Lucy Leonard Ellerbe
b. 2 September 1906, d. 14 September 1988
- Father: Clarence Ellerbe b. 29 April 1874, d. 6 August 1937
- Mother: Cecilia Leonard b. 2 December 1880, d. 25 December 1967
- Lucy Leonard Ellerbe was born on 2 September 1906 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana.
- Albert Leonard appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, at 902 Commerce. Other members of the household included Lucy Leonard Ellerbe, Clarence Ellerbe, Cecilia Leonard, Cecilia Ellerbe and Charlotte Walker Cobbs.
- Clarence Ellerbe and Cecilia Leonard appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, at 520 Marshall. Other members of the household included Lucy Leonard Ellerbe, Cecilia Ellerbe and Mollie Ellerbe.
- She married Charles DuBose Egan circa January 1930.
- The following appeared on 2 February 1930 in The Times-Picayune: (Shreveport) Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Ellerbe announce the marriage of their daughter, Lucy Leonard, to Mr. Charles duBose Egan. Mr. and Mrs. Egan will be at home at 331 1-2 Egan street.
- Charles DuBose Egan and Lucy Leonard Ellerbe appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, at 331-1/2 Egan Street.
- The following appeared on 8 August 1937 in the Monroe Morning World: (Shreveport, Aug. 7) Clarence Ellerbe, 65, for 40 years a resident of Shreveport and one of the leading planters of the Red river valley for years, died last night at his home here, following a heart attack.
He had been in ill health several years which forced his retirement from business. He is survived by his widow and three daughters, Mrs. Sam Webb Smith, Mrs. Charles Egan and Miss Mollie Ellerbe, all of Shreveport, and a sister, Mrs. W. B. Hall of Selma, Ala., was born at Montgomery, Ala., and was a grandson of Bishop Nicholas Cobb, first Episcopal bishop of Alabama.
He came to Shreveport in 1897 as assistant to the president of the L. R. and N. railroad, now the Louisiana and Arkansas, but later engaged in planting.
- Charles DuBose Egan and Lucy Leonard Ellerbe appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Kentucky, at 1336 Woodrow Street. Also in the household was Charles' widowed mother Irma (age 64).
- Charles DuBose Egan registered for the draft on 14 February 1942 in Caddo Parish, Louisiana, while living with his wife Lucy at 1336 Woodrow Street in Shreveport, and employed there by Cook, Lee, Clark & Egan.
- Lucy Leonard Ellerbe became a widow at the November 1969 death of her husband Charles DuBose Egan.
- Lucy Leonard Ellerbe died on 14 September 1988 at age 82.
- Last Edited: 12 Sep 2015