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Ennever Lucas

Born 1841 - Died 1912

Ennever Lucas (1841-1912) was the son of Albert Gallatin Lucas (1806-1854) and Cornelia Ennever (1818-1884) of Stafford County, Virginia.  He resided at Stanstead near the I-95/U. S. Route 17 interchange.  Prior to the War Between the States, Ennever was a school teacher.  During the war, he was an orderly sergeant in Capt. Charles Green’s company of the 47th Virginia Infantry.  For many years, he served as Commissioner of the Revenue for the First District in Stafford and at the time of his death was clerk of the Hartwood School Barod and a notary public.  From 1870 to 1875, Ennever Lucas was Assessor Lands for the Hartwood Township.  He never married.  His funeral was conducted by David Shopoff (1858-1934), minister of Hartwood Presbyterian Church, and he was buried at Stanstead.  His family cemetery is now part of the parking lot at the Fredericksburg Auto Auction.