DESCENDANTS OF JACOB MEADOWS

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                              Don Norman

 

 

1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Jacob Meadows was probably born about 1785.  He married a widow,

Nancy (Davis) Roach in St. Thomas Parish, Orange County VA December 8,

1815.  Nancy, a daughter of Lewis and Sarah Davis, was born about 1785

and died in Highland County VA April 16, 1860.

 

Children of Jacob and Nancy (Davis) [Roach] Meadows.

 

  2.  (1). Mitchell D.             b.c.     1817

         Moved to Minnesota

 

  3.  (2). Sarah W.                b.Feb 10 1819

         m.William M. Douglas

 

  4.  (3). Thomas Jefferson        b.Jan 1 1822    d.Feb 22 1862

         m.Phoebe Jane Johns

 

 

4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

     Thomas Jefferson Meadows, a son of Jacob and Nancy (Davis)

[Roach] Meadows, was born in Bath County VA January 1, 1822 died of

pneumonia in service with the Confederate Home Guard February 22,

1862.  He married Phoebe Jane Johns.  Phoebe, a daughter of James and

Sarah (Bodkins) Johns, was born in 1823 and died in Gilmer County WV

September 7, 1898.

    Thomas and brother in Law, William Douglas, jointly owned a farm

in Highland County VA just north of McDowell, VA.  This farm is

located less than five miles from the location of the Civil War battle

of McDowell, which was fought May 8, 1862.

 

Children of Thomas Jefferson and Phoebe Jane (Johns) Meadows.

 

  5.  (1). Nancy Christina         b.Mar 18 1845

          m.William Adam Snider

 

  6.  (2). John Lewis              b.Jul 02 1847   d.Jul 25 1914

          m.Samantha V Webb  Nov 3, 1870 Harrison Co., WV

          m.Eliza Drusilla Webb  Jul 1875  Harrison Co., WV

 

  7.  (3). Mitchell David          b.Feb 23 1850   d.Mar 13 1916

          m.Sarah Ellen Webb   Oct 1 1871  Harrison Co., WV

 

  8.  (4). Sarah M.                b.Apr  9 1853   d.Feb 23 1861

 

  9.  (5). Elizabeth P.            b.Sep  8 1856   d.Feb 17 1861

 

 10.  (6). Thomas Jefferson Jr.    b.Oct 23 1860   d.Jul 28 1916

          m.Sarah Queen   Jan 17 1882 Harrison Co., WV

 

 

6.JOHN LEWIS MEADOWS     4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    John Lewis Meadows, a son of Thomas Jefferson and Phoebe Jane

(Johns) Meadows, was born in Highland County VA July 2, 1847 and died

in gilmer County WV July 25, 1914.

    He served the Confederacy in the Civil War and was captured in

interned at Camp Chase near Columbus, OH.

    John first married Samantha V Webb, a daughter of John and Sarah

Webb.  Later, he married Eliza Drusilla Webb in Harrison County WV in

July 1875.  Eliza, a daughter of Jonas and Dolitha (Caster) Webb, was

born August 1, 1858 and died December 20, 1940.

 

Children of John Lewis and Eliza Drusilla (Webb) Meadows.

 

 11.  (1). Lillie

 

 12.  (2). Gay

 

 13.  (3). daughter

 

 14.  (4). Charles Emmit           b.Jul 15 1889   d.Mar  7 1977

         m.Helen Randolph

 

 15.  (5). Ora (male)

 

 

7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB

MEADOWS

 

     Mitchell David Meadows, a son of Thomas Jefferson and Phoebe Jane

(Johns) Meadows, was born in Higlhand County VA February 23, 1850 and

died in Gilmer County WV March 13, 1916.   He married Sarah Ellen Webb

in Harrison County WV October 1, 1871.  Sarah, a daughter of Jonas and

Dolitha (Caster) Webb, was born October 11, 1854 and died November 1,

1931.  Mitchell is buried in the Meadows Cemetary, near Normantown,

WV.  Sarah is buried in the Hiney Cemetary.

 

Children of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen (Webb) Meadows.

 

 16.  (1). Amanda               b.Aug 27 1872    d.Jun  7 1945

          m.Norman E. Richards  Sep 10 1893  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 17.  (2). Emily Virginia "Em"  b.May 16 1875    d.Apr 14 1961

          m.Jeremiah Robert Minney  Aug 21, 1896  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 18.  (3). Senora Etta "Nora"   b.Aug 27 1878    d.Aug 30 1950

          m.John Wesley Meadows  Nov 6, 1900  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 19.  (4). Myrtle Deletha       b.May 20 1881    d.Aug  6 1929

          m.Ira Minney  Mar 24, 1906  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 20.  (5). Lora Bessie "Dide"   b.Oct  4 1883  d.Mar 29 1971

          m.Mack C. Hardman  Sep 29, 1907

 

 21.  (6). Charley Berkly       b.Mar 18 1885  d.Oct  7 1965

          never married.

 

 22.  (7). Otta Mitchell        b.Jan  7 1890   d.Sep 23 1961

          m.Florice Winemiller  Nov 1, 1911  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 

 23.  (8). Sarah Arabelle       b.Oct  5 1892   d.Sep 18 1980

          m.William Hubert May  Apr 24, 1914  Gilmer Co., WV

 

 24.  (9). Loma Esta            b.Mar  2 1896   d. Sep 22 1978

          m.Hugh Albert Seal.

 

 

10.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS JR.     4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS

1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Thomas Jefferson Meadows Jr., a son of Thomas Jefferson and Phoebe

Jane (Johns) Meadows, was born in Highland County VA October 23, 1860

and died in Harrison County WV July 28, 1936.  He married Sarah

Catherine Queen January 17, 1882.  Sarah, a daughter of Rezin P. and

Rebecca (Clark) Queen, was born March 20, 1866.

 

Children of Thomas Jefferson Jr. and Sarah Catherine (Queen) Meadows.

 

 25.  (1). Thomas Lee              b.Mar  8 1883   d.Jan  2 1952

         m.Minnie Smith

 

 26.  (2). Lona Jane               b.Feb 26 1885   d.Oct  4 1971

         m.Homer Stalnaker

 

 27.  (3). Becka Anna              b.Mar  7 1887   d.Aug 27 1904

 

 28.  (4). Bertie Catherine        b.Dec 29 1889   d.Apr 22 1922

         m.Brooks McNemar

 

 29.  (5). Emma Mae                b.Mar  6 1892   d.Feb 19 1976

         m.Dewitt Strader Apr 29 1914

         m.Ward Hull

 

 30.  (6). Hazel                   b.Nov 25 1894   d.Nov 23 1896

 

 31.  (7). Rosa                    b.Apr  9 1897   d.Oct 29 1906

 

 32.  (8). Oletus                  b.Jan 15 1900   d.Jul 24 1900

 

 33.  (9). Roy                     b.Dec 15 1903

         m.Grace Strader Mar 14 1925

 

 34. (10). Ottie Arvilla           b.Apr 20 1909

         m.Ural Guy Strader Jan 2 1929

 

 

16.AMANDA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS JEFFERSON

MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Amanda Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen

(Webb) Meadows, was born July 27, 1872 and died June 7, 1945. She

married Norman Eches Richards.  Norman was born in VA in 1866 and died

in 1947.

 

Children of Norman Eches and Amanda (Meadows) Richards.

 

 35.  (1). Jessie                                  d.infant

 

 36.  (2). Carl                                    d.infant

 

 37.  (3). Oral J.                 b.       1897   d.       1962

 

 38.  (4). David M.                b.       1900   d.       1971

 

 39.  (5). Earlo                   b.       1911   d.       1971

 

 40.  (6). Clarence                b.Jun  6 1903   d.Apr 19 1985

         m.Bernice Zerelda William Jun 28 1923

 

 41.  (7). Ila Rousch              b.       1905

 

 42.  (8). Graydon                 b.Jan 22 1908

         m.Thelma Yoak Oct 10 1932

 

 

17.EMILY VIRGINIA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Emily Virginia Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sara

Ellen (Webb) Meadows, was born May 16, 1875 and died April 14, 1961.

She married Jeremiah Robert Minney.  Robert, a son of Daniel Mason and

Mary (Shock) Minney, was born October 20, 1869 and died September 17,

1953.

 

Children of Jeremiah Robert and Emma (Meadows) Minney.

 

 43.  (1). Osa                    b.Nov  5 1899

          m.Porter Fae Dobbins

 

 44.  (2). Cray                   b.Nov 19 1903

          m.Juanita Arlou Hawkins

 

 45.  (3). Foster                 b.Dec 20 1905    d.Jul 19 1991

 

 46.  (4). Carl                   b.Oct 22 1907    d.Jan 30 1991

          m.Aileen Lawson

 

 47.  (5). Jesse                  b.Oct 28 1909

          m.Pearl Parsons

 

 48.  (6). Ruth                   b.Sep 24 1918

          m.Howard Fitzsimmons

 

 

18.NORA ETTA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Nora Etta Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen

(Webb) Meadows, was born August 27, 1878 and died August 30, 1950.

She married John Meadows.

 

Children of John and Nora Etta (Meadows) Meadows.

 

 49.  (1). Claude                  b.       1904

          m.Lillie Moore

 

 50.  (2). Dorsie                  b.       1910

          m.Clara Yeager

 

 51.  (3). Cecil                  b.    1916  d.Normandy Invasion WWII

 

 52.  (4). Doy

 

 53.  (5). Inez

 

 

19.MYRTLE DELETHA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Myrtle Deletha Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sarah

Ellen (Webb) Meadows, was born at Lost Creek, Harrison County WV May

20, 1881 and died in Gilmer County WV August 6, 1929.  She married Ira

Minney March 24, 1906.  Ira, a son of Sylvester David and Anetta

(Rogers) Minney, was born in Gilmer County WV January 5, 1881.

    Sometime after Myrtle died, Ira married Myrtle Siers.

 

Children of Ira and Myrtle Deletha (Meadows) Minney.

 

 54.  (1). Ena                    b.Jan  5 1907    d.

          m. Straud Emory Allen Jan 23, 1928

 

 55.  (2). Ina                    b.Dec  3 1908    d.

          m.Holly Francis Cottrill Feb 12, 1935

 

 56.  (3). Infant, stillborn Nov 21, 1910

 

 57.  (4). Rena                   b.Jul 28 1912    d.living 1987

          m.Don Lambert Oct 9, 1939

 

 58.  (5). Infant, stillborn Oct 16, 1914

 

 59.  (6). Ressie                 b.Nov 17 1915    d.living 1987

          m.Emma Jean Helmick Oct 30, 1943

 

 60.  (7). Cressie                b.Nov 17 1915    d.living 1987

          m.Ernest Albert Hunt  Sep 28, 1941

 

 61.  (8). Ira Renis              b.Oct 12 1921    d.living 1987

          m.Blanche Christine Legg  Feb 14, 1948

 

 

20.LORA BESSIE MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Lora Bessie "Did" Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell D. and Sarah

Ellen (Webb) Meadows, was born October 4, 1883 and died March 29,

1971.  She married Mack C. Hardman September 29, 1907.  Mack, a son of

Henry Green and Florinda Alice (Woodford) Hardman, was born June 26,

1881 and died November 11, 1964.

 

Children of Mack C. and Lora Bessie "Did" (Meadows) Hardman.

 

 62.  (1). Charley Harper          b.Apr 28 1909   d.Oct 22 1986

         m.Martha Worchman

 

 63.  (2). Lyle Mack               b.Dec  2 1911

         m.Leo Rollyson

 

 64.  (3). John Lee                b.Apr 25 1914

         m.Madelyn Knight

         m.Madeline ------

 

 65.  (4). Glen Ross               b.Mar 19 1916   d.Apr 13 1977

         m.Verna Ruth Yoak Aug 10 1943

 

 66.  (5). Earl Vance              b.Dec 14 1918

         m.Emilia Brocker

         m.Pauline Younker

 

 67.  (6). Rex Faye                b.Jun  8 1922

         m.Lorene Britton

 

 68.  (7). Troy Clay               b.Sep 11 1924   d.Apr  6 1983

         m.Jean Nicholson

         m.Nova Duelley

 

 

22.OTTA MITCHELL MEADOWS    7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Otta Mitchell Meadows, a son of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen

(Webb) Meadows, was born January 7, 1890 and died September 23, 1961.

He married Florice Winemiller November 1, 1911.  Florice, a daughter

of Milford David and Anna Stein (Taylor) Winemiller, was born in 1891

and died in 1950.

 

Children of Otta Mitchell and Florice (Winemiller) Meadows.

 

 69.  (1). Zona

         m.Lee Wetzel

 

 70.  (2). Madge

         m.Glen Hines

 

 

23.SARAH BELL MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Sarah Bell Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen

(Webb) Meadows, was born October 5, 1892.  She married William Hubert

"Hube" May, April 25, 1914.

 

Children of William Hubert and Sarah Bell (Meadows) May.

 

 71.  (1). Russell                 b.Sep 09 1914  d.Dec 03 1975

          m.Clara Yeager

 

 72.  (2). Dorothy May             b.Aug 21 1917

          m.Charles Oakley Hopkins  Dec 05, 1938 Gilmer Co., WV

          m.Fred Wiant

          m.Walter Brown  May 7, 1966

 

 73.  (3). Iva                     b.Jun 29 1920

          m.Ed Miller

 

 

24.LOMA ESTA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Loma Esta Meadows, a daughter of Mitchell David and Sarah Ellen

(Webb) Meadows, was born March 2, 1896.  She married Hugh Albert Seal.

 

Children of Hugh Albert and Loma Esta (Meadows) Seal.

 

 74.  (1). Ruby

 

 

25.THOMAS LEE MEADOWS     10.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS JR.     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS     1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Thomas Lee Meadows, a son of Thomas Jefferson Jr. and Sarah

Catherine (Queen) Meadows, was born March 8, 1883 and died January 2,

1952.  He married Minnie Smith.

 

Children of Thomas Lee and Minnie (Smith) Meadows.

 

 75.  (1). Irene                   b.Apr  1 1916

         m.DeWitt Smith

 

 

33.ROY MEADOWS     10.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS JR.     4.THOMAS

JEFFERSON MEADOWS     1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Roy Meadows, a son of Thomas Jefferson Jr. and Sarah Catherine

(Queen) Meadows, was born December 15, 1903.  He married Grace Strader

March 14, 1925.  Grace, a daughter of Willis Irvin and Julia Ann

(Rexroad) Strader, was born February 23, 1907.

 

Children of Roy and Grace (Strader) Meadows.

 

 76.  (1). Hazel

         m.Robert Melton

 

 77.  (2). John Thomas             b.Jan  2 1928

         m.Marie ------ Apr 1948

 

 

34.OTTIE ARVILLA MEADOWS     10.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS JR.

4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Ottie Arvilla Meadows, a daughter of Thomas Jefferson Jr. and

Sarah Catherine (Queen) Meadows, was born April 20, 1909.  She married

Ural Guy Strader January 2, 1929.  Guy, a son of Willis Irvin and

Julia Ann (Rexroad) Strader, was born November 10, 1904.

 

children of Ural Guy and Ottie Arvilla (Meadows) Strader.

 

 78.  (1). Hartzel Guy

 

 79.  (2). Julia Anna

 

 80.  (3). Herman Eugene

 

 81.  (4). Arthur Holt

 

 82.  (5). Ethel May

 

 83.  (6). Eldon Lynn                              d.infant

 

 

49.CLAUDE MEADOWS    18.NORA ETTA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS

 4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Claude Meadows, a son of John and Nora Etta (Meadows) Meadows, was

born in Gilmer County WV in 1904.  He married Lillie Moore.

 

Children of Claude and Lillie (Moore) Meadows.

 

 84.  (1). Willard L.              b.       1929   d.Dec  9 1995

         m.?

 

 85.  (2). Wayne

 

 86.  (3). Mary

         m.------- Skeen

 

 

50.DORSIE MEADOWS    18.NORA ETTA MEADOWS     7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS

    4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB MEADOWS

 

    Dorsie Meadows, a son of John and Nora Etta (Meadows) Meadows, was

born in Gilmer County WV in 1910.  He married Clara Yeager.

 

Known children of Dorsie and Clara (Yeager) Meadows.

 

 87.  Deborah Kay                  b.May 11 1956

         m.Jeffrey Arlan Stewart

 

 

84.WILLARD L. MEADOWS    49.CLAUDE MEADOWS    18.NORA ETTA MEADOWS    

7.MITCHELL DAVID MEADOWS    4.THOMAS JEFFERSON MEADOWS    1.JACOB

MEADOWS

 

    Willard L. Meadows, a son of Claude and Lillie (Moore) Meadows,

was born in Gilmer County WV in 1929 and died in Jackson County WV

December 9, 1995.

 

Children of Willard L. Meadows.

 

 88.  (1). Steven

 

 89.  (2). Sonja

         m.----- Barthalow

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Allen, Connie, Meadows family group sheets

Anonymous, "Descendants of Barnes Newton Smith"

"Gilmer County WV History 1845-1989" pp.175,176,180,288

?Lewis County WV, Her People and Places? 2000, pp. 200, 201

Strader, Hartzel G., Jacob Meadows family group sheets

Norman, Don and Donna Brady, "Descendants of Jonas Webb"

Norman, Don, "Descendants of Charles Queen", "Descendants of Norman

Richards", "Descendants of Daniel Minney", "Descendants of Joseph

Hardman"

1920 Gilmer County WV census

The Glenville Democrat Dec 14 1995, Nov 23 2000