William MEANS

Male 1809 - 1899  (90 years)


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  • Name William MEANS 
    Born 18 Jan 1809  Christian Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Jul 1899  MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Dearborn, Platte Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11256  Williams Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2009 

    Father James MEANS
              b.
    17 Oct 1781, Mecklingberg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    9 Jun 1865, Howard Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Matilda REED
              b.
    16 Jan 1792, Christian Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    1 Aug 1869, Howard Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Jul 1807  Christian Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13577  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Nancy Harris GENTRY
              b.
    13 Nov 1812, KY Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    30 Dec 1868, Platte Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1830  Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James Richard MEANS
              b.
    11 Jan 1831, Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Granderson MEANS
              b.
    3 Jun 1833, Howard Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    3 Mar 1899  (Age 65 years)
     3. Susan Mathilda MEANS
              b.
    8 Jun 1836, Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Thomas Jefferson MEANS
              b.
    6 Jan 1841, Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    16 Mar 1926, Buchanan Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     5. Elizabeth Genevieve MEANS
              b.
    26 Jan 1843, Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
              d.
    5 Oct 1895, Jefferson Co, KS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     6. Martha Jane MEANS
              b.
    4 Mar 1846, Boone Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F13583  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Mary COX
              b.
    25 May 1827
              d.
    21 Apr 1920, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married Aft 1865 
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F17249  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jan 1809 - Christian Co, KY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Apr 1830 - Boone Co, MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Jul 1899 - MO Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Dearborn, Platte Co, MO Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Biographical Sketch of William Means, Jackson Township, Buchanan
      County, MO

      >From "History of Buchanan County, Missouri, Published 1881, St. Joseph
      Steam Printing Company, Printers, Binders, Etc., St. Joseph, Missouri.
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      William Means, farmer, section 33, postoffice Arnoldsville. The subject of the following narative, was born in Christian County, Kentucky on January 18, 1809 and emigrated to Missouri, which was a wilderness in 1820. He then went to Daviess and to Ray Counties, where he remained seven years. Afterward moved to Buchanan County, having been engaged in farming most of the time. In 1830 he married Miss Nancy H. Gentry, a native of Boone County, Missouri. They have six children: James R., Charles G., Thomas J., Susan, Elizabeth and Martha. His first wife died in 1868. His second marriage was to Miss Mary C. McIntosh, his present wife. By hard labor and strict attention to business he has acquired a considerable amount of land, all of which has been given to his children, except 100 acres. His children are all married. Mr. Means has served six years as justice of the peace
      with credit to himself, discharging the duties of the office to the entire satisfaction of the people. He has all his life been recognized as a public spirited citizen.