E. Mead & Co.
St. Louis, MO 1852-1861 and 1870-1877
Founded by Edward Mead, Edward H. Mead and William H.
Maurice. Succeeded by the Edward Mead Co. 1877-1880.
Mead & Adriance
Ithaca, NY 1832-1835 and St. Louis, MO 1835-1842
Edward Mead and Edwin Adriance.
Melville & Co.
New York, NY and New Orleans, LA 1849-1856
Brothers David and Henry B. Melville.
Thomas Jefferson Megear
Wilmington, DE 1831-1832 and
Philadelphia, PA 1832-1858
J.F. & B.F. Meek
Frankfort, KY 1839-1848
Jonathan Fleming Meek and Benjamin F. Meek.
Andrew G. Medley
Louisville, KY 1843-1848; San Francisco, CA 1850-1857; and
Petaluma, CA 1860-1876
Mechanics Sterling Co.
Began in 1896 as the flatware branch of
Watson & Newell Co. Makers of sterling flatware
and souvenir spoons.
Anthony Henry Menkens
St. Louis, MO c. 1840-1866
Was a partner in the firms of Menkens & Recordon with Charles
Recordon 1841-1851 and later A.H. Menkens & Brother with
Diedrich Menkens 1851-1860.
Almon Ainsworth Mead
Montpelier, VT 1846-1887
Was in the partnerships of Witherell & Mead with Elijah B. Witherell 1846-1849
and Phinney & Mead with Truman Phinney 1849-1857.
C. Meadows & Co.
Philadelphia, PA 1854-1870
Ithaca, NY c. 1831-1835 and St. Louis, MO 1835-1881
In a number of partnerships:
DeRiemer & Mead with Cornelius B. DeRiemer 1830-1831.
Mead, Adriance & Co. with Edwin Adriance and Cornelius B. DeRiemer 1831-1832.
Mead & Adriance with Edwin Adriance 1832-1842.
E. Mead & Co. with son Edward H. Mead and William H. Maurice 1852-1881.
Mead, Adriance & Co.
Ithaca, NY 1831-1832
A partnership between Edward Mead, Edwin Adriance, and
Cornelius de Riemer. Succeeded by Mead & Adriance.
St. Louis, MO c. 1864-1866
Henry Anthony Menkens and his sons Herman and Henry William Menkens.
Mealy Manufacturing Co.
Baltimore, MD 1913-1922
Formed as an offshoot of John W. Mealy, Sons & Co. Also began
producing toys c. 1920. Went into receivership and closed in 1922.
Boston, MA 1825-1846
Philadelphia, PA 1790-1841
In the firm of McMullin & Black with James Black
1811-1813 and Seal & McMullin with William Seal, Jr.
Annapolis, MD 1803-1850
McLure (McClure) & Valenti
Bowling Green, KY c. 1867-1870
James McClure and Philip Valenti.
Winchester, VA c. 1812-1860
Involved in a number of partnerships:
Hartman & Meredith with Daniel Hartman c. 1816-1820
Meredith & Campbell with Thomas B. Campbell 1823-1824
Meredith & Johnston with Samuel Johnston 1826-1827
J. Meredith & Son with son Charles B. Meredith 1855-1860
McLure to Meredith
McLure to Meredith
Benjamin F. Meek
Frankfort, KY 1834-1882 and Louisville, KY 1882-1898
Was a partner in the firms of J.F. & B.F. Meek 1839-1848, J.F. Meek & Co.
1848-1852, and Meek & Milam with Benjamin C. Milam 1852-1855. Was
also involved with making fishing reels until about 1858, although Benjamin C.
Milam continued to mark his reels with the Meek & Milam name until 1880.
Wiscasset, ME 1804; Castine, ME 1805-1810; Cumberland, RI 1814; and
Smithfield, RI 1814
Louis Zur Megede
St. Louis, MO 1847-1849; Lexington, MO 1849-1877; and
Richmond, MO 1858-1897
While operating his shop in Lexington, Megede opened up
a branch store in Richmond in 1858, moving there in 1877.
He also maintained a branch store in Lawrence, KS.
Theodore W. McMurphey
Cincinnati, OH c. 1840
Meredith & Campbell
Winchester, VA 1923-1824
James Meredith and Thomas B. Campbell.
John W. Mealy, Son & Co. / John W. Mealy, Sons & Co., Inc.
Baltimore, MD 1899-1931
Began in 1899 as John W. Mealy, Son & Co. and incorporated c. 1906 as
John W. Mealy, Sons & Co., Inc. Went into receivership in 1931.