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Jacob B. Meek
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Birth: Dec. 24, 1810
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 1897
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA


Died, at his home Sunday evening, June 13, '97, at 4:20 o'clock, Jacob Meeks, age 86 years.

Deceased had been in ill health some time past, having the misfortune to break his leg a few weeks ago, and this together with old age, hastened his death. He was an old soldier, and was respected by all. Funeral services were held at the house in the 4th ward this afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Derry of the Christian church, after which the remains were laid to rest in the city cemetery. Although it is hard to give up our loved ones we can rest assured that they are much happier where death nor sorrow can never enter.

Jacob was survived by the four daughters.


Parents were Elisha Meek, Sr. and Mary (Short) Meek.

He married a French lady, Jane McCracken b. 1815 d. 12/28/1889 in Siloam Springs, Missouri.

Together they had the following children;
James Alexander 1837-1878
Rebecca McCord 1839-1917
John T. 1844-
Elizabeth A. Gilbert 1847-1929
Nancy Lenora Mitchell 1851-1932
Jacob 1855-
Louisa Carrie Morris 1859-1939, died in Mesa, Arizona

Nancy 1789-1874
John 1792-1878
Elizabeth W. 1793-1858
Delilah 1796-1876
Sarah ca 1798-
Elisha Jr. 1802-1884
Mary ca 1803-
Jane 1805-1899
Susanna ca 1807-


U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
about Jacob B. Meek Name: Jacob B. Meek
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: West Virginia
Regiment Name: 6 West Virginia Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 6th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry
Company: N
Rank In: Musician
Rank In Expanded: Musician
Rank Out: Musician
Rank Out Expanded: Musician
Film Number: M507 roll 8

Family links: 
  Elisha Meek (1765 - 1843)
  Mary Short Meek (1774 - 1840)
  James Alexander Meek (1837 - 1878)*
  Rebecca J Meek McCarl (1839 - 1917)*
  Elizabeth S. Meek Gilbert (1847 - 1929)*
  Nancy Lenora Meek Mitchell (1851 - 1932)*
  Nancy Meek Zuck (1789 - 1874)*
  Elizabeth W. Meek Fee (1792 - 1858)*
  John Meek (1792 - 1878)*
  Delilah Meek Iams (1793 - 1876)*
  Elisha Meek (1802 - 1884)*
  Jane Meek Gray (1805 - 1899)*
  Jacob B. Meek (1810 - 1897)
*Calculated relationship
Co. N 6 W.V. V. I.
Columbus City Cemetery
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Section 28 Lot23 Space 3
GPS (lat/lon): 37.16296, -94.81252
Maintained by: pif
Originally Created by: JFI
Record added: Apr 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51752308
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