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
Louisa Rogers
Marriage: 14 October 1860
William Meek
Ann Meek
Charles Meek
Benjamin Rodgers Meek

Spouse and Children

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


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    World Events (2)

    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.

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    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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