Biography of Joshua Mead
Yates County, NY Biographies





Mead, Joshua, the pioneer of the Mead family in Benton, came from Putnam County, N. Y., and located on Pleasant Ridge in 1820, where he and his wife died, both in 1866. Their children were Gilbert, Elizabeth, Jane, Joseph, William, Mary and John. Gilbert Mead, born November 25, 181I, was a prominent farmer and stock dealer. January 2, 1834, he married Catharine Barnes, by whom he had two children, Joshua and George W. The latter died in May, 1891. Joshua Mead was born January 3, 1835, and has always lived in Benton. February 29, 1860, he married Isabella Goundry, of Milo, and to them six children have been born: Catharine R., Georgiana, Mary R., Byron G., Frank H. and Ada Belle. Joshua Mead commenced business life poor; he is now a comfortable farmer, having 175 acres of good land.

From:
History of Yates County, N. Y.
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: Lewis Cass Aldrich
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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