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The Meredith Family From County Sligo, Ireland
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Joseph Meredith

Male 1712 - 1772  (60 years)


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  • Name Joseph Meredith 
    Born 1712 
    • P. 70 The Dublin Tweedys
      Owen Tweedy
    Gender Male 
    ISDEAD
    POSITION 5220,390 
    Died ~1772 
    • P. 70 The Dublin Tweedys
      Owen Tweedy
    Person ID ind1461314664  From The West

    Father Joseph Meredith,   b. 1695,   d. 1741  (Age 46 years) 
    Mother Margaret Stinson,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    POSITION -17325,505 
    Family ID fam287824730  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jane Rutledge,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    POSITION 5175,250 
    Notes 
    • Type of deed Date of current deed 2 Apr 1746 Vol Page Memorial
      Indenture of Lease Date of earlier deed 192 6 126392
      No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
      A P1 IRWIN Jones of Streamstown, Co. Sligo Gent
      B P2 MEREDITH Joseph of Doonmore, Co. Sligo Gent A
      C L RUTLEDGE Jane Meredith ow of Doonmore, Co. Sligo Wife of Joseph Meredith
      D L MEREDITH Thomas of Third brother of Joseph Meredith
      E WD HONEGAN George of Streamstown, Co. Sligo Shoemaker, deceased
      F WM MEREDITH Henry of Attitaller, Co. Sligo Gent
      G WM HILLAS Thomas of City of Dublin Gent
      H REG MANLAY And of
      Abstract A leases to B land of Lisbaugh, Co. Sligo for lives of B, C, and D.
      MS Date registered 24 Nov 1757 Date abstract added 20140203
    Family ID fam512145459  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Tweedy confuses him with his brother George. P. 69/70 The Dublin Tweedys - Owen Tweedy

      The confusion can be corrected based on the following:

      Married Jane Rutledge and is the Meredith who returned from Antigua. Per the memorial a deed in 1746 RD#126392 that clearly lays out the relationship between his wife and his elder brother Thomas.

      One recorded memorial of an instrument dated 9th October, 1770 records that a lawsuit was pending in the high court of chancery in Dublin. In this action, Henry Meredith and Thomas Hillas were plaintiffs and John McKenzie, Margaret McKenzie 'otherwise' Stinson and Joseph Meredith the son of Margaret were defendants. In the suit, John McKenzie and Margaret McKenzie gave up their suit and the rights and title to the lands in Sessuecommon, Sligo to Henry Meredith and his lawful heirs. The memorial also noted that if Henry should fail to produce a lawful heir the lands of Sessuecommon should revert back to 'Joseph Meredith now in Antigua.'
      It is very likely that the Henry Meredith noted in this is the same Henry who was the Governor of the fort at Winnebah or his father also named Henry. It would explain various familial problems with the brothers and sisters of Henry and his brother Richard Duke Meredith the apothecary in Dublin, who had, according to his sister, usurped Henry's property.