John Luckett was born October 18, 1874 in Kentucky. Both of his parents were also born in Kentucky.
John married Lillian B. Hendricks on November 23, 1908 in Vanderburgh County, Indiana. He was 34 years old and she was 33 years. Lillian was born on May 9, 1875 in Indiana. This was John’s first marriage, and Lillian’s second.
Lillian was born in May 1870, in Indiana. She married John Englehart in 1888 in Indiana, probably in Posey County. She was 18 years old and John was 34 years. She and John Englehart divorced sometime between 1902 and 1908.
There were seven children born to John and Lillian Englehart. The 1900 Census lists Lillian as the mother of six children with three still living. The Indiana Birth Index lists an additional child born to Lillian in 1902. Only three of their seven children lived to reach adulthood. These are the children of John and Lillian Englelart:
Minnie born December 10, 1889
Fred born April 17, 1892
Anna born in January 1895
Child born about 1896
Son born January 31, 1898
Child born about 1899
Son born May 15, 1902
In 1910 John Englehart, age 56, was living in Mount Vernon, Posey County, Indiana with two of his children; Anna, age 15, and Fred, age 16. He was a proprietor of a saloon in Mt. Vernon at that time.
After their marriage, Lillian and John Luckett settled down in a rental home on Upper Third Street in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. By 1920, they had purchased a farm on Pollock Avenue in Evansville. John was employed as a pipe fitter for a steam pipe company. In 1930, John and Lillian were living in a home located at 2015 Bellameade Avenue in Evansville.
Lillian B. Hendricks Luckett died on May 21, 1951 in Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana. She was 81 years old at her death. Lillian had been a member of the First Christian Church in Evansville.
Notes for John Luckett
Birth & Marriage: Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. Title: Vanderburgh County, Indiana, Index to Marriage Records 1846 - 1920 Inclusive Vo, W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O; Book: 36;Page: 234.
Residence and Occupation in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: Evansville Ward 3, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: T624_383; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 104; Image: 399.
Residence and Occupation in 1920: Year: 1920; Census Place: Evansville Ward 1, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: T625_470; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 93; Image: 120.
Residence and Occupation in 1930: Year: 1930; Census Place: Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana; Roll: 632; Page: 17B; Enumeration District: 56; Image: 156.0.
Notes for Lillian B. Hendricks
Birth and Marriage to John Englehart: Year: 1900; Census Place: Center, Posey, Indiana; Roll: T623 398; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 44.
Births of Minnie, Fred, and Two Sons: Ancestry.com. Indiana Births, 1880-1920 [database on- line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000. Original data: Works Progress Administration. Index to Birth Records. Indiana: Indiana Works Progress Administration, 1938-1940.
Death and Religion: Browning Genealogy: Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search [database on-line]. http://browning.evpl.org/. ID#174006. Accessed on 7 August 2007.
Notes for John Englehart
Birth: Year: 1900; Census Place: Center, Posey, Indiana; Roll: T623 398; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 44.
Residence and Occupation in 1910: Year: 1910; Census Place: 3-Wd Mt Vernon, Posey, Indiana; Series: T624; Roll: 375; Page: 69A; Enumeration District: 50; Part: 1; Line: 9.