Melissa, If Luther William Laden is from the Kennett area of MO. He has to be related to one of the five Laden Brothers who settled in that part of MO. about 1850. Their names are; Henry W., George W., Alex R., Andrew J. and Joseph W. Laden. They are sons of George W. Laden, born about 1790 in North Carolina. Jessie and Ed Laden still in Kennett believe they are descendents of Alex R. Laden. I am descended from Andrew J. Laden.Hope some of this Helps You. Raymond.