Please help with date of death Jonathan Lovejoy

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Jonathan Lovejoy, b. 1719 in Andover Mass, served in the French and Indian Wars and, according to the Lovejoy Genealogy, at least seven of his children served in the American Revolution.  Can someone help source his death -- or advise on how to cover the bases, such as "died after 1762" ?  Find-a-Grave has no death date, either.  Even C E Lovejoy's "The Lovejoy Genealogy with Biographies and History" does not list his date of death.  Find a Grave lists the location (Hollis, New Hampshire) but not the date.

"Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Jonathan Lovejoy, ; Burial, Hollis, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States of America, Congregational Church Cemetery; citing record ID 77691341, Find a Grave,

Should we as profile managers agree to list his death as "after 1763"?

BTW:  Fixing this will help with my Error Report; so many of his children were born after the listed date of death.
WikiTree profile: Jonathan Lovejoy
in Genealogy Help by Janine Barber G2G6 Pilot (191k points)
retagged by Ellen Smith
Abiel must have upset his dad. Jonathan left him thirty cents!
A couple of months ago, someone in Wiki posted information about a Lovejoy -- it was Asa or Abiel -- who went west to seek his fortune in gold.  I may have to look for her post again -- because it would explain a few things, wouldn't it?  You see, in "old" New England, families had a lot of shame whenever someone went west during the gold rush.  I met an old man who whispered about it, so others around him would not know.  He was deeply embarrassed to share the information.

I'll have to figure out how to find that post.  What a story!

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Jonathan Lovejoy

 in the New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982

VIEWNew Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982

      Name: Jonathan Lovejoy
      Probate Date: 5 Mar 1802
      Probate Place: Hillsborough, New Hampshire, USA
      Inferred Death Year: Abt 1802
      Inferred Death Place: New Hampshire, USA
      Item Description: Probate Records, Vol 15-16, 1806-1810
      Table of Contents 1 images
      Will Papers 1

      Source Citation

      Probate Records, 1771-1921; Indexes to Probate Records, 1771-1859, 1885-1961; Author: New Hampshire. Probate Court (Hillsborough County); Probate Place: Hillsborough, New Hampshire

      Source Information New Hampshire, Wills and Probate Records, 1643-1982 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.

      Original data: New Hampshire County, District and Probate Courts.


      Children named are those on his wikitree profile

      by Eddie King G2G6 Pilot (620k points)
      Thank you!  I'll load it by tomorrow morning!

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