From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 787


Nathan M. Lacy was born in Monroe County, Ohio, in 1830, a son of Thomas and Nancy (McGaughey) Lacy, his father a native of Loudoun County, Va., born in 1803, and his mother of Washington County, Md., born April 20, 1807.  Thomas Lacy moved to Belmont County, Ohio, with his parents when a child, and was there married.  In 1837 he came to Steuben County, Ind., and entered a tract of wild land, to which he moved his family in 1841.  He improved his land and made a pleasant home, where he lived till his death, Aug. 22, 1860.  His family consisted of nine children-- William died at the age of forty-seven years; Nathan M.; John B., of Warren County, Ind.; James R. died in childhood; Mary E., wife of Joseph Dukes, of Otsego Township; Thomas S.; Rhuanna, wife of William Gramling; Maria, wife of Robert Snowbarger; Robert A.   John and Thomas S. were soldiers in the war of the Rebellion.  Of the 240 acres of land entered by Mr. Lacy in 1837, all but fifty-three acres are still in the possession of his family.  Nathan M. Lacy was married to Cordelia George, daughter of Joseph H. George. She died June 26, 1874.


Submitted by: Kim Davoli