Early Va./Ky. Meachams -- Descendants of Marion & Georgia

Descendants of Marion Delain and Georgia Anderson Meacham

MARION DELAIN MEACHAM b. April 13, 1834*, d. March 12, 1925*, married on May 6, 1860 to GEORGIA ANN ANDERSON b. July 29, 1841, d. Feb. 4, 1934*; both buried at Riverside Cemetery, Hopkinsville, Ky.

[Family of Marion D. and Georgia A. Meacham in 1901]
Family of Marion D. and Georgia A. Meacham in 1901. Photo from the scrapbook of Ivy Meacham Edwards, kept by her granddaughter Georgia Anne Adams Norfleet.

I, II, etc = children; A, B, = grandchildren; 1,2 = great- grandchildren (third generation); a), b) = fourth generation; i, ii, = fifth generation. * = in Christian County, Ky.

I. William F. (Buck) Meacham, b. June 20, 1861*, d. Nov. 25, 1913* of 
heart attack (will dated Nov. 18, 1913 probated Dec. 11), buried at 
Riverside, beside his parents; married on Dec. 17, 1884* to Bettie 
Davis  b. 1862. Issue:	
	A. Nellie V. Meacham b. Sept. 12, 1885*, d. Dec. 29, 1918* 
of pneumonia, buried at Riverside, beside her father. Married* before 
Nov. 18, 1913 to V.M. Acree. 
	B. Marion Henry Meacham b. Mar. 28, 1887*, d. April 21, 1924* 
of TB, married on Sept. 11, 1912* to Mamie Boone Hendersen b. March 12, 
1891*, d. Aug. 8, 1916* of TB. Both are buried at Riverside. Issue: 
		1. William Feland Meacham  b. Dec. 12, 1913, in Washington,
D.C., d. Jan 17, 1999 of heart failure; buried at Riverside, in the same 
plot as his parents. Married on June 14, 1944 in Humphrey, Arkansas, to 
Alice Marie M. b. Oct. 17, 1916 in Humphrey, Ark (parents Julia Lee Stokes 
and Patrick Henly M.) Issue: 
			a) William Feland Meacham Jr.; married Connie B.; 
living in Hong Kong in 2001
			b) Patrick Wallace Meacham ; married Sally S. Issue:
				i) Molly
				ii) Alice
-------------------------------Second marriage of Patrick to Gwen; living 
in Nashville Tn in 2001
			c) Barbara Brent Meacham ; married William C.; 
living in San Francisco in 2001. Issue:
				i) Catherine
				ii) Andrew 
			d) Robert Thomas Meacham ; married Kristi A.; 
living in Phenix City Al. in 2001. Issue:
				i) Max
				ii) Larry

----------Second marriage of Marion Henry Meacham on April 4, 1918* to 
Mattie McClairn Johnson b. July 1, 1895, d. July 22, 1954 in Los Angeles, 
California (parents James Cayce Johnson and Sarah Ann Pierce). Issue: 
		2. James Henry Meacham b. May 10, 1920 in Washington D.C., 
d. Feb. 28, 1982 in California; never married.

---Second marriage of William F. Meacham in Logan Co. Ky. on Jan. 18, 1899 
to Clara Purdy b. Jan. 1876, died in the 1960s in Colfax, Ca.  Issue: 
	C. William Edward Meacham b. Oct. 13, 1899*, d. April 1, 1956 in 
Nevada County, California, married Grace Johnson b. April 16, 1905 in 
Georgia, d. July 15, 1992 in Oakhurst, Ca. At the time of William's death, 
they lived in Colfax, Ca. He was a paint contractor and owned a sign company. 
Grace worked later for a hospital laundry service in Oakhurst, Ca. No issue.

II. Robert Milton Meacham b. June 2, 1864* d. Sept. 9, 1940*,  married on 
December 08, 1887* to Ella Lou Boyd (daughter of of John and Virginia Boyd) 
b. Jan. 13, 1868, d. Nov. 11, 1930. Both buried at Riverside. Issue:
	A. Arthur Davenport Meacham, b. Nov. 27, 1888*, d. June 3, 1966*, 
married on April 26, 1916* to Betty Major b. 1886, d. 1922. Both buried at 
Riverside. Issue: 
		1. Robert Wilson Meacham, b. 1919*, d. Feb. 14, 1989*,  
married on Dec. 24, 1949* to Naomi Summers. Issue:
			a) Robert Davenport Meacham, living in Hopkinsville 
Ky in 2001.
----------Second marriage of Arthur Davenport Meacham to Bera James, b. Dec.
 4, 1888, d. Mar. 20, 1975, buried at Riverside, in the same plot at Arthur 
D. Meacham. No issue.

[Four generations] [Marion D. and greatgrandson]
Left -- four generations Marion, Robert M., Arthur D., Robert W. Right -- Marion with greatgrandson.

	B. Virginia Boyd Meacham b. Oct. 23, 1909*, d. March 6, 1998, married 
on Mar. 1, 1930 in Lexington, KY, to Henry Ball Cravens b. July 18, 1906 in 
McClean Co., Ky. (son of Metellus Cravens and Mary Ball). Issue: 
		1. Henry Eugene Cravens, b. November 24, 1935 in Quicksand, 
Breathitt Co., Ky., married on September 1, 1956 in Owensboro, KY, to Sylvia
Jean J., daughter of Emil and Margaret J. Living in Lexington Ky in 2001. 
			a) Cynthia, married Clifford A.
			b) Valerie, married Paul M.
			c) Lauren, married Jeffrey W.
		2. Mary Boyd Cravens, b. November 11, 1933 in Quicksand, Ky.
d. August 12, 1984 in Evansville, In., married on April 11, 1953 to Jack C. 
			a) David, married Lea A. 
			b) Mark, married Kathryn M.
			c) Mary, married Terry D.
			d) Julia, married David E.
		3. Ella Virginia Cravens, born October 24, 1931 in Quicksand,
Ky. Married Baxter C. Issue:
			a) Jeffrey, married Beverly W.
			b) Virginia, married Harold M.
			c) Gregroy, married Terri R.
			d) Mary, married Phillip Y.

III. John Edmond Meacham b. Dec. 4, 1866*, d. Aug. 9, 1927 in Union Co. KY.
Married on Oct. 4,1903 to Frances K. Jones b. Sept. 4, 1884, d. July 22, 1969
(parents John R. Jones and Lilla Welch). He was co-owner of the Meacham-King 
drugstore in Sturgis, and was active in the Presbyterian Church. Frances was 
a housewife. Both are buried at Pythian Ridge Cemetery, Sturgis, Ky.  Issue:  
	A. Eleanor Mary Meacham b. 27 Oct 1906, d. April 1, 1984 in Union Co.
She was a nurse, married first M.R. Alexander in New York City; married 
second Octor Port Francisco b. 12 Mar 1899 d. Sept 1979, who was stationed 
in Union Co. KY aftter WWII.  No issue of either marriage. Eleanor and Port 
are buried at Pythian Ridge Cemetery, Sturgis, Ky.

IV. Annie Laurie Meacham b. July 22,1871* d. Aug. 6, 1951, was postmaster of 
Cadiz, Ky., married on Jan. 8, 1907* to George Prentice Thomas b. 1869, d. 
1943 (parents Allison Thomas and Catherine Carloss), an attorney. Both are 
buried at East End Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg County, Ky. Issue:
	A. G.P. Thomas, Jr. of Cadiz, Ky. b. Oct. 13, 1914, d. Aug. 25, 1978
aged 63, in Trigg Co.; a school teacher who never married.

[Georgia Ann with Annie and Ivy]
Georgia Ann with Annie and Ivy; photo taken ca. 1880.

V. Ivy Pernicy Meacham b. March 20, 1876* d. Feb. 25, 1976*, married on 
Nov. 27, 1901* to Harry Garner Edwards, b. Nov. 3, 1874, d. Sept. 15, 1947. 
Both are buried at Riverside, in the same plot as Marion D. and Georgia A. 
Meacham. Issue:
	A. Anna Elizabeth Edwards b. Jan. 7, 1903*, d. Sept. 21, 1983*, 
buried at Riverside, beside her parents.
	B. Lucille Edwards, twin of Anna, b. and d. Jan. 7, 1903*
	C. Robert Garner Edwards b. April 19, 1907, d. Dec. 10, 1979, 
married to Grace Flenge. Issue:
		1. James R. Edwards, living in Miami, Fla. in 1950s.
--------------Second marriage of Robert G. Edwards to Sarah Gray. Issue:
		2. Thomas G. Edwards, living in Germantown Tn in 2001
	D. James Prentice Edwards b. Feb. 12, 1910, d. Oct. 21, 1975, 
married Edna Ison. Issue:
		1. James Prentice Edwards Jr. living in Ashland Ky in 2001
	E.Georgia Lorine Edwards b. March 20, 1912, d. Sept. 13, 1994, 
married Goebel Rives Adams. Issue:
		1. Georgia Anne Adams m. Norfleet, living in Hopkinsville 
Ky in 2001
		2. Bette Sue Adams m. McIntosh, living in Hopkinsville Ky 
in 2001
		3. Goebel Rives "Mike" Adams Jr., living in Hopkinsville 
Ky in 2001

VI. Myra Meacham b. Jan. 18, 1884*, d. Mar. 10, 1887* of bronchitis, buried 
at Riverside, beside her parents. 
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