HENRY C. LOVELAND was born October 13, 1853, at Chester, Pa. His father was William W. and mother, Lucinda M.
(Atkins) Loveland. Twelve children were born to this union, nine boys and three girls. He obtained his early education
at the district school at Chester, and later attended the public school at Napanoch. After his schooling he was
employed in the rolling mills and in 1872 came to Middletown, learning the machinist trade. In 1878 he associated
himself with the Wheeler, Madden and Clemson Mfg. Co., of Middletown, remaining with this firm until 1880, then
with Clemson Bros. for a period of seventeen years, after which he has been connected with the National Saw Co.
He was married to Josephine Decker, March 29, 1877. They have two children.
Stephen D., who married Nellie Clark, of Middletown, have two children, one son and one daughter, and Hattie, wife
of George C. Brundage. Mr. Loveland is a member of Hoffman Lodge No. 412, F. and A. M.; Wallkill Council No. 82,
Jr. O. U. A. M., and Olympia Council No. 14, D. of A. In politics he is a republican, and has served the city faithfully
as councilman. The Loveland family are of English descent and dates back to 1635 in America.
The History of Orange County New York
Edited by: Russel Headley
Van Deusen and Elms, Publishers
Middletown, N. Y. 1908
Orange County, NY
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