Orcela Luce

Female3 November 1897–10 November 1899

Brief Life History of Orcela

When Orcela Luce was born on 3 November 1897, in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin B. Luce, was 68 and her mother, Sarah "Sally" Ann Carpenter, was 65. She died on 10 November 1899, in her hometown, at the age of 2, and was buried in Vaughn's Cemetery, Mehoopany, Mehoopany Township, Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Benjamin B. Luce
Sarah "Sally" Ann Carpenter
Alvah Luce
Abraham Luce
Amanda Luce
Ada Luce
Orcela Luce

Sources (1)

  • Orcela Luce, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (5)

World Events (1)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning


from the Old French and Middle English female personal name Luce, Lucy, from Latin Lucia .

habitational name from Lucé (Orne), transported to England by the Normans.

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

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