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Nora Meade

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Our Mead family has been documented as living in the greater Virginia since 1780. (Ragland files) (DAR) (Census) The key to our entry lies in the documents of the independent city of Frederick where our first proven ancestor was presumably born. I believe that his mother was a Quaker and his father had ties to Congregationalism. The name of his sister, Emily Mead Cooper, is listed in his pension file. His middle name Bingham is thought to be the surname of a beloved family member a Congregationalist minister. However at Fort Frederick in 1754 there was one Samuel Bingaman. I have been told that William Bingham Mead used the Indian trail to remove to Ohio from Frederick and shortly thereafter William removed to North Carolina where he enlisted. As an injured soldier in a hospital he met his future wife Mildred Esther Davis. The couple setttled back to the Guyandot Ohio area at Big Sandy-eventually moving to the old Vancouver station in Kentucky. That is where their first son was born in 1798. Note: Read about the existence of Vancouver Settlement Station in what is now Louisa,Kentucky https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Vancouver

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The descendants of Wm Mead of New England share my paternal haplotype The paternal subclade is R-P311

So if you were born in 1960 you may have M-269 listed as your paternal haplotype. Older generations for this group bare R-P311

posted by Nora Meade
Hello Nora!

You've been a member for a few weeks so I thought I would check in to see how it's going. Have the How-Tos been helpful or left you with questions? Most of us have questions after all that information!

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posted by Hilary (Buckle) Gadsby
Hi Nora, and thank you for volunteering!

Before I can confirm your membership, I’ll need you to add a little more information about your genealogical interests.

You can do this by editing your tags/comments, adding a couple of sentences to your biography, or posting a brief message in the public comments section of your profile page.

Once we know you are here to help grow the tree, a greeter will be happy to confirm your membership. If you have questions about WikiTree, please feel free to contact me via my profile page.

Thanks, David ~ WikiTree Greeter

posted by David Selman
Hello Nora,

Welcome to WikiTree! The initial email from us has helpful links that will get you started on WikiTree, which is not like any genealogy site you’ve ever used.

WikiTree is different because our goal is to have one profile per person, and that means we all work together as a BIG collaborative team!

What brings you to WikiTree? Do you have research you’d like to share? Are you interested in how your family fits into the big tree? When you confirm your email address, you’ll see a Volunteer option on your profile page. Click that and leave us a short message here on your profile about your genealogical interests. A Greeters Project volunteer will be happy to confirm your membership, and you’ll be on your way!

Welcome to the family! We’re really glad you’re here.

Jess

posted by Jess Wallace

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