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Meriwether News

Meriwether Family Tour of England – 2024

Sorry, the trip to England in 2024 is canceled. Plans are being made for a spring 2025 trip.

Silent auction items for 2023 meeting

The popular Silent Auction will be held at the meeting in June. Margie and John Meyer will be managing the auction again this year. There will be lots of donated items for you to bid...

2023 Meriwether Reunion in Louisville, KY

The Meriwether Society Annual Meeting and Reunion will be held in Louisville, Kentucky, June 15-18, 2023, at The Galt House Hotel.

2022 Annual Meeting

Update: June 12, 2022 The Meriwether Society Annual Meeting has been changed to Saturday, June 25th at 11 am Eastern time. (10 am Central; 9 am Mountain; 8 am Pacific; 7 am Alaska) It will be held...

Meriwether Society Elections 2021

Monte Monroe is busy assembling the slate of officers for the new Board.  Voting will be held during the Zoom meeting in June. We have some vacancies this year and would like to see...

TMSI WorldConnect Tree Now Available

Ancestry/Rootsweb has finally brought back the WorldConnect site, allowing us to post a public version of our TMSI Research Database. You can begin by going directly to Nicholas Meriwether I in the current Tree. Tree ID: 616922GEDCOM: TMSIDB0v4xDate created: 2...

English connection to Nicholas Meriwether verified

Almost 370 years after Nicholas Meriwether came to the Virginia Colony, his grandparents, parents, uncles, aunts, and siblings left in England have been identified, documented, and verified!

Shuttle Columbia

Meriwether Society President Monte Monroe, archivist of the Southwest Collection at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech, has been involved with the donation of items connected with the Columbia tragedy in 2003....

New Book: The Meriwether Family in America, Volume I

The Meriwether Society, Inc. is excited to announce the publication of the first book in The Meriwether Family in America series, “Volume I: The Colonists”. This book covers the history of the Meriwether family in...

Elizabeth Avery Meriwether

Here is a link to an interesting article on Elizabeth Avery Meriwether, wife of Minor Meriwether and mother of Lee Meriwether, author and politician. (Thanks to Woody Savage for providing us with this link!) Elizabeth Avery Meriwether (1824 - 1916)