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Benjamin Jefferson MeadsAge: 66 years18621928

Name
Benjamin Jefferson Meads
Given names
Benjamin Jefferson
Surname
Meads
Birth 1862 59 31
Birth of a brotherNathaniel Meads
March 2, 1863 (Age 14 months)
Marriage of a half-siblingZachariah “Zac” MeadsMarie Irma “Mary” LazareView this family
June 22, 1865 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingJohn JeffersonElizabeth MeadsView this family
November 23, 1865 (Age 3 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingAndrew “Mac” GreenMartha MeadsView this family
July 12, 1866 (Age 4 years)
Marriage of a half-siblingZachariah “Zac” MeadsElizabeth Mary GrayView this family
about 1867 (Age 5 years)
Marriage of a siblingAdam MeadsHenrietta Mildred PrinceView this family
July 17, 1873 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a siblingNathan MeadsDeborah GreenView this family
1873 (Age 11 years)
Marriage of a siblingFrancis “Frank” MeadsLouisa GreenView this family
June 11, 1878 (Age 16 years)
Death of a fatherJoseph Meads
January 9, 1880 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Enlargement of the abdominal gland. Gangrene
Citation details: 127
Quality of data: primary evidence
Death of a motherElizabeth “Betsy” Jefferson
March 1, 1880 (Age 18 years)
Cause: Carcinoma of the pancreas
Marriage of a siblingDavid MeadsBertha DopkaView this family
about 1881 (Age 19 years)

MarriageMary VoltzView this family
1887 (Age 25 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah “Sary” Gordon
September 11, 1889 (Age 27 years)
Death of a half-sisterElizabeth Meads
August 16, 1890 (Age 28 years)
Cause: Cancer of liver
Burial of a half-sisterElizabeth Meads
1890 (Age 28 years)
Marriage of a siblingNathan MeadsElizabeth TaylorView this family
about 1895 (Age 33 years)
Death of a half-brotherWilliam Meads
July 26, 1897 (Age 35 years)
Cause: Phthisis Pulmonalis; Haemophsis
Burial of a half-brotherWilliam Meads
July 1897 (Age 35 years)
Marriage of a siblingNathaniel MeadsLucy Elizabeth “Lues” CleaverView this family
October 1897 (Age 35 years)

Birth of a daughter
#1
Ethel Mary Meads
April 16, 1903 (Age 41 years)

Death of a half-brotherJoseph Meads
January 15, 1909 (Age 47 years)
Death of a half-sisterMartha Meads
January 26, 1921 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Heart failure
Burial of a half-sisterMartha Meads
January 28, 1921 (Age 59 years)
Death 1928 (Age 66 years)
Probate August 25, 1928 (Age 66 years)
Burial
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1850Wellington, New Zealand
9 months
elder brother
15 months
elder brother
2 years
elder brother
3 years
elder brother
Alfred Meads
Birth: about 1856 53 25Leedstown, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: November 12, 1861Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
6 years
elder brother
2 years
himself
Benjamin Jefferson Meads
Birth: 1862 59 31Leedstown, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 1928Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
14 months
younger brother
Father’s family with Maria Lords - View this family
father
step-mother
Maria Lords
Birth: January 3, 1803Birstall, Yorkshire, England
Death: April 7, 1842Potter Newton, Chapeltown, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Marriage: December 25, 1823Birstall, Yorkshire, England
18 months
half-brother
4 years
half-brother
Joseph Meads
Birth: March 23, 1829 26 26Birstall, Yorkshire, England
Death: January 15, 1909Greytown, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand
23 months
half-brother
Father’s family with Ann Coates - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: July 8, 1842Birstall, Yorkshire, England
11 months
half-brother
18 months
half-sister
2 years
half-sister
Family with Mary Voltz - View this family
himself
Benjamin Jefferson Meads
Birth: 1862 59 31Leedstown, Marton, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Death: 1928Wanganui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
wife
Marriage: 1887Wellington, New Zealand
16 years
daughter

Note
Was an early pupil at Upper Tutaenui School. Records are lost so definate years not known. Benjamin after his marriage farmed firstly in the Papakura area [out from Hunterville. He later moved to the Mangaweka area and finally moved to West,ere north of Wanganui still farming, a smaller farm until his death. His wife remained there and and also their daughter Ethel and her husband. Ethel remained on the farm until her death but had not been involved in the farm for many years. 1 _FA2 2 DATE 25 AUG 1928 2 PLAC Probate of will/ Wanganui Was an early pupil at Upper Tutaenui School. Records are lost so definate years not known. Benjamin after his marriage farmed firstly in the Papakura area [out from Hunterville. He later moved to the Mangaweka area and finally moved to West,ere north of Wanganui still farming, a smaller farm until his death. His wife remained there and and also their daughter Ethel and her husband. Ethel remained on the farm until her death but had not been involved in the farm for many years.