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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

 

JOHN MEEK, a successful farmer, P. O. Rutan, Penn., was born in Washington Township, this county, May 29, 1833.  His parents, John and Elizabeth (Boyd) Meek, were also natives of this county, where they remained until their death.  On October 15, 1859, John Meek was united in marriage with Jane Simpson.  Mrs. Meek was born in Greene County, February 7, 1840, and is a daughter of John and Mary (Auld) Simpson,  Her father was born in Greene County, Penn., and her mother was a native of Ireland.  Both died in this county.  Mr. and Mrs. Meek have three children—Miles, John W. and Ottawa A.  Mr. Meek has been engaged in farming all his life, and owns 224 of land where he and family reside.  Mr. and Mrs. Meek are leading members in the Methodist Protestant Church.

 

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History of Greene County, Pennsylvania

Samuel P. Bates

Nelson, Rishforth & Co., Chicago. 1888

 

Transcribed by Annette Bame Peebles

The Greene County, Pennsylvania Biographies Project – http://freepages.history.rootsweb.com/~arkbios/Greene/index.html.

Date of Transcription: 12 June 2007

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