David Wesley Lucas

18 May 1834–11 November 1892 (Age 58)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of David Wesley

When David Wesley Lucas was born on 18 May 1834, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Rev. Wesley W. Lucas, was 25 and his mother, Jane Covey, was 28. He married Martha Lawson about 1855, in Madison, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Perry, Tennessee, United States in 1850. He died on 11 November 1892, in Wesley, Madison, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Wesley Cemetery, Wesley, Madison, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Wesley Lucas
1834–1892
Margaret J. Hankins
1843–1906
Marriage: 1861
William Jacob Lucas
1861–1935
John Wesley Lucas
1863–1952
George Washington Lucas
1867–1952
Samuel DeHart Lucas
1869–1937
Charles Caleb Lucas
1872–1969
Mary F Rosa Lucas
1874–1940
Walter Dekalb Lucas
1878–1943

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1861Madison, Arkansas, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 1
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1854
    Age 20
    Historical Boundaries 1854: Madison, Arkansas, United States

    Name Meaning

    English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch: 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 Saint Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Loukas , Hungarian Lukács (see Lukacs ), German, Dutch, etc. Lukas , Polish Łukasz, Czech and Slovak Lukáš, Czech Lukeš, Slovenian and Croatian Lukež (see Lukes ). Compare Luke .Scottish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais (see McLucas ).History: Jacques Lucas dit Lépine from Port-en-Bessin-Huppain in Calvados, France, married Françoise Capel in Trois-Rivières, QC, in 1653.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Legacy NFS Source: David Lucas - Published information: birth-name: David Lucas
    • David W Lucas in household of Wesly Lucas, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lucas in entry for John Wesley Lucas, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"

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