The Irish Merediths

Person Page 53

John MEREDITH1

M, #1302, b. about 1826, d. 19 June 1874

Parents

FatherJohn MEREDITH b. ca. 1790, d. 15 Oct 1859
MotherJane WILKINSON b. ca. 1792, d. 27 Nov 1850

Biography

John MEREDITH was born ca. 1826 in Queen's Co., Ireland.G He married Mary Ann LEWIS, daughter of Jonathan Hill LEWIS and Anne PATTISON, on 16 Feb 1860 in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.G2 John MEREDITH died on 19 Jun 1874 in Ontario. He was buried in Greenfield Cemetery, Wellington County, Ontario.G3

Children with Mary Ann LEWIS b. 22 May 1841, d. 19 Jun 1919

SonJohn Thomas MEREDITH b. 6 Mar 1861, d. 16 Jun 1861
DaughterAnna Jane MEREDITH b. 21 Apr 1862, d. 16 Dec 1905
DaughterCaroline Victoria MEREDITH b. 15 Mar 1864
SonJonathan Lewis MEREDITH b. 3 Nov 1866, d. 19 Mar 1940
DaughterGertrude MEREDITH b. 28 Dec 1870, d. 21 Sep 1943
SonJohn William James MEREDITH b. 6 Aug 1873, d. Oct 1942

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart (#1)
Wilkinson box chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)

Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
  2. [S467] Simcoe County marriage registration
  3. [S413] Waterloo Wellington Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, Greenfield Cemetery Transcript
Last Edited23 Feb 2017

Thomas McLEOD

M, #1303, b. 1 June 1842, d. 14 October 1889

Biography

Thomas McLEOD was born on 1 Jun 1842 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.G1 He married Jane Elizabeth MEREDITH, daughter of John MEREDITH and Jane WILKINSON, on 3 Apr 1863 in Cookstown, Simcoe County, Canada West.1 Thomas McLEOD died on 14 Oct 1889, at age 47, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.G
For further information see the citations below.2

Children with Jane Elizabeth MEREDITH b. 1 Aug 1838, d. 14 Oct 1889

SonCaesar McLEOD b. ca. 1864, d. 12 Oct 1897
DaughterRebecca Elizabeth McLEOD b. ca. 1865
DaughterMary Ann (Minnie) McLEOD b. 5 Jan 1867
DaughterSarah McLEOD b. Mar 1870
DaughterJane McLEOD b. ca. 1871
DaughterSusanna McLEOD b. ca. 1872, d. 7 Jan 1890
DaughterAgnes Petre McLEOD b. ca. 1876
SonThomas James McLEOD b. 11 Feb 1879, d. 23 May 1901

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S467] Simcoe County marriage registration
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited17 Aug 2017

Caesar McLEOD

M, #1304, b. about 1864, d. 12 October 1897

Parents

FatherThomas McLEOD b. 1 Jun 1842, d. 14 Oct 1889
MotherJane Elizabeth MEREDITH b. 1 Aug 1838, d. 14 Oct 1889

Biography

Caesar McLEOD was born ca. 1864 in Tecumseth, Simcoe, Ontario.G He married Rebecca Maria AGNEW on 26 Jun 1888 in Essa Township, Simcoe County, Ontario.G Caesar McLEOD died on 12 Oct 1897 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.G
For further information see the citations below.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited17 Aug 2017

William E. MEREDITH1

M, #1305, b. 1860

Parents

FatherJohn MEREDITH b. 28 Feb 1828, d. 21 Jan 1913
MotherRebecca MEREDITH b. ca. 1819, d. 12 Apr 1893

Biography

William E. MEREDITH was born in 1860 in Canada West.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart (#1)
Clonenagh indented chart (#2)
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited23 Apr 2017

Mary Ann LEWIS1

F, #1306, b. 22 May 1841, d. 19 June 1919

Parents

FatherJonathan Hill LEWIS b. ca. 1811, d. 16 Jun 1889
MotherAnne PATTISON b. 6 May 1809, d. 19 Dec 1902

Biography

Mary Ann LEWIS was born on 22 May 1841 in Ireland.1 She married John MEREDITH, son of John MEREDITH and Jane WILKINSON, on 16 Feb 1860 in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada.G2 Mary Ann LEWIS married William BYERS on 4 Dec 1876 in Alma, Peel tp, Wellington county, Ontario.3 Mary Ann LEWIS died on 19 Jun 1919, at age 78, in Melancthon tp, Ontario.1

Children with John MEREDITH b. ca. 1826, d. 19 Jun 1874

SonJohn Thomas MEREDITH b. 6 Mar 1861, d. 16 Jun 1861
DaughterAnna Jane MEREDITH b. 21 Apr 1862, d. 16 Dec 1905
DaughterCaroline Victoria MEREDITH b. 15 Mar 1864
SonJonathan Lewis MEREDITH b. 3 Nov 1866, d. 19 Mar 1940
DaughterGertrude MEREDITH b. 28 Dec 1870, d. 21 Sep 1943
SonJohn William James MEREDITH b. 6 Aug 1873, d. Oct 1942

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart (#1)
Wilkinson box chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)

Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
  2. [S467] Simcoe County marriage registration
  3. [S624] Ontario Vital Statistics
Last Edited23 Feb 2017

Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH

M, #1307, b. 3 November 1866, d. 19 March 1940

Parents

FatherJohn MEREDITH b. ca. 1826, d. 19 Jun 1874
MotherMary Ann LEWIS b. 22 May 1841, d. 19 Jun 1919

Biography

Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH was born on 3 Nov 1866 in Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario. He was baptised on 21 Jan 1869 in Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario.1 He married Elizabeth Agnes FORDE on 17 Jan 1900 in St. Andrews Manse, Arthur, Ontario.G2 Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH married Grace BROWN on 14 Jul 1915 in Corbetton, Dufferin County, Ontario.G3 Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH died on 19 Mar 1940, at age 73, in Riverview, Dufferin, Ontario.
For further information see the citations below.4

Children with Elizabeth Agnes FORDE b. 8 Jun 1876, d. 28 Jan 1905

DaughterMary Agnes MEREDITH b. 1 Dec 1900
SonJohn Edward MEREDITH b. 21 Sep 1902
DaughterAnnie Elizabeth Arane MEREDITH b. 15 Jan 1905, d. 15 Dec 1965

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)

Citations

  1. [S469] Methodist Church Baptisms, United Church Archives, Toronto
  2. [S625] Ontario Marriage Reg'n, 1900, #16763
  3. [S626] Marriage Certificate
  4. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited17 Aug 2017

Elizabeth Agnes FORDE

F, #1308, b. 8 June 1876, d. 28 January 1905

Biography

Elizabeth Agnes FORDE was born on 8 Jun 1876 in Fergus, Ontario.G1 She married Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH, son of John MEREDITH and Mary Ann LEWIS, on 17 Jan 1900 in St. Andrews Manse, Arthur, Ontario.G2 Elizabeth Agnes FORDE died on 28 Jan 1905, at age 28, in Dundalk, Dufferin, Ontario.
For further information see the citations below.3

Children with Jonathan Lewis MEREDITH b. 3 Nov 1866, d. 19 Mar 1940

DaughterMary Agnes MEREDITH b. 1 Dec 1900
SonJohn Edward MEREDITH b. 21 Sep 1902
DaughterAnnie Elizabeth Arane MEREDITH b. 15 Jan 1905, d. 15 Dec 1965

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)

Citations

  1. [S407] 1901 census, 1901 Census of Canada
  2. [S625] Ontario Marriage Reg'n, 1900, #16763
  3. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited17 Aug 2017

Anne MEREDITH

F, #1309, b. about 1831

Parents

FatherWilliam (of Rossnagad) MEREDITH b. ca. 1800, d. 12 Jun 1887
MotherEsther

Biography

Anne MEREDITH was born ca. 1831. She was baptised on 23 Jan 1831 in Maryborough, Queen's Co., Ireland.G
For further information see the citations below.1

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart

Citations

  1. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited11 Jan 2017

Brian George WINTERS

M, #1313, b. 17 February 1946, d. 25 June 1993

Parents

FatherGeorge Francis WINTERS b. 8 Jun 1917, d. 22 May 1977
MotherEvelyn Maud BARRER b. 14 Mar 1918, d. 26 Jul 2006

Biography

Brian George WINTERS was born on 17 Feb 1946 in Carlton Lodge Maternity Home, Leeds Road, Harrogate, England. He was baptised in St Mark's Church, Harrogate, England.G He married. He died on 25 Jun 1993, at age 47, in Durban, South Africa.

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart
Last Edited4 Nov 2014

Thomas MEREDITH

M, #1314, b. 1828, d. 29 June 1915

Parents

FatherSamuel MEREDITH b. ca. 1804, d. 29 Feb 1896
MotherElizabeth WILKINSON b. ca. 1798, d. 13 Jul 1873

Biography

Thomas Meredith
(1828-1915)
Thomas MEREDITH was born in 1828 in Cappagh, Co. Laois, Ireland.G He was baptised on 3 Aug 1828 in Ballyfin, Clonenagh Parish, Co. Laois.1 He married Rebecca STRONG, daughter of William STRONG and Margaret, on 14 Jul 1859 in St. Brigid’s Church of Ireland, Rosenallis, Co. Laois, Ireland.G2 Thomas MEREDITH died on 29 Jun 1915, at age ~87, in Ballycullane, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland.G3 He was buried on 1 Jul 1915 in Athy Parish, Co.Kildare, Ireland.4
Thomas Meredith was a farmer. He was living at Ballyduff, Moyanna Parish, Co. Laois at the time of his marriage in 1859. His first two children were recorded as having been born, in 1860 and 1862, at Cappagh, Co. Laois. In 1864 he took over a farm at Coolbanagher, Co. Laois from a Patrick Whelan. It was leased from the Earl of Portarlington, and comprised a house, offices & land in 64 acres 1 rood 39 perch. The net annual value of the land was £22 0s 0d and buildings £2 5s 0d.

He lived at Coolbanagher from 1864 until 1892, when he took over the family farm at Ballyduff from his younger brother Henry Meredith (who had himself taken over the farm from their father Samuel Meredith in 1877). It was leased from the Earl of Portarlington and comprised two plots: a house, offices &land on plot 1a in 77 acres 0 rood 28 perch, with a net annual value for the land of £34 15s 0d, and buildings of £3 15s 0d. Plot 1b was in 6 acres 1 rood 30 perch, with a net annual value of £4 0s 0d for the land. The total net annual value was £42 10s 0d. Thomas Hutchinson (a neighbour) took over the lease of the Coolbanagher farm. The three youngest daughters were confirmed in St. Paul's Church, Portarlington, during the period 1898-1901 when the family were living at Ballyduff.

He was recorded on the 1901 census in Ballyduff, and was described as Thomas Meredith, head of family, Irish Church, able to read & write, aged 72, a farmer, married, born in Queen's Co. He was enumerated with his wife Rebecca (aged 59), son William (aged 26), daughter Emily E. (aged 19), daughter Sarah F. (aged 15), son James (aged 12), and a farm labourer Thomas Nolan (aged 27). The house was described as 2nd class, having walls of stone, brick or concrete, a roof of slate, iron or tiles, with 5 or 6 rooms, and 5 windows in front; 6 rooms were occupied. It had 7 outbuildings, comprising a stable, coach house, cow house, calf house, piggery, barn, and shed. Thomas Meredith was named as the landholder for both this property and that listed as no. 1, occupied by John Barry.

In 1905 he took over a farm at Ballycullane Co. Kildare from a William Yeates, the lease of the Ballyduff farm passing to his son Samuel Meredith. The Ballycullane farm was leased from the Duke of Leinster and comprised a house, offices & land on plot 3a in 118 acres 2 rood 5 perch, with a net annual value for the land of £48 5s 0d, and buildings of £12 10s 0d.

He was recorded on the 1911 census at Ballycullane where he was described as Thomas Meredith, head of family, Church of Ireland, able to read & write, aged 83, a farmer, born in Queen's Co, married for 50 years, with 14 children born and 13 still living. He was enumerated with his wife Rebecca (aged 68), daughter Emily (aged 26), son James (aged 22), and a farm servant Michael Price (aged 21). The house was described as 2nd class, having walls of stone, brick or concrete, a roof of slate, iron or tiles, with 7, 8 or 9 rooms,and 5 windows in front; 8 rooms were occupied. It had 17 outbuildings, comprising a stable, coach house, 2 cow houses, a calf house, dairy, piggery, fowl house, boiling house, barn, turf house, potato house, and 5 sheds. Thomas Meredith was the landholder.

He died at Ballycullane, and probate of his will was granted on 23 Aug 1915 at Dublin.5,6,7,8,9,10

Children with Rebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

DaughterElizabeth Anna MEREDITH b. 9 Sep 1860, d. 25 Dec 1910
DaughterMargaret Susanna MEREDITH b. 31 May 1862, d. 26 Aug 1951
DaughterCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946
DaughterMaria MEREDITH b. 4 Jan 1866, d. 20 Jun 1944
SonSamuel MEREDITH b. 14 Dec 1867, d. 24 Sep 1936
DaughterRebecca MEREDITH b. 25 Dec 1869, d. 14 Sep 1920
DaughterAnne MEREDITH b. 26 Dec 1871, d. 25 Jan 1947
SonWilliam Henry MEREDITH b. 31 May 1874, d. 20 Mar 1940
SonThomas MEREDITH b. 7 Oct 1876, d. 9 May 1936
SonGeorge Frederick MEREDITH b. 2 Nov 1878, d. 12 Sep 1947
DaughterEmily Esther MEREDITH b. 10 Nov 1880, d. 28 Aug 1968
DaughterIsabella Evelyn MEREDITH b. 29 Mar 1883, d. 30 Aug 1960
DaughterSarah Frances MEREDITH b. 6 May 1885, d. 19 Aug 1957
SonJames Armstrong MEREDITH b. 26 Jan 1889, d. 13 Sep 1948

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S1023] Sharon Haggerty, Ballyfin Parish Baptisms http://www.winters-online.net/meredith-genealogy-online/records.htm
  2. [S1333] Marriage Certificate of Thomas Meredith and Rebecca Strong, 14 July 1859, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author, witnesses were James Wilkinson and William Strong
  3. [S1021] Death Certificate of Thomas Meredith, 19 Jun 1915, Registration District: Athy, Registration Date: 7 jul 1915; copy in the possession of the author, age 87 years, married, farmer, died at Ballycullane of debility (one year) heart failure (1.5 months) certified, informant James Meredith, son, of Ballycullane, present at death
  4. [S1022] Parish Register of Athy, 1837-1956 , Representative Church Body Library, Ireland
  5. [S1024] Cancelled Land Books Coolbanagher Townland Queen's County (Valuation Office of Ireland)
  6. [S1025] Cancelled Land Books, Ballyduff Townland, Moyanna Parish, Queen's County (Valuation Office of Ireland)
  7. [S1019] 1901 Census of Ireland, Queen's Co, Stradbally Barony, Kilmurry D.E.D., Moyanna Parish, Ballyduff Townland, (note FHL microfilm nois 0850465), Item 1, Index 74&|;7
  8. [S1026] Cancelled Land Books 1859-1939, CoKildare, Narragh & Reban (East) Barony, Grangemellon Electoral District, Tankardstown Parish, Ballycullane Townland, Film Number: 0840825, LDS Family History Library
  9. [S1027] 1911 Census of Ireland, Census Place: County Kildare, Grangemellon D.E.D.,Tankardstown Parish, Ballycullane Townland, Film Number: 2146886, LDS Family History Library, Item 2, Index 7&|;11, Frame 640
  10. [S1018] Photocopy of the death certificate of Sarah Frances Winters (General Register Office, England & Wales, copy held by author), probate being granted to Samuel Meredith farmer, for effects to the value of £1,167 1s 4d
Last Edited14 Jun 2010

William BYERS

M, #1315

Biography

William BYERS married Mary Ann LEWIS, daughter of Jonathan Hill LEWIS and Anne PATTISON, on 4 Dec 1876 in Alma, Peel tp, Wellington county, Ontario.1
For further information see the citations below.2

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S624] Ontario Vital Statistics
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited17 May 2004

Caroline Victoria MEREDITH

F, #1316, b. 15 March 1864

Parents

FatherJohn MEREDITH b. ca. 1826, d. 19 Jun 1874
MotherMary Ann LEWIS b. 22 May 1841, d. 19 Jun 1919

Biography

Caroline Victoria MEREDITH was born on 15 Mar 1864 in Mulmer tp, Wellington County, Canada West (Ontario.) She was baptised on 21 Jan 1869 in Peel Township, Wellington County, Ontario.1 She married William CRABB on 8 Feb 1881 in Mulmur, West Luther tp, Ontario.
For further information see the citations below.2

Children with William CRABB b. 20 Dec 1855

DaughterMabel Louisa CRABB b. 11 Apr 1882
SonWilliam John CRABB b. 13 Jul 1884, d. 1959
DaughterLottie M. CRABB b. 7 Nov 1887, d. Jan 1973
SonHerbert Meredith CRABB b. 21 Sep 1889, d. 31 Dec 1970
DaughterIda M. CRABB b. 4 Oct 1891, d. Dec 1970
SonRoy J. CRABB b. 11 Sep 1894, d. 28 Jul 1964
DaughterRuby Caroline CRABB b. 10 Apr 1896
SonArthur E. CRABB b. 2 Aug 1898, d. 12 Jan 1973
DaughterEthel Laura CRABB b. 20 Mar 1901, d. 1 Sep 1987
SonGordon Cecil CRABB b. Jun 1903, d. 21 Oct 1973
SonLester Charles CRABB b. Mar 1906, d. 9 Dec 1986
DaughterMary Myrtle CRABB b. May 1907, d. 1 Apr 1950

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)

Citations

  1. [S469] Methodist Church Baptisms, United Church Archives, Toronto
  2. [S383] Sharon Haggerty, Website: Haggerty Ancestors and Related Families, http://winters-online.net/sharon-haggerty-db/
Last Edited9 Feb 2008

Rebecca STRONG

F, #1317, b. 1841, d. 20 June 1921

Parents

FatherWilliam STRONG b. ca. 1785, d. ca. 1857
MotherMargaret b. ca. 1798, d. 18 Nov 1873

Biography

Rebecca Strong
(1841-1921)
Rebecca STRONG was born in 1841 in Rosenallis or Shanbeg, Co. Laois, Ireland. She was baptised on 24 Oct 1841 in St. Brigid’s Church of Ireland, Rosenallis, Co. Laois, Ireland.G She married Thomas MEREDITH, son of Samuel MEREDITH and Elizabeth WILKINSON, on 14 Jul 1859 in St. Brigid’s Church of Ireland, Rosenallis, Co. Laois, Ireland.G1 Rebecca STRONG died on 20 Jun 1921, at age ~80, in Monasterevin, Co. Kildare, Ireland.G She was buried on 23 Jun 1921 in Athy Parish, Co.Kildare, Ireland.2
Rebecca Meredith nee Strong was living at Whitebog, Athy in 1917 at the time of her daughter Emily’s marriage to Joseph Deverell.

She was recorded on the 1901 census in the household of Thomas Meredith in Ballyduff in which she was described as Rebecca Meredith, wife, Irish Church, able to read & write, aged 59, married born in Queen's Co.

She was enumerated on the 1911 census in the household of Thomas Meredith in Ballycullane, Co. Kildare, in which she was described as Rebecca Meredith, wife, Church of Ireland, able to read & write, aged 68,born in Queen's Co, married for 50 years, with 14 children born and 13 still living.3,4,5

Children with Thomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915

DaughterElizabeth Anna MEREDITH b. 9 Sep 1860, d. 25 Dec 1910
DaughterMargaret Susanna MEREDITH b. 31 May 1862, d. 26 Aug 1951
DaughterCaroline Helena MEREDITH b. 9 Feb 1864, d. 17 Jun 1946
DaughterMaria MEREDITH b. 4 Jan 1866, d. 20 Jun 1944
SonSamuel MEREDITH b. 14 Dec 1867, d. 24 Sep 1936
DaughterRebecca MEREDITH b. 25 Dec 1869, d. 14 Sep 1920
DaughterAnne MEREDITH b. 26 Dec 1871, d. 25 Jan 1947
SonWilliam Henry MEREDITH b. 31 May 1874, d. 20 Mar 1940
SonThomas MEREDITH b. 7 Oct 1876, d. 9 May 1936
SonGeorge Frederick MEREDITH b. 2 Nov 1878, d. 12 Sep 1947
DaughterEmily Esther MEREDITH b. 10 Nov 1880, d. 28 Aug 1968
DaughterIsabella Evelyn MEREDITH b. 29 Mar 1883, d. 30 Aug 1960
DaughterSarah Frances MEREDITH b. 6 May 1885, d. 19 Aug 1957
SonJames Armstrong MEREDITH b. 26 Jan 1889, d. 13 Sep 1948

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S1333] Marriage Certificate of Thomas Meredith and Rebecca Strong, 14 July 1859, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author, witnesses were James Wilkinson and William Strong
  2. [S1022] Parish Register of Athy, 1837-1956 , Representative Church Body Library, Ireland
  3. [S1028] Marriage announcement: Deverell and Meredith; The Weekly Irish Times, Saturday, December 15, 1917, p.6, “DEVERELL-MEREDITH-Nov28 at Rathfarnham Church, Dublin, Joseph Deverell, J.P., son of the late Samuel Deverell and of MrsDeverell, Derrylough, Rosenallis, Queen’s County, to Emily, daughter of the late Thomas Meredith, Ballycullane, Athy, and of MrsMeredith, Whitebog, Athy.”
  4. [S1019] 1901 Census of Ireland, Queen's Co, Stradbally Barony, Kilmurry D.E.D., Moyanna Parish, Ballyduff Townland, (note FHL microfilm nois 0850465)
  5. [S1027] 1911 Census of Ireland, Census Place: County Kildare, Grangemellon D.E.D.,Tankardstown Parish, Ballycullane Townland, Film Number: 2146886, LDS Family History Library
Last Edited14 Jun 2010

Elizabeth Anna MEREDITH

F, #1318, b. 9 September 1860, d. 25 December 1910

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Elizabeth Anna MEREDITH was born on 9 Sep 1860. She was baptised on 14 Oct 1860 in Maryborough Church, Co. Laois, Ireland.1 She married William CRAMPTON on 17 Feb 1886 in Coolbanagher Parish Church, Queen’s County, witnesses Margaret Meredith and Joseph Grey.2 Elizabeth Anna MEREDITH died on 25 Dec 1910, at age 50, in Club House, Carlow, Ireland.G3

Children with William CRAMPTON b. ca. 1853

DaughterHannah CRAMPTON b. 16 Feb 1887, d. 16 Jan 1975
DaughterRebecca Caroline (Carrie) CRAMPTON b. 5 Nov 1888, d. 18 Mar 1984
DaughterElizabeth (Lizzie) CRAMPTON b. 27 Dec 1890
DaughterJessie CRAMPTON b. 30 Sep 1893, d. 10 Oct 1972
SonHenry Meredith CRAMPTON b. 11 May 1896, d. 14 Nov 1963
SonThomas CRAMPTON b. 24 Feb 1898, d. 16 Aug 1917
SonRev. William Edward CRAMPTON b. 17 Apr 1901, d. Jun 1962

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart
Clonenagh indented chart
Wilkinson box chart
Wilkinson indented chart

Citations

  1. [S1029] Sharon Haggerty, Meredith Burials, Maryborough Parish Registers: 1793 - 1999, http://www.winters-online.net/meredith-genealogy-online/records.htm
  2. [S1334] Marriage certificate of William Crampton and Elizabeth Anne Meredith, 17 Feb 1886, Coolbanagher Church; copy in the possession of the author
  3. [S1030] Death announcement: Crampton, ElizabethWeekly Irish Times (1876-1941); Dec 31, 1910; ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Irish Times (1859-2008) pg24
Last Edited19 Jun 2016

Margaret Susanna MEREDITH

F, #1319, b. 31 May 1862, d. 26 August 1951

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Margaret Susanna MEREDITH was born on 31 May 1862 in Queen's Co., Ireland.G She was baptised on 29 Jun 1862 in Mountrath Parish, Queen’s Co., Ireland.1 She married John WILKINSON, son of Edward WILKINSON and Eliza MEREDITH, on 10 Jul 1890 in Coolbanagher Parish Church, Queen’s County, witnesses George Wilkinson and Matilda Wilkinson.2,3 Margaret Susanna MEREDITH died on 26 Aug 1951, at age 89, in Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland.G
Margaret Susanna Meredith was the daughter of Thomas Meredith and was living at Coolbanagher at the time of her marriage. She had 2 children and both were still living at the time of the 1911 census.3,4

Children with John WILKINSON b. ca. 1857, d. 23 Dec 1948

DaughterElizabeth Caroline WILKINSON b. 11 Jul 1892
SonEdward Thomas WILKINSON b. 20 Dec 1900, d. 9 Jun 1928

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
Appears on:Clonenagh box chart (#1)
Clonenagh box chart (#2)
Clonenagh indented chart (#1)
Clonenagh indented chart (#2)
Wilkinson box chart (#1)
Wilkinson box chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#1)
Wilkinson indented chart (#2)
Wilkinson indented chart (#3)

Citations

  1. [S1032] Private communication from Sharon Haggerty of the Mountrath 1837 Parish Register, Clonenagh Parish, records extracted by EJeffers.
  2. [S605] Family Search, Record Search - Pilot Site, http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/ accessed Jul 2009
  3. [S1033] Marriage certificate: John Wilkinson and Margaret Susanna Meredith, 10 July 1890, Coolbanagher Parish Church, Queen’s County, Ireland; copy in the possession of the author
  4. [S599] 1911 Census of Ireland online http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Queen_s_Co_/Kilcolmbane/Ballycarnan/791674/ accessed Nov 2009
Last Edited21 Feb 2017

Caroline Helena MEREDITH

F, #1320, b. 9 February 1864, d. 17 June 1946

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Caroline Helena MEREDITH was born on 9 Feb 1864 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G1 She was baptised on 3 Apr 1864 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G She married John Wilson BOYD, son of Thomas BOYD and Esther Anne WILSON, on 27 Mar 1889 in St. Alban’s, Armadale, Victoria, AustraliaG, witnesses David Hutchinson, Elizabeth Boyd.2 Caroline Helena MEREDITH died on 17 Jun 1946, at age 82, in Coburg, Victoria, Australia.G
Caroline Helena Meredith was described as a confectioner on her marriage certificate in 1889. She was living in Windsor, Victoria.2

Children with John Wilson BOYD b. 28 Mar 1864, d. 9 Mar 1949

DaughterAnnie Esther Elizabeth BOYD b. 12 Mar 1890, d. 31 Jul 1974
SonThomas Meredith BOYD b. 17 Apr 1891, d. 26 Dec 1974
DaughterCaroline Manonia BOYD b. 1 Apr 1893, d. 1976
SonJohn Wilson BOYD b. 18 Feb 1895
DaughterClarice Satchell BOYD b. ca. 1899
DaughterRebecca BOYD b. 4 Oct 1900, d. 4 Oct 1900
SonHerbert George BOYD b. 28 Mar 1905, d. 23 Feb 1906

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records
  2. [S1431] Marriage certificate: John Wilson Boyd - Caroline Helena Meredith, 27 Mar 1889; Victoria Births, Deaths and Marriages, https://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home
Last Edited22 Oct 2012

Maria MEREDITH

F, #1321, b. 4 January 1866, d. 20 June 1944

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Maria MEREDITH was born on 4 Jan 1866 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G She was baptised on 11 Feb 1866 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G1 She married George Charles KEEGAN, son of Peter KEEGAN and Eliza GODSELL, on 5 Nov 1896 in St John's Church, Coolbanagher, Co. LaoisG, witnesses John H. Patterson and Annie Meredith.2 Maria MEREDITH died on 20 Jun 1944, at age 78, in Rathleague House, Port Laoise.G3 She was buried in Holy Trinity Church, Rock of Dunamaise, Co. Laois.G4
Maria Meredith was living Ballyduff, Co. Laois at the time of her marriage. She was recorded in the 1901 census at Morett, Emo, Queen’s Co., and described as a Sewing Mistress.
Her death was announced in the Irish Times as follows:
“KEEGAN - June 20, 1944, at her residence, Rathleague House, Maryborough, Maria Keegan (nee Meredith), beloved and loving wife of G. Charles Keegan, formerly of Coolbanagher and Kinsale.”.2,3

Children with George Charles KEEGAN b. 8 Apr 1872, d. 3 Nov 1954

SonWalter Samuel KEEGAN b. 29 Oct 1897, d. 7 Jul 1985
SonThomas Henry KEEGAN b. 8 Jan 1899
DaughterKathleen Eva KEEGAN b. 9 May 1900, d. 5 Apr 1990
SonErnest Victor KEEGAN b. 29 Nov 1901, d. 22 Feb 1967
DaughterCaroline Elizabeth (Lina) KEEGAN b. 24 May 1903
SonGeorge Charles KEEGAN b. 18 Jul 1905
DaughterMabel Winifred KEEGAN b. 14 Apr 1908

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records
  2. [S1037] Marriage Certificate of George Charles Keegan and Maria Meredith 5 Nov 1896, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author
  3. [S1035] Death announcement: Keegan, Maria, Times Pictorial, Saturday, July 1, 1944 p.11, “KEEGAN - June 20, 1944, at her residence, Rathleague House, Maryborough, Maria Keegan (nee Meredith), beloved and loving wife of GCharles Keegan, formerly of Coolbanagher and Kinsale.”
  4. [S1036] The Bradshaws, Find a Grave webpage http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=37686718 (also 37768964 and 37821977)
Last Edited13 Jun 2010

Samuel MEREDITH

M, #1322, b. 14 December 1867, d. 24 September 1936

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Samuel MEREDITH was born on 14 Dec 1867 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G1 He was baptised on 2 Feb 1868 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G He married Isabella FURLONG, daughter of John FURLONG and Ann WILKINSON, on 12 Nov 1902 in Clonaslee, Queen’s County, Ireland.2 Samuel MEREDITH died on 24 Sep 1936, at age 68, in Ballyherrick, Rathdrum, Co. Wicklow.
Samuel Meredith was living at Ballyduff House, Stradbally at the time of his marriage in 1902. He was recorded in the 1911 census at Ballyduff, Moyanna Parish, Co. Laois, Ireland, and described as Samuel Meredith, head of family, Church of Ireland, can read & write, aged 43, a farmer, married, born in Queen's Co. He had a domestic servant, Mary Dempsey (aged 18) and a general labourer, John Dunne (aged 23). The house was listed as no. 1 and described as 2nd class, having walls of stone, brick or concrete, a roof of slate, iron or tiles, with 7, 8 or 9 rooms and 5 windows in front. 7 rooms were occupied. It had 10 outbuildings, comprising a stable, cow house, 2 calf houses, a piggery, fowl house, boiling house, barn, turf house, and shed.

The farm at Ballyduff had been leased until 1907, but in that year it was purchased under the provisions of the Land Act. In 1913, the ownership of the farm passed to a Richard Gleeson, having been occupied by three successive generations of the Meredith family for over 80 years.3

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records
  2. [S1113] The Irish Times, Nov 14, 1902; pg1 Marriage announcement: Meredith - Furlong.ProQuest Historical Newspapers The Irish Times (1859-2008) accessed online 2009, “MEREDITH and FURLONG - On Wednesday, November 12, at Clonaslee, by RevH.BHewson, M.A., Samuel Meredith, Ballyduff House, Stradbally, to Isabella, eldest daughter of John Furlong, Tinniehinch, Queen’s County.”
  3. [S1038] 1911 Census of Ireland, Queen's Co, Kilmurry D.E.D., Ballyduff Townland, Film Number: 2193134, LDS Family History Library, Item: 74&|;7
Last Edited11 Dec 2016

Rebecca MEREDITH

F, #1323, b. 25 December 1869, d. 14 September 1920

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Rebecca MEREDITH was born on 25 Dec 1869 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G1 She was baptised on 30 Jan 1870 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G2 She married Joseph MATHERS, son of William Henry MATHERS, on 30 Apr 1895 in Coolbanagher Parish Church, Coolbanagher, Co. Laois.3 Rebecca MEREDITH died on 14 Sep 1920, at age 50, in 14 Station St., Coburg, Victoria, Australia.G4 She was buried on 15 Sep 1920 in New Melbourne General Cemetery (now Fawkner Memorial Park.)G4
Rebecca Meredith was living Coolbanagher, Co. Laois at the time of her marriage. She was enumerated in the 1911 census as the head of household at Leinster Street, Athy, Co. Kildare, and was described as Rebecca Mathers, a widow, aged 37, having had 3 children all still alive. Enumerated in the same household were her son William H.M. (aged 12) and daughter Eileen A. (aged 8), and a Mary B. Carroll (a shop assistant confectioner). The other daughter Violet was enumerated in her uncle John Wilkinson’s household.
Rebecca Mathers nee Meredith emigrated with her husband to South Africa sometime between 1895 and 1896. She returned with her 3 children in 1906, presumably as a widow, arriving in Southampton on the ship Avondale Castle on 2 June. She emigrated to Victoria, Australia with her 3 children, arriving in Brisbane on the ship Omrah on 12 Aug 1916.5,6,7,8

Children with Joseph MATHERS b. bef. 1874, d. bef. 1911

DaughterViolet Maud Elizabeth MATHERS b. ca. 1896, d. Jan 1983
SonRev. William Henry Meredith MATHERS b. ca. 1899, d. 14 Nov 1987
DaughterEileen Annie MATHERS b. ca. 1903, d. 5 Jul 1986

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records, transcribed by the author ; the IGI has 20 Nov 1869 for both birth and baptism
  2. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records, - transcribed by the author; the IGI has 20 Nov 1869 for both birth and baptism
  3. [S1114] Marriage certificate of Joseph Mathers and Rebecca Meredith, 30 April 1895, Coolbanagher Church, Queen’s County, Ireland; copy in posession of author
  4. [S1039] Death certificate of Rebecca Mathers nee Meredith, 14 Sep 1920 ; copy in the possession of the author
  5. [S1040] Marriage Certificate of Joseph Mathers and Rebecca Meredith 30 April 1895, Registration District: Mountmellick; copy in the possession of the author
  6. [S599] 1911 Census of Ireland online http://www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Queen_s_Co_/Kilcolmbane/Ballycarnan/791674/ accessed Nov 2009
  7. [S1041] UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960. Ancestry.com [database on-line]Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2008;http://search.. Ancestry.co.uk/browse/view.aspx?dbid=1518&iid=30807_A000381-00135&pid=19901804&ssrc=&fn=Frances&ln=Modler&st=g
  8. [S1042] Victoria, Australia, Assisted and Unassisted Passenger Lists, 1839–1923. Ancestry.com [database on-line]Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc., 2009.
Last Edited29 Jul 2010

Anne MEREDITH

F, #1324, b. 26 December 1871, d. 25 January 1947

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

Anne MEREDITH was born on 26 Dec 1871 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G She was baptised on 4 Feb 1872 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G She married Thomas Simon DAVIES. Anne MEREDITH died on 25 Jan 1947, at age 75, in Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa.G1,2 She was buried in Plumstead Cemetery, Wynberg, Cape Province.G1
She is believed to be the Annie Meredith who witnessed the marriage of her sister Maria Meredith and George Charles Keegan in 1896.

Children with Thomas Simon DAVIES b. ca. 1869, d. 29 May 1946

DaughterMary Mifanwy DAVIES b. 2 Feb 1909, d. 4 Dec 1988
DaughterKathleen Helen DAVIES b. 4 Feb 1911, d. 22 Aug 1997

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1428] Ancestry24.com: Plumstead cemetery URL:http://. Ancestry24.com/wp-content/gallery/cemeteries-cape-province-plumstead/Davies_Thomas_Sims.JPGAccessed: 2012-10-05(Archived by WebCite® at http://www.webcitation.org/6BC6bOzrf)
  2. [S1447] https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-22084-55658-83?cc=1779109
Last Edited13 Aug 2014

William Henry MEREDITH

M, #1325, b. 31 May 1874, d. 20 March 1940

Parents

FatherThomas MEREDITH b. 1828, d. 29 Jun 1915
MotherRebecca STRONG b. 1841, d. 20 Jun 1921

Biography

William Henry MEREDITH was born on 31 May 1874 in Coolbanagher, Co. Laois, Ireland.G1 He was baptised on 5 Jul 1874 in Coolbanagher Church of Ireland, Ireland.G1 He married Agnes Griffith MEEK, daughter of William MEEK and Margaret Galloway SMALL, on 29 Oct 1913 in St. Michael’s, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland, witnesses William Thomas Duuthie, Emily Hester Meredith.2 William Henry MEREDITH died on 20 Mar 1940, at age 65, in Ballymoate House, Glenealy, Co. Wicklow.3,4 He was buried on 22 Mar 1940 in Glenealy Church, Co. Wicklow.
William Henry Meredith appeared on the 1901 census in the household of Thomas Meredith in Ballyduff in which he was described as William Meredith, son, Irish Church, read & write, 26, a farmer's son, not married, born in Queen's Co.

He was recorded in the 1911 census as a farmer at Whitebog, Barrowhouse, Queen’s County.

His gravestone inscription reads: "In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM H. MEREDITH | Ballymoate | died 20th March 1940, aged 62 yrs | also his wife AGNES | died 12th July 1962 aged 81 yrs | and their
grandson WILLIAM | died 18th Sep. 1948 aged 3 yrs | and their daughter EVA | died 10th Nov. 2000 aged 82 yrs."5,4

Children with Agnes Griffith MEEK b. 23 Jul 1881, d. 12 Jul 1962

SonWilliam Henry (Harry) MEREDITH b. 29 May 1916, d. 5 Nov 1994
DaughterEva Isobel MEREDITH b. 1917, d. 10 Nov 2000
SonGeorge MEREDITH b. 16 Jan 1921, d. 15 Feb 1981

Connections

Family Line:Clonenagh Merediths
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Citations

  1. [S1034] Coolbanagher Church of Ireland Parish Records
  2. [S1442] Marriage certificate: William Henry Meredith - Agnes Griffith Meek, 29 Oct 1913, Athy; copy in the possession of the author
  3. [S1043] The Irish Times, Thursday, March 21, 1940,  p.1, “MEREDITH - March 20, 1940, at his residence, Ballymoate House, Glenealy, CoWicklow, William Henry Meredith, to the inexpressible grief of his family and relatives Funeral to-morrow (Friday) at 2 o’clock (summer time) to Glenealy Church”
  4. [S1044] Joyce Tunstead & Yvonne Russell, Headstones at Glenealy Parish Church, CoWicklow, Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives http://www.igp-web.com/IGPArchives/ire/wicklow/photos/tombstones/headstones/glenealy.txt, "In Loving Memory | of | WILLIAM HMEREDITH | Ballymoate | died 20th March 1940, aged 62 yrs | also his wife AGNES | died 12th July 1962 aged 81 yrs | and their grandson WILLIAM | died 18th Sep1948 aged 3 yrs | and their daughter EVA | died 10th Nov2000 aged 82 yrs."
  5. [S1019] 1901 Census of Ireland, Queen's Co, Stradbally Barony, Kilmurry D.E.D., Moyanna Parish, Ballyduff Townland, (note FHL microfilm nois 0850465)
Last Edited14 Jun 2010