Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing
Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",
published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.
HENRY LUCY, a farmer residing
two miles north from Fletcher, is a native of Franklin county, Missouri,
born February 28, 1857. He received a grammar school education in
the state of his birth, and at the age of nineteen he entered upon an independent
career. For fourteen years he farmed in Missouri, then, in 1889,
he came to Adams county and located his present farm as a homestead.
He has one hundred and eighty-seven acres, besides which he leases a quarter-section,
which he cultivates, and upon which he raises some stock for market.
He has his farm well improved with first-class buildings, orchard, and
so forth, and is in circumstances of ease and comfort.
Mr. Lucy is the son of Cornelius and Margaret
(Boyle) Lucy, natives of Ireland who came to America when young, their
parents having come to this country and located in the state of New York.
The parents of our subject settled in Missouri in 1840, where they lived
thirty years, and there both died. The father was a life-long railroad
man. They were the parents of seven children besides the subject
of our sketch, James, Cornelius, Catherine, Nora, Anna, Matthew and Margaret.
In 1878 Mr. Lucy was married to Thulia Davidson,
daughter of John and Ann (Moore) Davidson, natives of Kentucky and parents
of five children, Thulia, Frank, Thomas, Lee, and one who died in infancy.
Politically, Mr. Lucy is an ardent Democrat.
He is a member of the M. B. A., and both he and Mrs. Lucy are members of
the Christian church.