Lucas, Samuel D. 

Biography

19 July 17991–23 Feb. 1868.2 Store owner, recorder of deeds.3 Born at Washington Co., Kentucky.4 Son of Samuel Lucas Sr.5 Married Theresa Bartlett Allen, ca. Nov. 1823, in Harrison Co., Kentucky.6 Member of Presbyterian church.7 Lived at Independence, Jackson Co., Missouri, by 1827.8 Jackson Co. court justice, 1831.9 Secretary of citizens committee that met in Independence to negotiate departure of Latter-day Saints from Jackson Co., July 1833.10 Major general in Missouri militia; in absence of designated commander, John B. Clark, led militia forces and confronted Mormon forces near Far West, Caldwell Co., Missouri, Oct. 1838.11 Disbanded Mormon forces, took JS and other Mormon leaders prisoner, and escorted them to Independence before Clark arrived.12 County clerk and clerk of circuit court, 1842, in Jackson Co.13 Died in Independence.14