David A. Meek

14 December 1807–15 September 1881 (Age 73)
Ohio, United States

The Life of David A.

David A. Meek was born on 14 December 1807, in Ohio, United States as the son of Sarah Meek. He married Matilda J. Kendall on 22 July 1839, in Guernsey, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Adams Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Aubry, Johnson, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 September 1881, in Johnson, Kansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Olathe Memorial Cemetery, Olathe, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

David A. Meek
1807–1881
Matilda J. Kendall
1822–1880
Marriage: 22 July 1839
John W Meek
1840–1879
Samuel Smith Meek
1842–1927
Mary E Meek
1844–1923
Sarah Margret Meek
1846–1925
Lucinda E Meek
1849–1906
Catherine J. Meek
1850–
James A. Meek
1854–1928
Milton Baldridge Meek
1854–1934
Zebedee K. Meek
1859–1892
Emma B. Meek
1861–1931
William S. Meek
1865–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 July 1839
Guernsey, Ohio, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sarah Meek

    Female1774–Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 3

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 23

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: nickname for a self-effacing person or a gentle and compassionate one, from Middle English meke ‘humble’, ‘submissive’, ‘merciful’ (Old Norse mjúkr).

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

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Sources (3)

  • David Meek, "United States Census, 1870"
  • D H Meek in household of A Stansberry, "Kansas State Census, 1875"
  • David A Meek, "United States Census, 1840"

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