AJ Lacy
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Austin Jefferson Lacy (1856 - 1925)

Austin Jefferson (AJ) Lacy
Born in Panola County, Texasmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 5 Dec 1877 in DeSoto Parish, LAmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Nov 2017
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Biography

1860 Census AJ is shown in the household of his father Martin Lacy, Mansfield De Soto Parish LA [1]

1870 Census AJ is shown in the household of his father Martin Lacy, Longstreet, De Soto Parish LA. [2]

05 Dec 1877 AJ married Miss Molly J. Wells in DeSoto Parish, LA Witnesses: M.M Moores, J. L. Parker, M. R. Rushing. [3] The had issue:

Wells George b. 1878 d. 1931 d.s.p
Iline Garnell b. 1882 d. 1915
Julia Lee b 1884 d. 1929
Cleveland Grover b.1889 d. 1929 d.s.p
Kathrine b.1891 d.1940
Lucille b. 1893 d. 1959 d.s.p. married 1924 William Grafton b. 1892 d. 1945 d.s.p.

1880 Census AJ Lacy is shown as the head of household with his wife Molly along with his mother-in-law, Mary Ann Eaton (Butler) Wells and his 2 nieces Lula & Eva Scott. [4]

1900 Census [5] AJ Lacy is shown as head of household with his wife Mollie along with his children Wells, Iline, Julia, Cleveland, Kathrine, and Lucille.

06 Jan 1901 AJ Lacy was elected manager of a new camp of the Woodsmen of World. (see newspaper clipping)

1910 Census [6]AJ Lacy was head of household living in Caddo Parish, LA living with his wife Mollie and his children: Wells, Grover, Julia, and granddaughter Eloise Edwards.

1920 Census AJ Lacy is head of household with wife, Mollie and son, Grover Cleveland. in De Soto Parish, LA. [7]

20 Oct 1925 AJ Lacy passed away from a cerebral hemorrhage. [8]

A. J. Lacy, 71 years old, died suddenly in the home of his daughter, Mrs. Samuel Chatwin of 1506 Marshall street. The funeral will be held Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock from the home on Marshall street and interment will be made in the cemetery at Keatchie. The Funeral services will be in charge of the Shreveport Lodge of the Woodmen of the World and will be conducted by the Roll Osborn and Sons Undertaking company. The deceased is survived by his wife, two sons, Wells & Cleveland, of Shreveport; three daughters, Mrs. Samuel Chatwin and Mrs. Edward Grafton, both of Shreveport, and Mrs. Zaunderer of Fresno, Cal. [9]

Sources

  1. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFPS-YT4 : 14 December 2017), Jefferson A Lacy in entry for Martin Lacy, 1860.
  2. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M8QB-T3X : 12 April 2016), J A Lacy in household of Martin Lacy, Louisiana, United States; citing p. 29, family 239, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,010.
  3. Ancestry: Louisiana, Marriages, 1718-1925
  4. 1880; Census 1st Ward, De Soto, Louisiana; Roll: 452; Family History Film: 1254452; Page: 229C; Enumeration District: 023
  5. 1900 Census Police Jury Ward 1, De Soto, Louisiana; Roll: 562; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0048; FHL microfilm: 1240562
  6. 1910; Census Police Jury Ward 6, Caddo, Louisiana; Roll: T624_509; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 0056; FHL microfilm: 1374522
  7. 1920 US Census Police Jury Ward 1, De Soto, Louisiana; Roll: T625_610; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 101
  8. Death Certificate of Austin Jefferson Lacy Registration No. 12718, File No. 1141.
  9. Lacy, AJ obit The Shreveport Times 21 Oct 1925


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