Mary Lucretia Lahue

9 October 1840–
Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Lucretia

When Mary Lucretia Lahue was born on 9 October 1840, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, her father, Cornelius Lahue, was 52 and her mother, Sabrina Batman, was 38. She married Edwin Sowers Brubeck on 19 February 1860. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Christian, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Mount Auburn, Christian, Illinois, United States in 1880. She was buried in Edinburg Cemetery, Edinburg, Christian, Illinois, United States.

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Edwin Sowers Brubeck
Mary Lucretia Lahue
Marriage: 19 February 1860
Subrina Margaret Brubeck
Margarette Brubeck
Alcimeda Brubeck
Lucy Brubeck
Rosa J. Brubeck
Edwin Brubeck
Mattie Brubeck
William Clyde Brubeck

Spouse and Children

19 February 1860


    Subrina Margaret Brubeck


    Margarette Brubeck


    Alcimeda Brubeck


    Lucy Brubeck


    Rosa J. Brubeck


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 1

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 31

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Probably an altered form of a French name.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Brubeck in household of Edwin Brubeck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary N Brubeck, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Lahue in entry for Peter Porter and Lubrina Brubeck, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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