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Capt Richard Worsam Meade
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Birth: May 21, 1807
Death: Apr. 16, 1870

Civil War Union Naval Officer. Graduate of the United States Naval Academy.

Older brother of Major General George Gordon Meade, US Army.

Father of Rear Admiral Richard Worsam Meade II.

Midshipman, 1 April, 1826. Passed Midshipman, 14 June, 1834. Lieutenant on Reserved List, 20 December, 1837. Commander on Active List, 14 September, 1855. Captain on Active List, 16 July, 1862. Retired List, 11 December, 1867. Died 16 April, 1870.

Captain Richard Worsam Meade II was born on 21 May 1807 at Cadiz, Spain. He married Clara Forsyth Meigs, daughter of Judge Henry Meigs and Julia Austin, on 5 Dec 1836 at New York, NY. He died on 16 Apr 1870 at Brooklyn, NY, at age 62.
He and Clara Forsyth Meigs had 4 children. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Worsam Meade (1778 - 1828)
  Margaret Coats Butler Meade (1782 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara Forsyth Meigs Meade (1811 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Richard Worsam Meade (1837 - 1897)*
  Henry Meigs Meade (1840 - 1897)*
  Robert Leamy Meade (1842 - 1910)*
  Katharine Clara Meade (1851 - 1851)*
  James M.W. Meade (1854 - 1858)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henrietta Constantia Meade Dallas (1801 - 1831)*
  Charlotte Hustler Meade Graham (1803 - 1843)*
  Elizabeth Mary Meade Ingraham (1805 - 1872)*
  Richard Worsam Meade (1807 - 1870)
  Margaret Gordon Meade (1808 - 1887)*
  Maria Del Carmen Meade Bache (1810 - 1877)*
  Salvadora Meade Paterson (1812 - 1886)*
  George Gordon Meade (1815 - 1872)*
  Robert Leamy Meade (1817 - 1841)*
  Infant Daughter Meade (1821 - 1821)*
  Marianne M. Meade Huger (1823 - 1857)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Mary's Catholic Churchyard
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Russ Dodge
Record added: Oct 11, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42956989
Capt Richard Worsam Meade
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