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0393. Charles Carroll Meader (1843 - 1930) Gender: M
Born: 1843
Died: 1930

0393. Charles Carroll Meader (1843 - 1930)
Charles Carroll Meader, son of Nathan Avery Meader (1817-p.1874) [0258] and Mary Ann Lamphere (1816-1853), was born in Lyme, NH January 29, 1843 and died in Sandstone, MN May 14, 1930. According to the 1850 Census he was then living at the County Poor Farm in Newbury. He attended school in Newbury from there in 1851-3. In 1854 or 1855 he went to live with his grandfather, Daniel Meader [0133]. His uncle, John A. Meader [0256], was appointed his guardian May 14, 1861.
He enlisted for the Civil War at Wells River, VT. He joined the 3rd Regiment, Company C, Vermont Volunteers on June 1, 1861. He was wounded in the leg, in the engagements at Fredericksburg and Banks Ford on the 3rd and 4th of May, 1863. He spent time in the hospital at Burlington, VT, and was discharged July 27, 1864. After he married Susanna Harper that August, they moved to Newbury, then to Burlington, where their third child was born. From there they moved westward to live in several places: Rockford, IL; Lakeport City, IA; Greene, IA; Wadena, MN (according to the 1880 and 1885 Censuses); Hinckley, MN; Sandstone, MN; Duluth; Chicago; Partridge, IL; and back to Sandstone until his death.
He married:

1) Susanna Harper in the Methodist Church, Burlington, VT on August 23, 1864. She was born June 2, 1843 in Dundee, Scotland and died October 4, 1894 in Duluth.

The children of Charles Meader and Susanna Harper were:

i. Unnamed daughter, born at Newbury, VT June 7, 1865 and died two days later.
0495 ii. Emma Gertrude Meader, born at Newbury September 17, 1866.
0496 iii. George Benjamin Meader, born at Burlington, VT February 28, 1868.
0497 iv. Martha Jane Meader, born September 28, 1869.
v. John William Meader, born at Greene, Iowa December 14, 1872 and died June 4, 1885 at Wadena, Minn. from a fall from a tree.
0498 vi. Blanche Meader, born September 4, 1875.
2) Etta Maude Kessler December 9, 1898 in the Presbyterian Church at Sandstone, MN. She was born March 21, 1881 [Volume II shows March, 1862] in Huntley, MN and died January 30, 1945 in Sandstone.

The children of Charles Meader and Etta Kessler were:

0499 vii. Marion Meader, born February 27, 1900.
0500 viii. Victor Meader, born September 26, 1906.
1980 ix. Eunice Meader, born in April, 1916.
0501 x. Alice Meader, born July 21, 1902.
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- Deloris Meader, Bayport, MN