Jeremiah Meek


By Christopher A. Meek

21. Jeremiah Meek was born about 1794 in Henry Co., KY according to his marriage bonds which give his age as 21. He is listed in the 1820 census of Henry County. Deed records give the name of his father and wife. He was residing in Henry County in 1827 according to tax records and appeared in the 1830 census of Hancock Co., IN. He died in 1831 in Hancock Co., IN according to the probate records. The names of four children are listed.

He married Rachael Rawlings (daughter of Daniel Rawlings and Sarah Nuttle) on 29 Dec 1815 in Henry Co., KY according to marriage records. Rachael Rawlings was born about 1798 in Henry Co., KY. She married (2) Harmon Warrum(Warram/Wearum) before May 1833 where she uses his name in probate records. They were divorce 1 Apr 1843 according to court records. She resided with her daughter, Eliza, and is listed in the 1850 census of Hancock Co., IN. She was listed in the 1870 census of Jasper Co., IA, with son Stephen, at age 72.
Jeremiah Meek and Rachael Rawlings had the following children: