John William Lucas

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Born in Greene, Indiana, USA on 14 Feb 1873 to David Monroe Lucas and Elizabeth Terrell. John William married Anna Richardson and had 6 children. He passed away on May 1941.

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Surname meaning for "Lucas"

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.

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