Orren Ellis Meader (g-grandfather on my mother’s side) - Orren Ellis Meader was born in Junction City, County of Republic, Kansas on April 20, 1874 to John Edward Meader and Emma Ann Young. He married Elsie Weinhart on January 9, 1901 in Des Moines, Iowa. They had six children. As a youth he resided in both Kansas and Iowa. While married he lived first in Polk County, Iowa then for a few years in Winnebago County, Iowa and finally in Freeborn County, Minnesota. He worked among other things as a farmer, employee on a Dray Line and a care-taker for a park. He died May 24, 1954 in Albert-Lea, Minnesota. His first daughter was my grandmother. The picture is of Orren.
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