Lumas E Motley was born on 22 Oct 1899 a child of Talley William Motley and Minnie Rose Motley. He had six siblings, namely: Lawson Otto Motley, John Thurmond Motley, Lawrence Eugene Motley, Talley Hogan Motley, Delphine Delmus Motley, and Cleo Elizabeth Motley.
Loomas Motley was counted in the census on 05 Jun 1900 in Richland, South Carolina, USA, as an one-year-old male, single, white, son. Also in the home was his father, Talley W Motley; his mother, Minnie Motley; and brother, Lawson Motley.
Lumas E Motley, 11 months old, passed away on October 17, 1900. He was buried in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Union Baptist Church Cemetery.