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Re: looking 4 rosa "rosie" bell Meadows (?) Black
Posted by: wbh (ID *****1115) Date: April 06, 2012 at 11:58:59
In Reply to: looking 4 rosa "rosie" bell Meadows (?) Black by SHeena lincolnogger of 19729

Sheena,

You probably already have her death certificate, but just in case you don't, Rosa Bell Black died 27 June 1950 in Milton, Mason County, West Virginia. She had been born in Mason County 16 August 1880 to Jackson and Martha Meadows. The death certificate is here: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=751636&Type=Death

Jackson Meadows and Martha Sims were married 30 August 1854 in Monroe County, (West) Virginia. His parents were Anthony and Polly Meadows; her parents were Robert and Sarah Sims. Both were 18 years old. The marriage record is on line # 57 here: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11358790&Type=Marriage

Jackson and Martha had a large family. The 1880 census of Greenbrier, Summers, West Virginia, (before Rosa was born) shows the following household:
Household Gender Age
Head Jackson Meadows M 43
Spouse Martha Meadows F 42
Child Juda E. Meadows F 19
Child James P. Meadows M 17
Child Etta E. Meadows F 15
Child Amanda Meadows F 13
Child John Meadows M 11
Child Martha S. Meadows F 9
Child Alfred S. P. Meadows M 7
Child Clara V. Meadows F 5
Child Eliza E. Meadows F 3
The census record is here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M6T4-41Z

Jackson Meadows died November 1892 in Summers County at 54 years of age. His death record is here: http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5934030&Type=Death

Martha Meadows was living with her son, John, in 1920 in Summers County. The household was:
Household Gender Age
Head John Meadows M 52y
Parent Martha Meadows F 83y
Sister C V Meadows F 40y
The census record is here:
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MN2M-HFH








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