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Eli Meek
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1797
York County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1866
Bradley County
Arkansas, USA

Married Martha Louisa Starr on 10.26.1826. Eli Meek was a son of the American Revolution by virtue of his father Capt. James Meek's Revolutionary War service in South Carolina and specifically at the Battle of Kings Mountain, a turning point in the conflict of the War in the Southern Colonies. Eli Meek's mother was Susannah Byers Meek.

Eli Meek was a native of South Carolina (York County) and many years after his marriage to Miss Martha Louisa Starr, a native also of South Carolina, he moved to Arkansas, and settled twenty-five miles south of Warren on a farm. There his death occurred in 1866. They were the parents of five sons and two daughters: John Rufus Starr Meek (b.9.13.1827 - d. 2.19.1900, James Marion (killed at the battle of Chickamauga), Edward Stewart (killed at the Battle of Atlanta) and Major Amzi Theophiliss (killed at the battle of Franklin, Tenn., in November, 1864), Margaret Jane (b.8.23.1829-d.2.5.1849), Martha Ann (b.6.28.1839-d.9.23.1885), William Chambers (b.8.24.1833 - d.10.10.1841). 
 
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 Parents:
  James Meek (1758 - 1819)
  Susannah Byers Meek (1771 - 1844)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha Louisa Starr Meek (1801 - 1862)*
 
 Children:
  John Rufus Starr Meek (1827 - 1900)*
  Margaret Jane Meek (1829 - 1849)*
  James Marion Meek (1831 - 1863)*
  William Chambers Meek (1833 - 1841)*
  Amzi Theophiliss Meek (1836 - 1864)*
  Martha Ann Meek Allison (1839 - 1885)*
  Edward Stewart Meek (1841 - 1864)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jean Mitchell Meek (1794 - 1794)*
  Abner Meek (1795 - 1855)*
  Eli Meek (1797 - 1866)
  Cynthia Meek Moore (1800 - 1874)*
  Pamela Meek Starr (1802 - 1855)*
  Amzi Meek (1804 - 1839)*
  Drucilla Meek (1806 - 1806)*
  Lucinda Meek McKinney (1808 - 1885)*
  James Byers Meek (1810 - 1854)*
  Marion Meek (1813 - 1825)*
  William Baldwin Meek (1815 - 1840)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Johnsville
Bradley County
Arkansas, USA
 
Created by: Larry Chenault
Record added: Mar 05, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5244614
Eli Meek
Added by: Larry Chenault
 
Eli Meek
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