Joseph Love
Abt 1728 - 1804

FACTS AT A GLANCE
BORN: 10 NOV 1728
         Chester County, Pennsylvania
MARRIED: Mary TEAS
         1753, Augusta County, Virginia
DIED: 10 NOV 1804
         Knox County, Tennessee


Joseph Love was born in what was Chester County and is now Landcaster County in Pennsylvania, the seventh child of Robert Love, an emigrant from Ireland. In 1749, Joseph and his brother Samuel moved to Augusta County, Virginia. Documents from 1751 list Joseph's profession as 'Clothier' and give him leave to build Fulling Mill.

Joseph marries Mary Teas in 1753 and they have eleven children between 1754 and 1777. Joseph and Mary are contributing members of the Tinkling Spring Presbyterian Church between 1765 and 1780.

Joseph Love serves in the Colonial Army during the Revolutionary War from 1776 until 1781. His name appears on the Muster Rolls at Valley Forge and he serves in the southern campaign in the Carolinas. On May 8th, 1782, Joseph appeared in Montgomery County court seeking reimbursement for provisions and equipment he used to join with the army of General Nathanial Greene while on duty in North Carolina.

Joseph remained in Montgomery County as late as 1782. He received a land grant in South Carolinain 1785 and in 1788 he moved to Steele Creek in Mecklenberg County, North Carolina. He is known to have also lived in Pendleton District, South Carolina; Elbert County, Georgia; and then back in Virginia before finally settling in 1798 at Campbell's Station in Knox County, Tennessee - near present day Knoxville.

Joseph Love died on his 76th birthday in Knox County, Tennessee - the year being 1804.


WIFE of Joseph LOVE:
  Mary TEAS

   1734-1815

PARENTS of Joseph LOVE:
  Robert LOVE

   Abt 1695-1741
  Mary MONTGOMERY
   1702-1782

CHILDREN of Joseph LOVE:
   1. Robert LOVE

        1754-1825
   2. Samuel LOVE
        1756-1826
   3. Charles LOVE
        1758-
   4. William Carter LOVE
        1760-1799
   5. David LOVE
        1763-1827
   6. John LOVE
        1765-1851
   7. Ester (STEELE)
        1770-1850
   8. Jane (NOBLE)
        1772-
   9. Dorcas (DILLIARD)
        1773-1853
   10. Nancy Esther (BOYLER)
        1775-1842
   11. Mary "Polly" (CALHOUN)
        Abt 1777-



LOVE FAMILY HOMEPAGE