Mary Matilda Luker

9 April 1860–7 September 1862 (Age 2)
Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Matilda

When Mary Matilda Luker was born on 9 April 1860, in Jersey City, Hudson, New Jersey, United States, her father, Caleb Luker, was 27 and her mother, Catherine A. Hand, was 21. She died on 7 September 1862, in Platte, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 2.

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Family Time Line

Caleb Luker
1832–1904
Catherine A. Hand
1839–1867
Mary Matilda Luker
1860–1862
Elisha John Luker
1861–1862
Caleb Luker Jr.
1863–1920
Bryant Luker
1865–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (1)

1861
Age 1
No Civil War battles took place within the state boundaries of New Jersey, but its citizens participated extensively in the war. Volunteers that were turned away ended up serving in the militias of nearby states like Pennsylvania and New York. Whenever President Lincoln requested more troops, New Jersey responded quickly. In total, the state contributed over 88,000 soldiers (6,000 of which died).

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.

Possible Related Names

Locker
Loker
Looker

Sources (2)

  • Mary M Luker in household of Caleb Luker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary Matilda Luker, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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