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Ezra Meech
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- Tom A. Hawk
 Added: Jul. 26, 2014
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Sep. 23, 2013
 

- Barb Destromp
 Added: Nov. 24, 2012
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Nov. 5, 2009
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Jul. 26, 2008
 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
- brenda joyce
 Added: Jul. 26, 2008
 
Hon. Ezra MEECH was born in Connecticut in 1773, and emigrated with his father and family to Hinesburg, Vt., in 1785. During all his early life, wherever he was, he actively engaged in hunting and trapping, and made frequent journeys to Canada to dispose of his furs. In 1795 he opened a store at Charlotte Four Corners, and in 1800 married Mary McNEIL. In 1806 he purchased the old farm of Moses PIERSON, near the lake in Shelburne, and removed to that place, where he kept a small store for years, and engaged in the trading of furs and manufacture of potash. About 1810 he began lumbering extensively, and dealt chiefly in oak timber, which he took to the Quebec market. He was interrupted during the War of 1812, being then engaged in supplying the American army with provisions. He filled many offices of trust in the town, representing it in the Legislature, and was for several years county judge. He was also elected to the national House of Representatives in 1819 and again in 1825. In 1830, 1831 and 1832 he was the unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor. In 1833 he became a member of the Methodist church. He was at the time of his death, September 23, 1856, about the largest landholder in the State, his land numbering about 3,500 acres.History of Chittenden County, Vermont With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of Its Prominent Men and PioneersEdited By W. S. Rann, Syracuse, N. Y.D. Mason & Co., Publishers, 1886Page 670-684.Transcribed by Karima Allison ~ 2004
- Barb Destromp
 Added: Nov. 9, 2007
 
Meech Lot, side 1: Ezra Meech and wife Mary. side 2: children of Ezra and Mary: Jane Ann wife of Joseph Warner and Mary wife of Wm Moody. side 3: Children of E and M: Jane and William. Side 4: Children of E and M: James, Ellen and William
- Barb Destromp
 Added: Nov. 8, 2007
 
Rest in Peace, Ezra.
- Mary
 Added: Jul. 15, 2007
 

- Mellissa Lake Co. Illinois
 Added: Sep. 23, 2006
 
Happy Birthday to you.
- Just another taphophile
 Added: Jul. 26, 2006
 
 

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