Clarkson Oregon Mead

1848–after 1903 (Age 55)
Goshen Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clarkson Oregon

Clarkson Oregon Mead was born in 1848, in Goshen Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States. He married Mary Elizabeth Martin in 1876. He died after 1903, at the age of 56.

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Clarkson Oregon Mead
1848–1903
Mary Elizabeth Martin
1852–1880
Marriage: 1876

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1876
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World Events (7)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 12

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd). 2. metonymic occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead (Old English meodu), an alcoholic beverage made by fermenting honey.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Clarkson O. Mead, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Clarkson O. Mead, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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