Moses Avery Meader

18 December 1802–13 October 1890 (Age 87)
Ellsworth, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Moses Avery

When Moses Avery Meader was born on 18 December 1802, in Ellsworth, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Paul Meader, was 37 and his mother, Deborah Knight, was 36. He married Sarah Dame Blood about 1831, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 13 October 1890, in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Avery Meader
Sarah Dame Blood
Marriage: about 1831
Angelina Meader
Sarah Meader
Angeline Meader

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1831New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
    Age 6
    In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 23
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English meder ‘maker or seller of mead’. Compare Mead 2.

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

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    Sources (9)

    • Moses A Meder, "United States Census, 1870"
    • 1873 Marriage agreement - Moses A Meder and Olive A. Sinnett
    • M A Meeder, "United States Census, 1880"

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