Lucy Draper

Brief Life History 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
Lucy Draper
Marriage: 10 October 1819
Susanna Orr
Elizabeth Orr
Thomas Orr
Martha Jane Orr
William Draper Orr
Mary Gibbs Orr
Lucy Draper Orr
Daniel Edwin Orr

Sources (6)

  • Lucy Orr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucy Draper Orr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • The Drapers in America, being a history and gen...

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World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Historical Boundaries 1819: Pike County was created from St. Charles County.

1820 · Making States Equal

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: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from Anglo-Norman 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.

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