Lorraine Helen Ambrose

Female6 September 1892–9 November 1971

Brief Life History of Lorraine Helen

When Lorraine Helen Ambrose was born on 6 September 1892, in Nevada, United States, her father, Charles Albert Ambrose, was 26 and her mother, Martha Wiggins, was 20. She had at least 2 sons with Louis Joseph Luchetti. She lived in Empire, Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States in 1910 and Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 November 1971, in Albany, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in San Pablo, Contra Costa, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Louis Joseph Luchetti
1892–1963
Lorraine Helen Ambrose
1892–1971
Louis Earl Luchetti
1916–1968
Edward Leroy Luchetti
1920–

Sources (9)

  • Lorane Luchette in household of Lewis Luchette, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen Lorraine Ambrose Luchetti, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Genealogy Index Inquiry - Detail

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 14

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from the personal name Ambrose (French Ambroise, Latin Ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios ‘immortal, divine’), which was popular throughout Christendom in medieval Europe. Its popularity was due in part to the fame of Saint Ambrose (c. 340–397), one of the four Latin Fathers of the Church, the teacher of Saint Augustine. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Czech, Slovenian, and Croatian Ambrož (see Ambroz ), and also their derivatives, e.g. the Slovenian patronymic Ambrožič.

Irish: from Mac Ambróis ‘son of Ambrose’ (see 1 above); a West Munster name, which has also been Anglicized as McCambridge .

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

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