Lucius Truman, Co. E, 1st Pennsylvania Rifles (13th P.R.V.C.)

"Tioga County History" Chapter 59, Part One - Wellsboro - BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES of WELLSBORO—DELMAR AND CHARLESTON TOWNSHIPS. 1897.

Lt. Lucius Truman, Co. E, 1st PA Rifles "Bucktails"
Lt. Lucius Truman, Co. E, 1st PA Rifles “Bucktails.” Bucktailed Wildcats, by Edwin A. Glover.

LUCIUS TRUMAN, a native of Owego, New York, followed lumbering on Pine creek for twenty-five years, and later carried on the same business in Wellsboro. He served in the rebellion as first lieutenant of Company E, and later as quartermaster of the famous “Bucktail” regiment. He married Mary P. Leach, of Owego, New York, who bore him the following children: Albert A., Hattie, wife of J. W. Van Valkenberg, and Louis F., all residents of Wellsboro; Elizabeth, deceased wife of W. P. Bigoney; Irving L., a resident of Trout Run, Lycoming county; Lilla, and Herman L., both deceased. Mrs. Truman died in Owego in 1863, aged forty-six years. He again married, Mary Doumaux, who bore him three children: Belle, Edgar, deceased, and Nellie. Mr. Truman died in Wellsboro, in May, 1890, aged seventy-two years. His widow resides in that borough.

Lucius Truman Gravesite
Lucius Truman is buried in Wellsboro Cemetery, Wellsboro, Tioga County, Pennsylvania.
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