Walter Lee LOVIN Verna Doris LOVIN Catherine N LOVIN Billy Virginia LOVIN Julia Genevieve MAURO Minnie LOTT Mini tree diagram
Johnny Edward LOVIN

Johnny Edward LOVIN1,8,2,3,4,5,6,7

16th Jul 19231,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 16th Mar 19892,3,4,5,7

Life History

16th Jul 1923

Born in Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

about Jun 1952

Married Julia Genevieve MAURO.4

16th Mar 1989

Died in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi.2,3,4,5,7

20th Mar 1989

Buried in Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi.3,7

Notes

  • 1920 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, 5 January, Allen City,District 166, page 6A, Hse #121, Fam #144
    Lovin, Watler  [sic] Head Owns M W 27 OK MS KY Salesman, Dry GoodsStore
    Lovin, Minnie Wife F W 25  OK AR AR
    Lovin, Vernon Dau F W 6 OK OK AR
    Lovin, Catherine Dau F W 5 OK OK AR
    Lovin, No Name Dau F W 7mos OK OK AR [b May 1919]

    1930 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, 11 April, Allen CityWard 5, District 7, page 12A, Hse #260, Fam #287
    Lovin, Walter L Head Owns $1000 Real Estate value M W 38 Married atage 21 OK MS KY Salesman, Department Store
    Lovin, Minnie A Wife F W 36 Married at age 19 OK AR AR
    Lovin, Verna D Dau F W 16 OK OK AR
    Lovin, Kathryn N Dau F W 15 OK OK AR
    Lovin, Virginia B Dau F W 10 OK OK AR
    Lovin, Johnnie E Son F W 6 OK OK AR

    Nothing indicates Johnny ever went by John.  It appears Johnny was hisactual given name.  All sources except the 1930 and 1940 censusesspell his name Johnny.

    In the 1940 census they are reported living in Ada.

    1940 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, 13 April, Ada,District 62-1, Page 10B, 807 807 E 13th St, Hse #231, Rents $18
    Lovin, Walter L Head M W 48 Married Grade 8 b Oklahoma same Allen in1935 County Jail Keeper [sic] [b abt 1892]
    Lovin, Minnie Wife F W 46 Married Grade 7 b Oklahoma Allen in 1935 [babt 1894]
    Lovin, Johnnie E Son M W 16 Single Grade 8 b Oklahoma Allen in 1935 [babt 1924]
    Moore, Billy V Dau F W 20 Single Grade H3 b Oklahoma Allen in 1935 [babt 1920]
    Moore, Beverly G Dau F W 2 Single Grade 0 b Oklahoma [b abt 1938

    It appeared that at some point Johnny converted to Judaism.  TheJewish Welfare Board inquired on behalf of his mother about his statusduring the war and confirmed that Johnny was a POW.  this documentdoes not say whit theater of the war Johnny was serving in.

    U.S., WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947
    Johnny E Lovin
    Residence 807 E 13th St, Ada, Oklahoma
    Next of Kin Minnie Lovin, Mother
    Sgt U S Army
    Prisoner, Info from War Dept Release 27 Nov 1943, p 187
    Inquiry 7 December 1943, Followup 13 January 1944
    Card from the National Jewish Welfare Board, Bureau of War Records

    Military records report he was in Germany.  He was reported as a POWon 6 September 1943.

    World War II Prisoners of War, 1941-1946
    Johnny E Lovin
    Race White
    Residence State Oklahoma
    Report Date 6 Sep 1943
    Latest Report Date 24 May 1945
    Staff Sergeant
    Army Air Corps, Parent Unit Center/HQ Special Troops/StationHeadquarters
    European Theatre, Detained by Germany in Camp 025
    Returned to Military Control, Liberated or Repatriated
    Individual has been reported through sources considered official

    U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
    Johnny Lovin
    Birth Date 16 Jul 1923
    Phone Number 863-8731
    220 Murphy Ave, Gulfport, MS, 39507-1194 (1986)
    2606 Palmer Dr, Gulfport, MS, 39507-2856 (1992) [probably wife or ason; Johnny died in 1989]
    2216 Taylor Blvd, Gulfport, MS, 39507-2749

    Social Security Death Index
    Johnny E. Lovin
    Born 16 Jul 1923
    Died 16 Mar 1989
    Last Residence Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi 39501
    SSN 442-28-1260 issued Oklahoma (Before 1951)

    His military gravetone record informs us that he also served in Korea.

    U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
    Johnny Edward Lovin
    SMSGT US AIR FORCE WORLD WAR II, KOREA
    Birth Date 16 Jul 1923
    Death Date 16 Mar 1989
    Service Start Date 10 Feb 1944
    Buried 20 Mar 1989 Biloxi National Cemetery, P.O. Box 4968 Pass RoadBiloxi, MS 39535, Section G Site 85
    Index Record only, no image available

    U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
    Johnny Edward Lovin [Johnny E Lovin]
    White Male
    Birth 16 Jul 1923 Allen, Pontotoc, Oklahoma 16 Mar 1989
    Father Walter L Lovin
    Mother Minnie Lott
    SSN 442281260
    Nov 1945 Name listed as JOHNNY EDWARD LOVIN; 24 Mar 1989 Name listedas JOHNNY E LOVIN

    Johnny Edward Lovin
    Birth Jul 16, 1923
    Death Mar 16, 1989
    Spouse Julia G Lovin (1922 - 1998)
    Son Rodney J. Lovin (1954 - 2011)
    SMSGT, US AIR FORCE
    Burial Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi,Plot G, 0, 85
    Imported from US Veteran's Affairs Feb 25, 2000
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #930751,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=930751

Sources

  • 1. 1930 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
    • 11 April, Allen City Ward 5, District 7, page 12A, Hse #260, Fam #287
  • 2. Social Security Death Index
  • 3. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
  • 4. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
  • 5. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 6. 1940 Federal Census, Pontotoc County, Oklahoma
    • 13 April, Ada, District 62-1, Page 10B, 807 807 E 13th St, Hse #231,
  • 7. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 8. U.S., WWII Jewish Servicemen Cards, 1942-1947

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