Meador, John

Birth Name Meador, John
Gender male
Age at Death 63 years


John Meador's will was written October 17, 1721, is was probated on November 23, 1721 in Essex County, Virginia. Not much is told about the life of John Meador other than he had several acres of land. When his first wife, Elizabeth, died 1694, he gave his 7 children a gift of deed of land, not to be sold or done away with, but to always be kept in the family as long as he had a heir to take care of the land.

John's bequest to his children by his 1st wife.
Richard and John - West side of great branch - to be divided between them
Thomas - neck of land
Hope - some old fields
Rachel - 105 acres - a neck
Elizabeth - 2nd neck
Esther - neck that has house and orchard

2nd marriage:
In 1695 John Meador married, name of 2nd wife not known, they had 6 children.
In his will of 1721 only the children by his 2nd wife were named, because he had already given a gift of deed to the children by his 1st wife before he married the second time.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1658 Lancaster, VA    
Death 1721 Essex, VA    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Meador, Thomas16381662-04-00
Mother Hoskins, Sarah1637-09-161672
         Meador, John 1658 1721


Family of Meador, John and White, Elizabeth

Married Wife White, Elizabeth ( * 1668 + 1694 )
Name Birth Date Death Date
Meador, Richard16781716