Jacob Meek

(Jones Co., IA)


By Christopher A. Meek.

1. Jacob W. Meek was born 1 Aug 1819 in Washington Co., PA according to his obituary. He died 5 Mar 1892 in Jones Co., IA. He married Ann J. Clark 7 May 1840. She was born 4 Dec 1820 in Fredrick Co., VA. She died 18 May 1902 in Jones Co., IA. They are listed in the 1850 census of Meigs Co., OH.

They came to Jones County about 1865 from Meigs Co., OH. They are listed in the 1870 and 1880 census of Jackson TWP, Jones Co., IA. They are listed in the 1885 census of Strawberry Hill, Jones Co., IA. Ann is listed in the 1895 census of Strawberry Hill.

  • 2. John W. Meek was born about 1842 in Ohio. He married Frances Alice ______. She was born about 1852 in Ohio. He resided in Lincoln, KS according to his motherís obituary. He is listed in the 1880 censuses of Pleasant TWP, Lincoln Co., KS. In 1885 he is in Highland TWP.
    • 21. Milford G. Meek was born about 1869 in Ohio.
    • 22. Emory C. Meek was born about 1870 in Ohio.
    • 23. Avis E. Meek was born about 1876 in Iowa. She is not 1880 cnesus.
  • 3. Eli C. Meek was born about 1845 in Meigs Co., OH. He moved to Jones Co., IA in 1869. He was known as E. C. He married Elizabeth L. Bissell. She was born about 1848 in Iowa. She died in 1907 in Ellsworth, KS. In 1878 he moved to Kansas. He is listed in the 1880 and 1885 censuses of Highland TWP, Lincoln Co., KS. He moved to Ellsworth, KS in 1887.
    • 31. Mary E. Meek was born about 1866 in Ohio.
    • 32. Maynard L. Meek was born 8 Sep 1869 in Jones Co., IA. He married Minnie Miller in 1892. She was the daughter of Joseph Miller. He moved to Ellsworth in 1897 and was elected mayor in 1911. (Source: A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, written and compiled by William E. Connelley, Lewis Publishing Company, 1918)
      • 111. Eva Meek
      • 112. Lewis C. Meek
    • 33. Esta May Meek was born about 1879 in Kansas.
    • 34. Josie D. Meek was born about 1882 in Kansas.
  • 4 James A. Meek was born about 1846 in Ohio. He married Melinda _______. She was born about 1848 in Ohio. He resided in Wheeling, WV according to his motherís obituary. He is listed in the 1880 census of Pleasant TWP, Lincoln Co., KS. He is listed in the 1885 census Elkhorn TWP, Lincoln Co., KS.
    • 41. Charles S. Meek was born about 1868 in Ohio.
    • 42. Myrtle Meek was born about 1870 in Ohio.
  • 5. Isaac Hollis Meek was born about 1847 in Ohio. He married Nancy E. Hammond 22 Sep 1869 in Jones Co., IA according to marriage records. She was born about 1849 in Illinois. They were listed in the 1880-1895 census of Jackson TWP, Jones Co., IA.
    • 51. Nettie Meek was born about 1869 in Iowa. She married Frank Merrill 7 Oct 1891 in Jones Co., IA. The marriage record names her parents.
    • 52. George Meek was born about 1871 in Iowa. He married Maude Conally 20 Apr 1894 in Jones Co., IA. She was born about 1879. His marriage record mentions his parents.
      • 100. Edwin F. Meek was born about 1903. He married Merle _______ about 1925. She was born about 1904.
        • 200. Rex A. Meek was born 28 Feb 1926 according to the Social Security Death Index. He died Jun 1976.
      • 101. Dorothy Meek was born about 1905. She was divorced.
        • 201. Robert C. Meek was born about 1827.
    • 53. Ann Jane Meek was born about 1879 in Iowa. 54. Celistia Meek was born about 1885 in Iowa.
  • 6. Melinda T. Meek was born about 1848 in Ohio. She married Benjamin Franklin Grimm 1 Dec 1867 in Jones Co., IA. They were listed in the 1870 census of Jackson TPW, Jones Co., IA.
  • 7. Lucinda Meek was born about 1850 in Ohio. She married Jay Sherman 5 Sep 1869 in Jones Co., IA. She is mentioned in mother obituary as Mrs. J. Sherman. They were listed in the 1880 census of Jackson TPW, Jones Co., IA.
  • 8. Adelbert L. Meek was born about 1857 in Ohio. He married Clara A. Porter 9/16/1884 in Jones Co., IA. Marriage records mention his parents.
  • 9. Sarah Meek was born about 1860 in Ohio. She resided with her parents in 1880.
    • 21. Pearl M. Sweet was born about 1879 in Iowa. She married George J. Leslie 8 Apr 1895. She was listed in the 1880 census as Sweet, Pearley. Her marriage record says her parents were J. Meek and Sarah Meek. She is list with her grandparents in 1885 and 1895.

    She married Lorenzo D. Russell 10 Jul 1883 in Jones Co., IA. The marriage record names her parents as J. W. Meek and H. L. Clark. He was born about 1858. They are listed in the 1885 census of Jackson TWP. She was mentioned her mother obituary as Mrs. R. Russell.

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1850 OH Meigs Co
609 609
Meak, Jacob		30 M PA
Ann			29 F  VA
John			 8 M OH
Eli			 6 M OH
James			 4 M OH
Isaac			 2 M OH
Malinda		            1 F  OH

??? ??? 573 and 653			enter twice Second time name is Meek
Meak, Elisha		27 M PA	        26 M OH
Prudence		30 F  PA	23 F  OH
Sarah Ann		 4 F  PA	 4 F  PA
James			 2 M PA	         2 M PA

1870 IA Jones Co. Jackson TWP
142 146
Meek, Jacob W.	        50 M PA
Ann J.			49 F  VA
Delbert			12 M OH
Sarah			 9 F  OH

143 147
Grim, Franklin		22 M OH
Melinda		        21 F  OH
Edgar		         1 M IA			

144 148
Meek, Hollis		26 M OH
Nancy			20 F  IL

117 121
E. C. Meek		26 M OH
Elizabeth L		24 F  OH
Marietta	         4 F  OH
Maynard		       8/12  IA  

1880 IA Jones Co. Jackson TWP
43 43
Meek, J. W. 	head 	60 M Married PA	1819
Ann J 		wife 	59 F          VA
Delbert 	son 	22 M          OH PA VA
Sarah 		dau 	19 F          OH PA VA
Sweet, Pearley Grand ?? 9/12 F        IA IA OH

Sherman, J.	Head	30 M M        OH
Lucinda	        Wife	29 F M        OH
Ernest          Son      4 M          IA 

1885 IA Jones Co. Strawberry Hill 

Meek, Jacob W.	        65 M M	1820
Ann J.			64 M M	1821
Perly M.		 5 F	

1895 IA Jones Co. Strawberry Hill 

Meek, Ann J		74 VA
Pearl			16

Pearl M Meek married George J. Leslie 8 Apr 1895. Parents J. Meek and Sarah Meek

1880 IA Jones Co. Jackson TWP

108 108
Meek, Hollis 		35 M OH		1844 Isaac H. Meek
Nancy 			30 F OH		1849
Nettie 			10 F IA		1869
George 		         6 M IA		1873
Jane 		         1 F IA		1779

1885 IA Jones Co. Jackson TWP

Meek, T H.		38 M M OH		Isaac M: 22 Sep 1869
Nancy E.		35 F M IL		Nancy E. Hammond
George			14 M S IA		1871
Ann J.			 5
Celistia		 0 

1895 IA Jones Co. Jackson TWP

Meek, Isaac H.	48 OH
Nancy E.		45 IL
Ann J.			16 
Clesta			10
						
Meek, George		21 M M	1874	M: 20 Apr 1894 
Maud M.		        16 F M		Maude Conally


1930 IA Jones Co. Fairview TWP

Meek, George		57 M 20 IA OH IA	1873
Maud		wife	51 M 15
Dorothy	dau	        24 D
Robert C	GSon	 3
Edwin F.	Son	26 M 21
Merle		DIL	25 M 20
Rex A.		Gson	4 1/2	
1880 KS Lincoln Co. Highland TWP
Eli C. Meek		37 M OH PA VA
Elizabeth		35 F  
Mary E.		        14 F  OH
Maynard L.		10 M IA
Esty			 9 M KS 

1880 KS Lincoln Co. Pleasant TWP

John W. Meek		38 M OH PA VA
Frances A.		28 F  OH
Milford G.		11 M OH
Emry C.		        10 M OH

James A. Meek	        36 M OH PA ?
Melinda		        33 F   
Charles S.		12 M OH
Myrtle			10 M OH

1885 KS Lincoln Co. Highland TWP
50 50
Meek, E.C.		41 M OH
E. L.			40 F  OH
Mary E.		        19 F  OH
Maynard L.		15 M IA Married
Esta May		 5 F  KS
Josie D.		 3 F  KS

60 60
Meek, J. W.		43 M OH
Alice			33 F  OH
Milford G.		16 M OH
Emory C.		15 M OH
Avis E			 9 F  IA

1885 KS Lincoln Co. Elkhorn TWP Lincoln Center

Meek, James A.	       40 M OH
Melinda		       37 F  OH
Charles		       17 M OH Single
Myrtle		       15 F  OH Single

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