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0194. Charles T. Meader (1818 - 1909) Gender: M
Born: September 17, 1818 in Nantucket
Died: October 14, 1909 in California

0194. Charles T. Meader (1818 - 1909)
Charles T. Meader, son of Reuben Meader (1794-1881) [0094] and Sarah Swain (1795-1879), was born September 17, 1818, probably on Nantucket, and died in California October 14, 1909. He was a cooper. His intention to marry Sarah Maria Bliss, daughter of Joseph Bliss and Sarah Orne, born June 2, 1818 and died June 23, 1883, was declared December 6, 1840.
He sailed from Nantucket on the ship Sarah Parker, arriving in San Francisco in November, 1849. They were both in California in 1853. Apparently the two older children were left behind when their parents moved to California, and were educated in Boston and lived with their grandparents in North Easton, Bristol, MA.
In California Charles Meader was a trader in company with his father. From 1862 through 1868 the California City Directories list “Meader & Lolor & Co. Importing & Shipping Merchants.” [Charles T. Meader and Charles P. Lolor] and “Meader, Charles T. house: Stockton.”
Sarah Bliss Meader died in Butte, MT, probably while living there with her son, Charles.
The children of Charles Meader and Sarah Bliss were:

1693 i. Ellen L. Meader, born November 22, 1841.
0328 ii. Joseph Bliss Meader, born January 25, 1844 and died August 24, 1890.
0329 iii. Charles T. Meader, born September 2, 1857 and died October 14, 1929.
- Jane Meader Nye, Ballston Lake, NY
- AAMeader, #148
- John D. Meader, Florida
- Barney Records, 185
- NHA, II, 320
- Littlehale, Frederick H, 61
- Haskins, Charles W, 464