John Meek

By Christopher A. Meek

2. John Meek was born in 1649 in Anne Arundel Co., MD (source unknown). He Inherited Weston from his father about 1682 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. He signed a will on 20 Dec 1711 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. He died in 1712 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. His will was probated on 26 May 1712 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. His wife, Mary, and children are mentioned.

He married Elizabeth Heaton before 1684. No proof has been seen of this marriage and the mother of these children is not certain.

  • 11. John Meek was born about 1684.
  • 12. Guy Meek was born about 1686 in Anne Arundel Co., MD.
  • 13. Charles Meek. Mentioned in father's will in 1711. He is not named in Mother's will in 1726.
  • 14. James A. Meek was born in 1695. He signed a will on 20 Oct 1758. He died in Nov 1758. He had an estate probated on 15 Nov 1758. Mentioned in father's will/wife Elizabeth from deed records. Will names his three children He married Elizabeth _________ before 1759.
    • 41. Lydia Meek was born 25 Feb 1729 according to bible records. She died in 1805. She married James Anderson, son of William and Susannah (Meek) (Phelps) Anderson. See Will of Lydia Anderson dated 12 October 1805, probated 7 November 1805 and recorded in the office of the Register of Wills of Anne Arundel County in Book 37, folio 334 etc.
      • A. John Anderson
      • B. Elizabeth Anderson
      • C. Thomas Anderson
      • D. Benjamin Anderson
      • E. Hannah Anderson
      • F. William Anderson
    • 42. Susan Meek was born 12 May 1731 according to bible records.
    • 43. Elizabeth Meek was born 21 Jan 1735 according to bible records.
    • 44. John Meek was born 1 Feb 1737 according to bible records. Benefited from his fatherís will and referred to son of James in deed records.
    • 45. Elizabeth Meek was born 15 Dec 1739 according to bible records.
    • 46. James Meek was born 12 Apr 1743 according to bible records. He died on 2 Jan 1790. Will dated 17 Jan 1790 and probated 5 Feb 1790. He owned landed named Mountin of Whales before 1790. His estate was probated on 5 Feb 1790 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. Will names his three children. He married Elizabeth _________ before 1759. She is mentioned in deed records.
      • 91. Westal Meek was born in 1760.
      • 92. Mary Meek
      • 93. James Meek was born about 1784. He married Mary MacCubbin 28 Feb 1804 in Anne Arrundal Co., MD.
  • 15. Susannah Meek may be the daughter of Mary. She married (1) John Phelps before 1724. She married (2) William Anderson, son of John Anderson, after 23 Jul 1726 the date of her mother's will. He died in 1741. Her will is dated 8 Sep 1758 and was probated 30 Dec 1766 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. Her will list children from both marriages.
    • 47. William Anderson married (1) Elizabeth Edwards. He married (2) Sarah Edwards.
    • 48. James Anderson was born about 1752. He died 18 February 1825. His will was probated 12 March 1825 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. He married Lydia Meek, daughter of James A. Meek.
    • 49. Absolom Anderson was born 17 Feb 1737. He died 17 Feb 1787

He married (2) Mary ________ about 1703. She is mentioned in his will. She was born about 1668, based on age given in her will signed in 1726 (age 58). The children of John and Mary were baptised 24 Jun 1719 which was recorded in parish records. She married (2) James Boyce in 1713.
  • 16. Samuel Meek was born on 5 Mar 1704 in Anne Arundel Co., MD based on parish records. He signed a will on 21 Jan 1771 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. The will mentions wife and negro slaves, no children. He died in 1788 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. His will was probated on 20 Jan 1789 in Anne Arundel Co., MD. He married Alice Ridgely on 17 Sep 1734 in Anne Arundel Co., MD (All Hallow parish records).
  • 17. Christopher Meek was born on 12 Apr 1707 in Anne Arundel Co., MD according to parish records. He died in 1769 in Anne Arundel Co., MD (Deed Book JB#1, Pgae 521, Jan 17, 1770; refers to Christopher Meek, deceased. Names son Samuel Meek Jr.).
    • 50. Samuel Meek. He was mentioned in deed records as son of Christopher. He died about 1777 (Liber EV. #1, Folo 20 Dec 5, 1777, probate of Samuel Meek Jr.)
  • 18. Ruth Meek was born on 30 Sep 1709 in Anne Arundel Co., MD based on parish records

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