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John Gaw MeemRoster ID 310
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1852|
|Biography & Genealogy:||John Gaw Meem, Jr., Class of 1852: Genealogy: Born- Feb. 10, 1833, in Lynchburg, Va. Father- John Gaw Meem; Mother- Eliza Campbell Russell. Pat. Grandfather- Gilbert Meem; Pat. Grandmother- Frances Simrall. Mat. Grandparents: unknown. 1st marriage- Nancy Esterbrook Cowan; 1st child- John Gaw Meem III; 2nd- James C. Meem. 2nd marriage- Aurelia Cynthia Halsey; 1st child- Stephen Meem; 2nd- James L. Meem; 3rd- Mrs. Randolph Harrison. Military Record: Civil War; Capt., Col. by end of war; Home Guards of Lynchburg, Va.; Gen. Kirby's Staff, Aide de Camp. Career: Civil Engineer; U.S. Civil Service. Died- Jan. 02, 1908, in Lynchburg, Va.|