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Ida Beth (Burgess) Meredith (abt. 1862)

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Ida Beth Meredith formerly Burgess
Born about in Fitchville, Huron, Ohiomap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Cuyahoga Co. Ohiomap
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Nov 2014
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Mother of actor Burgess Meredith.

The son of Rev. Oliver and Caroline M. (Coggswell) Burgess, the former of whom was one of the pioneer clergymen of the Methodist Episcopal church in Ohio....He was born in Frederick county, Maryland, in the year 1817, the son of William Pitt Burgess, who removed to Mount Vernon, Ohio, when his son was a boy.[1]

1870 Census, Cleveland Ward 6, Cuyahoga, Ohio: Oliver Burgess 53 Clergyman born Maryland Carrie Burgess 51 born New York Beryann Burgess 21 born Ohio Mary H Burgess 18 born Ohio Jay P Burgess 13 born Ohio Howard Burgess 11 born Ohio Ida P Burgess 8 born Ohio[2]



  1. Joseph P. Smith, ed., History of the Republican Party in Ohio (Chicago, 1898), 2:554: (in biographical sketch of brother Howard H. Burgess)
  2. 1870; Census Place: Cleveland Ward 6, Cuyahoga, Ohio; Roll: M593_1190; Page: 104B; Image: 212; Family History Library Film: 552689.

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