Jacob Meek



By Christopher A. Meek

8. Jacob Meek was born about 1762 in Westmoreland Co., PA. (Other source have given his date of birth as 3 Sep 1777.) He died 1848 in Hocking Twp., Fairfield Co., OH. He was reported in the 1820-1830 censuses of Hocking TWP, Fairfield Co., OH. He is not in the 1840 census of Ohio.

He married Sarah Smith 1 Mar 1801 in Green Co., PA. She was the daughter of Dennis Smith and Elizabeth Zook. She was born about 1785. Jacob Meek and Sarah Smith had the following children:

  • 31. David Meek was born between 1794 and 1804.
  • 32. James Meek was born between 1794 and 1804..
  • 33. Mary Ann Meek was born about 1804 in Wash. Co., PA. She died on 19 Oct 1885 in Winfield, Cowley Co., KS. She married Martin Beeman about 1822. He was born on 2 Oct 1796 near Lake George, NY. He died in Jun 1848 in Kirksville, MO. She married (2) Andrew J. Burnard 16 Aug 1849. She married (3) Volentine O. Judd 28 Sep 1857.
    • 141. Otho Holland Beeman was born on 9 Mar 1823 in Fairfield Co, OH. He died on 28 Mar 1911 in Adair Co., MO. He was the Mayor of Kirksville, MO 1873-1886. He married Catherine Burguder on 2 Jul 1845 in Adair Co., MO. She was born on 15 Oct 1820. She died on 26 Oct 1911 in Kirksville, MO.
    • 142. Delilah (Della) Beeman was born on 13 Aug 1825 in Fairfield Co., OH. She died on 12 Apr 1910 in Adair Co., MO. She married (1) Jeff Allen on 16 Dec 1844. She married (2) Volney Judd on 6 Apr 1867.
    • 143. Elizabeth Ann Beeman was born on 2 May 1827 in Fairfield Co., OH.
    • 144. Martin Beeman was born in Sep 1829 in Fairfield Co., OH.
    • 145. Eliza Beeman was born on 27 Aug 1831 in Fairfield Co., OH. She married (1) James B. Rogers on 21 Mar 1850. She married (2) Andrew Madden.
    • 146. Susanah Beeman was born on 11 Apr 1834 in Fairfield Co., OH.
    • 147. Noah Beeman was born on 30 Jan 1836 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died in 1863.
    • 148. Silas Abel (Abraham) Beeman was born on 9 Dec 1837 in Fairfield Co., OH. He died on 31 Jan 1911 in Oxford, KS. He married Sophia Kolmier on 21 May 1857.
    • 149. Isaac Newton Beeman was born on 31 Mar 1840 in Fairfield Co., OH. He married Arminta Powell on 23 Dec 1865 in Kirksville, MO.
    • 150. Christian Beeman was born on 18 Jan 1842. He died on 6 Dec 1842.
    • 151. Mary Ellen Beeman was born on 22 Dec 1843 in Kirksville, MO. She died on 13 Jun 1931 in Beaver, KS. She married William Henry Mock on 7 Jun 1866 in Newburg, MO.
    • 152. Charles Lewis Beeman was born on 16 Oct 1845 in Kirksville, Adair, MO. He died before 1850.
  • 34. Thomas Jefferson Meek was born about 1808 in Pennsylvania. He married Margaret Rudolph. She was born about 1808 in Ohio. They were listed in the 1850-1870 census of Pettis TWP, Adair Co., MO. Margaret is listed in the 1880 census with her son Thomas. They lived next to James Meeks, age 22, and Jacob Meeks, age 30, in 1850. They appear to be sons.
    • 131. Lafayette Meek was born about 1832 in Ohio.
    • 132. George W. Meek was born 16 Aug 1834 in Fairfield Co., OH. He married Cynthia ______. She was born about 1838 in Missouri. They were listed in the 1860-1880 censuses of Adair Co., MO.
      • A. Margaret J. Meek was born about 1855 in Missouri.
      • B. Mary C. Meek was born about 1858 in Missouri.
      • C. Surrilda A. Meek was born about 1862 in Missouri.
      • D. Ulyssis G. Meek was born about 1865 in Missouri.
      • E. Alice F. Meek was born about 1868 in Missouri.
      • F. Ida May Meek was born about 1870 in Missouri.
    • 133. Andrew J. Meek was born about 1836 in Missouri. He married Mary _____. She was born about 1840 in Indiana. They were listed in the 1860-1870 censuses of Adair Co., MO.
      • A. Laura Meek was born in 1860.
      • B. Charles Meek was born about 1862.
      • C. Alfred Meek was born about 1864.
    • 134. Eliza Meek was born about 1840 in Missouri.
    • 135. Isaac Meek was born about 1844 in Missouri. He married Lizzie _____. She was born about 1835 in Pennsylvania. They were listed in the 1870 census of Adair Co., MO.
      • A. Daiy G. Meek was born about 1866.
      • B. Halla M. Meek was born about 1869.
    • 136. Thomas J. Meek was born about 1846 in Missouri. He married Chrissie _____. She was born about 1847 in Ohio. They were listed in the 1880 census of Adair Co., MO.
    • 137. William Meek was born 17 May 1849 in Adair Co., Missouri. He died 1 Jun 1909 in Artesia, NM. He was listed with his parents in the 1850-1870 censuses.
    • 138. John Meek was born about 1854 in Adair Co., Missouri.
    • 139. Sarina Meek was born about 1855 in Adair Co., Missouri. She may be the person Rena Williams, age 17, listed with her parents in 1870.
  • 35. Elizabeth Meek was born about 1810. She married Russel Dewey.
    • 155. Lorenzo Dow Dewey was born 14 Aug 1827 in Chautauguh, NY. He died 2 Nov 1888 in Cheney, KS.
  • 36. Jacob Meek was born about 1813 in Ohio.
  • 37. Catherine Meek was born between 1810 and 1815. She married Jacob Staley.
  • 38. Pamelia Meek was born between 1810 and 1815. She married Thomas Clark.
    • 161. Sarah Clark
    • 162. Henry Clark
  • 39. Abrahan Meek was born between 1810 and 1820 in Fairfield Co., OH.
  • 40. Isaac Meek was born between 1810 and 1820.
  • 41. Sarah Ann Meek was born 1 Dec 1829 in Fairfield Co., OH. She married Ephraim S. Fletcher.
    • 171. Harvey Fletcher
    • 172. Sidney Fletcher
    • 173. Moses Fletcher
  • 42. Amanda Meek was born on 3 Aug 1826 in Fairfield Co., OH. She married George W. Ury on 30 Oct 1845.
  • 43. Susan Meek married ______ Rogers.
    • 181. George Rogers
    • 182. Sarah Jane Rogers

Disclaimer: This genealogy was prepared by the author using undocumented and/or unverified sources. Some facts presented here MAY NOT be correct. Never accept as factual any information you find in a library, the Internet or from other genealogist unless it is supported by documentation. Documentation DOES NOT include the undocumented genealogies of other people including those on this web site.

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Note:

1850 MO Adair Co., Pettis TWP
191 190
Jacob Meeks     30 OH
Mary Jane       26 TN
James W.         7 MO
Henrietta        5 MO
Isabella         2 Mo
Elias P.       6/12 
199 198
James Meeks     22 OH
Barbara         21 
Sarah Ann        2
Mary ???        24
Margaret         4
200 199
Thomas J. Meeks 42.

1860 MO Adair Co., Pettis TWP
1356 1107
Jacob Meeks     42 OH
James           17 MO
Henrietta       15 MO
Isabella        12 MO
Porter          10 MO
Robert           8 MO
Jefferson        5 MO

1870 MO Adair Co.,
12 12
Meeks, James    27 MO with James Plancett

1880 MO Adair Co., Pettis TWP
209 218
James Meeks     37 MO OH TN
Ellan           31 Wife
Gertrude         4 Dau
Eddy             1 Son

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