John Meredith

about 1796–
Henry, Virginia, United States

The Life of John

When John Meredith was born about 1796, in Henry, Virginia, United States, his father, James Meredith Jr, was 49 and his mother, Mary Crews, was 44.

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Family Time Line

James Meredith Jr
1747–1823
Mary Crews
1752–1823
Joseph Norfleet Meredith
1760–1813
David Meredith
1769–1864
Elijah Meredith
1773–1835
Nancy Meredith
1778–
Martha Meredith
1783–
Lucy Meredith
1785–1860
Jane Meredith
1789–
Rhoda Meredith
1794–
John Meredith
1796–
Susannah Meredith
1798–
Elisha Meredith
1772–1862
James Meredith
1775–1865
William Meredith Sr.
1775–
Sarah Meredith
1775–
Mary Polly Meredith
1778–1833
Elizabeth Meredith
1779–1870
Elisha Meredith
1780–
Elizabeth Meredith
1784–
Nancy Meredith
1784–
Hannah Meredith
1787–1883
Jane Meredith
1809–1849
Joanna Meredith
1816–

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 7

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 16

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

Name Meaning

Welsh: from the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean ‘pomp, splendor’ and the second is iudd ‘lord’.

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

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