Lovejoy, Charles Thomas
B: 01 Oct 1901, Thomson, Minnesota (Martha said he was born 1898)
D: 21 Nov 1970, Salt Lake City, UT
Buried: Salt Lake City, UT
M: Myrtle Marie Fitzpatrick, dau of Richard A. Fitzpatrick of Pembina,
ND and Isabel Buckman. Myrtle d. 06 Apr 1996, Salt Lake City, Utah. Richard was the 7th child of Sheldon A. Fitzpatrick. Charles T. Lovejoy had a son from a previous marriage, James Royal Lovejoy, who married Eldora Kompke in Minot, North Dakota who had a daughter from a previous marriage. James had 2 children: Charles and Sherry of Minot, ND who are both married and have children.
Charles T. Lovejoy retired from the U.S. Border Patrol in 1953 at Minot, North Dakota. He then went into the Coast to Coast store business, first at Ada, Minnesota and then at Augusta, Wisconsin. He sold that store, moved to Fargo, North Dakota in 1957, and went to work for the North Dakota Highway Department Police as a portable scales operator. He was an active member of the North Dakota Peace Officer Association. While in the border patrol, he often participated at the pistol matches held at Camp Perry each year and won "trunkfulls" of medals. He served with the Canadian Army in WWI and was in the battle of the Argoinne Forest. He came home to Birchdale in 1918 and started a hunting camp with his brother, Keith, and another veteran from the war. It was for doctors and other professionals from the Minneapolis - St. Paul area. Some 3 years into the business, his friend was killed by one of the hunters, being mistaken for a moose in the brush. He and Keith quit the hunting business and joined the U.S. Border Patrol. He spent his last years at Salt Lake City, Utah with his wife, Myrtle.
Children of Charles Thomas Lovejoy and Myrtle Marie Fitzpatrick:
1. Thomas Lovejoy
B: 30 April 1942
M: Jacqueline Erickson, of Crosby, ND b. 17 May 1941
Children of Thomas Lovejoy and Jacqueline Erickson:
1. Kimberly Lovejoy
B: 14 Jan 1963, Vicenza, Italy
Lori, Vanessa, Christopher, and Thomas.
2. Thomas Charles Lovejoy
B: 08 May 1964
M: Mary Roberts of Hood River, OR (she had 2 boys from a previous marriage) They are having their first child soon.
3. Jay Ivan Lovejoy
B: 23 Jun 1969
M: Divorced but has a son, Jayson.
2. Jayne Lovejoy
B: 11 May 1945
M: Jim Jackson but now divorced. Had a son, Cary Wade.