William Delvin Lutz

16 November 1874–22 September 1949 (Age 74)
McDonough, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Delvin

When William Delvin Lutz was born on 16 November 1874, in McDonough, Illinois, United States, his father, William Tecumseh Lutz, was 30 and his mother, Catherine Dawson, was 29. He married Ida Caroline Reed on 30 January 1897, in Poe, Logan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Harris Township, Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 22 September 1949, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sharon Springs Cemetery, Sharon Springs, Wallace, Kansas, United States.

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William Delvin Lutz
Ida Caroline Reed
Marriage: 30 January 1897
Clarence Orville Lutz
Hazel Roberta Lutz

Spouse and Children

30 January 1897
Poe, Logan, Kansas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Tecumseh Lutz


    Catherine Dawson




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig .2 South German (Lütz): from a short form of a name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from a Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.3 French: habitational name from Lutz-en-Dunois in Eure-et-Loir. This is a common name in PA and OH.

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

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Sources (3)

  • William D Lutz in household of William Lutz, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William D Lutz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dell W. Lutz, "Find A Grave Index"

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