Joseph was born April 16, 1747 in Glastonbury,
Connecticut, to John Loveland and Comfort Talcott.
While a resident of Dartmouth College,
he enlisted in Col. Jonathan Chase's Regiment of the New
Hampshire Militia to re-enforce the garrison at Ticonderoga,
New York. He was a Private in Col. Chase's Regiment.
He died on September 8, 1813 at age 60
in Norwich, Vermont. He inadvertently swallowed a mouthful
of the Oil of Tanzy, from a bottle which he supposed to
Note 1: Tansy oil mixed with fleabane,
pennyroyal and diluted alcohol was a well known mosquito
Note 2: Death notice for Loveland was published
in The Troy Post on October 12, 1813.