Re: Joel Meador and Agnes?
*Jonas MEADOR (John Meadows , Sr., Thomas "Orphan", Thomas Meades, Father) was born in 1698/1700 in Old Rappahannock, Essex Co., VA. He died on 5 May 1768 in Cumberland Co., VA and was buried in VA.Jonas married (1) Frances HUDGENS in 1728 in Essex City, Essex Co., VA. Frances died on 17 Oct 1774 in Cumberland Co., VA. Religion: Quaker, Baptist
They had the following children:
*1. Joel Meador, born 1725 in [Caroline] Co., VA; died 30 November 1798 in Franklin Co., VA. He married Susannah Clark Bef. 25 November 1750 in Bedford Co., VA She died on 11 Feb 1818 in Franklin Co., VA.
Joel(Jonas Meador,John, Thomas "Orphan", Thomas Meades, Father)
1 Joshua/Joel Meadows (John, Thomas "Orphan", Thomas Meades, Father)b 1702 in Essex Co., VA.;d 1774 in Amelia Co., VA M'd Judith GREEN b: 1713 m: 1737 in Cumberland Co., VA d: Bef. 1768 in Amelia Co., VA
"2nd Wife of Joshua/Joel Meadows: Agnes SEAYin Amelia Co., VA m: Bef. 1768 in Amelia Co., VA d: 1818 in Amelia Co., VA
Will of Joel Meador, 1774 Amelia County, Virginia Will Book 2, Page 221 Probated May 1777"
NOTE: JOEL (1725), Son of Jonas, SEEMS TO BE THE NEPHEW OF
JOSHUA/JOEL (1702), son of JOHN WHO MARRIED AGNES SEAY.
"Will of Joel Meador, 1774 Amelia County, Virginia Will Book 2, Page 221 Probated May 1777.......My will and desire is that my wife Agness shall enjoy the rest of my estate during her natural life or widowhood.....Witness my hand and seal this 23rd day of September, 1774. Published and declared before us: Joel Meador (SEAL) William Ford Thomas Ellis William Ford, Jr."
Taken from Janet's Genealogy:
NOTE:All resources indicate the Agnes Seay was born about
1713, but that doesn't compute with the 1868 marriage
date, age 55, if she then gave birth to four children with Joel Meador as indicated in his will. She must have been
considerably younger than this.