Two of his children were asphyxiated by fumes from the mines but which 2 is unknown.
Shelby Co, IL
Christian Co, IL
1861 Hillsdale, Miami Co, KS, where he married Lucy. He served in the Civil War with Co F 4th Regt KSM from 1861-1865.
1863 Elk Falls, Elk Co, KS, where his first son was born.
1865 Grasshopper Falls, KS, where the next son was born.
1868 Carthage, Jasper Co, MO. This was the birthplace of the rest of his children.
7/7/1870 Mineral Twp near Carthage, Jasper Co, MO. Listed in the census as L M, he was a 33 year old carpenter with property valued at $300/150. It says he was born in IL. Wife Lucy F was 30 and their children at the time were Joseph, 6, Edgar, 4, and Letha, 2,
Spring, 1889 New Castle, CA. Due to his poor health, the move was made to a warmer climate and there his wife died.