Elmer Bud Means

26 June 1910–6 April 1949 (Age 38)
Walthill, Thurston, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elmer Bud

When Elmer Bud Means was born on 26 June 1910, in Walthill, Thurston, Nebraska, United States, his father, Elmer Means, was 31 and his mother, Nellie J Strong, was 19. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Alice Clementine Thurtle. He lived in Omaha Township, Thurston, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years and Lancaster, Nebraska, United States in 1935. He died on 6 April 1949, in Lincoln, Lancaster, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 38.

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Elmer Bud Means
Alice Clementine Thurtle
Robert 'Bob' Means
Catherine 'Lucille' Means
Charles "Charlie" Elmer Means
Catherine Lucille Means
James 'Jim' Walter Means

Spouse and Children


    Alice Clementine Thurtle




    Robert 'Bob' Means


    Charles "Charlie" Elmer Means



    James 'Jim' Walter Means


    Catherine 'Lucille' Means


Parents and Siblings


    Nellie J Strong




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1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
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Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: shortened form of McMeans .2 English: habitational name from East and West Meon in Hampshire, which take their names from the Meon river. The word is Celtic but of uncertain meaning, possibly ‘swift one’.3 nickname from Middle English mene ‘inferior in rank’, ‘of low degree’ (from Old English gemǣne), or from Middle English mene ‘moderate in behaviour’ (from Old French mëen, mean).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Buddy E Means in household of Elmer Means, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Buddy Means in household of Elmer Means, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Buddy E Means in household of Elmer Means, "United States Census, 1930"

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