Thomas Lovelace

Born: February 8, 1739 - North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Died: summer of 1792
Buried: The Lovelace Family Cemetery, Halifax County, Virginia
 
Service: Halifax County Court records show that Thomas received two Revolutionary War public claims, proving his loyalty to the cause.
 
Family: Thomas Lovelace was the fourth and youngest son of Charles Lovelace and Bridget McLaughlin of North Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia. Around 1765, Thomas married Tabitha Oldham, daughter of James and Tabitha (Haydon) Oldham. Thomas and Tabitha, along with their infant son Charles, left the Tidewater area for Halifax County, Virginia, around 1767. In 1781, Thomas and Tabitha’s names were listed among the members of the County Line Baptist Church and later belonged to the Polecat Creek Baptist Church. Thomas and Tabitha Lovelace had twelve children between 1766 and 1790.