Lovie Lucas

July 1881–30 January 1954 (Age 72)
West Virginia, United States

The Life of Lovie

When Lovie Lucas was born in July 1881, in West Virginia, United States, her father, David Lucas, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Booth, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with William Garland Cook. She lived in McComas, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Barboursville District, Cabell, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 30 January 1954, in Cabell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Green Valley Cemetery, Salt Rock, Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Garland Cook
Lovie Lucas
Lovie Edith Cook
Halley Leftrich Cook
Alie Cook
Norma Cook

Spouse and Children

    William Garland Cook






    Halley Leftrich Cook


    Alie Cook


    Norma Cook


Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Booth




World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 20

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Lovie Cook in household of William G Cook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Louie Cook in household of William M Cook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Louie Lucas in household of David Lucas, "United States Census, 1900"

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