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0322. Myron Elliott Meader (1841 - 1920)
Born: 1841
Died: 1920

0322. Myron Elliott Meader (1841 - 1920)
Myron Elliott Meader, son of Ezekiel Elliott Meader (1814-1896) [0185] and Lydia Felker (1815-1906), was born March 17, 1841, probably in Milan, IN, and died April 14, 1920 in Sacramento, CA. March 17, 1863 at Decorah, he married Mary Louise Powell, born July 8, 1843 in Chatus [Chatham?], NY and who died in 1917. Her name is given as Louisa M. on her gravestone.
When he came of age his father gave him eighty acres of land in Hesper, IA, enough timber to fence it, a yoke of oxen and a suit of clothes. He served two years during the Civil War in the 12th Regiment of Iowa Infantry, from March 29, 1864 to his discharge at Memphis, January 20, 1866. He was in several battles and with Sherman in the March to the Sea.
The children of Myron Meader and Mary Powell were:

1930 i. Charles Elliott Meader, born March 8, 1864 and died February 10, 1937 in Sacramento.
0436 ii. Nellie May Meader, born September 16, 1868.
1931 iii. Roy Stacy Meader, born July 16, 1876.
1932 iv. Harry Richmond Meader, born June 7, 1883 and died June 24, 1932 in Sacramento.
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