Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc, 1991. Reprint Edition [Meriwether Society]. Hardcover. 8vo., 690pp.+26pp. index, 68 photographic illustrations, bibliography, facsimile manuscripts. -- Light underlining in red ink to a few pages. -- A quality reprint of the 1964 edition. -- Condition. Very good. Item #10181
"This books has four divisions: Meriwether, Lewis, Minor, and Gilmer and all of the sections embrace and carry on the immediate and collateral lines. In some cases a few "asides" have been added in explanation of families with the same name which overlap, as in the case of the Lewis family, with its John Lewis and the "Staunton" Lewises, in the hope that the reader will be able to follow these convergent lines. Another instances is that of the Merriweather family, whose ancestor came from England about 1825 to settle first in Kentucky and shortly afterward in Indiana, and the migrated to Kansas and Colorado, where most of their descendants now live. This family f Merriwether has no relationship with the Virginia branch. I Must caution the reader that the "Merriweather" spelling used by the Nicholas-John Hood Merriweathers of Maryland, Ohio, and Illinois is due entirely to personal idiosyncrasy, and that these families are of the Nicholas Merriwether I line--he who came to America in 1649-1650."-foreword.