12. Thomas Meek was born about 1799 in Greene Co., PA. He died 8 May 1864 in Tuscarawas Co., OH. He came to Tuscarawas Co., OH, Perry TWP between 1830 and 1840.
He is listed in the 1830 census of Greene Co., PA.
He is listed in the 1840 census, Tuscarawas Co., OH, Perry TWP. Listed on the same page is Nathan and Jonathan.
He is listed in the 1850 census, Tuscarawas Co., OH, Perry TWP. Living next door is Jonathan Meek.
He is listed in the 1860 census, Tuscarawas Co., OH, Perry TWP. Living next door is Jonathan Meek.
He married Jane Knight. She was born about 1804 in New Jersey. Daughter Elizabeth's death certificate names her parents as Thomas Meek born in Pennsylvania and Jane Knight born in Pennsylvania. Elizabeth was born in Washington Co., PA. This supports the fact that Thomas was the man listed in the 1830 census of Greene Co., PA.
Information provided in part by Bill Moore
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Swaim/Hedges/Spencer Family History compiled by Ethel Swaim Gardner.
A memorial in Anna Sproul Flem's scrapbook (from Ethel Gardner) copied in 1940
We feel sad to chrinicle the death of Amelia Meek, who departed this life February 9, 1887. Deceased was born in Guernsey County, Ohio on June 17, 1819 on the farm now owned by Nathan Spencer, her only surviving brother; was married to Josiah Bower, December 11, 1845. From this union were three children: Nathan S., Nancy J., and Rachel A., all of which are living. At the end of almost twelve years of happy life her husband died July 18, 1857. Again she married in 1859 to Thomas Meek; death again deprived her of a husband, March 25, 1864, leaving one child, Francis L., who is living yet.
1830 Greene Co PA Morgon Twp 1 male 30-40 1 male 5-10 1 male under 5 1 female 20-30 2 females under 5
Thomas Meeks 51 M PA real 800 Jane 46 F NJ Margaret 20 F PA John 18 M PA Page 317 Elizabeth 15 F PA Mary 13 F OH David 7 M OH
941 961 James Meek 33 M PA 600 333 Elizabeth Meek 32 F OH Hannah Meek 9 F OH Rachel A. 6 F OH Thomas 1 M OH 942-962 Thomas Meeks 50 M PA 800 178 Amelia 41 F OH Nathan Bowers 13 M OH Nancy Bowers 9 F OH Rachel Bowers 4 F OH Francis Meek 1 F OH 959 979 Thomas Meek 35 M OH 00 50 Jane M? Meek 30 F PA (Jane Maria or Maria Jane) George Meek 11 F OH Elizabeth Meek 9 F OH Sarah Meek 6 F OH Mary Meek 11/12 F OH (Francis in 1870)