Walter M. Meacham

March 1884–26 July 1911 (Age 27)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Walter M.

When Walter M. Meacham was born in March 1884, in North Dakota, United States, his father, Justin S Meacham, was 25 and his mother, Martha E. Upton, was 21. He married Nora I. Gould on 22 July 1905, in Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States. He lived in Central Lake, Antrim, Michigan, United States in 1900 and Detroit Ward 3, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910. He died on 26 July 1911, in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Boyne City, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States.

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Walter M. Meacham
Nora I. Gould
Marriage: 22 July 1905

Spouse and Children

22 July 1905
Charlevoix, Charlevoix, Michigan, United States

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    Martha E. Upton




World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 3

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."

Age 5

North Dakota is the 39th state.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 12

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Machen . This is a late (17th-century) form.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter M Meacham, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Meacham in household of Justin Meacham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Walter M. Meacham, "Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925"

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