Emily Mead

18 June 1846–11 November 1916 (Age 70)
Hamilton Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States

The Life of Emily

When Emily Mead was born on 18 June 1846, in Hamilton Township, Jackson, Ohio, United States, her father, Ebenezer Mead, was 36 and her mother, Emily M. Gaston, was 29. She married George Marion Yeager on 5 September 1867, in Jackson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Rice, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Sylvia, Reno, Kansas, United States in 1910. She died on 11 November 1916, in Sylvia Township, Reno, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sylvia Cemetery, Sylvia, Reno, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Marion Yeager
1843–1895
Emily Mead
1846–1916
Marriage: 5 September 1867
Stella Yeager
1868–
Effie Yeager
1870–1926
Myron Yeager
1875–
Irvin Harold Yeager
1880–

Spouse and Children

    George Marion Yeager

    Male1843–1895Male

    Female1846–1916Female

MARRIAGE
5 September 1867
Jackson, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    Stella Yeager

    Female1868–Female

    Effie Yeager

    Female1870–1926Female

    Myron Yeager

    Male1875–Male

    Irvin Harold Yeager

    Male1880–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 14

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 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1865

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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 (3)

  • Emma Yeager, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Yeager in household of Marion Yeager, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Emma Yeager, "United States Census, 1900"

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