Jeremiah Meek


By Christopher A. Meek

3. Jeremiah Meek was born in 1776 in Frederick Co., MD. This is based on traditional genealogies which are not verified. Some sources gives birth year as 1778. He died on 4 Sep 1839 in Greenfield, IN. He moved with parents to Pennsylvania and later to Henry Co., KY about 1788. He was a probate judge in Wayne Co., IN. He moved to Hancock Co., IN in 1827 where he was also a probate judge.

He married Mary Jane Cornwell on 8 Jan 1795 in Shelby Co., KY according to marriage abstracts. Robert Erwin signed the bond. Jeremiah Meek and Mary Jane Cornwell had the following children:

He married Catherine Williams on 1 Oct 1820 in Wayne Co., IN. She married (2) William Arnett 20 November 1867 in Greenfield. Her will is probated in 1875. Mose Turk was the administrator of her estate. Jeremiah Meek and Catherine Williams had the following children: