Joseph Allison MEANS

Male 1812 - 1886  (73 years)


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  • Name Joseph Allison MEANS 
    Born 1 Dec 1812  Christian Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1886  Ft. Lyon, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Sweeney-Owen Cemetery, Clinton, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Joseph Means commenced at the age of twenty-one years to manage affairs for himself and bought his first farm of 200 acres near the present town of Windsor, in 1833. He remained there until 1849 when he sold it and bought another located on section 3 of the same township, where he still resides. He is a practical farmer, and manages his farm in an able manner, and also deals quite extensively in stock. Mr. Means married Miss Sarah Osborn, of Henry Co. Mo. By this union there have been born six sons and four daughters, of whom three sons and a daughter are now living. Mr. Means belongs to Windsor Lodge No. 29, A.F. & A. M.
      History of Henry and St. Clair Co's MO.
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      The source of the following material is from the
      1883 History of Henry Missouri, National Historical Co.

      Joseph Means, farmer and stock-raiser, was born December 1, 1812, in Christian Co., KY. His father, Robert Means, also a farmer by occupation, was born in 1778, in NC, while his mother, formerly Miss Sarah McDonald, was born in 1792, in KY. They were married in 1806, and by this union had five sons and four daughters, three of whom are still living. They emigrated from KY to Howard Co., MO. in 1818, and purchased 160 acres of land, remaining there until 1832, when they sold the farm and moved to Benton Co., Missouri. Mr. Robert Means died in 1844, at the age of 67 years, and his widow survived him until 1863, when she died. Joseph Means commenced, at the age of 21 years, to manage affairs for himself and bought his first farm of 200 acres near the present town of Windsor, in the year 1833. He remained there until 1849, when he sold it and bought another, located on section 3, of the same township, where he still resides. He is a practical farmer, and manages his farm in an able manner, and also deals quite extensively in stock. Joseph Means married Miss Sarah Osborn, of Henry Co., Missouri, December 22, 1837. By this union there have been six sons and four daughters, of whom three sons and a daughter are now living.
    Person ID I1312  William Means Descendants
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2015 

    Father Robert Stevens MEANS,   b. 8 Aug 1771, Mecklenberg Co, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1844, Pettis Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Sarah MCDONALD,   b. 1782, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Benton Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 13 May 1800  Christian Co, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F476  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Sarah Boswell OSBORN,   b. Abt 1819, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1863, Howard Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1837  Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1850 US Census 23 Aug 1850  Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pg009 D063:F063
      MEANS, Joseph - 38 wm (1812) farmer - $75-$0 - Kentucky
      MEANS, Maria B. - 32 wf (1818) - Kentucky
      MEANS, Christopher C. - 10 wm (1840) - Missouri - at school
      MEANS, Emily J. - 6 wf (1844) - Missouri
      MEANS, Sarah A. - 3 wf (1847) - Missouri
      MEANS, Joseph F.? - 2/12 wm (1850) - Missouri
      MAIZE, Polly - 60 wf (1790) - Virginia
      GOODIN, Elizabeth - 18 wf (1832) - Virginia
      GOODIN, Benjamin F. - 8/12 wm (1850) - Missouri
    1860 US Census 25 Aug 1860  Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pg34 D1140:F1140
      MEANS, Joseph - 47 wm (1813) farmer - $2600-$1387 - Kentucky
      MEANS, Mariah B. - 42 wf (1818) - Kentucky
      MEANS, Columbus C. - 20 wm (1840) - Missouri - deaf
      MEANS, Sarah A. - 12 wf (1848) - Missouri - at school
      MEANS, Joseph T. - 10 wm (1850) - Missouri - at school
      MEANS, Jefferson G. - 8 wm (1852) - Missouri - at school
      MEANS, John W. - 6 wm (1854) - Missouri - at school
      MEANS, Horace W. - 5 wm (1855) - Missouri
      MEANS, Finis E. - 3 wm (1857) - Missouri
    1870 US Census 2 Aug 1870  Tebo Twp, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Pg62 D461:F467
      MEANS, Joseph - 57 wm (1813) farmer - Kentucky?
      MEANS, Maria - 51 wf (1819) keeps house - Kentucky?
      MEANS, Joseph P. - 20 wm (1850) - Missouri
      MEANS, Jefferson - 18 wf (1852) - Missouri
      MEANS, John W. - 16 wm (1854) - Missouri
      MEANS, Horace W. - 14 wm (1856) - Missouri
      MEANS, Finis E. - 12 wm (1858) - Missouri
      MEANS, Mary S. - 8 wf (1862) - Missouri
    Children 
     1. James Thomas MEANS,   b. 1 Oct 1838,   d. 1838
     2. Christopher Columbus MEANS,   b. 25 Oct 1839,   d. Jan 1861  (Age 21 years)
     3. Sarah Margaret MEANS,   b. 4 Mar 1842,   d. 18 Dec 1845  (Age 3 years)
     4. Emily Jane MEANS,   b. 30 Mar 1844,   d. 1860  (Age 15 years)
     5. Sarah Agnes MEANS,   b. 8 Dec 1847,   d. 12 Mar 1887  (Age 39 years)
     6. Joseph Priestly MEANS,   b. 23 Apr 1850
     7. Jefferson Goodwin MEANS,   b. 6 Dec 1851,   d. 31 Dec 1881  (Age 30 years)
     8. John William MEANS,   b. 18 Oct 1853,   d. 25 May 1894  (Age 40 years)
     9. Horace Wood MEANS,   b. 3 May 1856, Windsor, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1886, Windsor, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 29 years)
    +10. Finis Ewing MEANS,   b. 26 Mar 1857, Windsor, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1930, Windsor, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +11. Mary Susan MEANS,   b. 25 May 1862, Windsor, Henry Co, MO Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1940  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 17 May 2007 
    Family ID F486  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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