Luce Family Genealogy
Luce Family Genealogy

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1. William Henry Luce - was born on 27 Jul 1795 in Greenfield, Franklin, MA and died on 9 Aug 1878 and was buried in Wood Cemetery, Ossian Twp.,Livingston,NY .
William married Diantha Colwell on 5 Apr 1799 in Otsego,NY. Diantha was born on 5 Apr 1799 in Otsego,NY. She died on 13 Feb 1858 and was buried in Ossian Twp.,Livingston,NY .

William - There are two Luce entries in the Wood Cemetery, located in the town of Ossian county of Livingston, New York. listing:
 
Henry Luce died Aug. 19,1878 aged 83 yr. 14ds.
 
WORTHINGTON LUCE DIED SEPT. 19.1881 (Sources: - 1 - 2)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Harrison P. Luce was born on 12 Oct 1829 in Allegany, NY and died on 24 Jan 1906 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . See #2. below.
ii.  Worthington Luce was born on 30 Sep 1834 in Ossian, NY and died on 19 Sep 1864 and was buried in Woods Cmty, Ossian NY . See #3. below.
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2. Harrison P. Luce - was born on 12 Oct 1829 in Allegany, NY and died on 24 Jan 1906 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . He was the son of William Henry Luce and Diantha Colwell.
Harrison married Caroline Amelia Smith. Caroline was born on 17 Jun 1846. (Sources: - 1)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Albert Walker Luce was born on 26 Oct 1868 in Painsville, MN and died on 4 Jul 1939 in Beloit, Wi .
Albert married Charlotte Louisa Hatch on 1 Feb 1901 in Beloit, Wi. Charlotte was born on 20 Nov 1874. She was the daughter of Henry Francis Hatch and Catherine L. "Kit" Bibbins. She died on 10 Mar 1956 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . (Sources: - 3 - 1)

Albert - have 3 children.
3. Worthington Luce - was born on 30 Sep 1834 in Ossian, NY and died on 19 Sep 1864 and was buried in Woods Cmty, Ossian NY . He was the son of William Henry Luce and Diantha Colwell.
Worthington married Catherine L. "Kit" Bibbins on 18 Aug 1860 in Mt. Morris, Livingston, Ny. Catherine was born on 7 Jan 1843 in Mt. Morris, Ny. She was the daughter of Smith Bibbins and Angeline H. Fargo. She died on 4 Sep 1899 in Beloit, WI .

Catherine - was living with her parents in 1870 in Beloit.

Worthington - died on Sept 19 1864 six weeks before his son was born. Worthington Luce was in the New York infantry during the Civil War and died of throat diseases and chronic diarrhea resulting from war. (Sources: - 3)
Children: (Quick Family Chart)
i.  Etta Adelia Luce was born on 12 Apr 1863 in Ossian, NY and died on 6 May 1927 in Beloit, WI and was buried in East lawn Cmty . See #4. below.
ii.  William Washington Luce was born on 30 Oct 1864 in Ossian, NY and died on 18 Jan 1867 in Beloit, WI . (Sources: - 1)
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Catherine Bibbins


Catharine and her 2 children by Worthington Luce. courtesy of Bill Hancock - Nov 2007
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4. Etta Adelia Luce - was born on 12 Apr 1863 in Ossian, NY and died on 6 May 1927 in Beloit, WI and was buried in East lawn Cmty . She was the daughter of Worthington Luce and Catherine L. "Kit" Bibbins.
Etta married Lewis C Brown. Lewis was born on 12 Apr 1863. He died on 18 Sep 1927 in Beloit, Wi and was buried in East lawn Cmty .

Lewis - lived in Beloit and he operated the Brown Bros. Paints. Their children: George, Fred Homer, Stacy and Norma. (Sources: - 3)

Etta - married, 22 Mar 1883, Beloit WI, to Lewis C. Brown who w as born 12 April, Newport Twp, PA, and died 12 Sept 1927 in Nanticoke, PA.
 
Their children George Luce, Fred Homer Luce, Stacy Luce and Norma Luce. (Sources: - 3)
Children:
i.  George Henry Brown was born on 23 Jun 1884 and died on 26 Jan 1946 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . See #5. below.
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5. George Henry Brown - was born on 23 Jun 1884 and died on 26 Jan 1946 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . He was the son of Lewis C Brown and Etta Adelia Luce.
George married Alta Eleanor Cadman on 23 Jun 1884. Alta was born on 11 Feb 1883. She died on 23 Aug 1968 and was buried in Beloit, Wi . (Sources: - 1)

George - Their son George Henry Brown married Alta Eleanor Cadman. Their children Marion Brown Sebastian and Richard C. Brown are still living, and in Sequim, WA (2007) where Sylvia Frances Sebastian Hancock and Bill Hancock also live along with other siblings also live. (email from Bill Hancock 2007) (Sources: - 1)
Children:
i.  Sylvia Brown was born on 2 Nov 1913 in Sequim, WA.. (Sources: - 4)
ii.  RIchard lewis Brown was born about 1923 in Sequim, WA..
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George Brown



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Sources:
1 Barbara's Loeper/Sibley/Luce/etc. Connections Barbara's Loeper Web: http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=loepersibley&id=I865
2 WOOD CEMETERY, LIVINGSTON, NEW YORK Ronda Patterson Web: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/ny/livingston/cemeteries/wood.txt (view detail...)
3 email from Hatch family member Darlene F. Mar 2004
4 email from Bill Hancock Bill Hancock Nov 2007

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