John McMeins and Mary Ann Carter

Submitted by: Michael J. McMeins

Husband: John McMeins
Birthdate: 1820-1825
Birthplace: Jefferson County, Missouri
Death date: August 18, 1884
Place of death: Brown County, Illinois
Father: Alexander McMeins?
Mother: Unknown

Marriage date: August 1, 1841
Marriage place: Adams County, Illinois

Wife: Mary Ann Carter (1st wife)
Birthdate: about 1820
Birthplace: Kentucky
Death date: November 1859
Place of death: Brown County, Illinois
Father: Unknown
Mother: Unknown

CHILDREN

Child No. 1: Elizabeth McMeins
Birthdate: about 1846
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date: Unknown
Place of death: Unknown
Marriage date: Unknown
Marriage place: Unknown
Spouse's name: Unknown

Child No. 2: Amesser McMeins
Birthdate: about 1859
Birthplace: Illinois
Death date: Unknown
Place of death: Unknown
Marriage date: Unknown
Marriage place: Unknown
Spouse's name: Unknown

Documentation:

1830 Federal Census, Missouri, Jefferson County, Meramec Township, page 126, not dated

Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, Marriage License, issued on April 30, 1836, executed on May 03, 1836, filed and recorded June 01, 1836 indicates groom as Alexander McMeins and the bride as Elizabeth Johnson.

1840 Federal Census, Illinois, Adams County, page 86, November 02, 1840, Alexander McMains

Adams County, Illinois Marriage Certificate, August 1, 1841, John McMiens-Mary Ann Carter

1850 Federal Census, Illinois, Schuyler County, Woodstock Township (1N-2W), page 393A, John McMeins

1860 Federal Census, Illinois, Brown County, Missouri Township, page 246, John Bell

1860 Federal Mortality Index, Illinois, Brown County, Missouri Township, page 8, not dated but recording all deaths up to June 1, 1860, indicates Mary Ann's death

Mexican War Widow's Pension Application No.4559, Marion & Ira Bell Affidavit dated November 12, 1887, indicates Mary Ann's place of death and approximate year.

This family group is specifically for John McMeins and his first wife, Mary Ann Carter. This researcher is a direct descendent of John McMeins and his second wife, Eliza Jane Dopp and a second family group sheet will be submitted to indicate family relationships.

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