Henry Harrison Meek



By Christopher A. Meek

1. Henry Harrison Meek was born on 3 Aug 1834 in Jennings Co., IN (source unknown). He is listed in the 1850 census of Pike Co., IL with David Meek, age 30. He was listed in the 1860 census of Grundy Co., MO with George O. Meek, age 39.

He married Lucy Jane Meek on 14 Feb 1865 in Ripley Co., IN. She was born on 27 Jan 1840 in Indiana. She died on 23 Nov 1901 in Carroll Co., MO. She married (1) William H. Brunt on 14 Oct 1855 in Indiana. He was born about 1838 in Ripley Co., IN. He died on 16 Dec 1864 near Nashville, TN while serving in the Civil War.

They were listed in the 1870 census of Grundy Co., MO with Lucy and her children by William Brunt. They were listed in the 1880 census of Grundy Co., MO. They were listed in the 1900 census of Carroll Co., MO. He was listed in the 1910 census of Jones, Major Co., OK as a widow living with his son Milo.

DNA Implications: A descendant of Henry Meek had his Y-DNA tested and matches Group B in the Meek DNA Project. Group B includes ancestors who lived in Washington Co., PA in the late 1700ís. The SNP marker is R-L11. DNA does not reveal who his ancestor was but he was definitely related to the men in this group.

  • 13. Nancy Luetta Meek was born on 4 Nov 1865. She is listed in the 1870 census with parents under the name Bount.
  • 14. Margaret Tennette Meek was born on 7 Feb 1868 in Pike Co., IL. She died 30 Dec 1953 in Grundy Co. MO. She married William V. Moss 10 Feb 1892 in Grundy Co., MO. She is listed in the 1870 census with parents under the name Bount.
  • 15. David Alonzo Meek was born on 7 Feb 1868 in Pike Co., IL. He is listed in the 1870 census with parents under the name Bount.
  • 16. Infant Meek was born on 10 Mar 1871 in Grundy Co., MO.
  • 17. Mary Elmina Meek was born on 22 Nov 1874 in Grundy Co., MO. She died 14 May 1948 in Greene Co. MO. She married Truax Laffett Whitworth 11 Sep 1892 in Missouri. He was born 24 Oct 1869 in Carroll Co. MO. He died 18 Jan 1919 in Pleasant Hope, MO.
  • 18. Elinora E. Meek was born on 11 Aug 1876 in Grundy Co., MO. She died Aft. 1955 in Linn Co., MO. She married John Lloyd Whitworth 1 Mar 1894 in Grundy Co., MO. He was born December 1860 in Missouri.
  • 19. Phylander Harvey Meek was born on 11 Aug 1876 in Grundy Co., MO. He died 13 Sep 1949 in Livingston Co., MO. He married Eva Hall about 1898. She was born 9 Nov 1880 in Livingston Co. MO. She died 24 Feb 1963 in Waynoka Woods, OK. It is not clear what Eva's suname was. They were listed in the 1900 census of Hill, Carroll Co., MO living with Eva's mother Flora O'Dell. They were listed in the 1910 census of Jones, Major Co., OK. Flora was living with them. They were listed in the 1920 census of Fairfield TWP, Carroll Co., MO living with his brother Milo. They were listed in the 1930 census of Woods Co., OK. Eva's mother and brother, Arthur Hall, were living with them.
    • 31. Leroy E. Meek was born 25 Aug 1906 in Missouri. He died 17 Dec 1988 in Oklahoma according to the Social Security Death Index. He married Violet Noreen Thornhill 19 Nov 1932 in Oklahoma. She was born 20 Oct 1913 in Oklahoma. She died 29 Apr 2002 in Enid, OK. *DNA kit#23047
  • 20. John Henry Meek was born on 24 Jan 1881 in Grundy Co., MO. He was listed with his parents in 1900. He married Weltha _____ about 1904. She was previously married and brought a daughter to the marriage. Ethel Murphy was born about 1903. They were listed in the 1910 census of Jones, Major Co., OK. They were listed in the 1920-1930 censuses of Fairfield TWP, Carroll Co., MO.
    • 41. John Meek was born about 1915.
    • 42. Melvin Leon was born about 1919.
  • 21. Milo B. Meek was born on 4 Jun 1883 in Grundy Co., MO. He was listed with his parents in 1900. He married Mable _____. She was born about 1885 in Missouri. They were listed in the 1910 census of Jones, Major Co., OK. They were listed in the 1920 census of Fairfield TWP, Carroll Co., MO.
    • 51. William Meek was born about 1913 in Missouri.
    • 52. Ralph Donald Meek was born 15 Sep 1914 in Missouri. *DNA kit#35381
    • 53. Vira May Meek was bron about 1918 in Missouri.

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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Census

1840 IN Jennings

David Meek	15-20, 20-30, 50-60 (males)
Samuel Vest	70-80

1850 IN Clark Co Monroe TWP

Jeremiah Meek            34
Elizabeth                31
Lucy			 12
Nancy			 10
Malinda			  5
George			4/12

1860 IN Ripley Co. Jackson TWP
65-65
Jeremiah Meek	         44 IN
Elizabeth                42 IN
Nancy A.                 16 IN
Mildadan  fe             14 IN
George T.                10 IN
Rachael E                 5 IN
Sarah E.                  2 IN
66-66
John Vest Meek           39 IN
Eliza Jane		 30 IN
Alonzo			  1 IN
69-69
William Brunt		 22 IN
Lucy J.			 20 IN
Charles E.		 10/12 in
70-70
Elizabeth Brunt	50 PA
Sarah E. Brunt		 14 IN
Samuel Brunt		 21 OH
29-29
Nancy Meek		 17 IN Domestic with Dr. Samuel Hicks

1870 IN Ripley Co Jackson TWP

Jeremiah Meek	         56 KY
Elizabeth		 54 IN
George F.		 20 IN
Leander H.		 18 IN
Rachael E		 15 IN
Sarah E.		 13 IN
Filander S.		  8 IN

1880 IN Ripley Co Jackson TWP
175-175
Jeremiah Meek	        68 IN PA PA
Elizabeth		62 IN VA KY
Adkinson, Mary	10 IN Granddaughter
Adkinson, Emma	  3 IN Granddaughter
176-176
George Meek		30 IN
Rebecca		        22 IN VA VA
Wiless Freemont	         6 MO Son
Dora May		3/12 IN Daughter

1850 IL Pike Co.

1427 1444
David Meek		30 KY
Nancy			31 KY
Elizabeth		18 IA
Harrison		14 IA
John			12 IA
Polly			  7 IN
Nancy			  4 IN

1860 MO Grundy Co. Liberty TWP

George O. Meek	        39 IA
Susan			38 TN
Elizabeth		12 IL
Emily			10 IL
Anna		         8 MO
James			 5 MO
Mary			 2 MO
Nancy			14 IL
Harrison		22 IA

1870 MO Grundy Co. Liberty TWP

Harrison Meek	        35 IN
Lucy Z.		        30 IN
Brunt, Charles		13 IN
William C		 8 IN
Lunette		         6 ?
Margaret A.		 1 IL
David A.		 1 IL

1870 MO Christian Co. 

George Meek		50 IN
Susan			47 TN
James T.		15 MO
Mary F.		        12 MO
Sarah I.		10 MO

1880 MO Grundy Co. Liberty TWP

Harrison Meek	        43 IN 	Self   IN IN
Lucy J.			40 IN 	Wife
Nancy L.		14 IL 	dau
David A		        11 IL 	son
Margaret J.		11 IL 	dau
Mary A		         4 MO dau
Ellen O		         2 MO dau
Filander H.		 2 MO son
William H.		18 IN 	son
Fliander H.		18 IN 	Brother

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