Lucinda N Showers

26 June 1851–5 October 1885 (Age 34)
Walker Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Lucinda N

When Lucinda N Showers was born on 26 June 1851, in Walker Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Adam Showers, was 51 and her mother, Elizabeth Yeigh, was 44. She married Oliver Wilson Ort on 28 November 1868, in Van Wert, Walker Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 daughters. She died on 5 October 1885, in Corning, Nemaha, Kansas, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Corning Cemetery, Corning, Nemaha, Kansas, United States.

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Oliver Wilson Ort
Lucinda N Showers
Marriage: 28 November 1868
Ada Elizabeth Ort
Viola M Ort
Margaret E Ort
Mary May Ort
Lucinda Blanche Ort

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1868Van Wert, Walker Township, Juniata, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 3
    Bleeding Kansas was a time period between the years 1854 and 1861 with a series of violent confrontations over whether slavery would be legal in Kansas Territory.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 12
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    English (Somerset): nickname from Middle English shouere ‘pusher’, an agent noun of uncertain application, derived from Middle English shouven ‘to prop, push, shove’, + post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Lucinda Oet in household of Oliver Oet, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Lucinda Showers in entry for Lucinda Blanche Hall, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Lucinda Showers in household of Davis Kauffman, "United States Census, 1860"

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