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0210. Joshua Field Meader (1806 - 1872)
Born: 1806
Died: 1872

0210. Joshua Field Meader (1806 - 1872)
Joshua Field Meader, son of Valentine Meader (1777-1837 [0106] and Phebe Hoag (1783-1816), was born September 10, 1806, probably in Ferrisburg, VT, and died May 29, 1872. March 7, 1827 he married Jemima R. Knight, daughter of Abel and Mary Knight of Lincoln, VT. She was born April 18, 1806 and died in January, 1897.
Joshua Meader was a carpenter. He and his family were recorded in the Lincoln Friends Meeting records of the late 1820s. He received a Certificate of Removal from Ferrisburg to Berwick, ME January 29, 1834 together with his wife Jemima and two children. They returned to Ferrisburg two years later, that Certificate of Removal dated January 21, 1836. July 27, 1843 they and Valentine received a Certificate of Removal from Ferrisburg to Starksboro. At the time of the 1860 census they lived in Mount Gilead Township, Morrow County, OH. They seem to have moved there about 1854.
[Note: Volume II has this information: He settled in Vermont, where all the children were born. Later he moved to Poplar Ridge, Cayuga, New York.]
The children of Joshua Meader and Jemima Knight were:

0364 i. Phebe Jane Meader, born July 2, 1828 and died January 8, 1860.
0365 ii. William Carey Meader, born June 11, 1832.
0366 iii. Valentine Joshua Meader, born May 13, 1841 and died December 7, 1892.
0367 iv. Ellen Eliza Meader, born May 22, 1847 and died March 18, 1874.
2657 v. Julia Taber Meader, born in Vermont in 1853.
2658 vi. William Meader, born in Ohio in 1855.
- AAMeader, $149
- 1860 Census
- Ferrisburg church records
- Deloris Meader, Bayport, MN