|Birth: ||May 7, 1822|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 1914|
Death of John A Meade on 11 Mar 1914
From the Hannibal Evening Courier Post, Thursday, March 12, 1914
J. A. Meade Dies at Daughter's Home
Funeral Will be Friday Afternoon—Services by Rev. E. J. Babb.
At 7:50 o'clock last evening John A. Meade passed away at the home of his daughter Mrs. T. J. Cousins, 2002 Hope Street. He was 91 years and 10 months old. He had been in poor health for some time.
Mr. Meade was born at Youngsville, Pa., May 7, 1822. For a number of years he was a pilot on the Ohio River among the lumbermen. He came to Missouri in 1854. He stopped first at Hannibal, then moved near Palmyra and worked on the first South river railroad bridge on the Hannibal and St. Joe while this railroad was being built. After this he went to Walnut Springs and worked in the saw mills. Later he opened a wagon shop at the same place and finally moved to Hunnewell where he follow his occupation. In 1875 Mr. Meade came to Hannibal and had resided here ever since.
Mr. Meade's wife died in 1905. He was the father of nine children, eight girls and one boy, all but three of who have passed away. The living are Mrs. T. J. Cousins, which whom he made his home; Mrs. F. H. Reynolds of 1700 Chestnut Street, and Mrs. Ida Johnson of Manila, Philippine Islands.
Funeral services will be Friday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. El J. Babb, pastor of the Hope Street Methodist Church, of which Mr. Meade had been a member for many years. Rev. Babb will be assisted by Rev. W. P. Wynn, pastor of the Arch Street Methodist Church. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Asahel Mead (1791 - 1880)
Susan Vail Micker Mead (1799 - 1874)
Julia Ann Mead Siggins (1818 - 1875)*
Catherine Croker Mead (1820 - 1875)**
John A Mead (1822 - 1914)
Asel Mead (1834 - 1899)**
Eliza Jane Mead Frazier (1837 - 1921)*
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Rick & Christina Mead
Record added: Nov 30, 2011
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