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0204. Mary H. Meader (1809 - 1876) Gender: F
Born: 1809
Died: 1876

0204. Mary H. Meader (1809 - 1876)
Mary H. Meader, daughter of George F. Meader (1783-1868) [0098] and Charlotte Bromley (b.1784), was born in Easton, NY February 4, 1809 and died January 19, 1876. On January 1, 1825 she married James S. Gorham, a farmer and stonemason living on the Cheese Factory Road near the Robert Meader farm. The original Gorham lands, which had been quite extensive, were reduced from time to time by sale of several parcels which were later part of the Hillman farm. This Gorham family left Easton before the Civil War. One report is that they went to Claverack [?].
The children of Mary Meader and James Gorham, all born in Easton, were:

i. Nathaniel Gorham, born in 1825. He married Elizabeth Hyde. They lived in Green Island, where he was a mechanic in the railway car shops.
ii. Josiah Gorham, born in 1827 and died in 1905. He was a carpenter living in Greenwich. He married Caroline Kenyon, born in 1843 and died in 1903.
iii. Charlotte Gorham, born in 1829.
iv. George Gorham, born in 1831 and died in 1909. He was a merchant in Emporia, KS. There were two children by his first wife; his second wife, Mrs. Susan Weir Cunningham was born in 1848 and died in 1937.
v. Delia Marie Gorham, born in 1833.
vi. Lydia Jane Gorham, born in 1836.
vii. Mary Sophia Gorham, born in 1838.
viii. James Edward Gorham, born in 1841 and died in 1905. He was a Schuylerville paper mill operator. He married Frances Richards, born in 1845 and died in 1905.
ix. Sarah Marie Gorham, born in 1843, died in 1863.
x. Augustus Gorham, born in 1845 and died in 1920. He was a farmer and carpenter lining in Easton, and a Civil War veteran. He married Hattie Barker, she died in 1917.
xi. Fidelia [or Philatea in Bible] Gorham, born in 1848. She married William Groat, a Methodist minister. He held numerous charges including one in Watervliet.
xii. Alonzo Gorham, born in 1850 and died in 1944. He was a blacksmith, skilled in shoeing race horses. He married Ida Turner, and they lived in Loudonville.
- Herrington, 19-23