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Lycius R. TUCKER
Lavinia STROPE
Husband:  Lycius / Licius / Lysias / Lucius R. TUCKER
Birth:  1819/20, NY
Death apparently:  1870-80, and presumably in LaGrange, Lorain Co., OH
Occupation:  millwright

Lycius is an uncommon Greek name (e.g., a character in Keats's poem Lamia).  "Lycius" would appear to be the name clerks were trying to spell, though he may simply have been, Lucius.

Marriage:  30 Jun 1842, Lorain Co., OH
Wife:  Lavinia / Lavina / Lovina STROPE
Birth:  1822-24, Richhill Twp., Greene Co., PA
Death apparently:  1870-80, presumably in LaGrange, Lorain Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker

Parents possibly
Father:  Thomas STROUP / STROPE, Sr.
Mother:  Ann? __?__

Children born in OH, presumably in Lorain Co., OH:
1.  Henry TUCKER, b. 1843/4
2.  Zylphia / Silpha TUCKER, b. 1845/6
3.  Eliza TUCKER, b. 1846-48
?.  Ann E. TUCKER, b. 1851/2
4.  Mary TUCKER, b. 1851/2
5.  Jane TUCKER, b. 1858/9
6.  Wilmot "Willie" TUCKER, b. 1861/2
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1a.  Anon.  1966.  Marriage Index:  Ohio, 1789-1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-400):
Tucker, Lysin R. Strope, Lovina 30 Jun 1842 Lorain Co.

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Lysine R. TUCKER
Spouse: Lovina STROPE
Marriage: 30 Jun 1842, Lorain, Ohio
Source: Marriage Records, 1824-1932. Ohio. Probate Court (Lorain County)
I'll wager "Lysine" is a mis-reading of Lysius or Lycius.

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #4 of 18):  Greenfield Twp., Erie Co., PA, Roll M432_777, p. 77B, 33/34, enumerated 1 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Lysias Tucker 30 M   Mill Wright 500 NY
Lovina   " 26 F       Penna
Henry    "  6 M       Ohio
Zylphia  "  5 F       "
Eliza    "  3 F       "

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14-15 of 30):  Grafton P.O., Grafton Twp., Lorain Co., OH, Roll M653_1002, pp. 251B-252A, PN 138-139, 1001/1026, enumerated 20 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Lucius Tucker 46 M   Millwright   350 New York
Lavinia 38 F         Penn
Henry 16 M         Ohio
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Silpha Tucker 14 F         Ohio
Eliza 12 F         "
Mary  9 F         "
Jane  2 F         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #13 of 33):  LaGrange P.O., LaGrange Twp., Lorain Co., OH, Roll M593_1235, p. 549A, PN 13, 108/111, enumerated 18 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Tucker Licius 52 M W Miller   300 NY  
______ Lovina 46 F W Keeping House     Penn  
______ Eliza 24 F W       Ohio  
______ Mary 18 F W       NY  
______ Jane 11 F W       Ohio  
______ Wilmot  8 M W       Ohio  
Lispinller Willie  7 M W       Ohio  
Tucker Henry 27 M W works in Grist Mill     Ohio  
______ Maggy 25 F W Keeping House     Germany  
______ Unnamed 1/12 M W       Ohio May

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #16 of 50):  Johns Street, Wellington Corporation, Lorain Co., OH, Roll T9_1042, p. 643D, PN 16, SD 16, ED 183, enumerated 8/9 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
194 199 Tucker Henry W M 36     / works in Planing Mill   OH OH OH
       "   Maggie W F 34 Wife   / Keeping House   Ger Ger Ger
       "   Charlie W M 10 Son /   At School / OH OH Ger
       "   Ada W F  5 Dau /       OH OH Ger
       "   Ray W M  3 Son /       OH OH Ger
       "   Ann E W F 28 Sis /   At home   OH OH OH
       "   Willie W M 19 Bro /   works in Planing Mill   OH OH OH
Is Ann E. actually Mary?  Or is she Eliza and telling a big fib about her age?

6.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Andrew W. Young.  1875.  History of Chautauqua County (online at the Chautauqua County NYGenWeb site):  The only reference I've found, anywhere, to a "Lysias TUCKER" is in this book, listed as an early pioneer in Mina, Chautauqua Co., NY.

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