A Hereditary Society of the Descendants of Nicholas Meriwether (1631-1678) - "Vi et Consilio"

Meriwether News

Reunion updates

Due to the risks and restrictions associated with the current virus pandemic, the 2020 Annual Meeting was conducted online via video conference instead of having an in person meeting in Atlanta as originally planned. The...

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)

Maurice W. Kendall Distinguished Member Award

At the 2015 Annual Meeting, the Society announced that henceforth the Meriwether Society Distinguished Member Award, the highest recognition presented by the Society, would be known as the Maurice W. Kendall Distinguished Member Award,...

Sgt. John Ordway Statue at Fort Lewis

In 2006, The Meriwether Society was a major donor to the construction of a statue of Capt. Meriwether Lewis and his dog, Seaman, which was dedicated last fall on a public park/plaza at the...

In Memorium: Gordon Meriwether

Captain Gordon Kenyon Meriwether, Jr., Ph.D., a past president of The Meriwether Society, passed away Friday, March 10 in Pensacola from complications from pneumonia. The Society expresses our condolences to his family and mourns...