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Hope Colyer "Colyer" Meriwether
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1858
Clarks Hill
McCormick County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1920

Colyer Meriwether, educator, was born at Clark's Hill, S.C.; son of Nicholas and Emily (Collier) Meriwether; grandson of Thomas and Margaret (Barksdale) Meriwether and of Hillary Mosely and Frances (Quarles) Collier, and a descendant of William Meriwether (born 1751) and of Joseph Collier (born 1749). He attended Furman university, Greenville, S. C., and Vanderbilt university, Nashville, Tenn., and was graduated from Johns Hopkins university, A.B., 1886, Ph.D., 1893. He was in the employ of the educational department of the Japanese government in Sendai, Japan, 1889-92. He was married in 1893, to Elizabeth S. Quynn, of Frederick, Md. He was elected a member of the Asiatic society of Japan and of the American Historical association, and secretary and treasurer of the Southern History association, Washington, D.C.  He is the author of: History of Higher Education in South Carolina (1889); Date Masamune and His Embassy to Rome; Asiatic Society of Japan (1892), and articles in leading periodicals.

The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans
By Rossiter Johnson, John Howard Brown, Boston, 1904

 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicholas Meriwether (1821 - 1878)
  Emily Collier Meriwether (1825 - 1905)
 
 Spouses:
  Elizabeth S. Quinn Meriwether (1866 - 1903)
  Mona Isabel Nelson Jefferson (1885 - 1930)
  Mona N. Jefferson (1890 - 1931)
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Meriwether (1853 - 1893)*
  Thomas Meriwether (1856 - 1950)*
  Hope Colyer Meriwether (1858 - 1920)
  Amy Louise Meriwether Adams (1864 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: TMSI [9597]
 
Burial:
Asbury Cemetery
Clarks Hill
McCormick County
South Carolina, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Kathy Cave Wells
Record added: Oct 05, 2011
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8th cousin 6x removed of Anna
- Anna 823
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012
 
 
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