William Meeks

Male 1815 - 1877  (62 years)


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  • Name William Meeks 
    Born 9 Jan 1815  Luce, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Baptized (LDS) 1840 
    Endowed (LDS) 20 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 11857  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Nov 1877  Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I120666  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2008 

    Father Athe Meeks, Jr ,   b. 7 Apr 1793, Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1843, Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Mother Anna Vest,   b. 17 Apr 1797, Cloverport, Breckenridge, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1843, Rockport, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1813  , , Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F23719  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Elizabeth Rhodes,   b. 23 Jan 1818, Boon, Warrick, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1899, Thurber, Now Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 5 Oct 1837  Boon, Warrick, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harvey Henry Meeks,   b. 9 Apr 1838, Newtonville, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1915, Hudsen, Freemont, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Henry Rhodes Meeks,   b. 23 Mar 1840, Luce, Spencer, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1921, Wind River, Fremont, Wyoming, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Mary Elizabeth Meeks,   b. 11 Jun 1842, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1922, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     4. Mary Ann Meeks,   b. 23 Nov 1844, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1828, Kanosh, Millard, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. William Meeks,   b. 18 Feb 1846, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1923, Bicknell, Wayne, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Joseph Brigham Meeks,   b. 8 Jan 1848, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1937, Huntington, Emery, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Mary Jane Meeks,   b. 2 Dec 1851, Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Oct 1941, Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F25407  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Nov 1877 - Saint George, Washington, Utah, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Family Group Record by Nauvoo Land and Records

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, p 155
      70's Record, Before 1850, LDS Archives, p 297
      70's Record, 1835-1846, Harvey Black, 1996, p 499
      Early 70's and High Priests Index, LDS Archives, p 96
      Members, LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 30 pp 600-603

      HISTORIES:
      Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, Frank Esshom, pp 331-1030
      Mormon Redress Petitions, Clark Johnson, p 582
      Conquerors of the West, Vol 3, pp 1614-1616
      History of the Church, Vol 5 p 482

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Internet Research:
      Familysearch.org, Family Group Record, 2 pages
      Lds.org/ Church History, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847-1868, 2 pages