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1046. Nathan Purinton Meader (1843 - 1900) Gender: M
Born: 1843
Died: 1900

1046. Nathan Purinton Meader (1843 - 1900)
Nathan Purinton Meader, son of Gideon Meader (1816-1868) [0234] and Louisa Purinton (1820-1900), was born in Waukesha Co., WI January 2, 1843 and died August 2, 1900 at Auburn, NE. He was buried in the Baptist Cemetery at Highland. He married Mary Elizabeth McKee May 26, 1863 at Springvale, WI. She was born April 1, 1840 at Peru, Clinton, NY the daughter of Hiram McKee and Urania Munson Allen, and died at Roseburg, Oregon March 8, 1917. Nathan Meader's obituary read:
“N. P. Meader was born in Waukesha County January 2, 1843 and at an early age moved with his parents to Fond du Lac County. At the age of 19 he taught a district school. May 26, 1863 he married Mary E. McKee of Utica, NY. [...] In June, 1864 he left Wisconsin for Iowa where he took a homestead four miles southwest of Alagona, but came to Nebraska in 1865 where he again taught school in connection with farming for several years. He was one of Nemaha's strong prohibitionists, believing that the way to settle a question is to strike at the root, and not ask God to do for us what we can do for ourselves.”
The children of Nathan Meader and Mary McKee were:

1081 i. Nettie Urania Meader, born October 10, 1864 and died August 21, 1950.
1082 ii. Carrie Louisa Meader, born June 20, 1866 and died December 29, 1915.
1083 iii. Frances Helen Meader, born March 12, 1869 and died February 24, 1919.
1084 iv. Ralph Curtis Meader, born January 4, 1872 and died August 9, 1928.
v. Maude Estelle Meader, born in July, 1877 at Auburn and died there in November, 1877.
vi. Malcolm Meader, born in the spring of 1880 at Auburn and died that year.
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