Louis Speaker was born in 1855.His parents were Ernest and Christina Speaker, who were from Mechlenburg, Germany.Louis married Katie Miller and the had the following children: Louis M., Jr. b.1879 d. 1940; Ernest b.1880 d. ?;Katie Christina B.1884 d. 1885; Eula (my Grandmother) b. 1887 d. 1957; and William F. b. 1896 d.1927.
Louis was a barber based on census records.Louis Jr. was a railroad employee and I believe he was killed in a train accident.