Edward Meakem

Male 1846 - 1926  (80 years)


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  • Name Edward Meakem 
    Born 19 Feb 1846  Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 22 Feb 1846  Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 15 Sep 1926  Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I10  Meakem
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2020 

    Father Edward Meakem 
    Mother Mary Quinn 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Makelin,   b. 7 Sep 1852, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1925, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 7 Sep 1869  Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Edward J Meakem,   b. 30 Jun 1871, New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +2. John Edward Meakem,   b. 3 May 1873, New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1954, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Thomas Meakem,   b. Apr 1875, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Katie Meakem,   b. 5 Oct 1878, New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1889, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    +5. Samuel Adam Meakem,   b. 5 Jul 1881, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1925, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     6. William Meakem,   b. 21 Jan 1884, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +7. Emma Josephine Meakem,   b. 16 Mar 1886, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. James Meakem,   b. 7 Jul 1888, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1920, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     9. Charles Aloysius Meakem,   b. 8 Jun 1891, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1892, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     10. Martin Meakem,   b. 14 Aug 1893, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 20 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1846 Catholic Baptism Index of Edward Meakin
    1846 Catholic Baptism Index of Edward Meakin
    22 February 1846, St Joseph's Church, Sixth Avenue, Manhattan, New York

    Name: Edward Meakin
    Birth date: 19 Feb 1846
    Baptism date: 22 Feb 1846
    Roman Catholic Parish: St Joseph, Sixth Avenue, Manhattan
    Father: Edward Meakin
    Mother: Mary Quinn
    Archdiocese: New York

    Note: the parish has been contacted. In the process of obtaining the original baptism record.

    FindMyPast.com, New York Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms
    1869 Marriage Index of Edward Meaken and Catherine Makelin
    1869 Marriage Index of Edward Meaken and Catherine Makelin
    7 September 1869, Manhattan, New York, United States

    Marriage date: 7 Sep 1869
    Marriage place: Manhattan

    Groom: Edward Meaken
    Age: 24
    Father: Edward
    Mother: Mary Quinn

    Bride: Catherine Makelin
    Age: 17
    Father: John
    Mother: Catherine Reilly

    Note: the original marriage record is in the process of being obtained.

    FindMyPast.com, United States Marriages
    1870 US Census for Edward Meken Household
    1870 US Census for Edward Meken Household
    Twentieth Ward, New York, New York

    In the household:
    Edward Meken, 24, Stone Cutter, born in NY
    Cathern, 19, Keep house, born in NY
    1880 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1880 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    377 Ogden Street
    Edward Meakem, 32, Stone Cutter, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    Catharine, 28, Wife, Keeping House, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    Edward, 9, Son, At School, born in NY
    John, 7, Son, At School, born in NY
    Tho, 5, Son, born in NY
    Katie, 1, Daughter, born in NY
    1881 Baptism of Samuel Meakem
    1881 Baptism of Samuel Meakem
    17 July 1881, St Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: Samuel Meakem
    Birth date: 5 Jul 1881
    Baptism date: 17 Jul 1881
    Parents: Edward and Catherine Mecklin
    Sponsors: Owen O'Rorke and Mary Ann O'Rorke

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1850-1926 (St Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, Newark, New Jersey), film 1398552, img 745
    1884 Baptism of William Meakem
    1884 Baptism of William Meakem
    10 February 1884, St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: William Meakem
    Birth date: 21 Jan 1884
    Baptism date: 10 Feb 1884
    Parents: Edward and Catherine Macklin
    Sponsors: John Farrell and Mary O'Rourke

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1878-1943 (St Michael, Newark, New Jersey), film 1378394, img 38
    1885 New Jersey Census for Edward Mecken Household
    1885 New Jersey Census for Edward Mecken Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    In the household:
    Edward Mecken, Native Born, age 20-60
    Catharine, Native Born, age 20-60
    Edward J, Native Born, age 5-20
    John F, Native Born, age 5-20
    Thomas, Native Born, age 5-20
    Katy, Native Born, age 5-20
    Samuel, Native Born, age 5 and under
    Willie, Native Born, age 5 and under
    1886 Baptism of Emma Josephine Meak
    1886 Baptism of Emma Josephine Meak
    4 April 1886, St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: Emma Josephine Meak
    Birth date: 16 Mar 1886
    Baptism date: 4 Apr 1886
    Parents: Edward and Catherine Meckline
    Sponsors: Thomas and Catherine Lillis

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1878-1943 (St Michael, Newark, New Jersey), film 1378394, img 52
    1888 Baptism of James Meekem
    1888 Baptism of James Meekem
    29 July 1888, St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: James Meekem
    Birth date: 7 Jul 1888
    Baptism date: 29 Jul 1888
    Parents: Edward and Catherine Meklin
    Sponsors: James Ledwedge and Rachael Lavery

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1878-1943 (St Michael, Newark, New Jersey), film 1378394, img 65
    1890 Veterans Schedule for Edward Meakem
    1890 Veterans Schedule for Edward Meakem
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: Edward Meakem
    Rank: Private
    Company: C
    Name of Regiment: 84 NY Vols
    Date of Enlistment: 12 Jul 1864
    Date of Discharge: 22 Oct 1864
    Length of Service: 3 Mos. 10 Days

    Note: the discharge date given by Edward (22 Oct) conflicts with the discharge date on his official military records (13 Oct). Also, the Company given (C) conflicts with the Company listed on his military record (F).

    Ancestry.com, 1890 Veterans Schedules
    1891 Baptism of Charles Aloysius Meakam
    1891 Baptism of Charles Aloysius Meakam
    25 June 1891, St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: Charles Aloysius Meakam
    Birth date: 8 Jun 1891
    Baptism date: 25 Jun 1891
    Parents: Edward and Catharine Merlin
    Sponsors: Patrick Regan and Ida Smith

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1878-1943 (St Michael, Newark, New Jersey), film 1378394, img 80
    1893 Baptism of Martin Meekim
    1893 Baptism of Martin Meekim
    3 September 1893, St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    Name: Martin Meekim
    Birth date: 14 Aug 1893
    Baptism date: 3 Sep 1893
    Parents: Edward and Catherine Meekim
    Sponsors: Michael Healy and Mary Carroll

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1878-1943 (St Michael, Newark, New Jersey), film 1378394, img 93
    1894 City Directory for Edward Sr, Edward Jr, and John Meakem
    1894 City Directory for Edward Sr, Edward Jr, and John Meakem
    1894, Newark, New Jersey

    Meakem Edward Jr, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem Edward Sr, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem John, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental

    Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    1895 New Jersey Census for Edward Meaken Household
    1895 New Jersey Census for Edward Meaken Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    10 Oriental Street
    Edward Meaken, Native Born, age 20-60
    Catherine, Native Born, age 20-60
    Edward Jr, Native Born, age 20-60
    John, Native Born, age 20-60
    Thomas, Native Born, age 20-60
    Samuel, Native Born, age 5-20
    William, Native Born, age 5-20
    Emma, Native Born, age 5-20
    James, Native Born, age 5-20
    Martin, Native Born, age 5 and under
    1895 City Directory for Edward Sr, Edward Jr, John, Samuel, Thos Meakem
    1895 City Directory for Edward Sr, Edward Jr, John, Samuel, Thos Meakem
    1895, Newark, New Jersey

    Meakem Edward Jr, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem Edward Sr, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem John, stonecutter, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem Samuel, CTwks, h 10 Oriental
    Meakem Thos, lab, h 10 Oriental

    Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995
    1900 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1900 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    72 Ogden Street
    Edward Meakem, Head, born Feb 1848, age 52, M 30 years, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, stone cutter
    Catherine, Wife, born Sep 1852, age 47, 10 children with 7 still living, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    John, son, born May 1873, age 27, born in NY, Driver
    Thomas, son, born Apr 1875, age 25, born in NY, Night watchman
    Samuel, son, born Jul 1881, age 18, born in NJ, Driver
    William, son, born Jan 1884, age 16, born in NJ, Laborer
    Emma, daughter, born Mar 1886, age 14, born in NJ
    James, son, born Jul 1888, age 11, born in NJ, at school
    1903 Marriage of John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    1903 Marriage of John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    23 February 1903, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Groom: John Meakem
    Age: 29
    Residence: Passaic Ave in Kearny
    Parents: Edward and Catharine Mecklin

    Bride: Ellen Elizabeth Gannon
    Age: 25
    Residence: Kearny, NJ
    Parents: Michael and Margt Walsh

    Witnesses: Michael Healey and Winifred Gannon

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 124
    1903 Marriage of Samuel Meakem and Annie Donohue
    1903 Marriage of Samuel Meakem and Annie Donohue
    24 November 1903, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Groom: Samuel Meakem
    Residence: 47 Passaic Ave, Kearny, NJ
    Occupation: Teamster
    Age: 22
    Parents: Edward and Cath Meaklin

    Bride: Annie Donohue
    Residence: 265 Maple St, Kearny, NJ
    Age: 23
    Parents: Patrick and Louise

    Witnesses: William Meakem and Kettie Nolan

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 126
    1904-1909 Military Pension Index Card for Edward Meakem
    1904-1909 Military Pension Index Card for Edward Meakem
    Edward Meakem
    Co. F, 84th Regiment, NY Infantry
    Enlisted 12 Jul 1864. Discharged 13 Oct 1864

    Invalid Pension Certificate no. 1112419
    Died Sept 15 1926 at East Newark, NJ

    Fold3.com. Organization Index to Pension Files of Veterans Who Served Between 1861 and 1900
    1904-1922 Military Pension Payment Card for Edward Meakem
    1904-1922 Military Pension Payment Card for Edward Meakem
    Edward Meakem
    Private- Co. F, 84th NY

    Army Invalid. Certificate no. 1112419

    FamilySearch.com. United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933
    1905 New Jersey Census for Edward Meeker Household
    1905 New Jersey Census for Edward Meeker Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meeker, born Feb 1847, age 58, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, Watchman
    Catherine F, born Sep 1852, age 52, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, born Jan 1884, age 21, S, born in NJ, Teamster
    Emma, born Mar 1886, age 19, S, born in NJ, Twister
    James, born Jul 1888, age 16, S, born in NJ, Linoleum Worker
    1910 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1910 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, head, 62, M1, married 41 years, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, watchman - thread works
    Catherine, wife, 57, M1, 10 children with 7 still living, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, son, 26, S, born in NJ, wagon driver - truck
    Emma, daughter, 24, S, born in NJ, frame tender - thread works
    James, son, 21, S, born in NJ, plumbers helper - thread works
    1910 Marriage of John McKeon and Emma Meakem
    1910 Marriage of John McKeon and Emma Meakem
    29 June 1910, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Groom: John McKeon
    Age: 26
    Occupation: Carpenter
    Residence: 758 Harrison Ave in Harrison, NJ
    Birth date: 11 Jul 1884, baptized in St Patricks Church, Newark, NJ
    Parents: Richard and Jane Hayden

    Bride: Emma Meakem
    Age: 24
    Residence: 46 Passaic Ave in Kearny, NJ
    Birth date: 11 Mar 1886, baptized in St Michael's Church, Newark, NJ
    Parents: Edward and Catharine Meklin

    Witnesses: James Meakam, Nellie Lowry, Thomas A Correy

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 140
    1910 Wedding Announcement of Emma Meakem and John McKeon
    1910 Wedding Announcement of Emma Meakem and John McKeon
    3 July 1910, Newark Sunday Call

    Miss Emma Meakem of Kearny, daughter of Edward Meakem, and John McKeon were married on Wednesday [29 June].

    MyHeritage.com, New Jersey Newspapers, 1859-1946
    1911 Baptism of Francis Meakem
    1911 Baptism of Francis Meakem
    23 October 1911, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Francis Meakem
    Birth date: 3 Apr 1903
    Baptism date: 23 Oct 1911
    Parents: Edw and Cath Rudde
    Sponsors: Edw and Catharine Meakem
    Residence: Passaic Ave

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 93
    1915 New Jersey Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1915 New Jersey Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, born Feb 1847, age 68, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, Watchman
    Kathrine, born Sep 1852, age 62, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, born Jan 1884, age 31, S, born in NJ, Driver
    James, born Jul 1888, age 26, S, born in NJ, Fireman Stat.
    1920 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    1920 US Census for Edward Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    47 Passaic Avenue
    Edward Meakem, Head, 72, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland, Watchman - Thread Factory
    Catherine, Wife, 67, M, born in NY, parents born in Ireland
    William, Son, 34, S, born in NJ, Engineer - Ice Co.
    James, Son, 33, S, born in NJ, Fireman - Ice Co.
    Edward, Grandson, 12, S, born in NJ, father born in NY, mother born in NJ
    Leo, Grandson, 10, S, born in NJ, father born in NJ, mother born in NJ
    1926 Death Index of Edward Meakem
    1926 Death Index of Edward Meakem
    September 1926, Hudson County, New Jersey

    Name: Edward Meakem
    Date: Sep 1926

    Ancestry.com, New Jersey, Death Index, 1901-2017