John G., son of Richard Titus Mead, was born in Dutchess county, New York, March 16, 1824, and settled at Macedon Center, New York, where he died in April, 1909, aged eighty-five years. He was a farmer all his active life. He married Emma B. Cookingham, who was also born in Dutchess county, and removed when young to Macedon Center. She is living at Victor, at the advanced age of eightyfour years. Children: Alfred M., mentioned elsewhere; Edgar L., born April 6, 1851, resides at Rochester, New York: Louise, born May 5. ,860, married Dr. C. M. Briggs, of Fairport, New York. where she died in 1881.