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Cowles Crowder Mead
Birth: Oct. 18, 1776
Staunton City
Virginia, USA
Death: May 17, 1844
Clinton
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Territorial Governor of Mississippi. Born in Virginia, Mead moved to Georgia, where he served the state as a U.S. Representative, and then on to Mississippi, where he served as Territorial Governor. In addition to having been known for ordering the arrest of Aaron Burr in 1807 (Burr was acquitted), Mead was known for his lavish landscaping and is credited with having introduced bermuda grass to the U.S. (bio by: NatalieMaynor) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Mead (1727 - 1805)
  Martha Cowles Stith Mead (1749 - 1804)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Lilly Mills Mead (1797 - 1834)
  Mary Ann Martha Green Mead (1791 - 1828)*
  Mary Overaker Magruder Mead (1796 - 1879)*
 
 Children:
  Cowles Green Mead (1818 - 1849)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stith Mead (1767 - 1834)**
  Cowles Crowder Mead (1776 - 1844)
  Elizabeth Meade Gordon (1785 - 1838)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cowles Mead Cemetery
Clinton
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobby
Record added: Sep 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11806114
Cowles Crowder Mead
Added by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
 
Cowles Crowder Mead
Added by: NatalieMaynor
 
Cowles Crowder Mead
Added by: NatalieMaynor
 
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- Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
 Added: Aug. 8, 2014

- elaine bailey
 Added: Oct. 18, 2013

- Tom A. Hawk
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