Abraham Luce

Maleabout 1852–

Brief Life History of Abraham

When Abraham Luce was born about 1852, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin B. Luce, was 24 and his mother, Sarah "Sally" Ann Carpenter, was 21.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin B. Luce
1829–1898
Sarah "Sally" Ann Carpenter
1832–1906
Alvah Luce
1852–1903
Abraham Luce
1852–
Amanda Luce
1854–
Ada Luce
1868–
Orcela Luce
1897–1899

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    World Events (3)

    1863

    Age 11

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 11

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English:

    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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