James Clayton Lutz

13 October 1929–25 January 2009 (Age 79)
Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James Clayton

When James Clayton Lutz was born on 13 October 1929, in Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Rev Clarence Erb Lutz, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Luella Nissley Herr, was 28. He married Shirley Moyer Kolb on 27 September 1952. He died on 25 January 2009, in Hershey, Derry Township, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Elizabethtown, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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James Clayton Lutz
Shirley Moyer Kolb
Marriage: 27 September 1952

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27 September 1952

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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Age 3

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

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)

  • James C Lutz in household of Clarance Lutz, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James Lutz in household of Clarence Lutz, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James C Lutz in entry for Shirley Moyer Kolb Lutz, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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