Louvin Meeks

7 March 1816–1851 (Age 34)
Spencer, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Louvin

When Louvin Meeks was born on 7 March 1816, in Spencer, Indiana, United States, his father, Priddy James Meeks Doctor, was 20 and his mother, Mary Bartlett, was 23. He married Celia Shaw on 28 January 1841, in Brown, Illinois, United States. He died in 1851, in Utah, United States, at the age of 35.

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Louvin Meeks
Celia Shaw
Marriage: 28 January 1841

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1841Brown, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries 1818: Spencer, Indiana, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 14
    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 (Cambridgeshire): variant of Meek , with post-medieval excrescent -s. Compare Mix .Dutch: patronymic from Meek 3.History: Thomas Meeks (born c. 1624 in London) emigrated to New Haven, CT, in or before 1643. In 17th-century New Haven this surname was also spelled Meekes, Mix, and Mixx.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Lorinn Meeks, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Lovin Meeks, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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