Thomas Jefferson Lutz

28 February 1837–11 May 1884 (Age 47)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Lutz was born on 28 February 1837, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Albert Ellis Lutz, was 25 and his mother, Susannah Z Dubois, was 21. He married Mary Melissa Merrill on 21 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. In 1870, at the age of 33, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 11 May 1884, in Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Smithfield City Cemetery, Smithfield, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Lutz
1837–1884
Mary Melissa Merrill
1842–1917
Marriage: 21 March 1868
Emily Susannah Lutz
1861–1936
Thomas Albert Lutz
1863–1898
Mary Jane Lutz
1865–1933
Lucy Ann Lutz
1867–1943
Elthura Luella Lutz
1869–1869
William Henry Lutz
1870–1945
Madora Lutz
1872–1879
Adam Lutz
1874–1904
Effie Lodema Lutz
1877–1931
George Edward Lutz
1880–1900
Roseltha Eleanor Lutz
1882–1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1847
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 20
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    German, Swiss German, and French: from a short form or pet form of Ludwig . Compare Lutes and Lutts .South German (Lütz): from a short form of the personal name Luizo, Liuzo, derived from an ancient Germanic name formed with liut- ‘people’ as the first element.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lutze
    Ludwig
    Lutzke
    Lutts

    Story Highlight

    History of Susannah Z. DuBois Lutz

    Susannah Z. DuBois had a heritage of noble birth whose second great grandfather gave up all and tried to destroy any and all evidence of his nobility when he abandoned his family esta te in sympathy t …

    Sources (54)

    • Thomas Lutz in household of Albert Lutz, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Thomas J. Lutz in entry for Effie Lodemia Emery, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas Lutz, "United States Census, 1880"

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