James Meakem

Male 1888 - 1920  (32 years)


Personal Information    |    Media    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name James Meakem 
    Born 7 Jul 1888  Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 29 Jul 1888  St Michael, Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Dec 1920  Hudson County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 23 Dec 1920  St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I41  Meakem
    Last Modified 20 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Jul 1888 - Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Documents
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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 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
    1911 Baptism of Catharine McKeon
    1911 Baptism of Catharine McKeon
    7 May 1911, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Catharine McKeon
    Birth date: 4 Apr 1911
    Baptism date: 7 May 1911
    Parents: John and Emma Meakem
    Sponsors: James Meakem and Julie McDevitt
    Residence: 47 Passaic Ave

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 [Kearny, New Jersey] (St Cecilia), film 1403465, img 91
    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
    1920 Burial of Jas Meakam
    1920 Burial of Jas Meakam
    23 December 1920, St Cecilia, Kearny, Hudson, New Jersey

    Name: Jas Meakam
    Date of Burial: 23 Dec

    FamilySearch.org, Parish registers, 1888-1944 (Catholic Church, St. Cecilia's, Kearny, New Jersey), film 1403465, img 173