married about 1921 to Ethel Geneva Lemming. He died in 1960 in South Carolina, according to Elizabeth Herndon, a great-granddaughter. His obituary appeared in the August 18, 1960 edition of “The Spartanburg Herald:”

Gaffney – Allen Newton Lovelace, 63, of Johnson City, Tennessee died unexpectedly Wednesday night in Char-lotte at a bus station. He was enroute to visit a daughter, Mrs. B. H. Love, in Gaffney.

A son of the late Richard Lovelace and Jane Goings Love-lace, he was a veteran of World War I. Surviving are: three daughters, Mrs. Leroy Sanders of Tokyo, Mrs. D. T. Gray, Jr. of Dahlgren, Va., and Mrs. Love of Gaf-fney; one son, Allen Lovelace, Jr. of Greenville; seven sisters, Mrs. A. C. Johnson, Mrs. Mabel Coyle, Mrs. Ruth Sisk, Mrs. Harry Wilson, Mrs. Joe Kendrick and Mrs. Zelia Mea-dows, all of Gaffney, and Mrs. Gartie Sprouse of Blacks-burg.”

Children born to Allen Newton Lovelace and Ethel Geneva Lemming Lovelace include:

Helen Iberia Lovelace born in 1923
Allen Newton Lovelace, Jr. born about 1930

Helen Iberia Lovelace, daughter of Allen Newton Lovelace and Ethel Geneva Lemming Lovelace, was born in 1923. She was married about 1946 to Douglas Taylor Gray, Jr. Children born to them include:

Jane Lovelace Gray born in 1953

Jane Lovelace Gray, daughter of Douglas Taylor Gray, Jr. and Helen Iberia Lovelace Gray, was born in 1953. She was married about 1974 to Donald Lee Herndon. Children born to them include:

Elizabeth Herndon born in 1980
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Jane Goings Lovelace Fortenberry of Gaffney, South Carolina died January 27, 1936. Mentioned in her obituary was a “daughter, Martha Scoggins.”

Martha Lovelace born about 1886
Allen Newton Lovelace born March 27, 1898

Martha Lovelace, daughter of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goings Lovelace, was born about 1886. She was married about 1903, husband’s name Scoggins.

Allen Newton Lovelace, son of Richard Lovelace and Jane Goings Lovelace, was born March 27, 1898. He was married about 1918 to Virgie Mae Hartsoe who was born January7, 1900. He died August 17, 1960, and she died December 8, 1986.

Children born to them include:

Bobby Craig Wallace born October 20, 1937

Bobby Craig Wallace, son of Allen Newton Lovelace and Vir-gie Mae Hartsoe Wallace, was born October 20, 1937. He was married about 1960 to Peggy Joyce Chaney who was born May 11, 1933. He died September 11, 1984.

Children born to them include:

Kevin Robert Wicasta Lovelace born Sept. 5, 1965

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Cherokee County SC FamilySearch notes:

Church:

Church records, 1787-1805, 1846-1873
Authors: Pacolet Baptist Church (Cherokee County, South Carolina) (Main Author)
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