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  • ID: I91400
  • Name: Ransom MEADOWS
  • Prefix: ~~
  • Given Name: Ransom
  • Surname: Meadows
  • Suffix: [CSA]
  • Nickname: +Clara
  • Sex: M
  • _UID: DB7A348CA04D1B4E84DEA9D40522A399AD0A
  • Change Date: 3 SEP 2011 1 2
  • Birth: 18 JUN 1846 in Alabama 1 2
  • Death: 2 FEB 1940 in Alabama 2
  • Event: from Biography 2011
  • _SDATE: 1 JUL 2011
  • Note:
    Meadowlawn Plantation
    From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    U.S. Historic District Contributing Property
    Meadowlawn in 1934
    Meadowlawn Plantation is located in Alabama
    Location: Lowndesboro, Alabama
    Coordinates: 3216?38?N 8636?37?WCoordinates: 3216?38?N 8636?37?W
    Built: 1853
    Architectural style: Greek Revival
    Governing body: Private[1]
    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.[1]
    [edit] History

    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.[2]
    [edit] Description

    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.[3] D icksonia Plantation, located nearby, was very similar in appearance, pr ior to its destruction by fire in 1939.[4]
    Historic American Buildings Survey photos taken in 1935
    Rear view.
    Interior hallway.
    [edit] References

    ^ 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

    Marriage 1 Clara (MEADOWS) b: ABT 1853
    • Married: 1 2
    1. Has Children Aline MEADOWS b: 16 FEB 1880

    1. Abbrev: GEDCOM file imported on 23 Sep 2009 - CAA's GEDCOM Backup file - hard drive
      Title: GEDCOM file submitted by Cathy Ann Created on 17 AU G 2009. Imported on 23 Sep 2009.
    2. Abbrev: GEDCOM file imported on 14 Mar 2014 - CAA's GEDCOM backup - hard drive
      Title: GEDCOM file submitted by Cathy Abernathy - GEDCOM archive from harddriv e - recovered file, Created on 12 MAR 2014. Import ed on 14 Mar 2014.
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