NameLucius Lewright
BirthMay 1850, Franklin Co., Missouri
Deathbef 1920
FatherWilliam Price Lewright (1808-1894)
MotherMary Ann Elizabeth Crowder (1818-1879)
Marriage25 Nov 1885, Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
SpouseStatira C. Downing, 1C3R
Birth26 Mar 1857, Grundy Co., Missouri
Death1931, Sebring, Highlands Co., Florida
FatherJames Franklin Downing (1824-1891)
MotherSusan A. Snedegar (1829-1896)
Birth31 Aug 1889, Odessa, Lafayette Co., Missouri
Birth5 Jun 1894, Kansas City, Jackson Co., Missouri
DeathFeb 1972, Eagle Grove, Wright Co., Iowa
Birth19 Jul 1899, Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri
Death17 May 1987, Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri
Notes for Lucius Lewright
Lucius probably died before 1910, since I cannot find him in the Missouri death certificates, which begin in 1910.
Notes for Statira C. Downing
The Florida death index lists Statire C. Lewright, died 1931 in Highlands Co.
Notes for Lucius & Statira C. (Family)
Jackson Co., Missouri marriage books record the marriage on 25 Nov 1885 in Kansas City of L. Lewright, over 21, and Statie Downing, over 18, both residents of Jackson Co., by W. B. Farr, minister of the gospel.
1900 census of Jackson Co., Missouri, Independence ward 2, enumerated 7 June, lists on p. 9B as family #188/198, on East College Ave:
Lewright, Lucias, 50, b. May 1850, Mo Va Va, stockman; Statira C., wife, 40, b. Mar 1860, Mo Ky Ky, married 16 years, mother of 4 children, 3 living; Eugene B., son, 10, b. Sep 1889; Harold L., son, 5, b. June 1894; Wilma R., dau, 10/12, b. July 1899. All children born Mo Mo Mo.

I cannot find this family in the 1910 census.

In 1920 Statira and Wilma are listed with Lucius’ brother:

1920 census of Jackson Co., Missouri, Kansas City ward 7, enumerated 8 Jan, lists as family #9A, at 2643 East 6th St:
Leeright, John W., 73, b. Mo Va Va, no occupation; Mary S., wife, 63, b. Va Va Va; Stetira, sister-in-law, 61, widowed, b. Mo Va Ky; Wilma, neice, 20, b. Mo Va Mo; White, Henry, boarder, 23, single, b. Mo Mo Mo, bookkeeper for express; Burch, Lenata, boarder, 51, widowed, b. Ohio Scotland Ireland, tailoress at factory.

In 1930 Statira was listed in Sebring, Florida with their daughter Wilma, as Stara C. Lawright, 72, b. Mo Va Ky, mother-in-law, widowed.
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