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Christopher Meads
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1852
Death: Nov. 6, 1869
Daviess County
Indiana, USA

He is the son of William Coleman Meads and Sarah Grow.

New Albany Ledger
November 15, 1869
Page 1
Column 7

DROWNED.— On Saturday the 6th inst., Christopher Meads, a young man about 18 years of age, son of William Meads, was drowned in Swan Pond, about six miles northwest of town. His father had killed some ducks in the pond, and Christopher went after them in an old canoe which capsized with him a short distance from the shore. Life was extinct before his body could be recovered. His father in attempting to rescue him, came very near sharing his fate. —Davies County Democrat.

Death notice contributed by Cliff Doel.
Family links: 
  William Coleman Meade (1824 - 1898)
  Sarah Grow Meade (1828 - 1914)
  Alfred Davis Meade (1844 - 1910)**
  Joseph Hays Meads (1846 - 1930)**
  Christopher Meads (1852 - 1869)
  William C Mead (1857 - 1927)*
  Rosseau Meade (1862 - 1923)*
  Sentana W. Meade (1865 - 1942)*
  Emanuel S. Meade (1872 - 1948)*
*Calculated relationship
Christopher Meads
Died November 6, 1869
Aged 17 years, 1 month
Son of W.G. and S. Meads
Note: Birthdate is calculated
Bethany Cemetery
Daviess County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section B
Created by: Brittany Hewitt
Record added: May 31, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111537813


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