Biography of Charles E. Love
Madison County, NY Biographies





Love, Charles E., p. o. Stockbridge, was born in Walworth, Wayne county, N. Y., March 16, 1859, a son of John, whose father lived and died in England. About 1850 John Love came from England to Walwortla, N. Y., where he has since resided. He is a nurseryman and fruit grower. His wife was Mary Burr, born in England and came to Wayne county with her parents, Edward and Elizabeth Burr. Her father died at ninety years of age and her mother at the age of forty eight. Charles E. Love was educated in Marion Collegiate Institute and Medina Free Academy; he was also graduated from Rochester Business College in 1881, He was a successful teacher for nine years and in 1891 engaged in the furniture and undertaking business at Stockbridge, where he has resided since 1881. He has an extensive business and is very successful. In politics he is a Republican, but not an aspirant to office. Mr. Love married Emma L. Strong, daughter of Arvine Strong; they have two children: Frank Strong, born June 16, 1895, and Marjorie Fidelia, born August 10, 1897. Mrs. Love's father was born in Connecticut, August 31, 1822, a son of Alexander, son of Alexander Strong, who lived and died in Connecticut. Mr. Strong's wife was Abigail Rice, who also died in Connecticut. Alexander Strong, jr., was born in Connecticut, April 22, 1792. In 1816 he married Lucinda Griggs, of Tolland county, Connecticut, and in 1837 came to Stockbridge and bought the farm Mr. Strong now owns and here died January 9, 1881. His wife passed away one week later, aged eighty seven years. They had seven children, six of whom survive them. Arvine Strong was reared on the farm and educated in the common schools. In politics he is a Republican and has been inspector of election. November 29, 1866, Mr. Strong married Fidelia Belfield, born in Madison in 1837, a daughter of Isaiah and Electa (Tift) Belfield; they had two children, Emma, wife of C. E. Love and Burel A., born April 8, 1874, educated in Oneida High School, a farmer and works the home farm. He married Ibis Dodge; they have one daughter, Leona M., born August 22, 1897.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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