1813-1908 — Surry Co., NC - Veron Co., MO
William Radford Lovill was the 3rd child (son) of James Alexander Lovell (1780-abt. 1870) and Sarah R Poindexter [Lovill] (1784-1862). He was born on April 5, 1813 in Yadkinsville, Surry Co., NC.
On August 29, 1837, WR Lovill married Eliza Green Reeves [Lovill] (1820-1883) in Surry Co., NC. WR and Eliza Lovill had fourteen children: Henry Poindexter Lovill/Lovell [son] (1838-1926); Sarah Elizabeth Lovill [Jenkins] [daughter] (1840-1920); Edward Francis 'Frank' Lovill [son] (1842-1925); Micajah Reeves Lovell [son] (1843-1917); Nancy Jane Lovill [Howard] [daughter] (1848-1905); James Rufus Lovell [son] (1850-1875);Thomas William Lovill [son] (1851-1855); Hannah Minerva Lovill [daughter] (1855-1855); Eliza Dix Lovill [daughter] (1856-1868); Charles Puryear Lovell [son] (1857-aft. 1905); Jeremiah Archie Lovell [son] (1861-1917); Robert E Lee Lovell [son] (abt. 1863-1937); Mary Rebecca Carmichael Lovill [Freeman] [Marion] [daughter] (1845-1941); and Rachel Lovill [Pennel] [daughter] (1870-xxxx).
William R Lovill is listed in the 1840 US census of Surry County, NC.
In the 1850 US census of Surry County, NC, WR Lovill is the "Ass't Marshal" for the North Division, Siloam District. His family is listed on page 349, lines 2-10 as famliy # 1167.