Lucinda J. Medley

2 April 1857–9 October 1940 (Age 83)
Sullivan, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lucinda J.

When Lucinda J. Medley was born on 2 April 1857, in Sullivan, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Wesley Medley, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Jane Duckworth, was 29. She married James C. Rogers on 4 August 1881, in Douglas, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Humboldt Post Office, Humboldt Township, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Arcola Township, Douglas, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 9 October 1940, in Arcola, Douglas, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Humboldt, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

James C. Rogers
1849–1890
Lucinda J. Medley
1857–1940
Marriage: 4 August 1881
Charles E Rodgers
1882–1951
Homer Elmer Rogers
1886–1927
Bertha M Rogers
1888–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 August 1881
Douglas, Illinois, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Mary

    Female1850–1924Female

    Napolean Medley

    Male1850–Male

    Mary Harriet Medley

    Female1851–1884Female

    Sarah Medley

    Female1852–Female

    Christian Medley

    Male1854–Male

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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, either a variant of Madeley (a name common to several places, including one in Shropshire and two in Staffordshire), named in Old English as ‘Māda's clearing’, from an unattested byname, Māda (probably a derivative of mād ‘foolish’) + lēah ‘woodland clearing’; or from Medley on the Thames in Oxfordshire, named in Old English with middel ‘middle’ + ēg ‘island’. 2. nickname for an aggressive person, from Middle English, Old French medlee ‘combat’, ‘conflict’ (Late Latin misculata).

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

Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Biggs in household of Nancy Biggs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy Medley in household of Chamberlin Hall, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy Rogers, "United States Census, 1930"

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