Joshua Meek

(1800-        )

By Christopher A. Meek

29. Joshua Meek was born between 1800 and 1802 in Henry Co., KY. The name appears in the 1830 census of Henry County but not in the 1840 census. He paid taxes from 1828 to 1838. Deed records give the name of his wife.

He married Sally Stewart (daughter of John Stuart and Mary "Polly" Rawlings) on 5 Mar 1821 in Henry Co., KY. She was born about 1805 in Henry Co., KY. Joshua Meek and Sally Stewart had the following children according to undocumented histories:

Note: The 1850 census of Henry Co., KY list Sarah Meek age 40, Hiram age 27 and Sarah age 10. Although Sarah's age is inconsistent by 5 years, Hiram's age is consistent and Sarah may be Joshua's wife Sally Stewart. James is likely the son b: 1820-1825 in the 1830 Henry Co., KY census.