Benjamin Ennis Meek

6 December 1837–21 July 1866 (Age 28)
Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin Ennis

When Benjamin Ennis Meek was born on 6 December 1837, in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Meek, was 30 and his mother, Ann Enniss, was 29. He married Louisa Rogers on 14 October 1860, in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 21 July 1866, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Ennis Meek
1837–1866
Louisa Rogers
1839–1904
Marriage: 14 October 1860
William Meek
1860–1866
Ann Meek
1861–1913
Charles Meek
1864–1865
Benjamin Rodgers Meek
1866–1952

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1860Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (2)

    1843
    Age 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 17
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Meeks

    Story Highlight

    Harriet's marriage to George Meek

    Story from Fred Beach George married widow Harriet Rogers his brother's mother-in-law. That brother was Benjamin Meek who died crossing Wyoming in 1866, his wife Louisa gave birth to his son Benjamin …

    Sources (22)

    • Benjamin Meek in entry for Benjamin Rodgers Meek, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Benjamin Meek in household of Thomas Meek, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Benj Meek in entry for Ann Meek Jack, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"

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