Anne Maitland “Annie” <I>Lyon</I> Meachum

Anne Maitland “Annie” Lyon Meachum

Birth
Rockingham, Richmond County, North Carolina, USA
Death 28 Oct 1987 (aged 83)
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 76541872 · View Source
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Daughter of Lilly Lee Gibson and Edward Lillington Lyon. Her maternal grandparents were Anna Peter Hanner and Jeptha Dawkins Gibson. Paternal grandparents were Fannie Maittanie Small and the Rev. James Thomas Lyon.

After her mother's death in 1917, Annie went to live with her mother's brother, Robert H. Gibson, and his wife, Mary McLeod, in Ellerbe, Richmond County NC. Robert was Postmaster of the Mineral Springs district. Her siblings lived with other extended family.

In 1925, Annie began training as a Registered Nurse at Anson Sanitorium Training School for Nurses in Wadesboro, Anson County NC. She graduated the 3-year program in 1928 and received her nurse's license on April 23, 1929 (NC RN License #10051).

In 1929, Annie married Joseph Rufus Meachum from Anson County. They lived in Wadesboro. Rufus owned a furniture store. In addition to working as a Registered Nurse, she also was a saleslady at her husband's store.

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  • Created by: JTerry ღ
  • Added: 15 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76541872
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Anne Maitland “Annie” Lyon Meachum (13 Sep 1904–28 Oct 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76541872, citing Eastview Cemetery, Wadesboro, Anson County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by JTerry ღ (contributor 47030398) .