18. John Meek was born in 1810 in New Castle, Henry Co., KY. He died on 26 May 1871 in Whitely Co., IN (source unknown. He is connected to her father through a 1920 letter written by his brother Basil.
He married Mary (Polly) Meek. They were listed in the 1850 census of Whitley Co., IN. He was age 49 and Mary was age 44. They were listed in the 1860 census of Cleveland TWP, Whitley Co., IN. He was age 59 and Mary was age 53. They were listed in the 1870 census of Cleveland TWP, Whitley Co., IN. He was age 69 and Mary was age 64. John and his sons Alexander, Oliver and Irvin all live next to each other in the 1870 census. There is no proof that the John Meek in Whitley County was the son of John Meek.