Henry J Meadows

10 September 1871–19 June 1944 (Age 72)
Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Henry J

When Henry J Meadows was born on 10 September 1871, in Mount Vernon, Jefferson, Illinois, United States, his father, George Martin Meadows, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Keziah Cowger, was 21. He married Samantha E. Bunce on 5 March 1891, in Lawrence, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Strawberry, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Black River Township, Lawrence, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 19 June 1944, in Arkansas Post, Arkansas, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Henry J Meadows
Samantha E. Bunce
Marriage: 5 March 1891
Jessie J. Meadows
Roy George Robert Meadows
Juddie Johnnie Meadows
Lela M. Meadows

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 March 1891Lawrence, Arkansas, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 1
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1877 · The First Workers Strike
    Age 6
    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
    1892 · The Chicago Canal
    Age 21
    The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meadow , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Henry Meaders in household of George Meaders, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Henry Meadows, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"
    • Henry J Meadows, "United States Census, 1920"

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