MEEK, ELI - Bradley County, Arkansas | ELI MEEK - Arkansas Gravestone Photos

Eli MEEK

Calvary Presbyterian Cemetery
Bradley County,
Arkansas

Birth: Oct. 14, 1797
York County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1866
Bradley County
Arkansas, USA [Edit Dates]

Married Martha Louisa Starr on 10.26.1826. Eli Meek was a son of the American Revolution by virutue 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 south. 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).

Contributed on 5/13/10 by chenault
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Submitted: 5/13/10 • Approved: 5/14/10 • Last Updated: 8/7/12 • R322026-G0-S3

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