George LUGG
Thomasine BUCHAR
John CRASE of Condurrow
(1774-Between 1841)
(1774-Between 1851)
George LUGG
(1821-Between 1867)
(Abt 1817-1886)

James LUGG


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Sophia James SAMPSON

James LUGG

  • Born: 7 Jan 1841, Lower Treskillard, Illogan, Cornwall
  • Married: Between Jan 1862 and Mar 1862, Redruth District, Cornwall
  • Died: 26 May 1915, Portland, Multnomah, OR, USA

  Research Notes:

Aged 5 months at the 1841 Census.


In 1864/5, James Lugg and his wife Sophia emigrated to the USA.

In 1900, James Lugg (59) of England, florist, was in Woodstock and Lents Precincts 59 and 60, Multnomah, Oregon, USA. His wife Sophia was in Portland. Present were daughter Janey A. Smith (23) of California and her husband of 6 years Max M. Smith (34) of Wertenburg?, florist

In 1910, James Lugg (69) of England and wife Sophia J. (69) of England, were living in Portland Ward 7, Multnomah, Oregon, USA.


Obituary and Funeral Notice:

James Lugg
James Lugg, a well known member of the Oddfellows’ lodge, died yesterday at his home 515½ Franklin street. He was born in Cornwall, England, January 7, 1841, and came to Oregon 35 years ago, settling on the summit of Mount Scott. He is survived by a widow, Sophia Lugg, and a daughter, Mrs. Max Smith.

The Oregonian, Thursday 27 May 1915 (Portland, Oregon, USA)

Veteran Oddfellow’s Funeral Will Be Held This Afternoon
James Lugg, resident of Portland since 1880, died at his home, 515½ Beacon street, Wednesday. Mr. Lugg is survived by his widow, Mrs. Sophie Lugg, and a daughter, Mrs. Max M. Smith. Mr Lugg was born in Cornwall, England, in 1841.
Mr. Lugg recently received the veteran jewel for 25 years’ continuous membership of the Oddfellows.
Funeral services will be held at the chapel of Dunning & Co., 414 East Alder street, at 2 o’clock today and will be in charge of the Oddfellows. Rev. H. Schuknecht, pastor of the First German Evangelical Church, will preach the sermon. Services at the Mount Scott Crematorium will be private.1

  Marriage Information:

James married Sophia James SAMPSON, daughter of Thomas SAMPSON and Honor BAWDEN, between Jan 1862 and Mar 1862 in Redruth District, Cornwall. (Sophia James SAMPSON was born in Nov 1839 in Ashtown, Breage, Cornwall, christened on 2 Feb 1840 in Breage, Cornwall and died on 12 Jan 1916 in Portland, Multnomah, OR, USA.) 2


1 The Oregonian, Friday 28 May 1915 (Portland, Oregon, USA)

2 GROE Marriage Index, vol. 5c, p. 372

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