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Notes for John P. Meister

The Family of George Meister & Anna Maria German

1850 census Guilford Twp., Franklin Co., PA Page before is stamped 243 and also stamped 122.
Household 433/473 Census taken October 17, 1850.
George Meister, age 32, farmer, b. Germany
Mary, age 31, b. Germany
Catherine, age 12, b. PA
Christine, age 10, b. PA
Margaret, age 8, b. PA
John, age 5, b. PA
Hiram, age 3, b. PA
Mary, age 2, b. PA

Moved from Franklin Co., PA to Carrol Co., IL with his parents in April 1856

1860 census Carroll, Carroll Co., Illinois
Caleb Walter, age 30, farmer, b. PA
Isabel, age 25, b. NY
Sarah, age 5, b. IL
Mary, age 3, b. IL
John Masters, age 16, farm laborer, b. PA

1870 census Grant Twp., Caldwell Co., MO
Household #107
Benjamin Shearer, age 32, farmer, b. PA
Mary, age 22, keeps home, b. PA
Cora, age 1, at home, b. MO
John Meister, age 26, b. PA, farmer
Caldwell Co., Missouri marriages
Name: John P. Meister
Spouse: Louisa Mumpower
Marriage Date: 09 Feb 1871
OSPage: Page 265

1880 United States Census Kingston, Caldwell, Missouri Page Number 360A
John MEISTER Self M Male W 35 PA Farming PA PA
Louisa MEISTER Wife M Female W 32 VA Keeping House WV VA
Henry F. MEISTER Son S Male W 2 MO PA VA
Lilley BRANT Niece S Female W 12 MO OH VA
Harry BRANT Nephew S Male W 9 MO OH VA

1900 census Kingston, Caldwell Co., MO
Household #122/125
John P. Meister, head, Oct 1843, age 56, md 29 yrs, PA/Germany/Germany
Lue E. wife, Sept 1845, age 54, md 29 yrs, 1 birth, 1 surviving, WV/Germany/Ireland
Willa Beesley, servant, June 1879, age 20, MO/KY/KS
John Finley, servant, black, June 1888, age 11, MO/MO/MO

1910 census Kingston, Caldwell Co., MO
Mary Bridgewater, head, age 72, widowed, 4 births, 3 surviving, KY/KY/VA, Own Income
Hal, son, age 42, single, MO/INKY, Farmer
Otie Frazier, granddaughter, age 21, single, MO/INKY
John P. Meister, Boarder, age 60, widowed, MO/MO/MO, Own Income

1913 - Listed in 1913 History of Carroll Co., Illinois as living in Kingston, Missouri

Died October 4, 1918 at the State Hospital in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri. Death certificate online at
John P. Meister
Male, white, widowed
Born Unknown, age 75, parents unknown
Occupation - Farmer
Died October 4, 1918 in the State Hospital #2 in St. Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri.
Cause of death - Arterio-sclerosis, with contributory - Insanity. He had been at the State Hospital for one month
Informant - J. E. Ball (physician), Address - State Hospital #2
Burial October 5, 1918 in Hamilton, (Caldwell Co) Missouri

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Patricia Kozma 2007-01-17 06:50:01
John P Meister married Louisa E Mumpower on 9 Feb 1871 in Caldwell Cty, MO. Louisa was born 24 Sep 1845 in Washington Cty, VA.