Richard T or D Lusby

15 November 1825–14 January 1899 (Age 73)
Scott, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Richard T or D

When Richard T or D 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 41. He married Nancy Elizabeth Simpson on 14 June 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 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, Monterey, Owen, Kentucky, United States.

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Richard T or D Lusby
Nancy Elizabeth Simpson
Marriage: 14 June 1858
Daniel Lewis Lusby
George W Lusby

Spouse and Children

14 June 1858


    Daniel Lewis Lusby


    George W Lusby


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Cosden Lusby


    Sarah Elizabeth Pratt Lapsley





    William M Lusby


    John E. Lusby


    Garland Lusby



+8 More Children

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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Sources (3)

  • Richard Lusby in household of Samuel Lusby, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Richard Lusby, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Lusby, "United States Census, 1870"

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