Joseph Lux

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Lux was born on 12 October 1849, in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, his father, Matthias Lux, was 21 and his mother, Sibilla Kaymer, was 27. He married Anna Sophia Schult on 30 September 1874, in Waldorf, Bonn, Rhineland, Prussia. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Polk, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Canada Township, Polk, Nebraska, United States in 1930. He died on 7 June 1934, in Shelby, Polk, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Shelby, Polk, Nebraska, United States.

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Joseph Lux
Anna Sophia Schult
Marriage: 30 September 1874
Carl Mathias Lux
Emma Lux
about 1886–1986
Anna Lux
about 1888–1988
Sophia Lux
Frieda Lux
Anton Lux
Otto Lux
Elfrieda Lux
Anne Lux

Sources (19)

  • Joseph Lux, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Joseph Lux, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Lux in entry for Anton Lux, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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Name Meaning

German and French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): patronymic from a vernacular short form of the personal name Lucas . Compare Loux .

German: variant of Luchs ‘lynx’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

French: habitational name from any of the places so named in Côte-d'Or, Haute-Garonne, and Saône-et-Loire.

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

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