Richard Lusby

Male15 November 1825–14 January 1899

Brief Life History of Richard

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.

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Richard Lusby
Nancy Elizabeth Simpson
Marriage: 13 July 1858
Daniel Lewis Lusby
W Lusby
George W Lusby

Sources (6)

  • Richard Lasby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Rich Lusby, "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979"
  • Richard Lusby, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1858Owen, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 5

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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