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381. v. Alonzo William Meadows, born 24 December 1859, Lisbon, Claiborne Parish, died 30 January 1934, El Paso, Texas, married 25 December 1888, Atlanta, Columbia County, Arkansas, Nannie Eliza McClendon, born 29 December 1869, Atlanta, Arkansas, died 12 April 1958, El Paso, daughter of Russell McClendon and Nancy Lewis Dixon. In 1880, Alonzo Meadows, age 20, lived in Claiborne Parish. He was counted twice, once with his father, Thomas D. Meadows, and as a boarder at school. Alonzo moved to McNeil, Columbia County, Arkansas, and to Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, in 1898, where he was a pharmacist and operated two drugstores. He operated a grocery store in Temple, Cotton County, Oklahoma, in 1907. In 1914, he moved to Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona, and in 1920, to El Paso.
382. vi. Susan Ada Meadows, born 13 August 1861, Claiborne Parish, married 5 January 1879, Claiborne Parish, to John T. Nelson.569
383. vii. Asbury Watkins Meadows, born 19 November 1863, Claiborne Parish, died 1 January 1934, Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, married Tad Williams. He graduated from Peabody College, Nashville, Tennessee, and was principal of the Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, Louisiana, school.
384. viii. Christopher Madison Meadows, born 3 January 1866, Lisbon, Claiborne Parish, died 22 April 1937, Homer, Claiborne Parish, married 14 December 1890, Emma Roberta “Berta” Fortson,570 born 23 February 1867, Antioch, Claiborne Parish, died 5 May 1947, Homer, daughter of William Richard Fortson and Elizabeth J. Brown. Chris and Berta are buried in Arlington Cemetery, Homer.571 They lived with her father in Claiborne Parish, in 1900.572

    569 Claiborne Parish, La., Marriage Book 3, p. 209.
    570 Claiborne Parish, La., Marriage Book 6, p. 353. Performed by J. W. Melton. Witnesses: F. N. Meadows, R. W. Collier, W. A. Fortson.
    571 Arlington Cemetery. Christopher Madison Meadows, 1866–1937. Roberta Fortson Meadows, 1867–1947.
    572 1900 U.S. Census, Claiborne Parish, La., SD 5, ED 24, Sheet 11. Fortsoll [Fortson], William, head, b. Sept. 1839, Ga. Ga. Ga.; Meadows, Berta, dau., b. Feb. 1867, age 33, m. 10 yrs., b. La. Ga. La., had 3 children, 3 living; Chris Meadows, grandson, b. Sept. 1891, age 8; Fred Meadows, grandson, b. Dec. 1893, age 6; Ruth Meadows, granddaughter, b. Dec. 1895, age 4; Chris M. Meadows, son–in–law, b. Jan. 1866, age 34, m. 10 yrs., b. La. Ga. Ga.