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LUMAX, Samuel and Ellen

“Abby Lumax with his horse and cart, (known as The Lightning Express), delivered supplies for merchants and others. The school children hitched many a ride on the back of his cart or sleigh in the winter.”

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The Lightning Express

The Lightning Express

Source: On the occasion of the 175 Anniversary of Beachburg an excellent book was produced: “Beachburg – A Rich Heritage, 1835-2010” The LUMAX  family’s submission of text and photographs to this commemorative book is used here.

Samuel Lumax born 1840 and his wife Ellen, born 1842 in Ireland

Samuel Lumax born 1840 and his wife Ellen, born 1842 in Ireland

 

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The son of Samuel and Ellen Lumax, William T. Lumax and his wife Margaret Their family, left to right – Abbey, Russell, Lillian, Lennox and Tom