David Buchanan " Buck" Lusby

14 September 1857–13 March 1930 (Age 72)
Johnson, Missouri, United States

The Life of David Buchanan " Buck"

When David Buchanan " Buck" Lusby was born on 14 September 1857, in Johnson, Missouri, United States, his father, Chaston Watson Lusby, was 28 and his mother, Mary H. Lusby, was 30. He married Mary Elizabeth Robertson on 17 July 1895, in Washington, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 13 March 1930, in Avon Park, Highlands, Florida, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Avon Park, Highlands, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Buchanan " Buck" Lusby
Mary Elizabeth Robertson
Marriage: 17 July 1895
Agnes Ann Lusby / Mcbreen
Edgar David Lusby
Franklin C. Lusby
George Riley ( twin) Lusby
Elma Ray Lusby

Spouse and Children

17 July 1895
Washington, Oregon, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 4

Florida has had 6 Constitutions since it became a state. The first Constitution was drafted in Saint Joseph, now known as Port St. Joe. Presently Florida is governed by the Constitution of 1968.
1878 · St. Mary's Episcopal Church is Built

Age 21

The Episcopal Diocese of Florida organized a mission church in 1878 to provide a location that could serve seasonal guests. Visitors and residents from Green Cove Springs raised over $1000 to build the church. On March 10, 1879, the Church held its first service. This location is notable because it would eventually be added to U.S. National Register of Historic Places (February 17, 1978).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lusby in Lincolnshire, named in Old Norse as ‘Lútr's farmstead or settlement’, from the Old Norse personal name Lútr (also a nickname meaning ‘stooping’) + býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • David B Lusby, "United States Census, 1920"
  • David Lusby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David B Lusby in household of Chaston W Lusby, "United States Census, 1880"

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