Abigail Ann Luke

Brief Life History of Abigail Ann

When Abigail Ann Luke was born on 3 August 1834, in Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Elijah Elisha Luke, was 48 and her mother, Abigail Ann Barton, was 41. She married Miles Mark Wilcox on 25 December 1860, in Lenawee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Palmyra Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1880 and Adrian, Lenawee, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 5 August 1904, in Ogden, Ogden Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Palmyra Township, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Miles Mark Wilcox
Abigail Ann Luke
Marriage: 25 December 1860
H S Wilcox
Martha Elbertine Wilcox
Nettie E Wilcox
Alma Marietta Wilcox

Sources (18)

  • Abigail A Wilcox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Abigail A. Luke, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Abigail Ann Luke Wilcox, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.


Fulton County was created on 1 April 1850 from Henry, Lucas, and Williams Counties.

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Luke or Luck, vernacular forms of Lucas .

English: from the Middle English personal name Louke, a shortened form of Lovecok, an English pet form of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Lou, Leu, Love (see Love ).

English (of Flemish origin): habitational name from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik).

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

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