Alfred Hites Meador
- Born: 8 Feb 1882, Franklin Co., Virginia
- Marriage: Hattie Anne Belcher on 29 Dec 1906 in Franklin Co., Virginia
- Died: 19 Feb 1964, Callaway, Franklin Co., VA. at age 82
- Buried: Franklin Memorial Park, Rocky Mount, Franklin Co., VA
The 1900 U.S. Census, Virginia, Franklin Co., Blackwater, ED# 21 records Alfred H. Meador (Feb 1882) living with his parents John S. (Feb 1844 - VA/VA/VA) and Sarah (Feb 1850 - VA/VA/VA) Meador and sister, Willie J. (Feb 1880 / listed as a daughter), and aunt, Julia S. Meador (Feb 1861). John and Sarah have been married for 30 years and have had 6 children all of whom are still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Justice Precinct 4, Jefferson Co., Texas, District 88, page 101A, dated April 30, 1910 records Alfred H. Meador (27 - VA/VA/VA) with wife Hattie (22 - VA/VA/VA), and son Ralph (2 - Texas). His occupation is listed as rice farmer. Alfred and Hattie have been married for 3 years and have had 1 child.
The WWI Draft Registration for Alfred Hites Meadow (sic) in Franklin Co., VA records his date of birth as February 8, 1882. He is married to Hattie A. Meador and is farming in Callaway, Franklin Co., VA. His physical description is short with medium build with blue eyes and brown hair. Interesting to note that his signature is what looks to be "Alfred Hites Meadow".
The 1920 U.S. Census for Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia, ED# 45, page 9A records Alfred H. Meador (37 - VA/VA/VA) with wife Hattie (32) and children John R. (11 - Texas), Lloyd F. (9 - Texas), Henry B. (3 - VA), and Thelma R. (4/12 - VA). Alfred is employed as the Manager of a Farm.
The 1930 U.S. Census for Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia, ED# 2, page 9A records Alfred H. Meador (47 - VA/VA/VA) (indexed as Alfad A McAdow at ancestry.com) with wife Hattie (42 - VA/VA/VA) and children Ralph J. (21 - VA), Lold (19 - VA), Henry B. (13 - VA), Irene V. (11), Andred H. (7), and Allen V. (4). Alfred is employed as a Farmer. Also in the household is mother-in-law Macela (sic) Belcher (79). Alfred reports being first married at age 23 while Hattie at age 19.
The 1940 U.S. Census for Blackwater, Franklin Co., Virginia, ED# 34-1, page 9A records Alfred H. Meador (58 - VA) (indexed as Alfred H. Meader at ancestry.com) with wife Hattie A. (52 - VA) and children Ralph (31 - VA), A Hughes (17), and H. Allen (14) living along State Road #602. Alfred is employed as a Farmer and has completed 6 years of schooling as has Hattie.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Alfred Hites Meador (indexed as Hilis at ancestry.com) dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as February 8, 1882 in Franklin Co., VA. He is living with his wife, Hattie A. Meador, in Callaway, Franklin Co., VA. He is self employed and his physical description is 5' 3", 120 lbs with blue eyes, brown hair and light complexion.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Rice Farmer (1910-Texas).
Alfred married Hattie Anne Belcher, daughter of Charlie Franklin Belcher and Marcella Eleanor Minter, on 29 Dec 1906 in Franklin Co., Virginia. (Hattie Anne Belcher was born in Jun 1888 in Snow Creek, Franklin Co., Virginia and died on 18 Feb 1990 in Franklin Co., Virginia.)