Date of Service: 1901
1844: Sarah E. is born in Maryland.
1866: James E. Meeds marries Sarah E. in Maryland.
1900: In the U.S. Census, James Meeds, age 61, is listed as lighthouse keeper at Fort Carroll, along with his wife, Sarah.
1901: Sarah E. Meeds is appointed as a laborer at Fort Carroll Lighthouse, MD. Her salary was $575/year. (Her husband James E. Meeds was Principal Keeper).
Sources: Chesapeake Chapter Keeper’s Database; familysearch.org; uslhs.org