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Laura Susan Hire

Female 1871 -


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  • Name Laura Susan Hire 
    Born 6 Nov 1871  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    1880 census 1880  Macon County, District #5, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Laura S. Hire, 9, daughter of Fountain and Francis A. Hire. 
    Marriage #1 Aug 1897  [2
    Laura married Lander Green Meador probably in Macon Co., Tennessee.  
    • Lander was born 19 April 1873 and died 22 March 1929. He is buried in the Haysville Cemetery, Haysville, Macon County, Tennessee.
    Child born 12 Oct 1897  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    first known child born: James Ervin Meador. 
    1900 census 1900  Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Laura S. Meador, 27, born in November 1872 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 3 years, mother of 3 children all still living, wife of Lander G. Meador, 27 born in April 1873 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 3 years, farmer; Emma M. Claburn, 10, stepdaughter, born in August 1889 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, at school; Murtie Claburn, 6, stepdaughter, born in July 1893 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single; Erven J. Meador, 3, son, born in October 1896 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single. 
    Child born 9 Oct 1900  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    second known child born: Valeah M. Meador.  
    Child born 3 Nov 1903  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    third known child born: Lester Lee Meador. 
    Child born 22 Jan 1909  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    fourth known child born: Ethel P. Meador. 
    1910 census 1910  Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Laura S. Meador, 37, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 13 years, 2nd marriage, mother of 6 children all still living, wife of Lander G. Meador, 26, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 13 years, 1st marriage, farmer; Emma M., daughter, 19, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Mirtie, daughter, 15, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Valera M., 9, daughter, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Lester L., 6, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; James E., son, 2, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Ethel P., daughter, 1, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee. 
    Child born 22 Oct 1911  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    fifth known child born: Odis Meador. 
    1920 census 1920  Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    recorded as Lara Meador, 48, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, wife of Lander G. Meador, 47, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, farmer; Lester, 16, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, farm laborer; Ethel, 12, daughter, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Odis, 8, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee. 
    Death notices 4 Aug 1921  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Laura died at age 49 in Macon County. 
    • She was recorded at her death as a married white female housewife. Laura is buried in Haysville Cemetery in Macon County.
    Person ID I885  Seagraves Database
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2016 

    Father Fountain Hire,   b. 20 Nov 1841, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1887, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Frances Adeline Seagraves,   b. 28 Mar 1846, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1934, Holland, Allen County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Abt 1861  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F280  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lander Green Meador,   b. 19 Apr 1873, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1929  (Age 55 years) 
    Married Aug 1897  Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Children 
     1. James Ervin Meador,   b. 12 Oct 1897, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1969  (Age 71 years)  [Birth]
     2. Valeah M. Meador,   b. 9 Oct 1902, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1931, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [Birth]
     3. Lester Lee Meador,   b. 3 Nov 1903, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1979  (Age 75 years)  [Birth]
     4. Ethel P. Meador,   b. 22 Jan 1909, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1999  (Age 90 years)  [Birth]
     5. Odis L. Meador,   b. 22 Oct 1911, Macon County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1992  (Age 80 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2016 
    Family ID F299  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Nov 1871 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 census - recorded as Laura S. Hire, 9, daughter of Fountain and Francis A. Hire. - 1880 - Macon County, District #5, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Aug 1897 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - first known child born: James Ervin Meador. - 12 Oct 1897 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1900 census - recorded as Laura S. Meador, 27, born in November 1872 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 3 years, mother of 3 children all still living, wife of Lander G. Meador, 27 born in April 1873 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 3 years, farmer; Emma M. Claburn, 10, stepdaughter, born in August 1889 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single, at school; Murtie Claburn, 6, stepdaughter, born in July 1893 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single; Erven J. Meador, 3, son, born in October 1896 in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, single. - 1900 - Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - second known child born: Valeah M. Meador. - 9 Oct 1900 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - third known child born: Lester Lee Meador. - 3 Nov 1903 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - fourth known child born: Ethel P. Meador. - 22 Jan 1909 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1910 census - recorded as Laura S. Meador, 37, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 13 years, 2nd marriage, mother of 6 children all still living, wife of Lander G. Meador, 26, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, married 13 years, 1st marriage, farmer; Emma M., daughter, 19, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Mirtie, daughter, 15, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Valera M., 9, daughter, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Lester L., 6, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; James E., son, 2, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Ethel P., daughter, 1, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee. - 1910 - Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild born - fifth known child born: Odis Meador. - 22 Oct 1911 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1920 census - recorded as Lara Meador, 48, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, wife of Lander G. Meador, 47, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, farmer; Lester, 16, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee, farm laborer; Ethel, 12, daughter, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee; Odis, 8, son, born in Tennessee, both parents born in Tennessee. - 1920 - Macon County, District #2, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath notices - Laura died at age 49 in Macon County. - 4 Aug 1921 - Macon County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S293] Tombstone in Haysville Cemetery in Haysville, Macon County, Tennessee , (FindAGrave.com).

    2. [S294] David and Lisa Extended Family Tree, (Ancestry.com).

    3. [S5] Social Security Death Index, (Ancestry.com).

    4. [S57] Tennessee Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955, (Ancestry.com).

    5. [S275] Hire Family Genealogy, (Ancestry.com).