Elizabeth Mead Cheek

6 June 1809–17 October 1904 (Age 95)
West Hanningfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Mead

When Elizabeth Mead Cheek was born on 6 June 1809, in West Hanningfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Cheek, was 31 and her mother, Rachel Mead, was 27. She married Samuel Smith Jr on 11 April 1830, in West Hanningfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Margaretting, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Fillmore Election Precinct, Millard, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 17 October 1904, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Smith Jr
Elizabeth Mead Cheek
Marriage: 11 April 1830
Samuel Smith
Emma Ann Smith
Frances Sarah Smith
Joseph Daniel Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 April 1830West Hanningfield, Essex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 24
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 27
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English cheeke (Old English cē(a)ce), used as a nickname for someone with some deformity or scar in the region of the cheek or jawbone. Compare Cheak and Chick .

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

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    Life Sketch of Elizabeth Meade Cheek

    Jan 3, 1897 Mother states she was took with something like a stroke about nine years ago. When out at Sister Lucretia Robisons to dinner she was taken with cold chilly feeling and went home and duri …

    Sources (27)

    • Elizabeth Smith in household of Samuel Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Elizabeth Cheek in entry for Joseph Daniel Smith and Eliza Jane Stephenson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Elizabeth Cheek in entry for Joseph Daniel Smith, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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