Amanda Eastman

26 March 1817–24 March 1888 (Age 70)
Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda

When Amanda Eastman was born on 26 March 1817, in Rochester, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, her father, John Eastman, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Fellows, was 37. She married Levi R. Meader on 24 December 1837, in New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 March 1888, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Levi R. Meader
1813–1885
Amanda Eastman
1817–1888
Marriage: 24 December 1837
Stephen Chase Meader
1840–1915
Valentine Eastman Meader
1842–1930
Charles Henry Meader
1844–1870
Sarah F Meader
1845–1916
George Edward Meader
1847–1927
Julia E Meader
1848–1925
John Eastman Meader
1850–1909
Benjamin H Meader
1853–1855
Walter Sidney Meader
1857–1938

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1837New Hampshire, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough
    Age 16
    In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 19
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from the Middle English personal name Estmund (Old English Ēastmund, from ēast ‘east’ + mund ‘protection’). See also Esmond .English: occasionally a variant of Heasman, a topographic name for a dweller ‘(in the) brushwood’, from Old English hǣse ‘brushwood’ + mann (compare Hayes 3).Americanized form (translation into English) of Swedish Östman (see Ostman ) and North German Ostmann or Östmann (see Oestmann ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Esmond
    Eastmond

    Sources (41)

    • Amanda Eastman, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
    • Amanda Meader in household of Levi Meader, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Amanda in entry for Stephen C. Meader and Effie Seavey, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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