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0158. Benjamin Meader (1822 - 1892) Gender: M
Born: 1822
Died: 1892

0158. Benjamin Meader (1822 - 1892)
Benjamin Meader, son of Stephen Meader (1782-1856) [0062] and Sarah Whitehouse (1780-1858), was born December 17, 1822 in Rochester, NH and died on February 20, 1892, probably in Rochester, in his 70th year. On October 5, 1845 he married Mary Atwood, daughter of Harris and Mary Atwood, who was born September 10, 1816 and died May 31, 1890. She. was from Providence, RI, and they lived there for several years before moving back to the homestead at Rochester.
The child of Benjamin Meader and Mary Atwood was:
0287 i. Edward H. Meader, born March 12, 1847 and died June 23, 1894.

“Benjamin, and his wife Mary Meader & Asa Meader.......for the consideration of 31 dollars paid by The Rochester Aquaduct and Water Company....assign the right to lay its pipes on line now existing in the town of Rochester” They were instrumental in giving land when Rochester first created the city water supply.
- Stratford County, NH Deeds book 286 Page 338
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