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David Meriwether
Birth: Oct. 30, 1800
Louisa County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1893
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Senator, governor, surveyor. Participated in the Yellowstone Expedition in 1819-20, a follow-up survey for Lewis and Clark expedition led by Col. John O'Fallon. Served as Kentucky Secretary of State, 1851; U.S. Senator in 1852 following death of Henry Clay and appointed by President Franklin Pierce as Governor of the New Mexico territory, 1853 - 1857. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
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 Parents:
  William Meriwether (1756 - 1842)
  Elizabeth Winslow Meriwether (1768 - 1829)
 
 Spouses:
  Sarah Hoar Leonard Meriwether (1800 - 1859)*
  Jane Cumming Meriwether (1829 - 1876)*
 
 Children:
  Catherine Hardenia Burnley Meriwether Graves (1824 - 1895)*
  William Augustus Meriwether (1825 - 1903)*
  Maria Louisa Meriwether (1827 - ____)*
  David Leonard Meriwether (1829 - 1841)*
  James Beverley Meriwether (1831 - 1899)*
  Edward Meriwether (1833 - 1843)*
  Orlando Raymond Meriwether (1833 - 1899)*
  Elizabeth Winslow Meriwether Williams (1835 - 1902)*
  Mary Leonard Meriwether Bartlett (1837 - 1889)*
  Evelyn Farnham Meriwether (1839 - ____)*
  Helen Hay Meriwether (1840 - ____)*
  David Albert Meriwether (1842 - 1872)*
 
 Sibling:
  David Meriwether (1800 - 1893)
  Albert Gallatin Meriwether (1803 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Nov 22, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6944629
David Meriwether
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