John C. Love Cemetery

Information submitted by Pat Hurst. Photos submitted by John Sircy.

Cemetery view of single stone inside wrought iron fence.
Col. John C. Love stone: full size , enlarged view. Lurana F. Love stone: full size , enlarged view.
Located on the old home place of John C. Love, which, in 2007, is the private property of Cathy Andersen at 17767 Blue Star Highway, Quincy, Florida. This is off the west bound lane of U.S. Hwy. 90 just past the Highway Patrol Station. The cemetery is in her back pasture.
Col. John C. Love and his wife are buried inside a wrought iron fence. There is a metal marker with both names on it. His information is on one side and hers is on the other. There are also footstones with their initials on them.
John C. Love was b Feb.2, 1793 and d. Aug 30, 1864.
His wife Lurana Wooten was b. Sept 7, 1807 and d. Sept. 7, 1878.
Information on this family: John C. Love was the son of Edward Love, who was the son of Alexander Love. Edward and Alexander were direct immigrants to the U.S. from Scotland. John C. Love was sent back to Edinburgh to the Loves there to be educated. He came back to the U.S. and became a surveyor. He surveyed the N. boundary of Florida for the U.S. after it was bought from Spain. He was very involved in early Gadsden County after being very involved in the government of Telfair County, GA. He was married April 24, 1827, to Lurana Wooten.
Seen March 23rd, 2005 ---Here is what is on the pewter tombstone where John C. and Lurana F. Wooten Love are buried.

Back--- Our Mother Lurana F. Love (Right angled cross with a crown on it) d. Sept. 7, 1878 age. 71 years
"We Cherish the Memory"

Front-- Our Father Col. John C. Love (Masonic Emblem on it) Aug. 31, 1864, age. 68 years, 5 months

Footstones same pewter metal -on right LFL -on left JCL
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