Alfa Lux


Brief Life History of Alfa

When Alfa Lux was born in 1871, in Bement, Piatt, Illinois, United States, her father, Henry Frank Lux, was 23 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Kreider, was 26. She married George C. MacDermott on 30 April 1893, in Lostant, LaSalle, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Lostant, LaSalle, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States in 1910.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Alfa? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

George C. MacDermott
Alfa Lux
Marriage: 30 April 1893
Florence MacDermott

Sources (4)

  • Alfa C MacDermott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alfa Lux, "Illinois Marriages, 1815-1935"
  • Alfa MacDermott in household of George MacDermott, "United States Census, 1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 April 1893Lostant, LaSalle, Illinois, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 31

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    German and French (mainly Alsace and Lorraine): patronymic from a vernacular short form of the personal name Lucas . Compare Loux .

    German: variant of Luchs ‘lynx’. This surname is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    French: habitational name from any of the places so named in Côte-d'Or, Haute-Garonne, and Saône-et-Loire.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.