Mary Alice Lucas

2 June 1886–November 1981 (Age 95)
State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of Mary Alice

When Mary Alice Lucas was born on 2 June 1886, in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States, her father, John Edwards Lucas, was 36 and her mother, Mary Alice McCauley, was 34. She married Roland Edward Richeson on 1 January 1908, in Marshall, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Township 134 Range 29, Crow Wing, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died in November 1981, in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in State Center, Marshall, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roland Edward Richeson
Mary Alice Lucas
Marriage: 1 January 1908
Alice Jeannette Richeson
Robert B Richeson
Ralph M. Richeson

Spouse and Children

1 January 1908
Marshall, Iowa, United States


    Alice Jeannette Richeson


    Robert B Richeson



Parents and Siblings

    John Edwards Lucas


    Mary Alice McCauley




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 7

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Mary Alice Brimhall, "Iowa State Census, 1905"
  • Allice D Richeson in household of Ronald E Richeson, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Alice Richeson in household of Rollin E Richeson, "United States Census, 1920"

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