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Lafayette M Means (1830 - 1900)

Lafayette M Means
Born in Clay, Missouri, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 27 Jan 1859 in Nacogdoches, Texas, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Father of
Died in Dade, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Sep 2010
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When Lafayette M Means was born on May 15, 1830, in Clay, Missouri, his father, Clemens, was 30 and his mother, Nancy, was 29. He married Martha E Means on January 27, 1859, in Nacogdoches, Texas. They had 7 children during their marriage. He died on October 9, 1900, in Dade, Missouri, at the age of 70, and was buried there.[1]


  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 2, Nacogdoches, Texas; Roll: M653_1301; Page: 145; Family History Library Film: 805301
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Hiseville, Barren, Kentucky; Roll: M593_445; Page: 639A; Family History Library Film: 545944
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Hiseville, Barren, Kentucky; Roll: 402; Page: 140D; Enumeration District: 013
  • Year: 1900; Census Place: Washington, Dade, Missouri; Page: 4; Enumeration District: 0071; FHL microfilm: 1240851
  • Marriage records of Nacogdoches County, Texas, 1824-1881
  • Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965; FHL Film Number 1003581; Spouse Martha E. Means
  • Civil War Muster Rolls index Cards (both Confederate and Union). Also Texas State Rangers. Austin, Texas: Texas State Library and Archives Commission. Range: Meacham - Mims

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