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In a message dated 7/3/99 8:31:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Monroe Co, VA 16 Feb 1816 mar. bond Mary Polly
Date: 7/3/99 8:31:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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We were delighted to receive our first email from the HOWARD list today!
All that we have confirmed about our Mary "Polly" HOWARD,
b ca: 1797 is
her and husband, William MEADOWS' Monroe Co, VA 16 Feb 1816 marriage
DCarey7524@aol.com was kind enough to send the following HOWARD
don't seem to have anything on this Mary Howard in my file. I checked
family tree (Vol. 10 Tree #1774)... all it shows for Mary is that she was
of Jacob Howard and Sarah Sellers. And that Jacob was son of Michael,
She also checked Vol. 11 Tree #1702 but found "nothing on Mary"
disc #162 Virginia Genealogies but didn't find anything relevant."
Suttafran@aol.com (a very helpful Meadows List member) checked
microfilm of Victor Meador's books, indicating that her family "wasn't
anyone by Victor, so I don't have proof on them." However, Fran
tentatively have your William with Jeremiah Isaac Meadows and Elizabeth
I know nothing about William Salon & Sarah (Davis) Meadows' children,
there may be some postings that I haven't processed. I have little on
Howard, only Rosanna's birth:
1. Jacob HOWARD. He was married to Sarah SELLERS.
Jacob HOWARD and
SELLERS had the following children:
i. Rosanna HOWARD.
+3 ii. Polly HOWARD.
2. Rosanna HOWARD was born about 1800. She was married
(son of Jeremiah Isaac MEADOWS and Elizabeth CONLEY) on 9 FEB 1820.
MEADOWS was born about 1800. Rosanna HOWARD and Philip MEADOWS had the
i. Sarah "Sallie" MEADOWS.
+5 ii. Elizabeth MEADOWS.
6 iii. Lucinda MEADOWS was born about 1826.
+7 iv. Nancy MEADOWS.
+8 v. Martha MEADOWS.
3. Mary "Polly" HOWARD was married to William MEADOWS (son
MEADOWS and Elizabeth CONLEY) verified by the16 FEB 1816 Monroe Co.,
marriage. bond. They had 11 children, among them, our Nancy MEADOWS b.
whose daughter, Catherine Ann MEADOWS, b. 22 Ap 1847, m. Joseph/Josiah
Nov 1867. Josiah/Joseph HOLLEY, b. 30 Aug 1848, d. 14 Mar1894, s/o
Nancy MEADOWS' brother, William, married Sarah Holley, her brother,
Susan Holley, her brother, Austin, married Matilda Holly, and her
married Melissa Ann Holley. Several of their children also married
According to the 1850 Mason Co, VA Census, our Catherine Ann MEADOWS
mother, Nancy MEADOWS were living with family:
#981-996 William Meadows -52-M-Farmer-1,000-born in Va. (ca 1798)
Mary -53-F-b.in Va. ca 1797
Nancy -24 - F - b. in Va. ca 1826
Jacob 22 - M- Labourer - b. in Va. ca 1828.
James 19 - M- Labourer - b. in Va. ca 1831
Austin 17 - M- Labourer - b. in Va. ca 1833
Edmund 14 - M - b. in Va. ca 1836
Elijah 12- M - b. in Va. ca 1838
Catherine A. 4 - F - b. in Va. 22 April 1847
Tammy McCallister "etmccallister" <email@example.com>
inindicated, "Not sure if this is yours but the only one I found:"
1860 Mason County Family #1490-1472 (all born in VA)
John Meadows 38 Va Laborer
Nancy F 37
John 15 laborer
Mary J 7
Also in that same 1860 Mason Co Census:
Greenville Holly 40 Ohio Farmer
Agness 45 Ohio
Josiah 11 Ohio
Percilla C. 5 VA
Elzabeth Daniel 50 Ohio
1870 Mason Census
John Meadows 53, b. ca. 1817
Melinda, 48, b. ca. 1822
Cynthia A. Meadows, b. ca. 1850
Mehalie Meadows, b. ca. 1852
Edward P. Meadows, b. ca. 1854
John R. Meadows, b. ca. 1855
Sarah A. Meadows, b. ca. 1856
Turner L Meadows, b. ca. 1858
Elizabeth Meadows, b. ca. 1859
Dora D. Meadows, b. ca. 1862
Jacob Meadows, b. ca. 1864
Mary HANLEY, age 83, b. ca. 1787- All b VA/WVA
The 1870 Mason County Hannan twp Census shows:.
Joseph T. HOLLEY, age 21, Catherine 22, and Threadiare 1, all born VA/WVA
We are anxiously awaiting HOWARD List members responses and efforts
find HOWARD ancestors for our gg grandmother, Catherine (Meadows)
grandmother, Mary "Polly" (HOWARD) MEADOWS.