Ada Gertrude Lucas

22 July 1888–1 November 1978 (Age 90)
Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Ada Gertrude

When Ada Gertrude Lucas was born on 22 July 1888, in Lennox and Addington, Ontario, Canada, her father, Allan Lucas, was 41 and her mother, Margaret S Turnbull, was 39. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Benjamin Franklin Lockhart. She lived in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada in 1911 and Manitoba, Canada in 1916. She died on 1 November 1978, in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 90.

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Benjamin Franklin Lockhart
Ada Gertrude Lucas
Clifford Francis Lockhart
Margaret Blanche Lockhart
Franklin Harold Lockhart
Raymond Howard Lockhart

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 18

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 46

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 55

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

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)

  • Ada Lockhart in household of Frank Lockhart, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Adda Lucas in household of Allen Lucas, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Ada Lockhart in household of Frank Lockhart, "Canada Census, 1911"

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