Name: *P. Larry Lucas 1
Birth: 8 FEB 1849 in Wayne County, North Carolina 2
Death: 12 JUN 1932 in Wilson County, North Carolina 3
Burial: Silas Lucas Cemetery, Lucama, North Carolina 4
Larry Lucas is buried in the Silas Lucas Cemetery in Lucama, NC. He is buried between his two wives: Martha on his left, and Sallie on his right.
He married Martha when he was aged 20 on November 25, 1869.
The marriage was performed at the home of Jerry Bass, the father of the bride. Mother of the bride was Elizabeth Bass. The marriage was performed by Gideon Hays, Justice of the Peace.
After Martha died, Larry married Sallie who died two years after Martha.
The tombstone of Larry Lucas was never recorded as to the date he died.
The tombstone only shows the date he was born: February 8, 1849.
He was instrumental in the establishment of the Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church in Lucama, North Carolina.
Larry Lucas and Martha Bass sold to the Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church a quarter acre of land for $1.00 on December 19, 1872. The site was located near what was then known as Barnes Cross Roads.
In the census of 1880 of Wilson County, Larry Lucas is recorded as living in the Cross Roads Township.He is age 31 and his wife Martha is age 27.
The children listed in the family are:
Penelope age 9
Delany Ann age 7.
In a will of Josephus Moore, July Court, 1895, Book 3, Page 148, Witnesses listed are P. L. Lucas and F. E. Williamson.
Larry Lucas is listed in the Wilson County census of 1900 as living in Cross Roads Township in house number 335. This house was located on the Little Rock Church Road just east of the present day Little Rock Free Will Baptist Church. The census is listed as follows:
Larry Lucas born February 1849
Martha Lucas born September 1851
Mary L. Lucas born May 1883
Arthur Lucas born June 1890
Ethel Lucas born November 1894
P. Larry Lucas and his wife Martha Bass Lucas are buried in the Silas Lucas cemetery located on Blalock Road SR 1645 in Cross Roads Township, Lucama, North Carolina.
Father: *Silas Lucas , Sr. b: BEF 1814 in Wayne County, North Carolina
Mother: *Martha A. (Patsey) Tomlinson b: 1818 in Wayne County, North Carolina
Martha Bass b: 4 SEP 1851 in Wayne County, North Carolina
26 NOV 1869
in Cross Roads Township, North Carolina 1
- *Penelope Lucas b: 26 NOV 1870 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Lanie Ann Lucas b: 1873 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Jennie Lucas b: MAY 1880 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Mary Lee Lucas b: 10 MAY 1883 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Rufus H. Lucas b: 4 OCT 1885 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Larry Arthur Lucas b: 14 JUN 1891 in Wilson County, North Carolina
- *Ethel Constance Lucas b: 10 NOV 1894 in Wilson County, North Carolina
Sallie (Unknown) b: JUL 1862 in Wilson County, North Carolina
in Wilson County, North Carolina
Martha Simpson b: AUG 1871 in Black Creek, Wilson County , North Carolina
- Title: Tombstone located in the Silas Lucas Cemetery, Lucama, NC
- Title: Census of 1930, South Crossroads Twnshp, Wilson County, North Carolina, page 125B
- Title: Personal Communication from Martha Bass Boyette, Wilson, NC 09/15/98
- Title: Wilson County Cemeteries, Volume 1, compiled by Joan Howell, 1993, page 106