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4) Susan Ann Smith: 
   born 11 Jun 1848 Washington Co, VA; photo of Susan; family history notations;
   died 27 Feb 1914 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; obituary; notation of death;
   cause of death: pneumonia, general poor health; death certificate;
   buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
   married John Wesley Meek on 05 Dec 1864 Clay Co, IL
                (born 10 Jan 1842 or 1843 KY; photo of John; family history notations;
                died 13 Sep 1920 Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA;
                death record; c
ause of death: uremia sepsis from prostatectomy; on 07 Sep, 1920;
                buried Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA; tombstone photo

                son of Jesse Meek (born c. 1814 KY) and Louisa Henderson (born c. 1820 KY))

         * There is a Mary A Meek, born 1873, died 1921 with tombstone located two headstones away from John Wesley Meek in Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles, CA.  At this time, we do not know if (or how) she is realated.

     children:
       1) Asa Alvin Meek - born 05 Nov 1865 Oskaloosa, Clay, IL; photos of Asa; family history notations;
               died 15 May 1940 Emporia, Lyon, KS; obituary; notation of death
               buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
               notation of Asa and Viola's house in Strawn;
               married Viola Belle Baxter on 21 Feb 1892 Strawn, Coffey, KS - by Rev James L Lehr;                                         
                           (born 22 Apr 1869 Lima, Allen, OH; photos of Viola; family history notations;
                           died 18 Apr 1943 Sylvia, Reno, KS; obituary; notation of death
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                           daughter of Griffin Baxter and Mary  ____)
               notation of marriage for Asa and Viola;
               children: 
                   1) Hazel Esther Meek - born 07 Feb 1895 Strawn, Coffey, KS; family history notations;
                           died 27 Feb 1988 Hutchinson, Reno, KS; obituary
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                           Hazel married (1) Franklin Wagaman on 30 Oct 1915 Ottawa, Franklin, KS; 
                                         (born 13 Apr 1890 Independence, Jackson, MO; family history notations;
                                         died 29 Mar 1972 Hutchinson, Reno, KS; obituary;
                                         buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                                         WWI draft registration card
                                         signature:

                                        
                                        son of Harry Wagaman and Delta ____)
                           children: 
                                1) Dean F Wagaman - born 21 Feb 1917 Strawn, Coffey, KS; 
                                          died 28 Oct 1973 Olympia, Thurston, WA; obituary and funeral notice
                                           U.S. Navy - WWII; 
                                          married Barbara E ____ 
                                                        (born 06 Jan 1920 Emporia, Lyon, KS; 
                                                        died 16 Dec 1999 Tacoma, Pierce, WA; obituary);
                                          children: 
                                               1) Deanna Marie Wagaman - living?; 
                                                        married Bernard Rohnke (living?); children?   
                                               2) Steven D Wagaman - living?; 
                                                        married Cherie M Barnes (living?);
                                                        children:   
                                                             1) Christie M Wagaman - living?; married?; children?
                                               3) Nancy Wagaman - living?;  
                                                        Nancy married (1) Jerry Smith (living?); children? 
                                                        Nancy married (2) ____ Morton (living?); children?
                            Hazel married (2) Clarence Oliver Masterson on 02 Jun 1974 Hutchinson, Reno, KS
                                                    (born 21 Mar 1889 West Line, Cass, MO; 
                                                    died 02 May 1976 Hutchinson, Reno, KS)
                            no children
                   2) Fern Chester Meek - born 02 Aug 1896 Strawn, Coffey, KS; notation of birthfamily history notations;
                           died 19 Oct 1918 Fort Riley, Geary, KS; obituary - includes photonotation of death
                           cause of death: Influenza, broncho-pneumonia;
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                            U.S. Army - WWI; WWI draft registration card
                           Strawn County, KS - partial list of soldiers buried
                           signature:

                           

                           never married  
                   3) Kermit Wesley Meek (twin)
                           born 21 Apr 1906 Strawn, Coffey, KS; notation of birthphoto of Kermit; family history notations;
                           newspaper notation regarding Kermit
                           died 10 Mar 1982 Emporia, Lyon, KS; obituary;
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                           notation of Kermit's house in Strawn;
                           married Nellie May Stubbs on 04 May 1929 Lyndon, Osage, KS
                                         (born 14 Jul 1911 Hartford, Lyon, KS; photo of May; family history notations;
                                         died 10 Jun 1997 Shawnee Mission, Johnson, KS; obituary;
                                         buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                                         daughter of Charles Stubbs and Nell Gilbert)
                           notation of marriage for Kermit and Nellie
                           children: 
                                1) Rosemary Meek - living?; family history notations;
                                         married John Anthony Manoski on 07 May 1955 Topeka, Shawnee, KS
                                                     
 (living?; family history notations);
                                         children:
                                             1) Rosanne Manoski - living?; family history notations;
                                                         Rosanne married (1) Dwight J Ensminger in Jun 1978 (living?)
                                                         divorced in 2000;
                                                         children: 
                                                              1) Michael John Ensminger - living?; married?; children?
                                                              2) Mark James Ensminger - living?; married?;
                                                                     children:
                                                                          1) Aiden Michael Ensminger - living?; married?; children?
                                                                     Mark married Stephanie Winstone on 01 Jan 2011  (living?)
                                                                     children?
                                                         Rosanne married (2) Danial Loren Thiry in Mar 2003 (living?)
                                                         children?
                                             2) Stephen John Manoski - born 19 Jun 1959 Emporia, Lyon, KS; family history notations;
                                                         died
25 Mar 1996 Dallas, Dallas, TX; obituary;
                                                         buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS;
tombstone photo;
                                                         married?; children?
                   4) Kenneth Griffith Meek (twin)
                           born 21 Apr 1906 Strawn, Coffey, KS; notation of birthfamily history notations;
                           died 02 Mar 1972 Girard, Crawford, KS; obituarynotation of death
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                           never married; no children

       2) John Archimedes Sr Meek - born 07 Sep 1869 Oskaloosa, Clay, IL; photos including John
                died 30 May 1958 Burlington, Coffey, KS; obituarynotation of death
                buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo - includes photo
                married Mary Anna Fry on 27 Dec 1903 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS - by Rev G B Mehl
                                 (born 11 Jun 1883 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; photos including Mary;
                                 died 26 Mar 1944 Emporia, Lyon, KS; obituarynotation of death
                                 buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo - includes photo
                                 daughter of H A Fry and Anna Richards (photo of Anna))
               children:
                   1) Mary Addeene Meek - born 02 Oct 1904 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; 
                           died 11 Feb 1905 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; obituary
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                   2) Bessie May Meek - born 25 Nov 1905 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; photo including Bessie;
                           died 21 Mar 1914 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS; obituarynotation of death
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo 
                   3) Edna Merle Meek - born 18 Oct 1907 Strawn, Coffey, KS; notation of birth
                           died 15 Sep 1987 Jim Wells Co, TX;
                           married Clifford Leroy Anderson on 27 Jan 1946 Burlington, Coffey, KS 
                                       (born 19 Sep 1907 Roxbury, McPherson, KS; 
                                       died 20 Aug 1993 Jim Wells Co, TX; 
                                        U.S. Air Force (07 Apr 1942-01 Oct 1945))
                           children?
                   4) John Albert Jr Meek - born 24 Apr 1912 Strawn, Coffey, KS; photo of John
                           died 25 Jan 1965 Shawnee Mission, Johnson, KS; obituarynotation of death
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                            U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record;
                           married Fern Baker on 05 Jun 1937 Neodesha, Coffey, KS - by Rev S H Barley 
                                            (living?)
                           children:
                               1) Judy Meek - living?; 
                                       married Dick Rosetta (living?); children? 
                               2) Patsy Meek - living?; 
                                       married ____ Svarvari (living?); children?  
                   5) Maxwell A Meek - born 25 Apr 1914 Ottawa, Coffey, KS;
                          died 09 Feb 1999 Salem, Marion, OR;
                          obituaries - includes photo; cause of death: stroke;
                          buried Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, Marion, OR; tombstone photo
                          Maxwell married (1) Dorothy Day on 25 Dec 1936
                                       (born 02 Mar 1918 Hebron, Thayer, NE; 
                                       died 06 Nov 1987 Salem, Marion, OR; obituary
                                       buried Belcrest Memorial Park, Salem, Marion, OR; tombstone photo)
                          children: 
                                1) Kent Allen Meek - living?; 
                                          married Anne ____ (living?); children?    
                                2) Mary Ann Meek - living?; married?; children? 
                          Maxwell married (2) Shirley J ____ c. 1989 (living?);
                          no children
                   6) James Darwin Meek - born 24 Feb 1916 Strawn, Coffey, KS; 
                          died 04 Feb 1973 Burlington, Coffey, KS; obituary;
                          buried Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                          married Louise Margaret Eicholtz on 21 Apr 1939 Olathe, Johnson, KS;
                                             (living?; on 20 Apr 1974 Burlington, Coffey, KS Louise 
                                             married (2) Ernest Vasey Wortman (born c. 1905))
                          children? 
                   7) William M "Billy" Meek - born 02 Mar 1918 KS; 
                          died 28 Sep 1995 possibly Bixby, Tulsa, OK; death notices
                          buried Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                           U.S. Air Force - WWII;
                          married Edna M Roberts on 17 Nov 1940 (living?; daughter of
                                       Russell A Roberts and Ethel Moomey)
                          children? 
                   8) Betty Jo Meek - born 13 Apr 1926 Ottumwa, Coffey, KS;
                          died 02 Sep 1960 Burlington, Coffey, KS; obituary;
                          buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                          married William George Remy on 25 Oct 1944 Kansas City, Wyandotte, KS;
                                            (living?;  U.S. Army - WWII; enlistment record)
                          possibly divorced or separated;
                          children: 
                               1) Dana Michael Remy - living?; married?; children?
                               2) Terry Lee Remy - living?; married?; children?
                               3) William George Remy - living?; married?; children?
                               4) Renee Remy - living?; married?; children?
                                 
       3) Mertia Myrtle Meek - born 1873 Oskaloosa, Clay, IL; 
               died after Sep 1920 (she is the informant on her father's 1920 death certificate);    
               Mertia married (1) Frank Freeman on 04 Dec 1892 Strawn, Coffey, KS 
                            (born c. 1869; died (___); son of Samuel Freeman and Mary F ____)
               notation of marriage for Mertia and Frank;   
               children: 
                    1) Lester Freeman - born (___); died (___); married?; children?;   
               Mertia married (2) James B or V Randall (born c. 1865 Canada; died (___))
               children: 
                    2) Elmer Randall - born 11 Jan 1906 CA; 
                             died 27 Mar 1966 Los Angeles Co, CA; 
                             married?; children?    
                    3) Edna O Randall - born c. 1908 CA; died (___); 
                                           married?; children?  

       4) unknown Meek - born (___); died by 1914; married?; children?   

       5) Charles Wesley Meek - born 01 Aug 1884 Strawn, Coffey, KS; 
               died 16 May 1947 Ottawa, Franklin, KS; notation of death; obituary
               cause of death: exhaustion, carcinoma liver and stomach; death certificate;
               buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
               WWI draft registration card
               signature:

               ;      
               married Mary Etta Smith on 30 Jun 1912 Burlington, Coffey, KS - by Charles O Brown PJ
                               (born 27 Apr 1894 Melvern, Osage, KS; photo of Mary Etta;
                               died 27 Jun 1953 Ottawa, Franklin, KS; obituary; death certificate;
                               cause of death: coronary thrombosis, high blood pressure;
                               buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                               daughter of Benjamin Joseph Smith (18 Oct 1864 MO-25 Oct 1921 KS) and
                               Lucy Florence Kershner
(29 Sep 1873 WV-26 Dec 1948 KS))
               children: 
                   1) Edwin Thomas Meek - born 25 Jul 1913 Ottawa, Franklin, KS; birth certificate;
                          
photos including Edwin;
                           died 16 Nov 1992
Topeka, Shawnee, KS; cremated; obituary notice;
                          
death certificate; cause of death: ruptured abdominal aortic anyurism;
                           buried Strawn
Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
                            U.S. Army - WWII, Korea; identification cards;
                           married Mildred Maxine Kirkham on 08 Sep 1940 Iola, Allen, KS - by Rev Robert B Brown
                                     (born 21 Jun 1918 Burlington, Coffey, KS; photos including Mildred;
                                     died 02 Jun 2004 San Marcos, Hays, TX;
cremated; obituary - includes photo;
                                     death certificate; cause of death: failure to thrive, chronic airway obstruction, emphysema;
                                     buried Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;   
                                     Mildred married (2) ____ Stone;
                                     daughter of Elmer Lee Kirkham (19 Aug 1891 KS-27 Jul 1971 KS) and
                                     Ursula March Carter (11 Jun 1893 OH-14 Nov 1985 KS); Elmer and Ursula buried
                                     Graceland Cemetery, Burlington, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo
);
                          
divorced;
                           children:
                               1) Leon Thomas "Rocky" Meek - living?; photos including Leon;
                                         Leon married (1) Cynthia Lee Hargis (living?);
                                          U.S. Air Force - Vietnam;
                                         children:
                                             1) Jeremiah Joseph Meek - living?; photo including Jeremiah; married?; children?
                                             2) Stacy Renee Meek - living?; photo including Stacy; married?; children?
                                         Leon married (2) Deneice Rae ____ (living?);
                                         no children

                               2) Lyle Edwin Meek - living?; photos including Lyle;
                                         married Pamela Irene Harper (born 29 Jul 1943; photos including Pamela;
                                                       died 01 Jul 2009; cremated);
                                          
U.S. Air Force;
                                         children:
                                             1) Michael Thomas Meek - living?; photo including Michael; married?; chil
dren?
                                             2)
Steven Lyle Meek - living?; photo including Steven; married?; children?
                   2) Charles Lester "Les" Meek - born 01 Jul 1915 Strawn, Coffey, KS; photo of Charles;
                           died 27 Jan 2000 Topeka, Shawnee, KS; obituary;
                           buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo;
                           never married
                   3) Edith Lavone Meek (twin) - born 11 Nov 1917 Bassett, Allen, KS;
                          died 14 Nov 1917 - no obituary found in Coffey Co, KS
                          buried Strawn Cemetery, Strawn, Coffey, KS; tombstone photo  
                   4) Raiburn Larve "Jake" Meek (twin) - born 11 Oct 1917 Bassett, Allen, KS;
                          died 02 Mar 1993 Topeka, Shawnee, KS;
                           U.S. Army; enlistment record;
                          married Elizabeth ____ (living?);
                          children?