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
Matilda J. Kendall
Marriage: 22 July 1839
John W Meek
Samuel Smith Meek
Mary E Meek
Sarah Margret Meek
Lucinda E Meek
Catherine J. Meek
James A. Meek
Milton Baldridge Meek
Zebedee K. Meek
Emma B. Meek
William S. Meek

Spouse and Children

22 July 1839
Guernsey, Ohio, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Sarah Meek




World Events (8)


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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