George Owen Meek



By Christopher A. Meek

1. George Owen Meek was born about 1820 in Indiana. He married Susan Lomax. She was born 1821 Blount Co., TN. She died 1878 in Newton Co., MO. He is listed in the 1850 census of Pike Co., IL with David Meek, age 30. They were listed in the 1860 census of Grundy Co., MO. Living with them was Harrison Meek age 22. He married a daughter of Jeremiah V. Meek. They were listed in the 1870 census of Christian Co., MO.

DNA Implications: A descendant of George 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. Elizabeth Meek was born about 1848 in Illinois.
  • 14. Emily Meek was born about 1850 in Illinois.
  • 15. Anna Meek was born about 1852 in Illinois.
  • 16. James Thomas Meek was born 24 Jul 1855. (One source says 1853.) He died 7 May 1921 in Washington Co., OK. He married Martha Cuthbertson in 1876. Her father was Shadrich J. Cuthbertson. They were listed in the 1880 census of Jasper Co., MO. They were listed in the 1905 and 1910 censuses of Allen Co., KS. They were listed in the 1920 census of Osage Co., OK with son Leonard.
    • 201. George T. Meek was born about 1879 in Missouri.
    • 202. Martha Bell Meek was born in Jul 1882 in Missouri.
    • 203. James Shadrick Meek was born 5 Mar 1885 in Greene Co., MO. He died 28 Jan 1968 in Washington Co., OK. He married Lou Nourse. She was born 14 Jan 1888 in Neosho Co., KS . She died 16 Jul 1923. They were listed in the 1915 census of Allen Co., KS. They were listed in the 1920 census of Osage Co., OK. They were listed in the 1930 census of Washington Co., OK.
      • 301. Ralph Lester Meek was born 22 May 1907 in Neosho Co., KS. He died in 1952.
      • 302. Louis Alvin Meek was born 11 Mar 1909 in Neosho Co., KS. He died in 1979.
      • 303. Wanita Virginia Meek was born 23 Sep 1911 in Allen Co., KS. She died 1992.
      • 304. James Willis Meek was born 26 Jul 1913 in Allen Co., KS. He died in 1946.
      • 305. Vivian Irene Meek was born 10 Oct 1915 in Allen Co., KS. She died 1958.
      • 306. Melvin Meek was born 12 Apr 1916 in Washington Co., OK. He died in 1916.
      • 307. Melvina Clarenda Meek was born 12 Apr 1916 in Washington Co., OK. She died in 1996.
      • 308. Lucille Helen Meek was born 9 Jan 1920 in Washington Co., OK.
      • 309. Francis (Frank) Earl Meek was born was born 11 Nov 1921 in Neosho Co, KS. He died 21 Feb 1999 in Washington Co., OK. His mother died in 1923 and his father couldnít handle 8 kids and left them to be raised by relatives. One of his aunts (Iris Nourse) married a McKay and took him in. He changed his name to McKay.
        • 401. _____ McKay
          • 501. Tim McKay *DNA Kit#192691
    • 204. Leonard F. Meek 11 Sep 1887 in Missouri. He married Lela Williams. They were listed in the 1920 census of Osage Co., OK.
      • 311. Male
      • 312. Female
      • 313. Male
      • 314. Female
    • 205. Blanche Meek was born 18 Jan 1890 in Missouri. She died 16 Aug 1963. She married Charles Author Eaton.
    • 206. Laura Effie Meek was born 3 Sep 1892 in Missouri. She died 17 Jul 1977. She married Ora Lee Jackson.
    • 207. Charles Meek was born Mar 1895 in Missouri.
  • 17. John Meek was born about 1855 in Missouri. He died in 1855.
  • 18. Mary H. Meek was born about 1855 in Missouri.
  • 19. Sarah L. Meek was born about 1860 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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