Beatrice Goodwin Meads

28 March 1895–20 March 1971 (Age 76)
Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Beatrice Goodwin

When Beatrice Goodwin Meads was born on 28 March 1895, in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Job Meads, was 43 and her mother, Hattie Eliza Goodwin, was 22. She lived in Dover, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States in 1900 and Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States for about 30 years. She died on 20 March 1971, in Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Job Meads
1852–1911
Hattie Eliza Goodwin
1873–1954
Beatrice Goodwin Meads
1895–1971
Frank Flavell Meads
1899–1958

Parents and Siblings

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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.
1905 · Treaty of Portsmouth Signed

Age 10

The Treaty of Portsmouth was signed on September 5, 1905 and officially brought a conclusion to the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Mead 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Beatrice G Meads in household of Addie Meads, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Beatrice Meades in household of Hattie E Meades, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Beatrice G Meads in household of Jobes Meads, "United States Census, 1910"

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