Biography of W. M. Loucks


Jefferson County Biographies

Names A to B
Names C to E
Names F and G
Names H to K
Names L to O
Names P to S
Names T to Z

Online Biographies

Jefferson County History

New York History

For all your genealogy needs visit Linkpendium

Family Tree Maker 2012

Privacy Policy for OnlineBiographies

Loucks, W. M., was born in Orleans, N. Y., March 2, 1858, a son of Andrew M. and Hannah (Wagner) Loucks, natives of Herkimer county. His grandfather, George G. Loucks, was a native of Herkimer county also and came to Orleans in a very early day and there lived and died. His wife was Mary Gray, born in Herkimer county and died in Or leans. George G. was in the war of 1812 and was quatermaster. His maternal grandfather was a native of Herkimer county and was one of the early settlers of Orleans. Andrew M. Loucks was educated in Orleans and was a farmer. He and wife had two children: W. M. (the subject) and George B., who resides in Theresa. Andrew and his wife came to Theresa village in 1885 and here they lived a retired life. W. M. Loucks was educated in the common schools and followed farming some years and then came to Theresa and engaged as a clerk for E. J. Stratton. In 1894 he engaged in business with C. G. Lehr and after one and a half years bought out Mr. Lehr's interest and has since conducted the business alone. December 19, 1888, he married Abbie Thomas of Theresa, and they have one daughter, Blanche, born April 20, 1894. Mr. Loucks is a Democrat, a member of the I. O. F. and of the fire department.

Our County and it's people
a descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1898