Vera L. Meadors

19 December 1891–9 January 1994 (Age 102)
Red River, Texas, United States

The Life of Vera L.

When Vera L. Meadors was born on 19 December 1891, in Red River, Texas, United States, her father, Joseph Henry Meador, was 50 and her mother, Susan Emma Cook, was 28. She had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Oliver Chester Best. She lived in Dill City, Washita, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Cordell Township, Washita, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 January 1994, in Washita, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 102.

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Oliver Chester Best
Vera L. Meadors
Nova Odessa Best
Coy Thomas Best
Aldena Orena Best
Laverna Best

Spouse and Children



    Nova Odessa Best


    Coy Thomas Best


    Aldena Orena Best


    Laverna Best


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Henry Meador


    Susan Emma Cook




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World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 3

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 27

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Meader .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Vera L Best in household of Oliver J Best, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vera L Best in household of Oliver C Best, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Vera L Best in household of Oliver C Best, "United States Census, 1910"

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