Mary Ann Lucas

12 November 1835–5 October 1916 (Age 80)
Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Lucas was born on 12 November 1835, in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Rezin Lucas, was 30 and her mother, Rachel A. Campbell, was 23. She married William McDonald VanScyoc on 9 June 1859, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Wayne Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States in 1870 and Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States for about 36 years. She died on 5 October 1916, in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Barnesville, Warren Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William McDonald VanScyoc
Mary Ann Lucas
Marriage: 9 June 1859
Lurilla Cecilia Vanscyoc
Wilber E. Van Scyoc
Emma Malissa VanScyoc
Florence Jane VanSyoc

Spouse and Children

    William McDonald VanScyoc



9 June 1859
Belmont, Ohio, United States



    Wilber E. Van Scyoc


    Emma Malissa VanScyoc


    Florence Jane VanSyoc


Parents and Siblings

    Rezin Lucas


    Rachel A. Campbell




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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

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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Story Highlight

Pall Bearers At her funeral

The pall bearers at her funeral were three sets of brothers: WA Lucas & AW Lucas nephews ( Sons of Alexander Lucas) ,Reg R Lucas and CA Lucas - great nephews, Fred Lucas and Oscar Lucas nephews (Sons …

Sources (3)

  • Mary Vanscyoc in household of William Vanscyoc, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary A Lucus in household of Reagin Lucus, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary E Van* in household of William Van*, "United States Census, 1900"

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