Mary Johanna Meade

18 May 1882–8 November 1970 (Age 88)
Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States

The Life of Mary Johanna

When Mary Johanna Meade was born on 18 May 1882, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States, her father, William Meade, was 38 and her mother, Rosina A. Nichols, was 27. She married Henry James Flavin about 1912, in Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 8 November 1970, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry James Flavin
Mary Johanna Meade
Marriage: about 1912
Henry Mead Flavin

Spouse and Children

about 1912
Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Meade


    Rosina A. Nichols





    Rosina Antoinette Meade



    Hortense E. Meade


    Thomas Scott Meade


World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 12

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 23

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of English Mead .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary J Meade in household of Rosina Meade, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary J Meade in household of Rosina Meade, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Meade in household of William Meade, "United States Census, 1900"

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