Keeper Bio: Meeds, Sarah E.

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;;



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