Rebecca Meeks

1835–Female
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Meeks was born in 1835, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Silas Meeks I, was 42 and her mother, Phoebe Logsdon, was 39. She had at least 1 daughter. She lived in Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Silas Meeks I
1793–1863
Phoebe Logsdon
1796–1864
Nancy Meeks
1823–1865
Alexander R Meeks
1826–1904
Allen Meeks
1828–1902
Jane Meeks
1830–
Sam Meeks
1830–
E J Meeks
1832–
Jesse Littleton Meeks
1832–1916
Rebecca Meeks
1835–
Mary Meeks
1841–
May H Meeks
1842–
M F Meeks
1851–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1861

Age 26

Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 31

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Meek .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Rebecca Meeks in household of Silas Meeks, "United States Census, 1850"

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