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Re: Jehu Burr's pedigree
Posted by: George Meeker Date: December 07, 1999 at 06:35:21
In Reply to: Jehu Burr's pedigree by Don Pfeufer of 1954

Don, I love it when I recognize a name. Samuel Sherwood. Here's a couple of pages of what I have. Perhaps you could write George Wolover and get back even further. But, please post it for all of us to enjoy.

George


7 DEC 1999 1


Prepared by: George Emil Meeker Jr.

FIRST GENERATION


1. Jehue[1] Burre[1]. Born, circa 1600, in England. Died, before 1650, in
Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Jehu was in Massachusetts in 1630, and was
admited freeman in 1631. Jehu Burr belonged to the church at Roxbury, and
settled at Springfield with William Pynchon and others, in 1636. In a few years
he removed to Fairfield, where he died before 1650. He had sons Jehu and John;
and probably Nathaniel and Daniel Burr of Fairfield, were his sons also.

He married[1], first, Cable[1]. Sister of John Cable Children:

2 i. Jehu[2] Burr.
3 ii. Maj. John Burr.
4 iii. Nahaniel Burr.
iv. Daniel Burr[1]. Born, 1642. He married[1], first, Abigail
Brewster. He married[2], second, Abigail Glover[2], daughter of
Henry Glover and Ellen "Helena" Russell.
v. Elizabeth Burr[1]. She married, first, Nehimiah Olmstead. She
married, second, Obadiah Gilbert. She married, third, Nathaniel
Seeley.

He married[1], second, Stedman.


7 DEC 1999 2


SECOND GENERATION


2. Jehu[2] Burr (Jehue, 1)[3]. Born, 1625, in England. Died, 1692, in
Fairfield Co., CT. five or six daughters

He married[4], first, Hesther Ward[4], daughter of Andrew Ward and Hester
Sherman, circa 1658. Born, 1633. Died, 1666. Children:

5 i. Daniel[3] Burr.
6 ii. Jehu Burr.
iii. Peter Burr. Peter graduated at Harvard College in 1690, and was a
distinguished man in Connecticut.
iv. Samuel Burr.

He married[1], second, Elizabeth Prudden.

3. Maj. John[2] Burr (Jehue, 1)[1]. Born, 1633. Died, Oct 1694.

He married[1], first, Mary Ward?.


He married, second, Sarah Fitch.


He married, third, an unknown woman. Children:

i. Samuel[3] Burr. Died, 7 Aug 1719. Samuel was master of the
Grammar School in Charlestown, Mass., twelve years, according to
his monument in Fairfield.


4. Nahaniel[2] Burr (Jehue, 1)[3]. Born, circa 1640, in Springfield, Essex
Co., NJ (Probably). Died, 1712.

He married, first, Sarah Ward[4], daughter of Andrew Ward and Hester
Sherman. Born, 1640. Children:

7 i. John[3] Burr.
8 ii. Daniel Burr.
9 iii. Rebecca Burr.

He married[5], second, Hannah Goodyear Wakeman.


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THIRD GENERATION


5. Daniel[3] Burr (Jehu, 2)[4]. Born, 1660. Died, 1727, in Fairfield Co.,
CT. 10 children

He married Elizabeth Pickney. Children:

i. Jenu[4] Burr.
ii. Stephen Burr.
iii. Peter Burr.
iv. David Burr.
v. Moses Burr.
10 vi. Aaron Burr.
vii. Hannah Burr.
11 viii. Mary Burr.
ix. Elizabeth Burr.
x. Jane Burr.


6. Jehu[3] Burr (Jehu, 2)[3]. Born, 1687. Died, 1757.

He married Sarah . Children:

12 i. Catherine[4] Burr.
ii. Jehu Burr[3]. Born, 1734. He married Sarah Griffin, 1755.


7. John[3] Burr (Nahaniel, 4)[6]. Born, 1672.

He married an unknown woman. Children:

13 i. John[4] Burr.


8. Daniel[3] Burr (Nahaniel, 4)[3]. Born, 1677. Died, 1722.

He married Mary Jennings. Children:

14 i. Col. David[4] Burr.


9. Rebecca[3] Burr (Nahaniel, 4)[6]. Born, 1681.

She married[6] Samuel Sherwood[6], son of Matthew Sherwood. Born, 1681.
Children:

i. Thomas[4] Sherwood[6]. He married[6] Ann Burr[6].


7 DEC 1999 4


FOURTH GENERATION


10. Aaron[4] Burr (Daniel, 5). Born, 4 Jan 1715/6[7]. Died, 24 Sep 1757.
Baptism: 4 Mar 1715/6. Aaron graduated at Yale college, 1738. He was pastor of
a church in Newark, NJ and president of NJ College.

He married Esther Edwards, daughter of Rev. Jonathan Edwards. Children:

i. Sarah[5] Burr.
15 ii. Sally Burr.
iii. Aaron Burr[8]. Born, 1756. Died, 1836. Occupation:
Vice President.


11. Mary[4] Burr (Daniel, 5)[3]. Died, 30 Aug 1763, in Greenfield, NJ.
Will Made: 20 Aug 1759. Prob of Est: 16 Sep 1763. Aunt of V-President Aaron
Burr.

She married[3] David Meeker[9], son of Daniel Meeker and Elizabeth Ogden,
circa 1720. Born, 1687, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 14 Apr 1754, in
Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[10]. Baptism: 7 Jul 1695, in Fairfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Burial in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[11]. Occupation: Deacon.
Deacon of Greenfield Congregational Church. Children:

16 i. David[5] Meeker Jr.
17 ii. Mary Meeker.
18 iii. Abigail Meeker.


12. Catherine[4] Burr (Jehu, 6)[3]. Born, circa 1727. Baptism: 17 Apr 1727.

She married[3] Benjamin Meeker[12], son of Joseph Meeker and Rebecca
Hull, 20 Aug 1745, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[13]. Born in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 13 Aug 1787, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[14].
Will Made: 2 Jul 1787, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[3]. Prob of Est: 6 Sep
1787, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[3]. Children:

i. Whitley[5] Meeker[12]. Born, 8 May 1747, in Fairfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Baptism: 7 Jun 1747, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[3].
She married[3] Silas Lee[15], 23 Aug 1769, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT[16].
19 ii. Seth Meeker.
iii. Lois Meeker[14]. Born, 27 Mar 1754, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 20 Jan 1766[17].
iv. Esther Meeker (twin)[12]. Born, 7 Aug 1755, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 13 Aug 1755, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT.
v. Eunice Meeker (twin)[12]. Born, 7 Aug 1755, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT[14]. Died, before 1780[14]. Baptism: 13 Aug
1755, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT. She married[14] Joseph
Guire[14].
20 vi. Azariah Meeker.
vii. Olive Meeker[18]. Born in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. She
married Edmund Burr.


13. John[4] Burr (John, 7)[6].

He married[19] Catherine Wakeman[19], daughter of John Wakeman and
Catherine Gilbert, 18 Oct 1722. Born, circa 1700. Died, 25 Sep 1753. Children:

i. Sarah[5] Burr[19]. Born, 7 Feb 1722/3. She married[19] Daniel
Silliman[19].
ii. Catherine Burr[19]. Born, 26 Oct 1723.
iii. Ann Burr[6]. Born, 7 Sep 1726. She married[6] Thomas
Sherwood[6].
iv. John Burr[19]. Born, 13 Jun 1728. Died, 28 Jul 1771.
v. Deborah Burr[19]. Born, 14 May 1730. She married[19] Ichabod
Wheeler[19], 12 Jan 1750/1.
vi. Elizabeth Burr[19]. Born, 7 Apr 1732. She married[19] Abraham
Gold[19], 1 Jan 1754.
vii. Mary Burr[19]. Born, 7 Apr 1732. She married[19] Ebenezer
Bertram[19].
viii. Justus Burr[19]. Born, 2 Sep 1734.
ix. Abigail Burr[19]. Born, 27 Jul 1736.
x. Ozias Burr[19]. Born, 1 May 1739. Died, 5 Sep 1836.
xi. Amos Burr[19]. Born, 8 Sep 1741. Died, 2 Sep 1743.
xii. Wakeman Burr[19]. Born, 3 Oct 1743.


14. Col. David[4] Burr (Daniel, 8)[20]. Born, 1719. Died, 1792.

He married[20] Abigail Sillman[20], daughter of John Sillman and Anna
Burr, 8 Apr 1741. Born, 31 Oct 1721, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Children:

21 i. Abigail[5] Burr.
ii. Rev. Aaron Burr. First President of Princeton College
iii. Mary Burr.


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FIFTH GENERATION


15. Sally[5] Burr (Aaron, 10)[8]. Born, 1754, in Newark, NJ. Died, 1797, in
Litchfield, CT.

She married[8] Tapping Reeve[21], 1772, in Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 1774,
in Southold, RI. Died, 1823, in Litchfield, CT. Children:

22 i. Aaron Burr[6] Reeve.


16. David[5] Meeker Jr.[14]. Born, 11 Mar 1719/0, in Fairfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 30 Jul 1755, in Greenfield, CT. Baptism: 12 Mar 1719/0, in
Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.

He married[22] Hannah Hill[3], daughter of William Hill and Hannah ,
31 Oct 1744, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[23]. Born, 25 Jun 1729. Died, 7 Dec
1809[24]. Children:

i. Hannah[6] Meeker[3]. Born, 1 Nov 1745. She married[14] Elijah
Nichols[14], 27 Dec 1767.
23 ii. Daniel Meeker.
iii. Mary Meeker[14]. Born, 11 Dec 1750, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 10 Oct 1795, in Derby, CT[25]. She married[14]
Theophilus Miles[14], son of Jonathan Miles and Zeriah Wooster
in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
24 iv. Sarah Meeker.
v. David Meeker[3]. Born, 22 Apr 1755, in Fairfield Co., CT. Died,
1819, in Newtown, CT. Will Made: 17 Jun 1817. Prob of Est: 10
Dec 1819. He married[3] Hester Nichols[3], daughter of Peter
Nichols and Hannah Burr.


17. Mary[5] Meeker[14]. Born, circa 1723, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
Died, 7 Mar 1813. Christened, 10 Nov 1723, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.

She married[14] Daniel Murwin, 15 Feb 1739/0. Children:

i. Peter[6] Murwin[3].
ii. Abijah Murwin[3].
iii. Ruth Murwin[3].
iv. Sarah Murwin[3].
v. Mary Murwin[3].


18. Abigail[5] Meeker[14]. Born, 10 Jun 1725, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 28 Aug 1777, in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT.

She married[18] Lockwood Gorham[14], son of Joseph Gorham and Abigail
Lockwood, 20 Sep 1742, in Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 1720. Children:

i. David[6] Gorham[12]. Born, 1 Jan 1743/4.
ii. Hannah Gorham[12]. Born, 27 Sep 1745.
25 iii. Lockwood Gorham.
iv. Elizabeth Gorham[12]. Born, 4 Jan 1749/0.
v. Daniel Gorham[12]. Born, 9 Oct 1752.
vi. Joseph Gorham. Born, 18 Jun 1755.


19. Seth[5] Meeker[14]. Born, 18 Nov 1749, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
Died, 5 Feb 1829, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[26]. RWS, Cajet Gray's Co.

He married[22], first, Elinor/Ellen Bixby[14], 27 Mar 1770, in Redding,
Fairfield Co., CT[27]. Born, 1754. Died, 6 Aug 1774. Children:

26 i. Benjamin[6] Meeker.
ii. Molly Meeker[3]. Born, 19 Nov 1773, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Baptism: 23 Nov 1773, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT. She
married[15] Enoch Merchant.

He married[22], second, Millicent Davis[22], daughter of John Davis, 14
Mar 1775, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT[27]. Born, 18 Jan 1754. Died, 19 Nov
1841[28]. Children:

27 iii. John Meeker.
iv. Esther Meeker[3]. Born, 26 Feb 1778, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Baptism: 14 Mar 1778, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.
v. Eleanor Meeker[3]. Born, 21 Mar 1780, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 13 Dec 1875, in Whitehall, NY. She married[15]
Bradley.
vi. Lodema Meeker[3]. Born, 23 Apr 1782, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. She married[15] John Read.
vii. Aaron Meeker[3]. Born, 12 Jun 1784, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 5 Nov 1784, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.
viii. Charlotte Meeker[3]. Born, 10 Dec 1785, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT. She married[15] Cyrus Andrews.
ix. Pamela Meeker[3]. Born, 18 Jun 1788, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. She married[15] John Manhester.
x. Catherine Meeker[3]. Born, 22 Oct 1790.
xi. Betsy Meeker[3]. Born, 19 Mar 1793, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. She married[15] Jesse Hoyt.
xii. Moses Meeker[3]. Born, 13 Mar 1796, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT.


20. Azariah[5] Meeker[12]. Born, 5 Feb 1769, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT.


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FIFTH GENERATION

Baptism: 5 Feb 1769, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.

He married[14] Eunice Davis[14], daughter of John Davis, 19 May 1789.
Born, 14 Jun 1769[3]. Children:

i. Alfred[6] Meeker[3]. Born, 30 Mar 1790, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT. He married[29] Clarissa [29].
ii. Burr Meeker[3]. Born, 25 Nov 1791, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT.
iii. Daniel Meeker[3]. Born, 23 May 1796, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 7 Mar 1866, in West Redding, CT[30]. He married[3]
Eunice Merwin[3].
iv. Fanna Meeker (twin)[3]. Born, 8 Sep 1798, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT.
v. Tama Meeker (twin)[29]. Born, 8 Sep 1798, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT.


21. Abigail[5] Burr (Col. David, 14)[20]. Born, 8 Apr 1747. Died, 22 Feb
1822, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT[31]. Prob of Est: 12 Apr 1822, in
Fairfield Co., CT. Cousin of Vice President Aaron Burr

She married Benjamin Meeker[32], son of Samuel Meeker and Abigail (Abial)
Gregory, 3 Feb 1765, in Greenfield Hill, Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 17 Nov 1741,
in Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 23 Jan 1817, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
Will Made: 17 Jan 1817, in Fairfield Co., CT. Prob of Est: 8 Feb 1817, in
Fairfield Co., CT. RWS Guard, CT. An article during the ---centenary of
Fairfield, CT back in the 1930's, a great time was made of the old families.
"Clayton Staples Elwood, the grandson of H.R. Elwood and the great great great
great grandson of Benjamin Meeker and Abigail Burr, the great, great, great,
great, great grandson of David Burr and Abigail Sillman, is wearing the
military coat 155 years old, worn in the Revolutionary war by Benjamin Meeker,
who was born in 1741 and died in 1817. He served in the militia, was taken
prisoner in the Dankury raid, aterward was released and was one ofCaptain Isaac
Jarvis' guards of 24 men who guarded Black Rock Fort and Penfield mills, where
the breadwas baked for the army by James Penfield. This information was found
in the diary of William Wheeler, edited by Henry P. Johnson, A. M., under the
authority of the Adjutant General of Connecticut, Hartford 1777. This coat is
in wonderful condition 155 years old. The musket is a revolutionary relic
also." Published in the Fairfield News, Fairfield Co., CT. Buried Upper Greens
Farm Cemetery, Westport, CT. Willed to wife, most of estate for life, then to
his heirs; to Abigail Burr, or to Benjamin Stephens for her use, $15 a year;
son Burr Meeker, Exec'r. Distribution 12 Apr. 1822; heirs of Silliman Meeker
dec'd; heirs of Rachel Goodsell dec'd; heirs of Anne Ogden dec'd; Benjamin;
David; Stephen; Burr; Abigail; Ogden; Jonathan. Children:

i. Sarah[6] Meeker[22]. Born, 23 May 1765, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 7 May 1808. Baptism: 29 Dec 1765, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Unmarried
ii. Anna Meeker[22]. Born, 28 Mar 1767, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 21 Apr 1817. Baptism: 3 May 1767. Will Made: 2 Apr
1817. She married[18], first, Eli Mills, 29 Sep 1788, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. She married, second, John Ogden, 14
Oct 1810.
iii. Silliman Meeker[22]. Born, 3 Feb 1769, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 17 May 1816, in Greenfield, NJ. Baptism: 19 Mar
1769, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. He married Sara Thorp[22],
daughter of Eliphalet Thorp, 9 Jan 1791, in Fairfield, Fairfield
Co., CT.
iv. David Meeker (Possible Connection)[22]. Born, 2 Nov 1771, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[33]. Baptism: 19 Jan 1772, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Info from Wendy Schmutz 1990
indicates that David might not have died in 1772
v. Rachel Meeker[22]. Born, 13 Sep 1774, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 26 Oct 1811, in Weston, Fairfield Co., CT.
Baptism: 18 Dec 1774, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. She
married John Goodsell Jr.[18], 17 May 1798, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT.
28 vi. Benjamin Meeker Jr.
vii. Stephen Meeker[3]. Born, 2 Nov 1780, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 13 Dec 1838, in Weston, Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 6
Jun 1780, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. He married[14], first,
Olive Disbrow[3], 11 Jan 1813, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
He married[3], second, Ellen Beers[3], 16 May 1832. Adm'n on
Stephen's estate was granted, 31 dec. 1838, to Joseph Rowland;
dower set to widow Ellen.
viii. Abigail Meeker[3]. Born, 28 Nov 1783, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 22 Feb 1822. Baptism: 28 Oct 1787. She married[3]
Ebenezer Bradley Ogden, 8 Sep 1805, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT.
ix. Burr Meeker[14]. Born, 3 Jan 1787, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 20 Mar 1861, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism:
30 Jun 1793. Burial in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[34]. He
married[14], first, Huldah Finch[14], 24 Apr 1808, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. He married[3], second, Areta Finch[3], 8 Apr
1810.
29 x. Jonathan Meeker.


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SIXTH GENERATION


22. Aaron Burr[6] Reeve[21]. Born, 1780, in Litchfield, CT. Died, 1809, in
Troy, NY.

He married[8], first, Sally Thompson[8], 1798, in Bethlehem, NY. Born,
1774, in Watertown. Died, 1842, in Litchfield, CT.


He married[8], second, Annabella Shedden[8], 1808, in Litchfield, CT.
Born, 1787, in NY, NY. Children:

i. Tapping Burr[7] Reeve[8]. Born, 1809, in Troy, NY. Died, 1829,
in Litchfield, CT.


23. Daniel[6] Meeker (David Jr., 16)[3]. Born, 13 Jun 1747, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 16 Dec 1816, in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
Christened, 22 Jun 1747, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Will Made: 9 Mar
1809, in Fairfield Co., CT. Prob of Est: 7 Jan 1817, in Fairfield Co., CT.
Daniel chose William Hill for his guardian, Feb. 1762. Daniel is buried in the
Greenfield Congregrational Church Cemetery in 274-26 538. Daniel died in his
70th year.

He married[3] Eunice Buckley[14], daughter of Peter Bulkeley and Ann
Hill. Born, 9 Apr 1753. Died, 12 Apr 1842, in Greenfield, Fairfield Co.,
CT[35]. Burial in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[36]. Children:

30 i. Hill[7] Meeker.
ii. Eunice Meeker[3]. Born, 13 Feb 1775, in Norwalk, CT. Died, 1831.
She married[14] Thomas Raymond, 1 Mar 1797.
31 iii. David Meeker.
32 iv. Capt. William Meeker.
v. Clarina Meeker[3]. Born, 31 Dec 1782. Died, 6 Sep 1859, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. She married[14] Joseph Lockwood
Marvil[14], 25 Dec 1800.
vi. Abigail Burr Meeker[3]. Born, 4 Jan 1790. Baptism: 12 May
1790[37]. She married[14] Henderson Benedict, 15 Jan 1811.


24. Sarah[6] Meeker (David Jr., 16)[14]. Born, 27 Feb 1753. Died, 4 Feb 1826,
in Newtown, CT.

She married[14] Theophilus Nichols[14], 1 Dec 1771. Died, 18 Nov 1870, in
CT. of Newtown Children:

i. Nathaniel[7] Nichols[38]. Died, 23 Oct 1785, in CT.
ii. Lemuel Nichols[38]. Born, 21 Sep 1791, in CT. Died, 28 Aug 1793,
in CT.
iii. Allif Nichols[38]. Born, 21 Sep 1791, in CT. Died, 28 Aug 1793,
in CT.


25. Lockwood[6] Gorham[12]. Born, 9 Nov 1747. Died, 1812.

He married[29] Thankful [29]. Children:

33 i. Thankful[7] Gorham.


26. Benjamin[6] Meeker (Seth, 19)[15]. Born, 1 Feb 1771, in Redding,
Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 3 Feb 1771, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.

He married[3] Sarah Meeker[3], daughter of Joseph Meeker and Mary
Darling, 14 Oct 1792. Born, 1773, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT. Children:

i. Molly[7] Meeker[3]. Born, 6 Apr 1794, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT.
ii. Eleanor Meeker[3]. Born, 5 Sep 1796, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT.
iii. Dale Meeker[3]. Born, 24 Oct 1798, in Redding, Fairfield Co.,
CT.


27. John[6] Meeker (Seth, 19)[3]. Born, 30 Mar 1776, in Redding, Fairfield
Co., CT. Baptism: 6 Apr 1776, in Redding, Fairfield Co., CT.

He married[3] Sarah Munger, 18 Oct 1800. Children:

i. Susannah[7] Meeker[3]. Born, 12 Aug 1801.


28. Benjamin[6] Meeker Jr.[3]. Born, 28 Mar 1777, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 15 Mar 1842, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 15 Feb 1778, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Burial in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[34].

He married Mary Taylor[18], 27 Feb 1803, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
Died, 25 Apr 1869, in CT. Children:

34 i. Moses Taylor[7] Meeker.
ii. Mary Meeker[12]. Born, 2 Dec 1806, in CT. Died, 13 Jan 1823.
35 iii. Sarah Ann Meeker.
iv. Darius Meeker[12]. Born, 22 May 1810, in CT. Died, 8 Jun 1848.
Darius was a Sea Captain & owner of his ship, out of Southport,
Fairfield, CT. Possibly on the 1830 census in Deleware Co., OH.
36 v. Abigail "Abby" Jane Meeker.


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SIXTH GENERATION

29. Jonathan[6] Meeker[3]. Born, 4 Jan 1792, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
Died, 5 Mar 1863, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 30 Jun 1793. Burial
in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[34].

He married[14] Sarah "Sally" Ogden[3], daughter of John Ogden, 22 Sep
1812, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 14 Oct 1794. Died, 26 Mar 1866, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Baptism: 10 May 1795. Burial in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT[34]. Children:

i. Samuel[7] Meeker[31]. Born, 20 Apr 1812. Died, 13 Dec 1835, in
At Sea.
37 ii. David Meeker.
38 iii. Edwin Meeker.
iv. Alva Meeker. Born, 16 Mar 1819.
v. Charles Burr Meeker. Born, 3 Dec 1821. Died, 28 Sep 1826.
39 vi. Charles Burr Meeker.
vii. Jonathan Meeker. Born, 29 Apr 1827. Died, 27 May 1905.
40 viii. Benjamin Meeker.
ix. Morris Meeker. Born, 1 May 1832. Died, Apr 1865, in IN.
x. Sarah Ann Meeker. Born, 29 Apr 1835. Died in Fairfield Co., CT.
xi. Samuel Meeker. Born, 20 Apr 1838.


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SEVENTH GENERATION


30. Hill[7] Meeker (Daniel, 23)[3]. Born, 5 Jan 1773, in Fairfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 8 Feb 1852, in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[39]. Burial in
Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[40].

He married[3] Charity Sherwood[14], 8 Jan 1804[37]. Born, 1781. Died, 24
Apr 1856, in Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[41]. Burial in Greenfield, Fairfield
Co., CT[42]. Children:

i. Julia Ann[8] Meeker[15]. Born, 1 Aug 1805. She married[3] George
Wheeler[15], 1826.
ii. Catherine Meeker[3]. Born, 9 Dec 1811. She married[3] Lewis
Raymond[15], 12 Mar 1834.
iii. Mary Meeker[3]. Born, 24 Jul 1814. Died, 28 Nov 1852, in
Greenfield, Fairfield Co., CT[43]. Burial in Greenfield,
Fairfield Co., CT[44].
iv. Daniel Hill Meeker[3]. Born, 3 May 1820. Died, 23 Dec 1887. He
married[3] Mary Cornelia Banks[3], 20 Jan 1852.


31. David[7] Meeker (Daniel, 23)[3]. Born, 26 Feb 1777, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 9 Jan 1858, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT. lived in
western part of Brookfield.

He married[14] Hannah Harris[14], daughter of Luther Harris, 12 Jan 1806.
Born, 30 May 1786, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 10 Sep 1866.
Children:

i. Mary[8] Meeker[14]. Born, 1 Oct 1806, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 29 Dec 1832. She married[14] Ephraim Leach[14], 3
Feb 1830.
ii. Sally Meeker[14]. Born, 23 Dec 1807, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 25 Apr 1834. She married[14] Alexander Lane[14].
iii. Eliza Meeker[14]. Born, 20 Dec 1808, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 16 Feb 1875. She married[14] Hanford Martin
Kellogg[14], son of Martin Kellogg, 14 Apr 1852, in Danbury, CT.
iv. Cornelia Meeker[14]. Born, 19 May 1813, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 17 Nov 1893. She married[14] James Millard
Morehouse[14], 14 Dec 1842.
41 v. David Harris Meeker.


32. Capt. William[7] Meeker (Daniel, 23)[14]. Born, 14 Feb 1779, in Norwalk,
CT. Died, 29 Nov 1827, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT. He was a merchant at
Brookfield Iron Works, a prominent citize, and represented the town in the
General Assembly many years, or until his death.

He married[14], first, Sally [3]. Born, 1782. Died, 22 Sep 1803[45].
Children:

42 i. William D[8] Meeker.
ii. Sophia Meeker[46].
iii. Elizabeth Meeker[46].
iv. Meeker[46].

He married[22], second, Prudence-Sophia [3]. Born, 1746. Died, 8 Mar
1826[47].

33. Thankful[7] Gorham (Lockwood, 25)[29]. Born, 1779. Died, 1832.

She married[29] Daniel Barnum[29], son of Abijah Barnum and Orpha
Hamilton. Born, 1772. Died, 1852. Children:

43 i. Thankful[8] Barnum.


34. Moses Taylor[7] Meeker (Benjamin Jr., 28)[12]. Born, 25 Sep 1805, in
Fairfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 19 Sep 1874.

He married, first, Catharine Swartwont[12], daughter of Cornelius
Swartwout, 29 May 1831. Died, 10 Aug 1833. of N. Y. State Children:

i. Mary Elizabeth[8] Meeker[12]. Born, 15 Jun 1832. She married
John Mendon Rice[14], son of Randall Rice, 24 Jul 1854.

He married, second, Margaret Beekman[12], daughter of Cornelius Beekman,
4 May 1834. Died, 27 May 1873. Children:

44 ii. Arthur Burr Meeker.
45 iii. Amelia Catharine Meeker.
iv. Cornelia Jane Meeker[12]. Born, 29 Feb 1839.
v. Sarah Maria Meeker[12]. Born, 3 Feb 1841, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 29 Oct 1862.
vi. Ella Louisa Meeker[12]. Born, 21 Oct 1843[48].


35. Sarah Ann[7] Meeker (Benjamin Jr., 28)[12]. Born, 15 Sep 1809, in
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 29 Jun 1862.

She married[14] Munson Hoyt Beers[12], son of David Beers, 24 Apr 1826.
Died, 29 Oct 1858, in CT. Children:

i. Mary Meeker[8] Beers[12].


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ii. Elizaeth Hoyt Beers[12].
iii. Sarah Jane Beers[12].
iv. Charles Oscar Beers[12].
v. Frances Josephine Beers[12].
vi. Darius Meeker Beers[12].
vii. Maria Beers[12].
viii. David Deamond Beers[12].
ix. Ella Beers[12].
x. Harriet Elmer Beers[12].
xi. George Beers[12].


36. Abigail "Abby" Jane[7] Meeker (Benjamin Jr., 28)[12]. Born, 11 Dec 1812,
in Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 16 May 1897[14].

She married Dr. Edward Loomis[12], son of Erastus Loomis, 13 Dec 1843.
Born, 8 Nov 1806. Children:

i. Frances A[8] Loomis[12]. Died, 14 Sep 1845.
ii. Lucien Birt Loomis[12]. Died, 30 Jan 1854.
iii. Edward Meeker Loomis[12]. Died, 17 Oct 1869.
iv. Florence Annette Loomis[12]. Died, 27 Dec 1873.


37. David[7] Meeker (Jonathan, 29)[29]. Born, 25 Aug 1814, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 18 Mar 1882, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Burial in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[34].

He married[49] Selina K Case[29], daughter of Lewis Case and Susan, 9 Jan
1839. Born, 16 Jun 1821, in New York City, New York. Died, 23 Mar 1882, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Burial in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[34].
Children:

i. Erueline[8] Meeker. Born, 20 Oct 1840. Died, 8 May 1842.
ii. Evelina Meeker[49]. Born, 29 Oct 1842, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 1910, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. She
married[49] George F Monroe[49], 6 Nov 1862, in Fairfield,
Fairfield Co., CT.
iii. Susan Sabina Meeker[49]. Born, 29 Jan 1845, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 17 Apr 1924, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT.
iv. Wallis Ferdinand Meeker[49]. Born, 23 Dec 1849, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 1916, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
v. Jerome Bonaparte Meeker[49]. Born, 26 Dec 1852, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 6 Nov 1874, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT[50]. Birth(2): 18 Dec 1845, in Westport, Fairfield Co.,
CT[50].
vi. Ornsby Guy Meeker[49]. Born, 3 Mar 1856, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 1918, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
vii. Sarah Helena Meeker[49]. Born, 21 Jul 1858, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 1918, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.
46 viii. George Elmer Meeker.
ix. Jessica May Meeker[49]. Born, 1883 (??) in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 1900 (??) in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT.


38. Edwin[7] Meeker (Jonathan, 29)[18]. Born, 20 Oct 1816, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 28 Oct 1891.

He married Abby Hull, daughter of Aaron Hull, 5 Oct 1845. Children:

47 i. Oscar Hull[8] Meeker.
48 ii. Edward Franklin Meeker.


39. Charles Burr[7] Meeker (Jonathan, 29)[18]. Born, 1 Sep 1825, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 19 Oct 1890.

He married, first, Mary B Ogden[18], daughter of Bradley Ogden, 4 Nov
1849. Born, 1830. Died, 15 Jan 1862[51]. Children:

i. Erastus[8] Meeker. Born, Jun 1851. Died, 8 Jul 1851[52].
ii. Julia Frances Meeker. Born, 31 Jan 1853. Died, Aug 1853[53].
iii. Charles Bradley Meeker. Born, 31 Jul 1855. Died, Aug 1855[54].

He married, second, Sarah Toulinson Hubbell, daughter of Tinelon Hubbell,
2 Apr 1863. Children:

iv. Florence Adele Burr Meeker. Born, 12 Mar 1864.
v. Harriet Gertruce Meeker. Born, 15 Dec 1865. She married Robert
Saunders.
vi. Pierson Meeker. Born, 3 Apr 1868. Died, 20 Jun 1870.
vii. Sarah Hubbell Meeker. Born, 11 Dec 1869. Died, 15 Jan 1870.
viii. Charles Burr Meeker. Born, 19 Dec 1871. Died, 13 Jul 1872.
ix. Frances Thompson Meeker. Born, 26 Oct 1873.
x. Sally Toulinson Meeker. Born, 29 Jul 1876. She married Swan B
Brewster, Sep 1891.


40. Benjamin[7] Meeker (Jonathan, 29)[18]. Born, 25 Feb 1829, in CT.

He married[18] Henrietta Smith[18], daughter of Homer Smith, Nov 1855, in
CT. Born in Danbury, CT. Children:

49 i. George Nichols[8] Meeker.
50 ii. Emma Louise Meeker.
iii. Hattie Meeker[12]. Born, 14 Jun 1863. She married Frederick W


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Barrows, son of Sherman Barrows, 12 Apr 1882.
iv. Charles Hawley Meeker[12]. Born, 15 Jul 1866, in NY, NY.
v. Mary Bradley Meeker[12]. Born, 15 Nov 1867, in NY, NY. She
married Edward Hollingsworth.
vi. Edwin Meeker[12]. Born, 1 Dec 1869. Died, 1 Jan 1878.
EIGHTH GENERATION


41. David Harris[8] Meeker (David, 31)[14]. Born, 27 Nov 1825, in Brookfield,
Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 6 Mar 1900. represented the town of Brookfield in the
General Assembly in 1869, and was first selectman for twelve years.

He married[14] Sarah Eliza Hoy[14], daughter of Joel Beers Hoy, 8 Mar
1857. Children:

i. Hannah Eliza[9] Meeker[22]. Born, 12 Dec 1857. She married[22]
Edmund Weld[22], 24 Sep 1879.


42. William D[8] Meeker (Capt. William, 32)[46]. of Brookfield (Iron Works)

He married[46] Mary Bishop[46], 1 Feb 1837. Born, 4 Dec 1817, in Danbury,
CT. Died, 5 Apr 1893. Children:

51 i. William Henry[9] Meeker.
ii. Mary Sophia Meeker[46]. Born, Dec 1840, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 4 May 1841, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
iii. Mary Sophia Meeker[46]. Born, 1843, in Brookfield, Fairfield
Co., CT. Died, 16 Jun 1845, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
iv. Nathaniel Meeker[46]. Born, 1844, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co.,
CT. Died, 30 Oct 1844, in Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT.
52 v. Isabella Meeker.
53 vi. Annabella M Meeker.


43. Thankful[8] Barnum[29]. Born, 1806. Died, 1890.

She married[29] Ira Knapp[29], son of Elanathan Knapp and Lydia Barbara,
1826. Born, 1804. Died, 1871. Children:

54 i. Elnathan[9] Knapp.


44. Arthur Burr[8] Meeker (Moses Taylor, 34)[12]. Born, 20 Jul 1835, in
Utica, NY.

He married[14] Maria Louisa Griggs[12], daughter of Edwin Griggs, 24 Sep
1856, in Chicago, Cook Co., IL. of Chicago, IL Children:

55 i. George Walker[9] Meeker.
ii. Willie Meeker[12]. Born, 15 Jun 1862. Died, 12 Jun 1863.
iii. Louise Meeker[12]. Born, 7 Mar 1864. She married[14] James
Ramson Walker[14].
56 iv. Arthur Meeker.
v. Margaret Beekman Meeker[12]. Born, 10 Feb 1872. She married[14]
David Shields Cook Jr.[14].


45. Amelia Catharine[8] Meeker (Moses Taylor, 34)[12]. Born, 21 Apr 1837, in
Utica, NY.

She married E Hayden Collier[12], son of Elisha Collier, 19 Dec 1861.
Born in England. Died, 6 Mar 1875. of Boston, MA Children:

i. Arthur Meeker[9] Collier[12]. Born, 17 Nov 1864.
ii. Margaret Beekman Collier[12]. Born, 30 Oct 1866.


46. George Elmer[8] Meeker (David, 37)[49]. Born, 14 Nov 1861, in Westport,
Fairfield Co., CT[50]. Died, 10 May 1910, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[50].
Burial in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[55].

He married[49] Sarah Grace Mills[49], daughter of Horace Mills and Sarah
E Barnes, 2 Sep 1903, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Divorce, 1909, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 1888, in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Died,
23 Sep 1956, in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT[56]. Burial in Bridgeport,
Fairfield Co., CT[57]. Children:

57 i. Frederick Ralph[9] Meeker.


47. Oscar Hull[8] Meeker (Edwin, 38). Born, 7 Aug 1848. Died, Nov 1906, in
Danbury, CT.

He married Tilley F Willett, 14 Nov 1883. Died, Dec 1909. Children:

i. Lawrence[9] Meeker.
58 ii. Harold Edwin Meeker.


48. Edward Franklin[8] Meeker (Edwin, 38). Born, 26 Mar 1853. Died, 17 Nov
1915. Edward compiled a manuscript Meeker genealogy, to which we have had
access.

He married Lucy Maria Jones[58], daughter of Samuel F Jones and Lucy


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Wilcox, 18 Apr 1888. Children:

i. James Edward[9] Meeker. Born, 10 Oct 1890.


49. George Nichols[8] Meeker (Benjamin, 40)[12]. Born, 18 Oct 1856, in
Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT.

He married Sadie Matthewson, daughter of James Matthewson. Children:

i. Jennie[9] Meeker[12]. Born, 4 Jul 1882.


50. Emma Louise[8] Meeker (Benjamin, 40)[12]. Born, 14 Jul 1860, in
Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 1915.

She married Alonzo Hitchcock, Nov 1880. Children:

i. George Meeker[9] Hitchcock[12]. Born, 5 May 1881.
NINTH GENERATION


51. William Henry[9] Meeker (William D, 42)[46]. Born, 4 Nov 1839, in
Brookfield, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 1 Oct 1880, in Paris, France.

He married[46] Carrie M Hurd[46], daughter of Philo Hurd and Melinda
Tomlinson, 1866. Children:

i. Henry[10] Meeker[46].
ii. Eugene Meeker[46].
iii. Jessie Meeker[46].
iv. Grace Meeker[46].


52. Isabella[9] Meeker (William D, 42)[46]. Born, 14 Dec 1846.

She married[46] Joseph E Brister[46], 1866. Died, 1901. Children:

i. Mary[10] Brister[46].
ii. Annabella Brister[46].
iii. Carrie Brister[46].
iv. William Brister[46].
v. Edward Brister[46].


53. Annabella M[9] Meeker (William D, 42)[46]. Born, 14 Dec 1846. Died, 17
Aug 1905, in Asbury Park, NJ.

She married[46], first, Eugene Randall[46]. Children:

i. Mary[10] Randall[46].
ii. Eugenia Randall[46].
iii. Robert Randall[46].
iv. Isabell Randall[46].

She married[46], second, James Newkirk[46]. Children:

v. Clarence Newkirk[46].
vi. Harry Newkirk[46].
vii. Bessie Newkirk[46].
viii. Perry Newkirk[46].


54. Elnathan[9] Knapp[29]. Born, 1831. Died, 1889.

He married[29] Sarah Ann Quimby[29], daughter of Aaron Quimby and Mary
Wilbur, 1859. Born, 1827. Died, 1902. Children:

i. Eva Adelia[10] Knapp[29]. Born, 1860.
ii. Mary Thankful Knapp[29]. Born, 1861. Died, 1861.
iii. Edmund Elmer Knapp[29]. Born, 1863. He married[29] Edith Susan
Weaver[29].
iv. Daniel Elnathan Knapp[29]. Born, 1865. Died, 1865.
59 v. Alfred Averill Knapp.


55. George Walker[9] Meeker (Arthur Burr, 44)[12]. Born, 26 Jul 1857.

He married[29], first, Louise Ackerman[12], daughter of William K
Ackerman and Alida Reynolds Lewis, 23 Jan 1882. of Chicago, IL Children:

i. Lawrence Akerman[10] Meeker[29]. Born, 14 Sep 1890, in Chicago,
Cook Co., IL. Ph.D., Yale
ii. Margaret Louise Meeker[29]. Born, 19 Feb 1892, in Chicago, Cook
Co., IL. She married[29] James Berwick Forgan Jr.[29], son of
James B Forgan Sr., 24 Jan 1914.

He married[29], second, Lois Dempster[29], 9 Nov 1915.

56. Arthur[9] Meeker (Arthur Burr, 44)[12]. Born, 11 Apr 1866. Occupation:
VP of Armour Co. Arthur Jr. was Vice President of Armour and Co. of Chicago.

He married[14] Grace Murray[14], 1892. Children:


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i. Arthur[10] Meeker Jr.[14]. Born, 3 Nov 1902. Arthur of "Prarie
Avenue" published by him in 1949. It is a novel and is a mixture
of fact and fiction about his early life on Prarie Ave. in
Chicago.


57. Frederick Ralph[9] Meeker (George Elmer, 46)[49]. Born, 27 Jan 1905, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Died, 24 Feb 1961, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct.
Burial in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[55]. Occupation: Policeman - Capt.

He married Reatha Marie Gosnell[49], daughter of Lemuel Joshua Gosnell
and Myrtle Sullivan in Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Born, 27 Nov 1905, in
Hurst, Il. Died, 8 Mar 1985, in Bridgeport, Fairfield Co., CT. Burial in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT[55]. Occupation: Housewife. Children:

60 i. Glenn Dale[10] Meeker.
61 ii. George Edward Meeker Sr.
62 iii. Myrtle Grace Meeker.


58. Harold Edwin[9] Meeker (Oscar Hull, 47). Died, 1949.

He married Bertha Brandes. Children:

63 i. Harold Brandes[10] Meeker.


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59. Alfred Averill[10] Knapp (Elnathan, 54)[29]. Born, 22 May 1868, in
Danbury, CT.

He married[29] Mary Luella McCune[29], daughter of James Alexander
McCune, 26 Jun 1894. Born, 13 Feb 1871, in Washburn, IL. Children:

i. Mary Lenore[11] Knapp MD[29]. Born, 14 Aug 1895, in Brimfield,
IL. Occupation: Physician. Mary studied medicine at Rush Medical
College in 1891. Practiced medicine at Brimfield, IL 1893 - 1909
at Peoria, IL 1910 on staff of Methodist Hospital at Peoria, IL.

60. Glenn Dale[10] Meeker (Frederick Ralph, 57). Born, 24 Jul 1925, in
Westport, Fairfield Co., CT. Occupation: Airline Captain.

He married Shirley Bulkley, 6 Nov 1948, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Ct.
Born, 17 Mar 1927. Children:

i. Leanne Marie[11] Meeker. Born, 22 Apr 1951, in Norwalk,
Fairfield Co., Ct. She married Don Pettit, 26 Oct 1976, in
Easton, Fairfield Co., Ct.
64 ii. Russell Allen Meeker.


61. George Edward[10] Meeker Sr. (Frederick Ralph, 57). Born, 13 Oct 1926, in
Westport, Ct. Occupation: Policeman, Truck.

He married Anna Isabell Smith, daughter of Clarence Leroy Smith and
Blanche Evelyn Cordrey, Oct 1944, in Laurel, De. Born, 21 Apr 1928, in
Whitesville, De. Baptism in Whitesville, Sussex, De. Occupation:
Mother/Housewife. Children:

65 i. George Edward[11] Meeker Jr.
66 ii. Glenn Dale Meeker.
67 iii. Bruce Richard Meeker.
68 iv. Marc Jeffery Meeker.
69 v. Janet Diane Meeker.
70 vi. Robin Joyce Meeker.
71 vii. Dean Frederick Meeker.


62. Myrtle Grace[10] Meeker (Frederick Ralph, 57). Born, 17 Aug 1929, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Legal sec/Police.

She married, first, Jack Douglas.


She married, second, Joe Kenneth Miller. Born, 17 May 1929. Died, 4 Mar
1990. Children:

i. Kenneth Brian[11] Miller. Born, 23 Mar 1957, in Norwalk,
Fairfield Co., Ct.
ii. Paul Ryan Miller. Born, 26 Dec 1959, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co.,
Ct.


63. Harold Brandes[10] Meeker (Harold Edwin, 58). Born, 1913.

He married Lucille Fennell, 1941. Children:

i. Carol Brandes[11] Meeker. Born, 1942. She married Edmund Carrine
Jr., 1962.
ii. Brenda Lucille Meeker. Born, 1944.
iii. Harold Edwin Meeker. Born, 1950.


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64. Russell Allen[11] Meeker (Glenn Dale, 60). Born, 26 Aug 1953, in Norwalk,
Fairfield Co., Ct.

He married Jean Skaruppa, 4 Nov 1978, in Fairfield, Fairfield Co., Ct.
Born, 27 Jun 1955. Children:

i. Sara Elizabeth[12] Meeker. Born, 14 Mar 1983, in Bridgeport,
Fairfield Co., Ct.
ii. Kathryn Ann Meeker. Born, 9 Feb 1986, in Bridgeport, Fairfield
Co., Ct.
iii. Jeffrey William Meeker. Born, 2 Mar 1988, in Bridgeport,
Fairfield Co., Ct.


65. George Edward[11] Meeker Jr (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 24 Mar 1945,
in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Factory worker/m.

He married Lorraine Marie Nocero, 14 Oct 1967, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co.,
Ct. Born, 18 Nov 1947. Children:

i. George Edward[12] Meeker Iii. Born, 28 Feb 1971, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Occupation: Construction wor.
72 ii. Scott Michael Meeker.


66. Glenn Dale[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 30 Apr 1947, in
Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD.

He married Kathleen Maria Bogdansky, 17 Jun 1967, in Westport, Fairfield
Co., CT. Born, 20 Mar 1949. Occupation: Retail sales. Children:

73 i. Glenn Dale[12] Meeker Jr.
74 ii. Melinda Marie Meeker.
iii. Jeffrey Scott Meeker. Born, 2 Feb 1973, in Middletown, Middlesex
Co., CT. Occupation: Retail Sales.


67. Bruce Richard[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 21 Jul 1948, in
Salisbury, Wicomico Co., MD. Occupation: Businessman-Well.

He married Dedra Carol Wragg, 15 Sep 1968, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct.
Born, 1 Mar 1952. Children:

75 i. Stephen George[12] Meeker.
76 ii. Marc Richard Meeker.
iii. Jason Leroy Meeker. Born, 3 Jun 1977, in Norwalk, Fairfield Co.,
Ct.


68. Marc Jeffery[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61)[49]. Born, 24 Aug 1949,
in Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Died, 8 Mar 1971, in Vietnam. Burial in Durham,
Middlesex Co., Ct.[59]. Occupation: Mechanic.

He married Beverly Irene Chapman, 11 Jan 1969, in Durham, Middlesex Co.,
Ct. Children:

i. Kimberly Diane[12] Meeker. Born, 11 Mar 1971, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.


69. Janet Diane[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 8 Sep 1950, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Office Clerk.

She married, first, Frederick Wilson Wilcox Jr., 70, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Born, 31 Jul 1948, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT. Died,
25 Aug 1979, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT. Burial: 28 Aug 1979, in Durham,
Middlesex Co., Ct. Occupation: Truck Driver. Children:

i. Tina Marie[12] Wilcox. Born, 15 May 1971, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Occupation: Banking.
ii. Frederick Wilson Wilcox Iii. Born, 11 Mar 1974, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Occupation: Mechanic/Constru. He married
Rebecca Ann Howley, 19 Jul 1996, in Middletown, Middlesex Co.,
CT.

She married, second, Steven Wayne Mineau, 16 May 1992, in Deep River,
Middlesex Co., Ct. Born, 6 Aug 1954, in Escanaba, Delta, Mi. Occupation: Cook.

70. Robin Joyce[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 12 Jan 1952, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Baptism in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.
Occupation: Swim instructor.

She married George Henry Woliver Iii, son of George Henry Woliver Jr. and
Valentina Alexandrovna Vansak, 2 Nov 1974, in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.
Born, 11 Apr 1955, in New Haven, New Haven Co., CT.[60]. Baptism in CT.
Occupation: Engineering Prof. Children:

i. Marcie Diane[12] Woliver. Born, 30 Aug 1982, in New Haven, New
Haven Co., CT. Baptism in Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.
Occupation: Dancer/Swimmer.
ii. George Henry Woliver Iv. Born, 2 Aug 1988, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Baptism in Wallingford, Ct.


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71. Dean Frederick[11] Meeker (George Edward Sr., 61). Born, 19 Mar 1959, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Maintainance-Hos.

He married Dianne Wordell, 19 Jun 1987, in Higganum, Middlesex Co., CT.
Children:

i. Lynsey Amanda[12] Meeker. Born, 19 Sep 1990, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.
ii. Taylor Marie Meeker. Born, 25 May 1996, in Middletown, Middlesex
Co., CT.
iii. Tyler Dean Meeker. Born, 25 May 1996, in Middletown, Middlesex
Co., CT.
TWELFTH GENERATION


72. Scott Michael[12] Meeker (George Edward Jr, 65). Born, 1 Feb 1973, in
Middletown, Middlesex Co., CT.

He married Kelli Anne Phillips. Born, 27 Mar 1970, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Occupation: Travel. Children:

i. Troy Michael[13] Meeker. Born, 4 Sep 1993, in New Britian,
Hartford, Ct.
ii. Shayne Phillip Meeker. Born, 1 Jul 1996, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.


73. Glenn Dale[12] Meeker Jr. (Glenn Dale, 66). Born, 24 Feb 1968, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Landscaping/Vol.

He married Wendy , 13 Aug 1994, in East Haven, New Haven Co., CT.
Children:

i. Melaina[13] Meeker. Born, 1 Feb 1995.
ii. Colin Anthony Meeker. Born, 1996, in Middletown, Middlesex Co.,
CT.


74. Melinda Marie[12] Meeker (Glenn Dale, 66). Born, 3 Mar 1969, in Norwalk,
Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Mother/Housewife.

She married[49] James Pason Bowerman[49], 20 Jul 1996, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT. Born, 29 Oct 1971, in Hartford, Hartford, Ct. Children:

i. Jordan Ashley[13] Bowerman. Born, 1 Jun 1990.
ii. Mikaela Elysse. Born, 11 Oct 1991, in Middletown, Middlesex Co.,
CT.
iii. Jayred Anthony Bowerman. Born, 11 Feb 1993, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.
iv. Mackenzie Elissa Bowerman. Born, 20 Oct 1994, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.
v. Jaycob Austin Bowerman. Born, 10 Nov 1995, in Middletown,
Middlesex Co., CT.


75. Stephen George[12] Meeker (Bruce Richard, 67). Born, 29 Mar 1969, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct. Occupation: Well Driller.

He married Taunia Hart, 26 Aug 1995, in West Lebanon, Nh. Children:

i. Tanner Stephen[13] Meeker. Born, 29 Oct 1994, in Nh.


76. Marc Richard[12] Meeker (Bruce Richard, 67). Born, 20 Aug 1971, in
Norwalk, Fairfield Co., Ct.

He married Nikki Proulx, 27 Jul 1995, in Hartland, Nh. Children:

i. Joshua Allen[13] Meeker. Born, 30 Dec 1994, in Nh.


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NOTES AND REFERENCES

[1]Info from James Davis, 6708 Austin Way, Sacramento, CA 95823, 1993.

[2]Info from Bill Miles, 1994.

[3]"History & Genealogy of the Famiies of Old Fairfield", 1930 Jacobus.

[4]James R. Davis, 6708 Austin Way, Sacramento, CA 95823, 1994.

[5]Schenck shows: m2. Ann Laborie.

[6]Info from Gaile Thomas, 1994.

[7]according to the inscription on his monument at Princeton, NJ.

[8]James Davis.

[9]IGI, LDS 7233930, Sheet 57.

[10]67th year of his age.

[11]Greenfield Congregational Church cemetery: 276-7 539.

[12]Edward F. Meeker, 1902, genealogy.

[13]New Haven Second Church, page 71.

[14]Info from V. Faye Gilroy, 2268 14th St., Lewiston, ID 83501, 1994.

[15]Bettina Kesteloot, 1177 Berkshire Rd., Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230.

[16]New Haven Second Church, page 74.

[17]ae. 12.

[18]Info from Wendy Schmutz, 1216 Spring Branch, Tyler, TX 75703, 1994.

[19]Roger Wakeman, 1997.

[20]Info from Murial Meeker, 32 Green Woods Tpke, Winsted Ct., 6098, 1988.

[21]Janes Davis.

[22]Info from Muriel Meeker, 32 Green Woods Tpke, Winsted Ct. 6098, 1988.

[23]Early CT Marriages as found on Ancient Church Records, by Bailey pg 71.

[24]ae. 82.

[25]ae. 44.

[26]ae. 80.

[27]Early CT Marriages as found on Ancient Church Records, by Bailey.

[28]ae. 91.

[29]Info from Doyt Meeker, R.R. 1, Box 113, Yale, IL 62481, 1994.

[30]ae. 69.

[31]CT State Library of Hartford, CT.

[32]Jacobus, Vol II, parts IV, V, VI , p.636.

[33]LDS film 1396258.

[34]Upper Greens Farm Cemetery.

[35]at age 90.

[36]Greenfield Congregational Church cemetery: 276-26 544.

[37]Trinity Church.

[38]Info from Nancy Meeker Bridge, 1994.

[39]ae 79.

[40]Greenfield Congregational Church cemetery: 280-26 546.

[41]ae 74.

[42]Greenfield Congregational Church cemetery: 284-26 537.

[43]ae 38y 5m.


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NOTES AND REFERENCES


[44]Greenfield Congregational Church cemetery: 286-26 547.

[45]ae 21.

[46]"Annals of Brookfield Fairfield County Connecticut" by Emily C Hawley.

[47]ae 36.

[48]died young.

[49]George H. Woliver, 3 Laura Ln., Wallingford, CT 06492-2924.

[50]Westport Vital Records; researched by Myrtle Miller (Police.

[51]aged 32 yrs 5 mos. 17 days.

[52]aged 19 days.

[53]7 mo. 23 days.

[54]1 mo. 16 days.

[55]Green Farms Cemetery.

[56]St. Vincent's Hospital.

[57]Willow Brook Cemetery.

[58]of Hartford, CT.

[59]Durham Cemetery.



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