Betsy Mead

6 February 1802–8 October 1881 (Age 79)
Chester, Chester, Orange, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Betsy

When Betsy Mead was born on 6 February 1802, in Chester, Chester, Orange, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Mead, was 33 and her mother, Deborah Mead, was 31. She married James McBride in 1818, in Livingston, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pike, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 8 October 1881, in Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hyrum City Cemetery, Hyrum, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James McBride
Betsy Mead
Marriage: 1818
Henrietta McBride
Reuben D McBride
Harlum McBride
George McBride
Roxena McBride
James McBride Jr.
Oliver Stephen McBride
Nathaniel Knight McBride

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1818Livingston, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Pike, Illinois, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 23
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English:topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Middle English mede ‘meadow’ (Old English mǣd), or a habitational name from one or more of the many places so named, such as Meads in Harford (Devon).perhaps from Middle English mede ‘mead, alcoholic drink of fermented honey and water’, possibly denoting one who was fond of the drink or who made or sold mead. Compare Meader .

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

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    Life Story of Betsy Mead McBride

    LIFE STORY OF BETSY MEAD McBRIDE Betsy Mead was born 6 February 1802 in Chester, Washington, New York, the eighth of 12 children born to her parents Isaac Mead and Deborah Mead (her parent …

    Sources (33)

    • Betsy Mcbride, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Betsy Mead in entry for Oliver S. Mc Bride, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Betsy Mc Bride, "United States Census, 1860"

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