Evan Russell Lucas

26 April 1875–24 November 1938 (Age 63)
Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Evan Russell

When Evan Russell Lucas was born on 26 April 1875, in Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Askey Lucas, was 41 and his mother, Elizabeth I. Goodfellow, was 35. He married Margaret Mary Lucas in 1902, in Curtin, Boggs Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Boggs Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 24 November 1938, in Bellefonte, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Milesburg, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Evan Russell Lucas
Margaret Mary Lucas
Marriage: 1902
Belva Almeda Lucas
Kenneth Lucas
Chalmers B Lucas

Spouse and Children


    Margaret Mary Lucas


Curtin, Boggs Township, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States


    Belva Almeda Lucas


    Kenneth Lucas




    Chalmers B Lucas


Parents and Siblings

    David Askey Lucas


    Elizabeth I. Goodfellow




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Evan R Lucas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Evan Lucas in household of David Lucas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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