Jacob Charles Lukens

28 September 1861–12 November 1927 (Age 66)
Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jacob Charles

When Jacob Charles Lukens was born on 28 September 1861, in Uhrichsville, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States, his father, Joseph Gaston Lukens, was 29 and his mother, Rachel Meek Johnson, was 25. He married Mary Margaret Groves on 17 May 1892, in Harrison, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States for about 30 years and North Township, Harrison, Ohio, United States in 1920. He died on 12 November 1927, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 66.

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Jacob Charles Lukens
Mary Margaret Groves
Marriage: 17 May 1892
Joseph McKinley Lukens
Nellie Olive Lukens
Earl Howard Lukens
Marguerite Elizabeth Lukens

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17 May 1892
Harrison, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 2

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 20

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Dutch Luikens ( see Lueken ), or German Lückens, a patronymic from the personal name Lüdeke ( see Luedecke ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob C Lukens, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob Lukens, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob C Lukens, "United States Census, 1920"

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