Edith Bell Lutz

1 September 1869–10 April 1953 (Age 83)
New Columbus, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edith Bell

When Edith Bell Lutz was born on 1 September 1869, in New Columbus, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob B. Lutz, was 28 and her mother, Charlotte Rhone, was 25. She married Alfred C Stephens on 25 December 1895, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Huntington Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 10 April 1953, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Alfred C Stephens
1871–1943
Edith Bell Lutz
1869–1953
Marriage: 25 December 1895
Harold j Stephens
1898–
Margaret B Stevens
1898–1983
Helen C Stephens
1901–
Ruby Ceccelia Stephens
1903–1987
Alfred Stevens
1903–1903

Spouse and Children

    Alfred C Stephens

    Male1871–1943Male

    Female1869–1953Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1895
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(5)

    Harold j Stephens

    Male1898–Male

    Female1898–1983Female

    Helen C Stephens

    Female1901–Female

    Ruby Ceccelia Stephens

    Female1903–1987Female

    Alfred Stevens

    Male1903–1903Male

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob B. Lutz

    Male1841–1922Male

    Charlotte Rhone

    Female1844–1895Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 8

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

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)

  • Edith Lutz in household of Jacob B Lutz, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Edith Stephen in household of Lena Sennick, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edith Stevens in household of Albert Stevens, "United States Census, 1940"

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