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1012. Solomon Russell Meader (1840 - 1919)
Born: 1840
Died: 1919

1012. Solomon Russell Meader (1840 - 1919)
Solomon Russell Meader, son of Shubael Meader (b.1807) [1011] and Abigail Follett (b.1806), was born at Augusta, ME November 5, 1840 and died at Detroit, MI November 10, 1919. He was living with his uncle John [1028] in 1860. He enlisted at Fort Leavenworth September 1, 1861 and was discharged September 21, 1864 from the Union Army. In 1907 he was living in St. Louis.
He married:

1) Mary Elizabeth Taggart in Kansas in 1860. She left him in 1862.

2) Mary Oxford on February 17, 1868. She was born August 13, 1843 in Indiana and died December 11, 1917. They were recorded in the 1860 Census as then living with four children in Fowler, Benton County, IN.

The children of Solomon Meader and Mary Oxford were:

1031 i. Elvira Meader, born in Kansas in 1869 and died in 1928.
1032 ii. Ella May Meader, born in 1871 and died in 1928.
2460 iii. Hattie Meader, born in Illinois January 6, 1874.
1033 iv. Albert Wilbur Meader, born in Indiana September 15, 1878 and died April 30, 1949.
- Deloris Meader, Bayport, MN
- Albert E. Meader, Los Angeles, CA
- Emily Burneson, Denver CO
- Pension record


Meader Family Plot, Grand View Cemetery