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Benjamin Franklin Meador, Sr.

Male 1848 - 1922  (~ 73 years)


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  • Name Benjamin Franklin Meador  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born Dec 1848  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Nov 1922  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Meador Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Robert Cecil McDaniel notes he was a merchant in Sabine County, until he closed his store in 1908 and moved to South Houston.
    • (Research):Census Listings:

      1880 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Milam
      FHL Film 1255325 NA Film T9-1325 Page # 237A
      Ben. F. Meador Self M M W 31 Tx Dry Goods Merchant VA KY
      Anna E. Meador W M F W 20 Tx Keeps House Ga Ga
      Alef. Meador Dau S F W 4 Tx At School Tx Tx
      Horice Meador Son S M W 2 Tx Tx Tx
      Joe W. Meador Son S M W 1m TTx Tx Tx
      Eliza Meador Other S F B 7 Tx Servant Tx Tx
      Martha Scruggs Other M Female W 42 Tx Ga Ga

      1900 Census
      Texas, Sabine County, Milam
      Enumerated 21 and 22 June 1900
      SD 8 ED 71 Sheet 11B
      201-201
      Meador, Ben Hd W M Dec 1848 51 M25 Tx Va Ky Farmer
      Meador, Anna Wf W F Feb 1860 39 M25 11/11 Tx Ga Ga
      Meador, Emma A Dtr W F Oct 1882 17 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Onie S Dtr W F Jany 1885 15 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Lelee Dtr W F May 1887 13 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Sidney C Son M M Oct 1889 10 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Anna Dtr W F Nov 1890 8 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Ben T Son W M Dec 1893 6 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Tillman E Son W M APr 1896 4 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Wallace W Son W M Dec 1898 1 S Tx Tx Tx

      1910 Census
      Texas, Harris, JP 2
      Enumerated 27 Apr 1910
      SD 8 ED 110 Sheet 18B
      32-32
      Meador, Ben F Hd M W 61 M1 28 Tx Va Ky Merchant General Mdse
      Meador, Anna E Wf F W 50 m1 38 13/11 Tx Ga Ga
      Meador, Horace L Son M W 31 Wd Tx Tx Tx Merchant Lumber
      Meador, Bessie Dtr F W 17 s Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Ben F Jr Son M W 15 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Wallace Son M W 14 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Tillman Son M W 12 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Lyndel Dtr F W 10 S Tx Tx TGx
      Meador, Rex Son M W 7 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Effie Grdtr F W 9 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador,  Elga???Grndson M W 7 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Sudie F M 5 S Tx Tx Tx
      Meador, Clive Grandson M W 3 S Tx Tx Tx
    Person ID I115  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Richard Meador,   b. 1 Aug 1808, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1853, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Mother Mary Ann Tucker,   b. 10 Jun 1818, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jun 1864, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married Bef 1837 
    Family ID F114  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Anna Elizabeth "Bettie" Tillman,   b. 3 Feb 1860, Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1941, South Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 18 Aug 1875  Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Alef Meador,   b. 5 Jun 1876, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Horace Tillman Meador,   b. 9 Jan 1878, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1953, South Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Joseph West "Joe" Meador, Sr.,   b. Abt 1880, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Emma Florida Meador,   b. 2 Oct 1882, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1969, Pasadena, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     5. Onie Sinclare Meador,   b. 6 Jan 1885, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1980, Newton, Newton County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     6. Leelee Eva Meador,   b. 26 Mar 1885, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1977, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
     7. Sidney Cook Meador,   b. Oct 1889, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1902, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 12 years)
     8. Anna Elizabeth "Bessie" Meador,   b. 27 Nov 1891, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1988, Bexar County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)
     9. Benjamin Franklin "Frank" Meador, Jr.,   b. Dec 1893, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Tillman Elza Meador,   b. Apr 1896, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Wallace Warwick Meador,   b. 27 Dec 1898, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1986, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     12. Lyndel Meador,   b. 28 Aug 1900, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1988, Seabrook, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     13. Rex Lynton Meador,   b. 30 Nov 1903, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1994, Seabrook, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Photos
    Meador, Benjamin and Bettie (Tillman) Family Portrait, ca 1928
    Meador, Benjamin and Bettie (Tillman) Family Portrait, ca 1928
    Appears to have been taken after their move from Milam to South Houston
    Last Modified 12 Nov 2009 
    Family ID F94  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Dec 1848 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Aug 1875 - Patroon, Shelby County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Nov 1922 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Meador Cemetery, Milam, Sabine County, Texas Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S349] Schluter & Toole, "1850 Sabine County, Texas Census with Added Family Information and Corrections" c. 1979.

    2. [S461] White & Toole, "Sabine County Historical Sketches and Genealogical Records" c. 1972, Shown as "Meadow" but per other sources, the name is actual ly Meador. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Sabine County, Milam Enumerated 21 and 22 June 1900 SD 8 ED 71 Sheet 11B 201-201 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S932] McCary, Mackie & Kay "Meador Cemetery, Sabine County, Texas" Cemetery Index ; http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~txsabine/burials/.

    5. [S327] Dore, Barbara Yancey (RootsLady@rootslady.com) "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project" http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1, (Dore, Barbara Yancey "Southeast Texas Regional Gedcom Project"; http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=bydore_1 ; Updated Tue Feb 24 22:17:40 2004 This Gedcom contains many regionally located but sometimes unconnected Southeast Texas persons. Some of the information has been collected during Barbara's past 35 years of family research. Many undocumented families in the area are included. ALWAYS verify!!).