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Meade Family


Generation One



1. Robert1 Meade was born at Co. Limerick, Ireland. He married Mary Stretch at Barbadoes. He died in Aug 1754 at Philadelphia, PA.
He resided at Philadelphia, PA. He was a merchant. He resided at Bahamas. He immigrated in 1742 to Philadelphia, PA. He left a will on 16 Jul 1754 at Philadelphia Co., PA; one codical 13 Aug 1754, proved 26 Aug 1754.
Known children of Robert1 Meade and Mary Stretch were as follows:

Generation Two



2. George2 Meade (Robert1) was born on 27 Feb 1741 at Philadelphia, PA. He married Henrietta Constantia Worsam, daughter of Richard Worsam and Catherine, on 5 May 1768 at Philadelphia, PA. He died on 9 Nov 1808 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 67. He was buried at St. Mary's RC Church, Philadelphia, PA.
He resided at Barbadoes. He was a pvt. in the 3rd Philadelphia Battalion between 1775 and 1776.
Henrietta Constantia Worsam was born in 1748 at England. She died on 27 Aug 1822 at Edgebarton, England; near Birmingham. She was buried at Edgebarton, England.
Known children of George2 Meade and Henrietta Constantia Worsam were as follows:

Generation Three



3. Richard Worsam3 Meade (George2, Robert1) was born on 23 Jun 1778 at Chester Co., PA. He married Margaret Coats Butler, daughter of Anthony Butler and Elizabeth Coats, on 8 Jan 1801 at Perth Amboy, NJ. He died on 25 Jun 1828 at Washington, DC, at age 50. He was buried at St. Mary's RC Churchyard, Philadelphia, PA.
He was a merchant at Santa Domingo. He was a merchant at Philadelphia, PA. He was U.S. Naval Agent between 1806 and 1816 at Cadiz, Spain.
Margaret Coats Butler was born on 20 Sep 1782 at Philadelphia, PA. She was baptized on 7 Nov 1787 at Christ Church, Philadelphia, PA. She died on 23 Nov 1852 at age 70.
Known children of Richard Worsam3 Meade and Margaret Coats Butler were as follows:

Generation Four



4. Gen. George Gordon4 Meade (Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born on 31 Dec 1815 at Cadiz, Spain. He married Margaretta Sergeant, daughter of Hon. John Sergeant and Margaretta Watmough, on 31 Dec 1840 at St. Peter's Church, Philadelphia, PA. He died on 6 Nov 1872 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 56. He was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
He was Major General, U.S. Army, commander of troops at Battle of Gettysburg.
Margaretta Sergeant was born on 26 Jun 1815. She died on 7 Jan 1886 at age 70.
Known children of Gen. George Gordon4 Meade and Margaretta Sergeant were as follows:

Generation Five



5. Col. George5 Meade (George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born on 2 Nov 1843 at Philadelphia, PA. He married Elizabeth Morris Lewis on 10 Dec 1874. He died on 2 Feb 1897 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 53.
He and Elizabeth Morris Lewis had 10, of which 2 died young children.
Elizabeth Morris Lewis resided at Philadelphia, PA. She resided in 1921 at Ambler, PA.
Known children of Col. George5 Meade and Elizabeth Morris Lewis were as follows:

6. Spencer5 Meade (George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born on 19 Jan 1850. He married Fanny C. Florance. He was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
Fanny C. Florance resided at Philadelphia, PA.
Known children of Spencer5 Meade and Fanny C. Florance include:

7. Sarah Wise5 Meade (George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born on 26 Sep 1851 at Philadelphia, PA. She married John Baldwin Large, son of Robert Hartshorne Large and Mary Large, on 10 Apr 1872. She died on 24 Jan 1913 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 61. She was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
John Baldwin Large was born on 7 Mar 1846 at Philadelphia, PA. He died on 1 Nov 1892 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 46. He was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA. He resided at Philadelphia, PA. He left a will on 16 Feb 1886 at Philadelphia, PA; proved 12 Dec 1892, will book 164 pg 195.


Generation Six



8. George Gordon6 Meade (George5, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born circa 1877 at Philadelphia, PA. He married Gwladys Williams. He died on 22 Sep 1947 at Ambler, PA.
He and Gwladys Williams resided at 'Sunny Bank', Ambler, PA.
Known children of George Gordon6 Meade and Gwladys Williams include:

9. Florence6 Meade (Spencer5, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) was born on 16 Apr 1884. She married James Murray Kay. She died on 21 Oct 1951 at age 67. She was buried after 21 Oct 1951 at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
James Murray Kay was born on 11 Aug 1886. He died on 26 Apr 1972 at age 85. He was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

12. Margaretta Sergeant6 Large (Sarah5 Meade, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) married Joseph Harrison, son of Theodore Leland Harrison and Sarah Brooks Stovell, on 23 Apr 1898 at St. James Church, Philadelphia, PA. She died on 28 Apr 1960 at Haverford, .


Additional Generations



16. Joseph7 Harrison Jr. (Margaretta6 Large, Sarah5 Meade, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) married Lucretia Stevens Heckscher.
23. Henrietta Armitt8 Harrison (Joseph7, Margaretta6 Large, Sarah5 Meade, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) married Julian McIlvaine Marshall.
38. John Randolph9 Marshall (Henrietta8 Harrison, Joseph7, Margaretta6 Large, Sarah5 Meade, George4, Richard3, George2, Robert1) married Deborah Lynn Reilly.



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12 - Margaretta Sergeant Large
  2 - George Meade

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