Harrison "Harry" Love appeared in the census 1905 NY State in DeKalb,
St Lawrence, NY. Maple Ridge Road, Town of DeKalb, 1905 Census, page
17, Line 44 Kellison, Henry age 56 Born in US farmer; Line 45 Kellison, Helen
age 40 Born in US Keeping House; Line 46 Neal, Mary J. age 81 Born in US boarder;
Line 47 Love, Harry age 17 Born in US farm laborer. [Eleanor Brotherton transcription]
He was born on 24 Sep 1888 in Fowler, St. Lawrence, NY. He died
on 5 Feb 1937 in Miami, Dade, Florida. His obituary appeared on 9
Feb 1937 in the Watertown Daily Times of Watertown, Jefferson, NY, as follows:
". . . World War Veteran Was A Semi-Invalid. Former Gouverneur Resident.
Native of Fowler Was Employed as an Electrician For Oswegatchie Power Company
Before the War. (Special to The Times)
"Gouverneur, Feb. 9.--Word has been received here of the death of Benjamin
Harrison Love, 48, World war veteran and former resident of Gouverneur, who died
in Miami, Fla., on Friday. He had been a semi-invalid since the war, and had
spent the last ten winters in Florida.
"Mr. Love was born in Fowler, Sept. 24, 1888, a son of William and Cyrena
Neil Love. He was employed as an electrician for the Oswegatchie Light &
Power Company of Gouverneur for four years before the war. He went to Norwich
where he formed a business partnership of Love & Wells. The business burned
out and later he came to Gouverneur. He married Cora J. Edwards of Monticello,
N.Y., in 1917, two weeks before his enlistment in the army.
"He enlisted at Gouverneur, and after a period of training camp he was
transferred to South Carolina, where he served through the war. After his war
service, he was treated in several hospitals for two or three years, for a partial
paralysis and a condition of the eyes. He had not been able to work since the
end of the war. He spent the summers in Gouverneur and Norwich and the winters
in Florida for the past ten years.
"Mr. Love was a member of the American Legion, and a former member of
the James Maloy Post. He was an exempt fireman.
"Surviving, besides the widow, the four brothers, Fred Love of Gouverneur,
Robert Love of Antwerp, Wallace Love of Virginia and Charles Love of Syracuse,
and six sisters, Miss Birdella Love, Mrs. Margaret Moore, and Mrs. Sarah Love
of Gouverneur, Mrs. Alice Stiles of Richville, Mrs. Helen Swem of Rochester,
and Mrs. Nellie Cobb of Lisbon.
"The body will be sent to the Severance funeral service rooms in Gouverneur
from Miami, arriving here Wednesday night.
"Funeral services will be held at the home of Mrs. Walter Lytle, Gleason
street, Friday at 2:30. Rev. V. O. Boyle, rector of Triinity Episcopal church,
will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside cemetery." He was buried in
Riverside cemetery, Gouverneur, St. Lawrence, NY. On lot with parents
and siblings. He served in the military during WW I.
Also seen as Harry B. Love.
Benjamin Harrison "Harry" Love and Cora Edwards
were married in 1917.