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Richard Montgomery Lacey
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Birth: Jul. 26, 1840
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 1, 1927
Newcomerstown
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA

This biography came from History of Tuscarawas County Ohio published in 1988 (p 354)

Richard Montgomery Lacey, born 26 July 1840 to John Mills and Ann Wallace Lacey (John's 2nd wife), was married to Margaret (K) Custer at Dover, Ohio, on 18 May 1865. Margaret, born 14 June 1844 at Barchmat, Switzerland to Urs Kuster and wife whose name is unknown, sailed across the ocean when a mere three weeks old. Settling in Tuscarawas County, Ohio, her mother died when she was about four years old. Margaret was taken in by the Samuel Romics where she lived until her marriage. Her siblings were Mary (Johnson), Jacob, John, Elizabeth (unmarried), and Sarah (Shull). Urs Kuster died in 1883 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.
The Lacey family originated in Delaware. Many were brick-masons. Richard Lacey was a shoemaker by trade, having his shop in Newcomerstown, Ohio. Known as "Little Duck" because of his 4ft 81/2in in stature, he once had his "shoe boat" moored behind Lieser's Store.
Richard and Margaret Lacey were parents of the following children: William 1864-1865; Florida 1867-1959, maried Franklin P McMunn, lived in Neoga, Illinois; Raleigh 1870-1945, Effie 1876-1968, maried Thomas D Leonard; Alton 1877-1889; Lawrence 1879-1945 maried Doris L Maltby; Zola 1881-1977; Arthur 1887-1977; Daniel 1889-1968, Richard Lacey, died 1 August 1927; Margaret died 28 March 1926; both buried at East State Street Cemetery, Newcomerstown, Ohio - Martha W McMunn 
 
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 Parents:
  John Mills Lacey (1781 - 1870)
  Ann Wallace Lacey (1810 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Custer Lacey (1844 - 1926)
 
 Children:
  Flora L Lacey McMunn (1867 - 1959)*
  Raleigh Lacey (1870 - 1945)*
  Effie L Lacey Leonhard (1875 - 1968)*
  Lawrence Lacey (1879 - 1945)*
  Zola Lacey (1881 - 1970)*
  Arthur Custer Lacey (1887 - 1977)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Mills Lacey (1812 - 1880)**
  Elizabeth Stinson Lacey Timmons (1818 - 1898)**
  Maria L. "Mariah" Lacey Bassett (1836 - 1913)*
  Richard Montgomery Lacey (1840 - 1927)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
East State Street Cemetery
Newcomerstown
Tuscarawas County
Ohio, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 10, 2011
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- Debe Clark
 Added: Sep. 12, 2016
Eternal rest grant unto Richard, Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.
- Fred & Ardith
 Added: Nov. 9, 2014
 
 
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