Samuel Adam Meakem

Male 1881 - 1925  (44 years)


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  • Name Samuel Adam Meakem 
    Born 5 Jul 1881  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 17 Jul 1881  St Patrick's Pro-Cathedral, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1925  Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38  Meakem
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2020 

    Father Edward Meakem,   b. 19 Feb 1846, Manhattan, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1926, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Annie Donohue,   b. Nov 1880, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1917, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 36 years) 
    Married 24 Nov 1903  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John William Meakem,   b. 4 Oct 1904, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Samuel Meakem,   b. 1 Apr 1906, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Ethel May Meakem,   b. 22 Feb 1911, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Edna Meakem,   b. Aug 1914, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F36  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Documents
    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
    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
    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 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 Baptism of John William Meakem
    1904 Baptism of John William Meakem
    16 October 1904, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: John William Meakem
    Birth date: 4 Oct 1904
    Baptism date: 16 Oct 1904
    Parents: Samuel and Annie Donohue
    Sponsors: John and Marnie Donohue
    Residence: 348 Kearny Ave

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 63
    1906 Baptism of Samuel Meakem
    1906 Baptism of Samuel Meakem
    15 April 1906, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Samuel Meakem
    Birth date: 1 Apr 1906
    Baptism date: 15 Apr 1906
    Parents: Samuel Meakem and Annie Donohue
    Sponsors: James Meakem and Mary Butler
    Residence: Maple St

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 71
    1910 US Census for Samuel Meakam Household
    1910 US Census for Samuel Meakam Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    100 Bergen Avenue
    Samuel Meakam, head, 28, M, married 6 years, born in NJ, parents born in NY, painter
    Annie, wife, 27, M, 2 children with 2 living, born in NJ, parents born in Ireland
    John W, son, 5, S, born in NJ
    Samuel, son, 4, S, born in NJ
    1911 Baptism of Ethel May Meakam
    1911 Baptism of Ethel May Meakam
    5 March 1911, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Ethel May Meakam
    Birth date: 22 Feb 1911
    Baptism date: 5 Mar 1911
    Parents: Saml and Ann Donohue
    Sponsors: John Teer and Nellie Donohue

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 90
    1915 New Jersey Census for Samuel Meakem Household
    1915 New Jersey Census for Samuel Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    100 Bergen Ave
    Samuel Meakem, born Jul 1880, age 34, M, born in NJ, parents born in NY, Painter
    Annie, born Nov 1880, age 34, M, born in NJ, parents born in Ireland
    John, born Oct 1904, age 10, S, born in NJ, School at St Cecilia
    Samuel Jr, born Apr 1906, age 9, S, born in NJ, School at St Cecilia
    Edna, born Aug 1914, age 10/12, S, born in NJ
    1918 World War I Draft Registration Card for Samuel Adam Meaken
    1918 World War I Draft Registration Card for Samuel Adam Meaken
    18 September 1918, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Samuel Adam Meakem
    Address: 29 Windsor, Kearny, Hudson, NJ
    Age: 37
    Birth Date: 5 Jul 1881
    Occupation: Painter
    Employer's Name: Hudson County
    Nearest Relative: Catherine Meakem (Mother)
    Address: 47 Passaic Ave, Kearny, Hudson, NJ

    Note: Samuel's wife, Annie, died in 1917, which is why she is not the nearest relative listed.

    Ancestry.com, U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
    1920 US Census for Samuel Meakem Household
    1920 US Census for Samuel Meakem Household
    Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    229 Windsor Street
    Samuel Meakem, Head, 38, Wd, born in NJ, parents born in NJ, Painter
    John, Son, 17, S, born in NJ, Inspector
    Samuel, Son, 15, S, born in NJ
    Edna, Daughter, 5, S, born in NJ
    Margaret McDonald, House Keeper, 38, Wd, born in CT, House Keeper
    Joseph McDonald, Lodger, 13, S, born in NJ
    1925 Death Index of Samuel Meakem
    1925 Death Index of Samuel Meakem
    December 1925, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Samuel Meakem
    Date: Dec 1925

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