Joshua Meek


By Christopher A. Meek

3. Joshua Meek was born about 1785 in Westmoreland Co., PA. He died on 3 Sep 1856. He was buried in Elkhorn Cemetery, SW of Richmond, IN. He moved with parents to Henry Co., KY. He is mentioned in his father's will, where he received the 100 acres. He sold this land on January 12, 1807, and moved to Wayne Co., IN with other members of the family. He purchased a farm there June 17, 1813 (not verified). Joshua and his wife, Jane, are mentioned a 24 Sept, 1830 Henry Co., KY deed record indicating that they resided in Wayne Co., IN. Joshua Meek age 40 to 50 is listed in the 1830 census of Wayne Co., IN. They appeared in the 1850 census of Boston TWP, Wayne Co., IN.

He married Jane W. Galbreath 21 Sep 1818 in Henry Co., KY. She was born about 1795. She died on 19 May 1886 in Wayne Co., IN. Her father was William Galbreath. She married (1) Henry Perkins 3 Feb 1810 in Henry Co., KY.
View an early narrative on Joshua Meek by Carleton L. Meek.
Joshua Meek and Jane had the following children:

This is the family of Bob Lee