US Meade, Margaretta Sergeant

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Margaretta Sergeant Meade
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Born: June 26, 1814

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Father: US Congressman John Sergeant 1779 – 1852
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)​

Mother: Margaretta Watmough 1787 – 1869
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)​

Husband: Major General George Gordon Meade 1815 – 1872
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)​
Marriage: December 31, 1840 at St. Peters Church, Philadelphia, PA.

Children:

John Sergeant Meade 1841 – 1865​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
George Meade Jr. 1843 – 1897​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
Margaret Butler Meade 1845 – 1905​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
Spencer Meade 1850 – 1911​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
Sarah Wise Meade Large 1851 – 1913​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
Henrietta Meade 1853 – 1944​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​
William Meade 1855 – 1891​
(Buried: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Pennsylvania)​

Life Events:

1840 – 1872: Wife of Major General George G. Meade​
Wrote letters to her husband during the Civil War​
1872 – 1886: Widow of Major General George G. Meade​

Died: January 7, 1886

Place of Death: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Age at time of Death: 71 years old

Burial Place: Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
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Who would ever know that this lady of Civil War history found would marry General George Meade. Thanks for sharing this awesome article. Enjoyed reading it.
 
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