Anson Mead

25 April 1841–1916 (Age 74)
Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life of Anson

When Anson Mead was born on 25 April 1841, in Saratoga, New York, United States, his father, Lewis Mead, was 47 and his mother, Sarah Huested, was 38. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Cornelia Mead. He lived in Glenville, Schenectady, New York, United States for about 30 years. He died in 1916, in Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Burnt Hills, Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anson Mead
1841–1916
Cornelia Mead
1842–
Russel Mead
1866–
Atwood Mead
1868–1943
Ada Mead
1870–

Spouse and Children

    Male1841–1916Male

    Cornelia Mead

    Female1842–Female

children

(3)

    Russel Mead

    Male1866–Male

    Atwood Mead

    Male1868–1943Male

    Ada Mead

    Female1870–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 22

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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)

  • Anson Mead in household of Louisa M Wheeler, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anson Miad, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Anson A Mead, "New York State Census, 1905"

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