Clarkson Oregon Mead

Male1848–after 1903

Brief Life History 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.

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Clarkson Oregon Mead
Mary Elizabeth Martin
Marriage: 5 September 1876

Sources (2)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 September 1876Belmont, Ohio, United States
  • 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.


    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


    topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd), or a habitational name from one or more of the many places so named, such as Meads in Harford (Devon).

    perhaps from Middle English mede ‘mead, alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water’, possibly denoting one who was fond of the drink or who made or sold mead. Compare Meader .

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

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