Otis Meader

Brief Life History of Otis

When Otis Meader was born about 1777, in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Nathaniel Meader, was 37 and his mother, Mary Hanson, was 28. He married Lydia Varney on 3 April 1817. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 25 July 1833, at the age of 57.

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Otis Meader
Lydia Varney
Marriage: 3 April 1817
Harriet N Meader
Charles Meader
Eunice Meader

Sources (4)

  • Otis in entry for Harriet N. Meader Melcher, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Otis Meader in entry for Harriet N. Meader Melcher, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Otis Meader in entry for Eunice V. Meader, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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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