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Lucas - Catherine Smith

Source: Crawfordsville Weekly Journal 30 May 1902 p9

The Lebanon Reporter contains the following mention of the death on Tuesday of Mrs. Lucas, mother of T. N. Lucas, formerly of this city: "Mrs. Catherine Lucas died at five o'clock this morning at the home of her daughter, Mrs. George Patterson, 513 east Main street. Cancer of the tongue was the cause of her death. She had been in poor health for over a year. Mrs. Lucas was born in Fountain county July 12th, 1817. Old settlers there say she was the first white fmale born in Fountain county. She was married in Fountain county to the late Joseph G. Lucas. She was the another of eight children, six of whom survive her, namely: W. H. Lucas, who lives at Waynetown Mrs. James Thompson, who resides at Sterling C. F. Lucas, who lives at Spokane, Wash. Mrs. George Patterson and Miss Emma Lucas, who lives here, and T. N. Lucas, who lives at Frankfort, Mrs. Lucas was a member of the United Brethren church at Veedersburg."

Note: Catharine Smith Lucas - 12 July 1817 - 20 May 1902 buried Rockfield Cewmetery, Veedersburg, IN
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