William Tolliver Meador

27 July 1834–27 June 1873 (Age 38)
Giles, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of William Tolliver

When William Tolliver Meador was born on 27 July 1834, in Giles, Virginia, United States, his father, William Moody Meador, was 25 and his mother, Celia Ann Ellison, was 24. He married Virginia Ann Gwinn on 16 June 1856, in Greenbrier, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Jumping Branch Twp, Mercer, West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Jumping Branch, Summers, West Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 27 June 1873, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 38.

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William Tolliver Meador
Virginia Ann Gwinn
Marriage: 16 June 1856
Celia Rachel Meador
Mary Elizabeth Meador
Erastus Everett Meador
Joanna Belle Meador
Webster B. Meader
Virginia M. Meador
Zeta A Meader
Not Named Meador
Grace Truman Meador
Wade C Meador

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 2
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 10
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
Age 12
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meader .

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

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Sources (28)

  • William T Meadows, "United States Census, 1880"
  • William T Meador, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William S Meador in household of William M Meador, "United States Census, 1850"

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