Elisha John Luker

19 October 1861–13 August 1862
Toms River Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Elisha John

When Elisha John Luker was born on 19 October 1861, in Toms River Township, Ocean, New Jersey, United States, his father, Caleb Luker, was 28 and his mother, Catherine A. Hand, was 22. He died on 13 August 1862, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 0, and was buried in Road Town, British Virgin Islands.

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Caleb Luker
Catherine A. Hand
Mary Matilda Luker
Elisha John Luker
Caleb Luker Jr.
Bryant Luker

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for someone who had to watch or look after something, typically a watchman or a keeper of animals, Middle English lokere (a derivative of Middle English loke(n), luke(n) ‘to look’, Old English lōcian). Medieval examples of Loker(e) and Lokar could alternatively be spellings of Locker . Compare Looker .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elias John Luker, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Elisha John Luker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elisha John Luker, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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