Lucien was born, according to Hist. of Polk, Cedar, Dade and Barton Cos., Missouri pg. 769 13 Jan. 1825 Montpelier,Wash. Co., Vt., s/o Abijah Jr. and Lydia Hill Prouty. He m Lucy Piper (13 Jan. 1825 Ohio-21 July 1885 Cedar Co., Mo.) in 1847.Their children were Nora Valetta b.4 Feb. 1848 in Clay, Jones Co., Iowa; Florence Adaline 2 Jan. 1850, James Lester 13 Nov. 1831 d. 1883 Warrensburg, Mo-in the Ming hotel fire, Millard Fillmore 10 Feb. 1854,Lucian Emmett 2 Feb. 1856- 5 July 1937 Weiser, Wash. Co., Idaho,(all above kids born Clay), Rodney M. 1 Sept. 1858 Falls City, Richardson Co., Neb., Edwin Sylvanus 20 Oct. 1860, Lydia Elmira 2 Dec. 1863 Falls City,Charles Coolie 16 Nov. 1866 Falls City and d. 30 Nov. 1956 La Grande, Union Co., Ore. Lucian E. m Mary Florence Pleasants 11 Oct. 1881 Holden, Johnson Co., Mo.(8 kids),Rodney m. Clara B. Phipps,Edwin married Sarah M., Charles m.Phoebe Malinda Fergeson-4 children.