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Meacham, Adin E.

Born: 1789-03-10 Rutland County, Vermont

Died: 1866-03-09 Sangamon County, Illinois

Flourished: Sangamon County, Illinois

In 1812, Meacham's family moved west from Vermont, settling near St. Louis in 1813. Meacham moved to Sangamon County, Illinois, in 1819, where he became a farmer and resided the rest of his life. In 1821, he married Isabel Colburn, with whom he had six children.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 512-13; Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 5 November 1821, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Sangamon County, IL, 143.