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LUX and Bertrand Family in USA and UK

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Catherine Report 17 Jan 2012 15:30

Hi, I am looking for any Lux's, Bertrand's, Morris's and Basovsky's in the USA and UK who are descendants of Diedrich Lux and Annie Lux (nee O'Brien) and are decended from any of their children. Diedrich was born in 1845 in Germany and died 1905 in London, and some of the Lux children were born in Germany.
The children who moved to the USA were Daniel Lux and Frances Lux, Frances married Harry Bertrand in Butte, Montana, and they had twin boys Kenneth and Harry.
Daniel married Adeline Coleman and they had a son Edwin, but Adeline and Edwin moved back to the UK while Daniel stayed in America (either Chicago or California, he moved around a lot).

Also looking for descendants of Mary Magdalena Lux (who stayed in the UK and married Patrick Morris, they had three boys and one girl; James, William, Patrick and Frances) and Annie Lux who married Philip Basovsky (Basovsry/'s spelt loads of diff ways).

All of the Lux children were born mid-late 1880's so I'm looking for their grandchildren and great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. I am the great-great granddaughter of Frederick Lux, one of the siblings.

If anyone can help I'd be really grateful, we found the descendants of another sibling (they had too many children in those days) Josef Lux, on here so hoping we can find more!


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 15:59

For time-scale and location

Marriages Mar 1909 (>99%)

LUX Mary Magdalen Poplar 1c 682
MORRIS Patrick Michael Poplar 1c 682

Births Dec 1911 (>99%)

MORRIS James P Lux Poplar 1c 842
MORRIS William J Lux Poplar 1c 842

Births Jun 1913 (>99%)

Morris Francis P Lux W.Ham 4a 98

Births Jun 1917 (>99%)

Morris Patrick H Lux W Ham 4a 451

Try looking on freebmd for possible marriages....................


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 16:04

Name: Patrick Henry Morris
Birth Date: 22 Apr 1917
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1971
Age at Death: 54
Registration district: Westminster
Inferred County: London
Volume: 5e
Page: 1992

Name: James Patrick Morris
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1911
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1976
Age at Death: 65
Registration district: Newcastle under Lyme
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 30
Page: 0903

Name: William John Morris
Birth Date: 30 Sep 1911
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1975
Age at Death: 64
Registration district: Stoke on Trent
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Volume: 30
Page: 1205

The deaths were probably registered by relatives.................


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 16:12

Did Mary die young?

Name: Mary M Morris
Birth Date: abt 1889
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1918
Age at Death: 29
Registration district: Mile End Old Town
Inferred County: London
Volume: 1c
Page: 649


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 16:20


Name: Patrick Michael Morris
Age in 1911: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Cloghane, Kerry, IRELAND
Civil parish: Poplar
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 9 Fairfield Rd, Bow, London E
Marital Status: Married
Registration district: Poplar
Registration District Number: 22
Sub-registration district: Bow
ED, institution, or vessel: 10
Piece: 01660
Household Members: Name Age
Patrick Michael Morris 35
Mary Magdalene Morris 22


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 16:25


Name: Patrick M Morris
Birth Date: abt 1875
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1968
Age at Death: 93
Registration district: Exmoor
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 7c
Page: 352


Flick Report 17 Jan 2012 16:46

Name: Frances Patricia Morris
Birth Date: 13 Mar 1913
Date of Registration: Mar 1994
Age at Death: 81
Registration district: Stafford
Inferred County: Staffordshire
Register number: B24E
District and Subdistrict: 7351B
Entry number: 254


Flick Report 18 Jan 2012 14:51

Marriages Sep 1919 (>99%)

Basovsry Philip Lux Mile End Old Town 1c 833
Lux Annie Basovsky Mile End 1c 833

Over to you now to do some research.................


Catherine Report 18 Jan 2012 16:36

Ahh thank you so much!!! I had all of the births but no deaths, so thank you! Sorry I didn't reply earlier, I haven't been on much - had 7000 word essay to write for Uni.
I have no idea when Mary died, I'll have to see if I can get hold of a death certificate to find out why she did so young!?

The Basovsky's are difficult, the name is spelt so many different ways. I also can't seem to find any children for them.


Flick Report 18 Jan 2012 22:31

If Philip & Annie had children, it wasn't in England/Wales....nor did they die in either country, as far as I can deduce.


Flick Report 18 Jan 2012 22:39

Cancel the remark about deaths; I've had another this one?

Name: Philip Basofsky
Birth Date: abt 1881
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1955
Age at Death: 74
Registration district: Luton
Inferred County: Bedfordshire
Volume: 4a
Page: 166


Flick Report 18 Jan 2012 22:40

And the other half? You will know when she was born.............

Name: Annie Basofsky
Birth Date: abt 1892
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1960
Age at Death: 68
Registration district: Luton
Inferred County: Bedfordshire
Volume: 4a
Page: 152


Flick Report 18 Jan 2012 22:44

If this is the right family, Annie states she had 8 children......all living at the time of the census

1911 census - household transcription
Person: LUX, Frederick
Address: 167 Roman Road Old Ford

LUX, Annie Head Widow F 56 1855 Wardrobe Dealer London Whitechapel VIEW
LUX, Catherine Daughter Single F 25 1886 White Under Skirt Maker London Whitechapel VIEW
LUX, Frances Daughter Single F 22 1889 Assistant At Home London Whitechapel VIEW
LUX, Frederick Son Single M 15 1896 Port Of London Authorithy Messenger London Bow VIEW


RG number:
RG14 Piece:
1671 Reference:
RG14PN1671 RG78PN58 RD22 SD1 ED21 SN75

Registration District:
Poplar Sub District:
Bow Enumeration District:
21 Parish:
Poplar Borough


Catherine Report 6 Feb 2012 22:10

Oooh the deaths definitely look like a match to me!

And yes, already got all the details for the Lux children :)



Margee Report 6 Feb 2012 23:36

Could this possibly be a son of Daniel Lux and Adeline Coleman?

9,366,786 records from 1940 thru 1997

Results 1-1 of 1 Last Name First Name Middle Birth Date Mother Maiden Father Last Sex Birth Place Death Place Residence Death Date SSN Age Post-ems Order
LUX RICHARD THOMAS 11/11/1927 COLEMAN M ILLINOIS SANTA CLARA 04/12/1990 360-20-9090 62 yrs Add