1. William Meeks was born about 1820 in Virginia according to the 1870 census. He married Milly ____. She was born Mar 1838 in Missouri according to the 1900 census. They were listed in the 1870 census of Owen Co., KY. Milly was listed in the 1880 census of Henry Co., KY as a widow. She was also listed in the 1900 census of Owen Co., IN with her son, William.
1930 Owen Co., KY Apr 3 33-35 Meeks, Florian Head M neg 28 M20 KY KY KY (Married age 20) Martha L Meeks Wife F neg 26 M18 KY KY KY (Married age 18) Florian Meeks Son M neg 8 S KY (1922) Anna B Meeks Dau F neg 5 S KY Laura E Meeks Dau F neg 4 6/12 S KY Lula M Meeks Dau F neg 2 9/12 S KY 31-33 Alphones Meeks Head M neg 51 M26 KY KY MO Belle S. Wife 39 F neg M15 KY KY KY Leonard Son 19 M neg KY S 1920 Owenton, Owen Co., KY William Meeks Head M B 54 Married KY can read and write Annie Meeks Wife F B 44 Married KY can read and write Florian Meeks Son M B 18 Single KY can read and write Leonard Mayes Boarder 38 M B Married Not found in 1910 1900 West Owenton, Owen Co., KY William Meeks Head B M Oct 1857 M8 KY VA MO (Married 8 years) Annie Wife B F May 1868 M8 1-1 KY (Married 8 years) William Son B M Sep 1897 KY Millie Mother B F Mar 1838 MO (connects this William to 1880 census) Alfonso Brother B M May 1875 KY Leonard Brother B M Apr 1877 KY 1890 census destroyed 1880 Franklinton, Henry Co., KY Milly Meeks B F 50 MO MO MO Widow William Meeks B M 21 KY Son Bettie Meeks B F 18 KY Dau Andrew Meeks B M 14 KY Son Albert Meeks B M 6 KY Son Leonard Meeks B M 3 KY Son 1870 Owenton, Owen Co., KY Meeks, William 50 M M VA Farmer, Citizen, cannot read or write Milly 25 F M KY Wm Jr. 12 M M KY Sally 08 F M KY Betty 06 F M KY Mary 04 F M KY Andrew J. 01 M M KY Hemming, Jeff 21 M M KY Farm laborer