Rhea Margaret Lucas

20 June 1898–25 December 1995 (Age 97)
Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Rhea Margaret

When Rhea Margaret Lucas was born on 20 June 1898, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Theodore Lucas, was 30 and her mother, Margaret C Cumberland, was 26. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Richard Thomas Bentley. She lived in District 3 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1910 and Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 25 December 1995, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 97.

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Richard Thomas Bentley
Rhea Margaret Lucas
Virginia Bentley
Richard Bentley

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    Virginia Bentley


    Richard Bentley


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1907 · Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Tower Built

Age 9

Construction on the Emerson Bromo-Seltzer Clock Tower started in 1907 and was completed in 1911. It was the tallest building in Baltimore until 1923. Joseph Evans Sperry was the architect. The tower took 5 years to build, has 15 floors, and is 289 feet tall.

Age 29

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, etc.: from the Latin personal name Lucas (Greek Loukas) ‘man from Lucania’. Lucania is a region of southern Italy thought to have been named in ancient times with a word meaning ‘bright’ or ‘shining’. Compare Lucio . The Christian name owed its enormous popularity throughout Europe in the Middle Ages to St. Luke the Evangelist, hence the development of this surname and many vernacular derivatives in most of the languages of Europe. Compare Luke . This is also found as an Americanized form of Greek Loukas .2 Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rhea Bentley in household of Richard Bentley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rhea Lucas in household of Theador Lucas, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rhea Lucas in household of Theodore Lucas, "United States Census, 1900"

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