Lucy Draper

27 December 1800–11 May 1873 (Age 72)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Draper was born on 27 December 1800, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Draper, was 24 and her mother, Susanne Phillip Gibbs, was 25. She married Philip Orr on 10 October 1819, in Auburn, Lincoln, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Hartford Township, Pike, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Illinois, United States in 1870. She died on 11 May 1873, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Orr
1792–1844
Lucy Draper
1800–1873
Marriage: 10 October 1819
Susanna Orr
1820–1823
Elizabeth Orr
1824–1891
Thomas Orr
1826–1844
Martha Jane Orr
1828–1884
William Draper Orr
1831–1885
Mary Gibbs Orr
1834–1895
Lucy Draper Orr
1836–1866
Daniel Edwin Orr
1842–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 October 1819
Auburn, Lincoln, Missouri, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1818

Age 18

Illinois is the 21st state.
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 20

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Orr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Orr, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy in household of Hiram Jones, "United States Census, 1870"

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