Our Meador Families in Colonial America by Victor P Meador made a mistake. Richard Aubrey is not the son Sarah, widow of Thomas the Orphan Meador, and Henry Aubrey.Henry is the father of Richard by first wife who is unknown. Henry is also the father of Alice the wife the first Thomas Goldman. Henry has another daughter name Frances who married aPhilip Maguire. or could the last name be Maquire
Record Room of the Court House in Tappahannock, Essex County, Virginia.
p.193: Swallow Forked on both ears overkeeled on the right ear pr pr marke of the catle belonging to Susanna Meador daughter of Thomas Meador decd cropt on the right ear and a slitt in the crop and underkeeled in same ear and a hole in the left ear is the ppr mark of the catle belonging to Mary Meador daughter of Thomas Meador decd. A flower de Luce on the right ear and cropt on the left ear is the proper mark of catle belonging to John Meador Son of Thomas Meador decd
The above records were in contemplation of widow, Mrs. Sarah Meadors upcoming marriage to her second husband, Henry Awbrey/Aubry. Second marriage often required a "Marriage Contract," to insure the heirs of a first marriage, their inheritance. 1664 Feb 27 - Old Rappahannock Co, Va - (1656-1664), pt.2 p.353-354: