Idell Leota Carper

2 April 1908–13 January 1985 (Age 76)
Cane Creek Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Idell Leota

When Idell Leota Carper was born on 2 April 1908, in Cane Creek Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States, her father, Josiah S Carper, was 31 and her mother, Lula Mae Guthrie, was 31. She married Herbert Buford Lucas in 1927, in Logan, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 January 1985, in Midwest City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Buford Lucas
Idell Leota Carper
Marriage: 1927
Neva Jean Lucas
Billy George Lucas
Glynn Dale Lucas
Lois Carol Lucas

Spouse and Children

Logan, Arkansas, United States


    Neva Jean Lucas


    Billy George Lucas


    Glynn Dale Lucas



Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · State Capital Moves to Oklahoma City

Age 2

The state capital of Oklahoma moved from Guthrie to Oklahoma City on June 10, 1910. 

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps an Americanized spelling of German Körber ( see Korber ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Idell Lucas in household of Herbert Lucas, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Idell Lucas in household of Herbert Lucas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Idell Carper in household of Joseph Carper, "United States Census, 1910"

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