Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Meeks in:
 • Friendship Cemetery
 • Columbus
 • Lowndes County
 • Mississippi
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Alexander Beaufort Meek
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 17, 1865
Death: Nov. 18, 1914

Published November 22, 1914 in the Columbus Commercial


Mr. A. B. Meek Passes Away After Short Illness
With Pneumonia

Mr. A. B. Meek, of Houston Texas, who had been here on a visit to his son, Mr. Seth A. Meek, and his brothers and sisters, at his old home, after 10 days of sickness with pneumonia, died on last Wednesday evening among his loved ones.

It was sad indeed, for he had not been here for eleven years.

Mr. Meek belonged to one of the most prominent families in
the State. He was genial and sympathetic and numbered his friends by his acquaintances. He had been living in Texas since he was twenty years of age, and at one time had no superior as a traveling salesman.

It looks as if Providence brought him back to his old home to die. he was 49 years of age last Tuesday and died the next day. He was the son of the Col. S. M. Meek and Mrs. Mary Louise Meek, both having 13 years ago preceded him to the grave. He leaves to mourn his loss a son, Mr. Seth A. Meek, and two brothers. Mr. W. C. Meek, attorney of this city and Mr. Samuel M. Meek, of Washington, D. C., three sisters, Mrs. Susie Meek Bolton, Mrs. Julia Meek Garety, and Mrs. Carrie Meek Sessums, all of this city.

He was buried on the old Meek square in Friendship Cemetery. Rev. W. L. Duren, of the First Methodist church, of which he was a member, Dr. Eggleston, Presbyterian minister, and Rev. J. L. Vipperman, of the Baptist church all officiated at the funeral which was held at the Meek home, 524 North 8th St. The following gentlemen acted as pall bearers: Messrs. B. A. Lincoln, J. T. Harrison, W. S. Mustin, P. C. Barksdale, Ed Morris and W. c. Gunter.
Family links: 
  Samuel Mills Meek (1835 - 1901)
  Mary L Cannon Meek (1838 - 1901)
  William Cannon Meek (1857 - 1923)*
  Florence Meek (1859 - 1859)*
  Irene Meek (1861 - 1861)*
  Lillian Sessums Meek (1862 - 1862)*
  Alice Alabama Meek (1863 - 1901)*
  Alexander Beaufort Meek (1865 - 1914)
  Susan Elizabeth Meek Bolton (1868 - 1928)*
  Mary Erwin Meek (1869 - 1869)*
  Carrie Amelia Meek Sessums (1873 - 1948)*
  Julia Adair Meek Gerety (1876 - 1953)*
*Calculated relationship
Son of S. M. & M. L. Meek
Friendship Cemetery
Lowndes County
Mississippi, USA
Plot: Lot 245
Maintained by: Dixie
Originally Created by: Family Tree Shaker
Record added: Feb 11, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13324452
Alexander Beaufort Meek
Added by: Dixie
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Dragon
 Added: Mar. 4, 2006

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service