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Nicholas Darrow Luce
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1833
Cherry Valley
Ashtabula County
Ohio, USA
Death: Apr. 14, 1915
Snohomish County
Washington, USA

Book Reference: FAMILY RECORDS: THE AMERICAN DESCENDANTS OF HENRY LUCE OF MARTHA'S VINEYARD 1640-1985, 4th ED, Vol. 1; McCourt, Martha F. & Luce, Thomas R.; pub by Mrs. James McCourt, 9501 SE 13th St., Vancouver WA; 1985, p.233;
Cheney Luce
Book reference says son Nicholas Luce born 1 Jan. 1834 Cherry Valley, Ashtabula Co., Ohio.

Nicholas Darrow Luce parents were Cheney Luce and Polly Darrow. The Death Record of Nicholas D. Luce says father Nicholas Luce and mother Polly Darrow. Death Record said he was 82 years old, 3 mo. 13 days. Birth date calculated from Death Record. (Father Cheney Luce not Nicholas Luce)
He married 1 Jan 1863 Stevens Point, Portage Co. Wisconsin to Matilda Lavina McMillan dt/o Charles McMillan and Marium Brown McMillan of Union/Evansville, Rock Co., WI., and Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI.
Nicholas and Matilda Luce possibly separated or divorced prior to 1900 Federal Census Arlington Pct., Snohomish Co., WA.
1900 Federal Census Arlington Pct., Snohomish Co. WA.
M. Luce, widow.
1910 Federal Census Arlington Pct., Snohomish Co., WA.
Matilda Luce, married.

1850 Federal Census Stetson E. Southwort family, Clarendon, Orleans Co., NY. Nicholas Luce 16 laborer.
Was not listed with his father and family in 1850 Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI.
1860 Federal Census Polly Luce, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI. Nicholas D. Luce 23 years b. Ohio Sawyer in Mill and brother William Henry Luce Sawyer in Mill. Father Chena Luce living 1860 Madison, Dane Co., WI. I believe parents separated.
1870 Federal Census Nicholas Luce, Hull, Stevens Point, Portage Co., WI.
1880 Federal Census Nicholas Luce Town of Maine, Marathone Co., WI.
1900 Nicholas Luce not found
1910 Nicholas Luce not found

Obituary Everett Daily Herald
Everett, Washington
April 11, 1915 pg 9
Funeral services for Nicholas D. Luce, aged 82, who dropped dead in front of the city hall Wednesday morning, were from Jerread's chapel this afternoon at 2:30, Rev. King officiating. Tomorrow the body is to be taken to Arlington for interment.

Obituary Everett Daily Herald April 14 1915 pg.2
Everett, Washington
Aged Resident Nods to City Officials and Drops Dead Before City Hall
Nicholas D. Luce turned from the sidewalk in front of the city hall early this morning to walk through the garage into police headquarters. He had just nodded to Commissioner Kelly and Sewer Inspector Van Dyke, who stood a few feet away. Luce uttered a little cry and fell to the pavement, dead.
Heart disease or apoplexy caused the elderly man's death, as it had caused his elder brother's death some time ago.(James R. Luce his brother dwebb) The body was carried into the garage and taken away by John F. Jerread's assistants.
Nicholas Luce, who was 81 years of age, managed the Oslo hotel, a small lodging house at 1009 1/2 Hewitt avenue. He has a daughter, a Mrs. McDonald, living near Monroe, and a son, a shingleweaver, in Everett.

Obituary Stevens Point Daily Journal
Stevens Point, Wisconsin
Saturday, April 24, 1915
page 5
The Everett, Washington, Herald of a recent date contained announcement of the death of Nicholas D. Luce in that city. His death occurred on the street. He had just spoken to an acquaintance when he fell to the pavement, dead. Mr. Luce, who at one time lived here worked as head sawyer in different mills on the Wisconsin river. He was 81 years old.

Obituary Arlington Times, April 22, 1915
Arlington, Washington
Nicholas D. Luce, an early resident of this community and father of Martin and David Luce, well known here, died in Everett the 16th inst. of heart disease, being aged 87 years. Funeral services were held here Sunday at noon, Rev. Brittain officiating, and a large number of friends of the family, as well as relatives, being present.
Interment took place in Harwood cemetery.

Harwood Cemetery is now merged with Arlington Municipal Cemetery, Arlington, WA. So far Arlington Municipal Cemetery cannot find his burial place. If a tombstone was present it might be buried under the grass but no record in cemetery record book present.

Death Certificate
Nicholas Darrow Luce
Everett, Snohomish Co., WA.
Record No. 90
Informant: Carrie L. McDonald of Monroe, WA.
Place of Burial or Removal to Arlington, WA.

Family links: 
  Cheney Luce (1793 - 1881)
  Polly Darrow Luce (1800 - 1861)
  Matilda Lavina McMillan Luce (1848 - 1911)
  Eliza Jane Luce Keyser (1863 - 1936)*
  Adelina Lenora Luce Brinker (1865 - 1928)*
  Emma C Luce Loper (1868 - ____)*
  Caroline Lavina Luce McDonald (1872 - 1949)*
  Nettie Matilda Luce (1874 - 1874)*
  Ida May Luce Schoenheit (1877 - 1912)*
  Martin Darrow Luce (1880 - 1925)*
  David Benjamin Luce (1881 - 1961)*
  Pearl Jennie Luce Harris (1883 - 1927)*
  Chloe Priscilla Luce Root (1817 - 1902)*
  Benjamin Franklin H. Luce (1824 - 1916)*
  Cheney E. Luce (1827 - 1901)*
  James Root Luce (1828 - 1912)*
  Nicholas Darrow Luce (1833 - 1915)
  William Harry Luce (1836 - 1911)*
  Mary Cornelia Luce Slutts (1839 - 1869)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington Municipal Cemetery
Snohomish County
Washington, USA
Created by: Diane L. Webb
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99031020
Nicholas Darrow Luce
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