State of Ohio Marriage Record

Dublin Core

Title

State of Ohio Marriage Record

Alternative Title

Marriage Record

Subject

Veterans--Florida
Marriages--United States

Description

The State of Ohio marriage record for Alexander Lard Lucas (1893-1989) and Anna Thurman. The marriage license was filed and issued on June 27, 1918.

Born in Satilla Mills, Georgia, on June 6, 1893, Lucas moved to Jacksonville, Florida, as a teenager. By 1918, he had moved to Cleveland, Ohio, to pursue a career as a mechanic. Lucas was drafted into the United States Army on August 9, of 1918. Following his service, he worked as a tailor in Lansing, Michigan. By 1940, Lucas found a position as a shipping clerk for the Department of the Interior in Washington, DC. He lived in federal public housing attached to the North Interior Building in downtown Washington, where he worked. Between 1942 and 1989, he moved to the Miami area, where he passed away on March 2, 1989, at the age of ninety-five. Alexander Lucas is buried in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program Project. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.

Source

Digital reproduction of original state marriage record.

Date Created

1918-06-27

Format

image/jpg

Extent

1.72 MB

Medium

1 state marriage record

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Cuyahoga County, Ohio

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Provenance

Originally created and published by the Ohio Department of Health.

Rights Holder

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Curator

Connolly, Lehman
Cravero, Geoffrey

Source Repository

External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017. https://today.ucf.edu/va-selects-ucf-historians-archive-stories-deceased-veterans/.

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