Meaders History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Meaders family
The surname Meaders was first found in Somerset where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.
Important Dates for the Meaders family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Meaders research. Another 87 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1172, 1630, 1699, 1673, 1754, 1720, 1415, 1475, 1459, 1460, 1458, 1459, 1461, 1462, 1468, 1469, 1586, 1639, 1613 and 1627 are included under the topic Early Meaders History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Meaders Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mead, Meade, Meades and others.
Early Notables of the Meaders family (pre 1700)
Notables of this surname at this time include: Matthew Mead or Meade (1630?-1699), an English Independent minister; and his son Richard Mead (1673-1754), an English physician whose work, "A Short Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Method to be used to prevent it" written in 1720 gave an important understanding of transmissible diseases.
Philip Mede or Meade, Meede, (c. 1415-1475) from Mede's Place in Somerset was a wealthy merchant in Bristol and was twice elected...
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Migration of the Meaders family to Ireland
Some of the Meaders family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. More information about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Meaders migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Meaders Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Meaders Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Cathrin Meaders, aged 22, who immigrated to Newark, New Jersey in 1922
Contemporary Notables of the name Meaders (post 1700)
- Quinton Meaders (b. 1983), American professional defensive back football player
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