William Asbury"Bud" Lucas

30 January 1856–23 January 1943 (Age 86)
Fayette, Alabama, United States

The Life of William Asbury"Bud"

When William Asbury"Bud" Lucas was born on 30 January 1856, in Fayette, Alabama, United States, his father, William Lucas, was 41 and his mother, Holly Elizabeth "Hallie" Guin, was 34. He married Slemer Jane Smith on 25 October 1877, in Lamar, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 7 Millville, Lamar, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 23 January 1943, in Sulligent, Lamar, Alabama, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Detroit, Lamar, Alabama, United States.

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William Asbury"Bud" Lucas
Slemer Jane Smith
Marriage: 25 October 1877
Rose Ada Lucas
Mary Catherine Elizabeth Lucas
William Asbury Lucas Jr
Charles Woodard Lucas
Mollie Lucas
Eddie Jane Lucas
Joel Thomas Lucas
Viola Lucas

Spouse and Children

25 October 1877
Lamar, Alabama, United States


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings


    Holly Elizabeth "Hallie" Guin





    Manika Lucas


    Alfred Lucas



    Hollie Elizabeth Lucas


+11 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 5

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 7

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

Age 25

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

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)

  • William Lucas, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William Lucas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William Lucas in household of William Lucas, "United States Census, 1860"

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