When Richard Lusby was born on 15 November 1825, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, his father, Samuel Cosden Lusby, was 40 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Pratt Lapsley, was 39. He married Nancy Elizabeth Simpson on 13 July 1858, in Owen, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Owen, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 14 January 1899, at the age of 73, and was buried in Richland Baptist Church Cemetery, Williamsburg, Franklin, Kentucky, United States.
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’.