My line from Anson Co. NC includes: 1. William GULLEDGE b ca. 1755, m. Bersheba WATTS;their son REV. Joel GULLEDGE b ca 1770 in Anson, m. Zilpha HUNTLEY (dau. of Sarah/Zilphia MEADOR/MEADOWS B. ca 1744, dau of Jason MEADOR/MEADOWS AND ELIZABETH STONE; Rev. Joel GULLEDGE and his wife, Zilpha HUNTLEY had son, Elijah GULLEDGE b. ca 1800 Anson Co. who m. Lively (?). Their son, William GULLEDGE B 6 Aug 1819 m. Sarah Jane LAX; their dau. Nancy Jane GULLEDGE M. Robert Courts RIDLEY, and they are my great grandparents. Most of my Meador/Meadows information came from Victor P. Meador, Independence, MO. His books, "Our Meador Families in Colonial America" and "Meador Families of Virginia and Points West" is in most larger libraries. According to this, Jason Meador Sr.'s father was John Meador of Essex Co.Va. (see his will prob 21 Nov 1721, Essex Co. VA bk 1692-95 p. 331) John Meader-b. ca 1653 Essex Co. VA. Divided his lands among his children by deed Dec 10, 1694. (7 by first wife:Richard, John Jr. (Will, 1720 Essex Co.), Thomas (will, 1717 Essex), Hope, Rachel (mar. Wm. Jordan), Elizabeth mar. John Armstrong, & Esther(Dinah) mar. William Browne, Tribble. By second marriage, after Dec. 1694, name of wife unknown, 5 children:Mary, Jonas, Jason, Joshua, Job.