Charles Lucas

about 1754–1805 (Age 51)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Lucas was born about 1754, in Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Lucas, was 34 and his mother, Tabitha Wyche, was 28. He married Rebecca Johnson in 1773, in Sussex, Virginia, United States. He died in 1805, in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 51.

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Charles Lucas
1754–1805
Rebecca Johnson
1747–
Marriage: 1773

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1773
Sussex, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Martha Lucas

    Female1746–1780Female

    Male1747–1803Male

    Male1748–1825Male

    Frederick Lucas

    Male1753–1825Male

    Male1754–1805Male

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World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 4

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 22

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 26

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, etc.: from the Latin personal name Lucas (Greek Loukas) ‘man from Lucania’. Lucania is a region of southern Italy thought to have been named in ancient times with a word meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’. Compare Lucio . The Christian name owed its enormous popularity throughout Europe in the Middle Ages to St. Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. Compare Luke . This is also found as an Americanized form of Greek Loukas .2 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

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

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