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Re: mary a. j. mears married to (?)
Posted by: Donna Glasgow (ID *****7856) Date: August 01, 2007 at 04:38:32
In Reply to: mary a. j. mears married to (?) by virginia ely of 1060

The first husband of Mary A. J. Meers Latimer was Moses Meers, b. April 30, 1816, in South Carolina and died abt. 1845 in Forsyth County, Georgia.

Mary was born abt. 1815 in South Carolina, but I have not been able to determine her maiden name.

Moses and Mary had the following children, all b. in Georgia:

Nancy C. Meers, b. abt. 1838

William F. Meers, b. abt. 1840. William was a clerk in a drug store in Washington, Hempstead Co., Ark. in 1860, enlisted in the 19th Arkansas (Dawson's Regt.)and died August 23, 1862 in the Civil War in the Trans-Mississippi campaign.

Mary A. E. Meers, b. 1842

Sarah E. Meers, b. 1845

Mary A. J. Meers married Isham Prewitt Latimer on January 2, 1849 in Montgomery County, Arkansas, and they lived near Center Point, Arkansas in Brewer Township in Pike County, Arkansas. Isham Prewitt Latimer died February 3, 1876, and I do not yet have a death date or location for Mary.

More about William F. Meers:
William F. Meers enlisted in the 19th Arkansas, Dawson's Regt. at Center Point, Arkansas on 18 Oct 1861. He reached the rank of adjutant (field officer) and died 23 Aug 1862 in the Trans-Mississippi Department.

Campaigns of the Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil War
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Operations to Control Missouri (June-October 1861)
Operations in the Indian Territory (November-December 1861)
Operations in Northeast Missouri (December 1861)

Sibley's New Mexico Campaign (February-March 1862)
Pea Ridge Campaign (March 1862)
Operations on the White River (June 1862)
Operations Near Cache River, Arkansas (July 1862)
Operations North of Boston Mountains (August-November 1862)
Operations to Suppress the Sioux Uprising (August-September 1862)
Operations to Blockade the Texas Coast (September 1862-January 1863)
Prairie Grove Campaign (November 1862)
Operations Against Galveston (December 1862-January 1863)

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