Meade Thomas Hargiss Sr.

5 September 1895–7 June 1988 (Age 92)
Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Meade Thomas

When Meade Thomas Hargiss Sr. was born on 5 September 1895, in Crawford, Kansas, United States, his father, Thomas F Hargiss, was 40 and his mother, Nancy E Clark, was 33. He married Julia Baldwin Wayland about 1912. He lived in Sheridan Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 7 June 1988, in Riverside, California, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Meade Thomas Hargiss Sr.
Julia Baldwin Wayland
Marriage: about 1912

Spouse and Children

about 1912

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas F Hargiss


    Nancy E Clark




    Leonard Clark Hargiss


    Charles Vernon Hargiss



    Daniel F Hargiss



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 11

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Harris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Meade F Hargiss in household of Thomas Hargiss, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Meade Hargiss in household of Thomas F Hargiss, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Meade Thomas Hargiss Sr. - Government record: birth: 5 September 1895; Crawford, Kansas, United States

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