Edward Meakem

Male 1905 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Edward Meakem 
    Born 7 Aug 1905  New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 27 Aug 1905  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I33  Meakem
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2020 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Ellen Elizabeth Gannon,   b. Mar 1873, Gorton, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1916, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Married 23 Feb 1903  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1905 Baptism of Edward Meakem
    1905 Baptism of Edward Meakem
    27 August 1905, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Edward Meakem
    Birth date: 7 Aug 1905
    Baptism date: 27 Aug 1905
    Parents: John Meakem and Ellen Gannon
    Sponsors: Samuel Meakem and Mary Moran
    Residence: John St

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 67
    1910 US Census for John Meaken Household
    1910 US Census for John Meaken Household
    East Newark, Hudson, New Jersey

    228 Grant Avenue
    John Meaken, Head, 37, M1, married 8 years, born in New York, parents born in New York, Teamster
    Ellen, Wife, 35, M1, 4 children with 3 still living, born in England, parents born in Ireland
    Margaret, Daughter, 6, born in New Jersey
    Edward, Son, 4, born in New Jersey
    John, Son, 8/12, born in New Jersey

    John and Ellen had 4 total children with 3 still living. The deceased child is Catherine, who was born in 1907.
    1915 New Jersey Census for John Meckam Household
    1915 New Jersey Census for John Meckam Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    613 John Street
    John Meckam, born May 1874, age 41, born in New York, parents born in New York, Chauffuer
    Ellen, born Mar 1875, age 40, born in England, parents born in Ireland, in US for 30 years
    Margaret, born Sep 1903, age 11, born in New Jersey
    Edward, born Aug 1905, age 9, born in New Jersey
    John, born Aug 1909, age 5, born in New Jersey
    Ellen, born May 1912, age 3, born in New Jersey
    Thomas, born Dec 1914, age 6/12, born in New Jersey
    1920 US Census for John Mekin Household
    1920 US Census for John Mekin Household
    Newark, Essex, New Jersey

    86 Ogden St
    John Mekin, Head, 43, Wd, born in NJ, parents born in NJ, Cooper - Oil Co
    Edward, Son, 16, S, born in NJ, parents born in NJ, Bench Hand - Thread Mill

    Although not fully proven, this is highly likely to be John Meakem and his son, Edward.