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Below is a family biography included in The History of Franklin County, Missouri published by Goodspeed Publishing Company in 1888.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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Louis Maune was born June 28, 1838, in Franklin County, Mo. He is the eldest of the eight children of Henry and Charlotte (Stolla) Maune, was reared on a farm and received his education in the common schools. In 1861 he enlisted in the Union army, Company M, Second Missouri Artillery, was in the service nearly three years, was in the battles of Helena, Ark., Arkansas Post and Little Rock, and was mustered out in 1863. In 1865 he married Mary, daughter of Ernst Kriege. They have had nine children, of whom all are living but one, viz., Emil, Edward, Edwin, Matilda, Amanda, Frank, Fritz and Charley. After his marriage Mr. Maune engaged in brick making, in partnership with B. Beckman, at Union, Mo., and was so engaged for about five years, when he turned his attention to farming. He purchased eighty acres, one and one-half miles west of Union, to which he has added from time to time until he now owns 320 acres, all well improved, upon which are erected a fine residence and good out-buildings. Mr. Maune is a member of the A. O. U. W., and affiliates with the Republican party.

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