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Mead Family-Chautauqua, County, N.Y.

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Re: Mead Family-Chautauqua, County, N.Y.

Posted: 20 Oct 2001 12:22PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: ANDERSON, BUSH, FEAKE, FROST, FERRIS, GRAY, HOYT, HARDY, HOBBY, HUSTED, HOLMES, KNAPP, LYON, LOCKWOOD, MILLS, MEAD, NORMAN, PALMER, POTTER, RUNDLE, SMITH (2), TRAIN, WATERBURY
>Do you have any connections to the MEADS in Steuben co., New York? My MEADS are in the Hornell area.

Hello, I supposedly descend from John MEAD and Hannah POTTER (BROWN?) of Greenwich, Fairfield Co. CT, through sons John, Jr., Samuel and Ebenezer MEAD. My Meads left Greenwich for Westchester County to Warren County to Steuben County to Allegany Co.--where most ofthe family stayed. My grandfather, Lester L. Mead, left Andover, Allegany Co. NY as a young man to work in the forests of the Pacific Northwest. His brother, John, was killed in a logging accident and my grandfather stayed in the Puget Sound area, raised a family and died there in 1981.

I have more on the earlier families, but here's what I have on the Steuben bunch:
1. Bush MEAD. Born on 11 Oct 1787 in Westchester or Warren County, N.Y. [census says CT]. Bush died in Greenwood, Steuben County, N.Y. on 18 Aug 1872; he was 84. Buried in Mead Settlement Cemetery/Steuben County, N.Y. Occupation: Farmer.

On 24 Jan 1813 when Bush was 25, he married Hannah MEAD, daughter of Enos MEAD & Prudence ANDERSON. Born on 19 Jun 1790 in prob. Westchester Co., N.Y. Hannah died in Greenwood, Steuben Co., N.Y. on 11 Sep 1855; she was 65.

They had the following children:
2 i. Phebe (1814-)
3 ii. Enos A. (1817-1909)
4 iii. Judson D. (ca1824-)
5 iv. Ira (ca1825-)
6 v. Mariah (ca1827-)
7 vi. Israel (ca1832-)


Second Generation
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2. Phebe MEAD. Born on 2 Aug 1814.

On 20 Aug 1834 when Phebe was 20, she married Andrew DILDINE, in Prob Wellesville, NY. Born on 23 Feb 1811.

3. Enos A. MEAD. Born on 31 Mar 1817 in Westchester Co., NY. Enos A. died in Hemlock, Saginaw Co., MI on 2 Oct 1909; he was 92. Occupation: Farmer.

Enos A. first married Harriet McLEAN.

ca 1840 when Enos A. was 22, he second married Lydia Jane TRAIN, in VT or Warren Co., NY. Born ca 1819 in (prob.) VT.

They had the following children:
8 i. Mariah
9 ii. George Washington (1843-1921)
10 iii. Norman A. (1846-1925)
11 iv. Laura

4. Judson D. MEAD. Born ca 1824 in New York.

Judson D. married Fanny WILBUR.

5. Ira MEAD. Born ca 1825 in New York. Occupation: Farmer.

6. Mariah MEAD. Born ca 1827 in New York.

Mariah married Lewis JOHNSON.

7. Israel MEAD. Born ca 22 Feb 1832 in Wellsville, New York.

Israel married Mary J. TODD.


Third Generation
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8. Mariah MEAD.

9. George Washington MEAD. Born on 15 Oct 1843 in Steuben Co., NY. George Washington died in Bradford, PA on 24 Nov 1921; he was 78.1 Buried in Hillside Cemetery, Andover Township, Allegany Co., NY.

George Washington married Alma Sophia SLOCUM, daughter of David SLOCUM & Harriet Ann WHITELY, in Prob Andover, N.Y. Born on 3 Sep 1849 in Rosebush Farm, Slocum Hill, Allegany County, NY. Alma Sophia died in Andover, Allegany Co., NY on 15 May 1908; she was 58.

They had the following children:
i. Alta
ii. George Eugene
iii. John
iv. Leona (-1976)
v. Lydia
vi. May
vii. Martha (1870-)
viii. Orin Wesley (1874-1948)
ix. Louis B. (1887-)
x. Lester L. (1892-1981) <---my grandfather
xi. Nellie Annette (1896-1958)

10. Norman A. MEAD. Born on 11 Jan 1846 in Steuben County, NY. Norman A. died in Hemlock Saginaw County, MI on 26 Oct 1925; he was 79.

Norman A. first married Hellen L. CLARK, daughter of Jarrie J. CLARK. Born in May 1866 in Pennsylvania, PA.

They had one child:
i. Hellen D.

On 16 Oct 1866 when Norman A. was 20, he second married Emeline S. BROWN. Born on 27 Jun 1846 in Jasper or Woodhull, Steuben County, N.Y. Emeline S. died in Hemlock Saginaw County, Michigan on 16 May 1887; she was 40.

They had the following children:
i. Clara A. (ca1868-)
ii. Charles A. (ca1870-)
iii. Lee (1874-)
iv. Irena Mina (Rena) (1876-)
v. Maud

11. Laura MEAD.



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Dennis 21 Jan 2001 3:54PM GMT 
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Barbara Mead Stever 26 Feb 2001 2:09PM GMT 
CALLA STARK 15 May 2001 6:23PM GMT 
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CALLA STARK 11 Jun 2001 6:26PM GMT 
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