Josephine Sybil Lucas

11 May 1899–20 June 1967 (Age 68)
Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Josephine Sybil

When Josephine Sybil Lucas was born on 11 May 1899, in Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Lucas, was 33 and her mother, Annabel Cleopatra Alvord, was 22. She had at least 2 sons with Fredrick Theodore Schefdore. She lived in Oconto, Wisconsin, United States in 1899. She died on 20 June 1967, in Stiles, Oconto, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 68.

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Fredrick Theodore Schefdore
Josephine Sybil Lucas
Ferdinand "Freddy" Elvert Schefdore
Theodore "Teddy" Schefdore

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Law Passed for Child Employment

Age 8

The maximum hours for children to work were set to 55 per week.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Schefdore in household of Fred T Schefdore, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Josephine S Schefdore in household of Ferdinand E Schefdore, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Josphine Lucas in household of John Lucas, "United States Census, 1920"

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