Name: Ransom MEADOWS
Given Name: Ransom
Change Date: 3 SEP 2011 1 2
Birth: 18 JUN 1846 in Alabama 1 2
Death: 2 FEB 1940 in Alabama 2
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_SDATE: 1 JUL 2011
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U.S. Historic District Contributing Property
Meadowlawn in 1934
Meadowlawn Plantation is located in Alabama
Location: Lowndesboro, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°16?38?N 86°36?37?WCoordinates: 32°16?38?N 86°36?37?W
Architectural style: Greek Revival
Governing body: Private
Part of: Lowndesboro Historic District (#73000356)
"Meadowlawn", also known as the '"Hagood House", is an antebellum plant ation mansion, built in the Greek revival style, in Lowndsboro, Alabama , United States. It is a contributing property to the Lowndesboro Histo ric District, which was added to the National Register of Historic Plac es on December 12, 1973.
The plantation of Meadowlawn was built in 1853 for Squire George Thomas ( 1797-1867). The house was later sold to Fort Williamson. In 1905 the ho me was sold to Ransom Meadows, born June 18, 1846, died February 2, 194 0. He was the last surviving Confederate veteran in Lowndes County. His d aughter, Aline Meadows, born February 16, 1880, died February 16, 1979, m arried Robert Bragg Hagood on April 3, 1907 in Lowndes County, Alabama. I t is to this couple that Ransom Meadows deeded the house. To honor her f ather, Mrs. Hagood renamed the house "Meadowlawn." She lived in the hou se until her death at age 99. The house still remains in the Hagood fam ily today.
Two-story frame, with fluted Doric columns on two sides, 13 in all, and b alconies over both main entrance doors with wrought iron railings. D icksonia Plantation, located nearby, was very similar in appearance, pr ior to its destruction by fire in 1939.
Historic American Buildings Survey photos taken in 1935
^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of H istoric Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13.
^ "Lowndesboro's Picturesque Legacies," published by the Lowndesbor o Heritage Society (1994)
^ ""Haygood House "". "Historic American Buildings Survey".
^ Cooper, Chip; Knopke, Harry; Gamble, Robert (1993). Silent in the L and. Tuscaloosa, Alabama: CKM Press. pp. 180. ISBN 0963671308.
Father: William MEADOWS b: 30 JAN 1821
Mother: Angeline Virginia MCCLENDON b: 30 AUG 1821 in Georgia
Clara (MEADOWS) b: ABT 1853
- Aline MEADOWS b: 16 FEB 1880
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