Joseph Goodman Meeker

1648–1717 (Age 69)
Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Joseph Goodman

When Joseph Goodman Meeker was born in 1648, in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States, his father, William Meeker, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Preston, was 22. He married Comfort Elizabeth Marsh about 1671, in Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died in 1717, in Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 69.

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Joseph Goodman Meeker
Comfort Elizabeth Marsh
Marriage: about 1671
John Meeker Jr.
Mary Meeker
Captain Joseph Meeker
Daniel Meeker
Robert Meeker
David Meeker

Spouse and Children

about 1671
Elizabeth, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America


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+3 More Children

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Age 27

Essex was originally formed as one of four administrative districts within Province of East Jersey in 1675

Name Meaning

Dutch and Belgian:1. occupational name from Middle Dutch maker, Brabant-Limburg dialect meker ‘maker’, ‘craftsman’. 2. from the Germanic personal name Magherus.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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