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Andrew Perry Meek

Male 1850 - 1918  (68 years)

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  • Name Andrew Perry Meek 
    Nickname Perry 
    Born 13 Apr 1850  Andrew County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Oct 1918 
    Buried Olive Branch Cemetery, Rossville, Shawnee County, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28677  Rossville
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Family Mary Jane Wykert Meek,   b. 1848, Marshall County, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1925  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 13 Feb 1868 
     1. Russell Meek
     2. Cyrus Meek
    Last Modified 24 Aug 2018 12:56:25 
    Family ID F8210  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    Obituary- Meek, Perry
    Obituary- Meek, Perry
    Perry Meek Buried Yesterday

    Perry Meek died Tuesday morning after a short illness his death resulting from acute bronchitis and myocardial degeneration. Mr. Meek has not been in the best of health for several years. Mr. Meeks [sic] came to this vicinity in the early days of the township's history and with the exception of a number of years spent in Pottawatomie county, Okla., had continued his residence here.

    Perry Meek was born in Andrew county, Mo., April 18, 1850 and was aged 68 years, 6 months and 2 days at the time of his decease. He was united in marriage to Miss Mary J. Wykert, February 13, 1868 at to this union six children were born, three sons and three daughters, of whom one son and the daughters have preceded him to the grave. The surviving members of his family are the widow and two sons, Russell and Cyrus Meek, and five sisters.

    The funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at the cemetery conducted by the Rev. J.F. Shafer, of the Rossville M.E. church, and interment made in the Olive Branch cemetery.

    Card of Thanks
    We desire to thank our neighbors and friends who gave us aid during the illness and death of our husband and father.
    Mrs. Perry Meek and family.

    [From The Rossville Reporter, October 17, 1918]