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    211. Olney William5Meadows (James Marion4, Daniel3, Isham2, Daniel1), was born 29 September 1844, Coweta County, Georgia, died 2 November 1909, aged 65, Lisbon, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana. He married 19 March 1872, Claiborne Parish, Elizabeth Antionette “Bettie” Duke,714 born 12 October 1849, Heard County, Georgia, died 16 June 1903, aged 53, Lisbon. They are buried in Lisbon Cemetery, Lisbon, Claiborne Parish.715
    Betty Duke was the daughter of James J. Duke and Atlanta F. Tate. Her sister, Lucy Duke, married Talbot Daniel Meadows, Olney’s brother. James J. Duke was born 9 December 1819, Morgan County, Georgia, died 2 October 1895, Claiborne Parish. He married in 1844 to Atlanta F. Tate, born 2 November 1822, died 12 August 1874, Claiborne Parish. James Duke lived in Heard County, Georgia, in 1850.716 The Dukes moved to Claiborne Parish, in February of 1862. He served in the Louisiana State Legislature in 1876.717
    Olney Meadows was 5’10” tall. He was a sawmiller, drygood merchant, and farmer in Claiborne Parish. They were members of the Methodist Church in Lisbon. They lived in Claiborne Parish, in 1880.718 O.W. Meadows lived in Claiborne Parish in 1900; his parents, James Marion and Clarissa H. Meadows lived with him.719

    714 Claiborne Parish, La., Marriage Book 2, p. 282
    715 Lisbon Cemetery. O. W. Meadows 29 Sept. 1844–2 Nov. 1909. Elizabeth Duke Meadows 12 Oct. 1849–16 June 1903. Double stone, mother, father.
    716 1850 U.S. Census, Heard Co., Ga., p. 138, #62. James J. Duke, age 30; Atlanta S. F. Duke, age 27; Mary F. Duke, age 4; Martha L. Duke, age 3; Elizabeth A. Duke, age 1; James Duke, age 4/12. (all b. Ga.)
    717 Lisbon Cemetery. James J. Duke 9 Dec. 1819–2 Oct. 1895. Atlanta F. Duke 2 Nov. 1822–12 Aug. 1874.
    718 1880 U.S. Census, Claiborne Parish, La., ED 16, Sheet 36, Line 7, William Meadows, white, male, age 35, b. Ga. Ga. Ga.; Bettie Meadows, white, female, wife, age 26, b. La. Ga. Ga.; James Meadows, white, male, son, age 8, b. La. Ga. Ga.; Clyde Meadows, age 6, white, male, son, b. La. Ga. Ga.; Louey Meadows, white, male, son, age 4, b. La. Ga. Ga.; Vera Meadows, white, female, dau., age 1, b. La. Ga. Ga.
    719 1900 U.S. Census, Claiborne Parish, La., SD 5, ED 26, Sheet 4, Ward 8, O. W. Meadows, w, m, head, b. Sept. 1844, age 55, mar. 28 yrs., b. Ga. Ga. Ga.; Bettie Meadows, w, f, wife, b. Mar. 1853, age 47, mar. 28 yrs., b. Ga. Ga. Ga., had 9 children, 9 living; James M. Meadows, w, m, father, b. Dec. 1813, age 86, mar. 61 yrs., b. Ga. Ga. Ga.; Clarisy H. Meadows, w, f, mother, b. Sept. 1822, age 77, mar. 61 yrs., b. Ga. Ga. Ga., had 10 children, 6 living; Clyde C., w, m, son, b. Mar. 1876, age 24, single, b. La. Ga. Ga.; Erma Meadows, w, f, dau., b. Feb. 1882, age 18, single; Jessie Meadows, w, f, dau., b. Jan. 1884, age 16, single; Warren M. Meadows, w, m, son, b. Apr. 1887, age 13, single; Olney N. Meadows, w, m, son, b. Aug. 1888, age 11, single; Alverne Meadows, w, f, dau., b. Apr. 1891, age 9, single.