Person:Thomas Meadows (51)

m. abt 1760
  1. Jason Meadors1764 - 1823
  2. William Meadorsabt 1767 - bef 1819
  3. Thomas Meadows1771 - 1818
  4. Isham Meadowsabt 1774 - bef 1828
  5. Dorcas MeadorsAbt 1775 - 1858
  6. Isaiah MeadowsAbt 1779 - 1826
  7. Sarah MeadorsBet 1784 and 1786 -
  8. Edward Moberly MeadorsABT 1784 - Abt 1839
  9. Middleton Meadors1789 -
  10. Pleasant Meadorsest 1790 - 1843
  • HThomas Meadows1771 - 1818
  • WElizabethAbt 1779 - 1861
m. Bef 1795
  1. Travie Meadors - Btw 1819
  2. Mary Meadors1795 - 1855
  3. Elizabeth Meadors1796 - 1883
  4. Thomas Moberly Meadows1799 -
  5. Sarah MeadorsAbt 1802 - Aft 1850
  6. Pleasant Winkler Meadors1803 - 1865
  7. William Troy Meadors1803 - 1862
  8. Nancy Meadors1807 - 1882
  9. Dorcas Meadors1810 - 1888
  10. Harrison W Meadors1811 - 1852
  11. Jemima Meadors1814 - 1885
  12. Jane S MeadorsAbt 1815 - Abt 1890
Facts and Events
Name[4] Thomas Meadows
Alt Name[1] Thomas R. Meadors
Gender Male
Birth[3][4] 1771 Anson, North Carolina, United Statesplace of birth needs to be questioned
Alt Birth[2] 1771 "probably" Cherews, Chesterfield, South Carolina, United States
Marriage Bef 1795 date based on birth of daughter Mary
to Elizabeth
Alt Marriage 16 Oct 1794 Franklin (county), Virginia, United StatesQuestionable -- see text
to Elizabeth
Religion[5] Nov 1808 Knox, Kentucky, United Stateslisted in the minutes of Cumberland River Baptist Church; Elizabeth is listed in Dec 1808
Religion[5] 1810 Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesCharter member of Baptist Church at Redbird, along with John Meadors
Census[7] 1810 Knox, Kentucky, United States
Death[4][9] 28 Nov 1818 Whitley, Kentucky, United States
Other[6] Mar 1819 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesheirs named in court
Property[8] 8 No 1827 Whitley, Kentucky, United Statesheirs had land surveyed for their mother
Burial[4][9] Whitley, Kentucky, United StatesOld Jellico Creek Cemetery
  1. Src: Parker-Wernet Database.

    Middle initial "R"

  2. Colleen Wilburn, 11 Dec 1999, in Meadows Family email, Questionable quality.
  3. Ancestral File, Questionable quality.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Meadows Update, in Knox County Genealogical Society (Louisville, Kentucky). Knox County, Kentucky kinfolk. (Louisville, Kentucky: Knox County Genealogical Society [Kentucky], 1977?]-), Vol. 10:04; FHL #976.9125 D25k , Oct 1986, Secondary quality.

    Information from M. R. “Russ” Meadors of Indianapolis, IN
    Thomas Meadows, and Keziah Moberly Children:
    4. Thomas, b. 1771, NC, d. 1818, Whitley Co., KY, m. Elizabeth Todd (b. 27 Sep 1779 in N.C., d. 18 Apr 1861, buried Old Jellico Cemetery.

  5. 5.0 5.1 Hieronymus, Goldie Smith. Descendants of Nathaniel Smith, Knox/Whitley County, Kentucky: son of Elijah Smith, Revolutionary War patriot from New Jersey and Virginia. (Arlington, Virginia: G.S. Hieronymus, 1982), p. 84.

    Minutes of Cumberland River Baptist Church, Knox, KY, 1818 Whitley, KY
    4 Sat Nov 1808
    The church met according to adjuournment and after worship proceeded to business as follows: . . . . A Door was opened and received by experience Archibald Blake, Thomas Meadows, Elisha Inman, Elias Kidd, Dicy Saunders, Mary Morgan, Morning Inman and Sally Inman and so adjourned until meeting in course.
    29 Dec 1808
    The church met according to adjournment and after worship the church proceeded to business as follows: 1st. A Door was opened and received by experience Thomas Inman, Joseph Sanders, Nancy Saunders, Nobel Blake, Elizabeth Meadows, and on the 4th Sat. Dec the church met again and received by experience Jay Day and Rachel North. So adjourned till 4th Sat. Jan.

    Most of the members of the Cumberland River Church transferred to the Red Bird Baptist Church when it was organized in 1810. Thomas and John Meadors were Charter Members of the newly organized Red Bird Church in Whitley, KY

  6. Hieronymus, Goldie Smith. Descendants of Nathaniel Smith, Knox/Whitley County, Kentucky: son of Elijah Smith, Revolutionary War patriot from New Jersey and Virginia. (Arlington, Virginia: G.S. Hieronymus, 1982), p. 84.

    Order Book 1, p. 53, Mar Term, 1819, Whitley, KY
    Order that the following persons be certified to the register of the land office as the proper heirs of Thomas Meadows: Tarvie, Polly Shelley, Betsy Campbell, Thomas M. Meadows, William T. Meadows, Pleasant Meadows, Sally Meadows, Nancy W. Meadows, Darky Meadows, Harrison W. Meadows, Jamima Meadowes, and Jane S. Meadows.

  7. Knox County, Kentucky, in United States. 1810 U.S. Census Population Schedule, Primary quality.

    Thomas Meadows Jr., 2 males under 10 [Pleasant W., William Troy], 1 male 10-15 [Thomas Moberly], 1 male 26-44 [Thomas]; 4 females under 10 [Sarah, Nancy, Dorcas, Tarvie?], 1 female 10-15 [Mary “Polly”], 1 female 26-44 [Elizabeth]
    also Isom Meadows, Isaiah Meadows, Thomas Meadows on same page

  8. Schmidt, Cindy, and Janice Worley. Survey book no. 1 for Whitley County, Kentucky: surveys beginning in 1818 through 1827, warrants of Knox and Whitley counties beginning in 1801. (Cordova, Maryland: C.V. Schmidt, c2003-), Vol. 2, p. 83.

    p. 83 – 8 November 1827
    Surveyed for Polly Shelly, Betsey Campbell, Thomas M. Meadors, William T. Meadors, Pleasant Meadors, Sally Meadors, Nancy W. Meadors, Darkey Meadors, Harrison W. Meadors, Jemima Meadors, Jane L. Meadors heirs of Thomas Meadors 100 acres of land in pursuance of an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Kentucky approved February 6th 1819 being part of Knox County Court certificate No. 192 granted to Israel Mayfield on the first day of August 1813.
    Situate in Whitley County on Cumberland River including the improvement Elizabeth mother of said children now lives on beginning on a chestnut and hornbeam on the north bank of Cumberland River thence up the same with the meanders N41E44 poles thence N27E42 poles to a hickory on the bank of the river thence leaving the river N44W215 poles to a double dogwood and a white oak thence S34W88 poles to a stake thence S42E215 poles to the beginning.
    William Mayfield HK [House Keeper], William T. Meadors ChM [Chain man], Harrison White marker
    Joseph Gilless sureyor

  9. 9.0 9.1 Thomas R Meadors, Memorial# 95258367, created by Kevin Gilbert, 12 Aug 2012, in Find A Grave, accessed 4 Nov 2015, Secondary quality.

    Thomas R Meadors
    Birth: 1771, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
    Death: Nov. 28, 1818, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA
    Burial: Jellico Creek Cemetery, Williamsburg, Whitley County, Kentucky, USA

    Married Elizabeth Martin in 1795. They had 12 children. Some records have his last name as Meadows and others have it as Meadors. Charter member of Baptist Church at Redbird, along with John Meadors.

    Spouses: Elizabeth Martin Meadows (1779 - 1861 or 1867)
    Children: William Troy Meadors (1803 - 1862