Jeptha Meek


By Christopher A. Meek

15. Jeptha Meek was born on 3 Nov 1803 in New Castle, Henry, KY. He died on 28 Feb 1876 in Owen Co., IN. He moved to Owen Co., IN in 1841. He married Margaret Nugen (daughter of John Nugen and Mary See) on 20 Apr 1828 in Wayne Co., IN according to marriage records. She was born in 1808 and died 9 Oct 1892. They were listed in the 1850-1860 censuses of Jennings TWP, Owen Co., IN. In the 1870 census Margaret is living with her son Lorenzo and in 1880 she is living with her son Allen. Note: In 1880 also listed were Elizabeth Meek age 18 and Mary Meek age 16.