Nellie Meek

Brief Life History of Nellie

When Nellie Meek was born on 28 April 1881, in Scotland, Taylor Township, Greene, Indiana, United States, her father, Richard Henry Meek, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Missouri Hibber, was 31. She married Everett Austin Keck on 9 November 1901, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Madison Township, Daviess, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 13 March 1913, at the age of 31.

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Family Time Line

Everett Austin Keck
1883–1965
Nellie Meek
1881–1913
Marriage: 9 November 1901
Rufus Truman Keck
1904–1958
Donna Bernice Keck
1910–

Sources (5)

  • Nellie Meek in household of Richard Meek, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Nell Meek - Government record: Census record: birth: about 1882; Kansas, United States
  • Nellie Meek, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

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

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms so named in Møre og Romsdal, in Old Norse a compound of mith ‘in the middle’ and vík ‘bay’.

Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a baker, from Middle Dutch micke ‘bread’.

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

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