William Henry Luster

MaleJanuary 1847–11 December 1923

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Luster was born in January 1847, in Noble Township, Auglaize, Ohio, United States, his father, Stephen Addison Luster, was 25 and his mother, Eleanor M Blackford, was 18. He married Harriett C. Masters on 27 September 1874, in Vinton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 11 December 1923, in Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Cambridge, Guernsey, Ohio, United States.

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William Henry Luster
Nora Alfreta McKee
Marriage: 6 April 1889
Robert Clinton Luster
Stephen Addison Luster
William D. Luster
Edna Luster
Ethelbert Austin Luster Sr.
Paul Luster

Sources (35)

  • William Luster, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Luster - Government record: birth-name: William Luster
  • William Luster, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1889Jackson, Ohio, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 13

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 16

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

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 20

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    Probably an altered form of English Lester . This surname is common among African Americans.

    German: habitational name for someone from any of the places called Lust (see Lust 2).

    Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): either an artificial extension of Lust 1 or from southern German Luster ‘chandelier’.

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

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