Maria Luke

16 March 1860–12 December 1918 (Age 58)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Luke was born on 16 March 1860, in Michigan, United States, her father, David Luke, was 46 and her mother, Mary Anna Donnelly, was 42. She married Joshua Pemberton Cox on 22 November 1878. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Newton Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Lincoln Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. She died on 12 December 1918, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Pemberton Cox
Maria Luke
Marriage: 22 November 1878
Bertha Cox
Pearl E. Cox
Jessie Pauline Cox
Tina L Cox

Spouse and Children

22 November 1878


Parents and Siblings

    David Luke


    Mary Anna Donnelly




    Chloe Luke


    Mary Helen Luke


    Alvin Donley Luke


    Eleazor Luke


    Governeur Luke


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865 · Slavery Abolished

Age 5

On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 16

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a derivative of Lucas . This was (and is) the common vernacular form of the name, being the one by which the author of the fourth Gospel is known in English.2 English: habitational name for someone from Liège in Belgium (Dutch Luik).3 North German (Lüke): from a short form of Lüdeke; Luedecke .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria Luke in household of David Luke, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maria Cox in household of Joshua Cox, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marie Cox in household of Joshua P Cox, "United States Census, 1910"

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