John Meacham

Male 1808 - 1892  (83 years)


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  • Name John Meacham 
    Born 27 Dec 1808 
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Dec 1892 
    Person ID I41162  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Ancestors John Meacham,   b. 7 Aug 1777,   d. 25 Oct 1814  (Age 37 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Polly Harmon,   b. 26 May 1782,   d. 19 Jan 1847  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F15359  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Sarah Maria Brewster,   b. 5 Jul 1814,   d. 6 Oct 1881  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1831  Richland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Milton Harmon Meacham,   b. 25 Mar 1838,   d. 1910  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Isabelle Josephine Meacham,   b. 16 Jul 1832,   d. 26 Nov 1907  (Age 75 years)  [natural]
     3. Antoinette Julia Meacham,   b. 21 Feb 1834,   d. 20 Dec 1916  (Age 82 years)  [natural]
     4. John Stebbins Meacham,   b. 23 Aug 1847  [natural]
    Married: 1x5. Walter Silas Meacham,   b. 27 Jun 1850,   d. 29 Jan 1914  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 29, 1892 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland, December 26th - Last Wednesday about nine o'clock p.m., John Meacham suffered a severe paralytic stroke from which he died last Saturday.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, December 29, 1892 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - In this town, December 24, 1892, of paralysis, John Meacham, aged 84 years.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, January 5, 1893 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Richland - In last week's Democrat was the notice of the death of Deacon John Meacham. His early boyhood was passed in Pulaski. When he was seven years of age he was adopted by Deacon Wood, who about the same time adopted John's cousin, Maria Brewster, of the Brewster settlement, Ellisburg. The two cousins were married when Mr. M. was about twenty-two or three. To them were born five children, Josephine L., who always lived at the home; Mrs. Charles Eastman, of Woodville, Jefferson county; Milton and Walter, who live in the West, and John, who is still at home. Deacon Wood died some thirty odd years ago, and left the farm of some three hundred acres, to his foster children, John and Maria. The farm Mr. M. has lived on all but seven years of his life, and to which he was much attached. It can be very truly said of him that he was emphatically a good man. He was a very affectionate husband and father, and a good neighbor. He was a member of the Congregational church in Pulaski, and one of its strongest pillars. His funeral was attended from his late residence on Tuesday, on what would have been his 84th birthday. The services were conducted by his pastor, Rev. Emmons, of Pulaski. Interment in Pulaski cemetery.