Valentine Stover Lucas

11 March 1846–14 February 1931 (Age 84)
Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Valentine Stover

When Valentine Stover Lucas was born on 11 March 1846, in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, his father, Valentine Lucas, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Ann Williams Perry, was 39. He married Anna Christine Heydeman on 1 September 1874, in Wyandotte Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He lived in Visalia Judicial Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1900 and Tulare, California, United States in 1920. He died on 14 February 1931, in Visalia, Tulare, California, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Visalia Public Cemetery, Visalia, Tulare, California, United States.

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Valentine Stover Lucas
Anna Christine Heydeman
Marriage: 1 September 1874
Flora May Lucas
Lottie Jane A Lucas
Clara Albertine Lucas

Spouse and Children

1 September 1874
Wyandotte Township, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 21

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 24

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, etc.: from the Latin personal name Lucas (Greek Loukas) ‘man from Lucania’. Lucania is a region of southern Italy thought to have been named in ancient times with a word meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’. Compare Lucio . The Christian name owed its enormous popularity throughout Europe in the Middle Ages to St. Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. Compare Luke . This is also found as an Americanized form of Greek Loukas .2 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • V S Lucas in household of Valentine Lucas, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
  • Valentine S Lucas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Valentine S Lucas in household of Orel Lucas, "United States Census, 1930"

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