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WILLIAMS Thomas Edward 1945-2008
 
THOMAS EDWARD WILLIAMS
(MAR 2, 1945 - SEP 15, 2008)
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THOMAS EDWARD WILLIAMS  (02 Mar 1945 - 15 Sep 2008)
 
OBITUARY: 19 September 2008

Thomas Edward Williams  March 2, 1945 - Sept. 15, 2008

"Tom", "Tommy", "Brother", "Dad", "PawPots", "Stingray", "Chickasaw Tom", "Junkman", "Toilet Bowl Tom", "Snappy Tom", "The Great White Hunter", "Britton Squirrel",  and "Peat and Repeat". (WHAT? You know, he had a lifelong hearing problem. Be prepared to say it again! And expect an answer that had nothing to do with your question. Because, he didn't hear you the second time!)

He was definitely a man of many names! All those who befriended Tom would eventually have some sort of nickname for him. He was a real jokester-don't stand next to him in the elevator. He might pull out the ''poop'' box. By the time he was done, everyone thought you had serious gas! The auto auction, well-that was really just Tom's social hour! He was a real Wheeler and a Dealer. Not to mention a true Yacker!

Tom was a man on a mission-a Mission for Christ! His ideology in life was always about others, never about himself. He went on Mission Trips thinking he was touching others lives, but it really touched his own life more. If you were down on your luck and needed some help, Tom was there for you. Need a car? He'd get it. Need a job? He'd find it. Need a prayer? He'd pray it. Tom's work here was done. But you can continue his work for Christ by sending a donation for Christian missions to: First United Methodist Church, Tom Williams Memorial, 131 NW 4 Street, OKC, OK 73102. Come celebrate Tom's life ''Under the Big Cross'' Friday, September 19, beginning at 2pm, at Life Church Edmond Campus, 4600 E. Second St. , Edmond, Oklahoma. Join us for BBQ after, and bring a chair!

We Miss You, Dad!

 
 
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Ancestors of Thomas Williams
 
Generation No. 1

1.Thomas Edward Williamsis the son of Harry Edward Williams & Elizabeth G. Meeker. He was born on 02 Mar 1945 in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.Military service 1964 in US Marines. He died on 15 Sep 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 18 Sep 2008 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 19 Sep 2008 in Olive Hill Cemetery. Thomas Edward Williams was married on 22 Mar 1968 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for Thomas Edward Williams
OBITUARY: 09/18/2008
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Thomas Edward Williams March 2, 1945 - Sept. 15, 2008
"Tom", "Tommy", "Brother", "Dad", "PawPots", "Stingray", "Chickasaw Tom", "Junkman", "Toilet Bowl Tom", "Snappy Tom", "The Great White Hunter", "Britton Squirrel", and "Peat and Repeat". (WHAT? You know, he had a lifelong hearing problem. Be prepared to say it again! And expect an answer that had nothing to do with your question. Because, he didn't hear you the second time!) He was definitely a man of many names! All those who befriended Tom would eventually have some sort of nickname for him. He was a real jokester-don't stand next to him in the elevator. He might pull out the "poop" box. By the time he was done, everyone thought you had serious gas! The auto auction, well-that was really just Tom's social hour! He was a real Wheeler and a Dealer. Not to mention a true Yacker! Tom was a man on a mission-a Mission for Christ! His ideology in life was always about others, never about himself. He went on Mission Trips thinking he was touching others lives, but it really touched his own life more. If you were down on your luck and needed some help, Tom was there for you. Need a car? He'd get it. Need a job? He'd find it. Need a prayer? He'd pray it. Tom's work here was done. But you can continue his work for Christ by sending a donation for Christian missions to: First United Methodist Church, Tom Williams Memorial, 131 NW 4 Street, OKC, OK 73102. Come celebrate Tom's life "Under the Big Cross" Friday, September 19, beginning at 2pm, at Life Church Edmond Campus, 4600 E. Second St., Edmond, Oklahoma. Join us for BBQ after, and bring a chair!
We Miss You, Dad!
 
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OBITUARY: 09/19/2008
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WILLIAMS, Thomas Edward, 63, died Monday. Services 2 p. m. today, LifeChurch - Oklahoma City campus (Demuth, Oklahoma City). El Reno
 
Generation No. 2

2.Harry Edward Williamsis the son of Harry Williams & Dora Olive Holloway1, 2. He was born 19 May 1917 in NE. He died Bet. 3 Apr 1972 in OK.

3.Elizabeth G. Meekeris the daughter of Carl Clinton Meeker & Sarah Ingraham3, 4, 5. She was born on 04 Mar 1917 in Seward, Logan Co, OK. She died on 08 Oct 1986 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 09 Oct 1986 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 10 Oct 1986.

Notes for Elizabeth G. Meeker:
OBITUARY: 10/09/1986
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WILLIAMS Elizabeth G., age 69, of Edmond, died Oct. 8, 1986 in a local nursing home. She was born March 4, 1917 in Seward OK. . She is survived by 3 sons, Robert L. Williams, OKC, James M. Williams, OKC, and Tom Williams, Edmond; a sister, Mary Evans, Kingston OK. ; 2 brothers, Jack Meeker, Coulage AZ. and Bill Meeker of Springfield MO. ; 8 grandchildren. She was a homemaker and a member of the Britton Christian Church. Services will be 10am Friday, Oct. 10, 1986, at the Britton Christian Church. Services directed by Guardian Midtown
Notes for Harry Williams:
OBITUARY: 12/21/1954; p. 8
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Services for Harry Williams, 56, of 744 NW 91, will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the Britton Christian church, with burial in the Britton cemetery under direction of the Sherman funeral home. He died Sunday following a prolonged illness. Born and reared in Piedmont, Williams had been a Britton resident for many years. He was a barber for 21 years prior to his retirement due to his health. Williams was a member of the Britton Christian church. Survivors include his wife, Dor, of the home; one daughter, Mrs. Lloyd Roach, Tulsa; one son, Harry E. Williams 1221 NW 94; three sisters and two brothers, and four grandchildren.
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Mother and Father b. VA
Harry Edward Williams & Elizabeth G. Meeker. They had 3 children.

i. Living Williams

ii. Living Williams

iii. Thomas Edward Williams. He was born on 02 Mar 1945 in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK. Military service 1964 in US Marines. He married on 22 Mar 1968 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. He died on 15 Sep 2008 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 18 Sep 2008 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 19 Sep 2008 in Olive Hill Cemetery.

 
Generation No. 3

4.Harry Williams1, 2. He was born on 29 Jan 1899 in Piedmont, Canadian Co, OK6. He died on 19 Dec 1954 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 21 Dec 1954 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 21 Dec 1954 in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

5.Dora Olive Holloway is the daughter of William G. Holloway & Hannah R. Blaney7, 8, 1, 2. She was born on 21 May 1898 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). She died on 31 Dec 1992 in Pasadena, Harris Co, TX9. Obituary on 03 Jan 1993 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 04 Jan 1993 in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for Dora Olive Holloway:
OBITUARY: 01/03/1993
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WILLIAMS, Dora Olive, 94, died Thursday. Services 10 a. m. Monday, Britton Christian Church (Demuth).
Harry Williams & Dora Olive Holloway. They were married on 20 May 1916 in OK. They had 2 children.

i. Harry Edward Williams1, 2. He was born 19 May 1917 in NE. He died 3 Apr 1972 in OK.

ii. Janice Helen Williams1, 2. She was born on 20 May 1919 in Liberty, Richardson Co, NE9. She married Lloyd C. Roach. They were married 1938 in OK. She died on 18 Oct 1999 in Brazoria Co, TX10. Burial in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

6.Carl Clinton Meekeris the son of Thomas Jefferson Meeker & Sarah Margaret Killey11, 12, 3, 4, 13. He was born on 03 Jun 1884 in Indian Territory (OK). He died on 25 Apr 1970 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 26 Apr 1970 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 27 Apr 1970 in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

Notes for Carl Clinton Meeker:
OBITUARY: 04/26/1970
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Carl Meeker, 85, of 1221 NW 92, died Saturday at Mercy Hospital following a brief illness. Services will be at 2 p. m. Monday at the Britton Baptist Church with burial in Memorial Park Cemetery directed by Sherman Funeral Service. Meeker was born in Indian Territory and made the run of 1889 with his father in a covered wagon and homesteaded in Britton. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Britton and had attended Central State College and the University of Oklahoma. He was a Mason. Survivors include his wife, Sarah; three sons, Tom, 1140 SW 42; Jack 850 W Pinckley and William, Lancaster, Calif. , and three daughters, Mrs. Gertrude Zielny, Norwalk, Calif. , and Mrs. Elizabeth Williams and Mrs. Mary Workman, both of Oklahoma City.
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In 1928 Carl was living west of Edmond on the old home place. Carl was the ancestor of William Meeker of Joplin.

7.Sarah Ingraham14, 12, 3, 4, 15. She was born on 14 Mar 1886 in IN. She died on 11 Jan 1976 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 12 Jan 1976 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 13 Jan 1976.

Notes for Sarah Ingraham:
OBITUARY: 01/12/1976
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MEEKER, Mrs. Sarah,90, of 4300 NW 55, housewife. Services 2 P. M. Tuesday, Guardian Westide Chapel.
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Daughter of Virgil B. and Carlotte Ingraham
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1900 Census - OK - Spring Creek Twp, Oklahoma Co; p. 48B
 
Ingraham Virgil B. Head W/M Jul 1849 age 50 M IN  NY  NY M-20Yr 
Ingraham Carlotte  Wife W/F Jul 1854 age 45 M Eng Eng Eng M-20Yr 
Ingraham Elizabeth Dau  W/F Mar 1881 age 19 S IN  IN  Eng 
Ingraham William   Son  W/M Jul 1883 age 16 S IN  IN  Eng 
Ingraham Sarah     Dau  W/F Aug 1886 age 13 S IN  IN  Eng 
Ingraham Chester   Son  W/F Dec 1897 age  2 S OK  IN  Eng 
Carl Clinton Meeker & Sarah Ingraham. They were married on 23 Dec 1907 in Oklahoma Co, OK16. They had 7 children.

i. Gertrude J. Meeker3, 4, 5. She was born on 24 Jul 1912 in OK. She died on 11 Jul 1985 in Orange Co, CA17.

ii. Thomas Meeker3, 4, 5. He was born on 01 Oct 1913 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. He died on 20 Nov 1973 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 22 Nov 1973 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 23 Nov 1973 in Resthaven Cemetery, OK.

Notes for Thomas Meeker:
OBITUARY: 11/22/1973
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Services for Tom Meeker, 60, of 1140 SW 42, will be at 2 p. m. Friday in Capitol Hill Funeral Home with burial in Resthaven Cemetery. He died Tuesday in South Community Hospital after a short illness. Meeker was born in Oklahoma City and was a lifelong resident. He was a carpenter for Macklanburg-Duncan Co. and a member of the South Walker Church of Christ. He is survived by his wife; a daughter of the home; two brothers, Jack, Coolidge, Ariz. , and William, Joplin, Mo. ; three sisters, Mrs. Gertrude Zielny, Norwalk, Calif. ; Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, 1221 NW 94, and Mrs. Mary Workman, 4300 NW 55, and his mother, Mrs. Sarah Meeker, 1221 NW 92

iii. Jack Meeker3, 4, 5. He was born 1916 in OK. Resided 1988 in Coolidge, AZ18, 19.

iv. Elizabeth G. Meeker3, 4, 5. She was born on 04 Mar 1917 in Seward, Logan Co, OK. She died on 08 Oct 1986 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 09 Oct 1986 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 10 Oct 1986.

v. Harry Meeker3, 4, 5. He was born 1919 in OK. He died on 29 Mar 1955 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 30 Mar 1955 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 31 Mar 1955 in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

Notes for Harry Meeker:
OBITUARY: 03/30/1955
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Harry Meeker, 36, of 701 North Boulevard, Edmond, died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday morning Services will be at 2:30 p. m. Thursday in the Presbyterian church at Edmond, with burial from Memorial Park cemetery under direction of the Shadle-Kessler funeral home. Meeker was a machinist for the Cheatham furniture manufacturing company in Edmond. He was born on a farm near there and moved into Edmond to make his home in 1942. Survivors include his wife, Mildred, one daughter, and one son, ; His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Meeker, 1221 NW 92; and three sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Williams, 1221 NW 94; Mrs. Mary Workman, 5425 Military; and Mrs. Gertrude Zielny, Los Angles. There are also three brothers, Tom Meeker 1140 SW 42; Jack Meeker, Coolidge, Ariz. ; and William Meeker, Lancaster, Calif.

vi. Mary C. Meeker4, 5, 19. She was born on 01 May 1925 in OK. She married Earnest E. Evans. They were married on 14 Aug 1980 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. She died on 16 Jan 1988 in Kingston, Marshall Co, OK9. Obituary on 17 Jan 1988 (Daily Oklahoman).

Notes for Mary C. Meeker:
OBITUARY: 01/17/1988
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KINGSTON -- EVANS, Mary C. , 62, retired insurance adjustor Services today, (Rose Hill).
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Bill Meeker noted that his sister had died in January 1988 and was 62 years old.

vii. William Meeker4, 5, 19. He was born 1927 in OK. Residence Nov 1988 in Joplin, Jasper Co, MO; Residence: 327 North Jackson18, 19.

Notes for William Meeker:
William and his wife were high school teachers in Joplin in 1984. He is working on the Meeker genealogy.
 
Generation No. 4

8.William G. Holloway20, 21, 22, 7, 8, 3. He was born Jul 1858 in OH. He died on 11 Jan 1929 in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 12 Jan 1929 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 13 Jan 1929 in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for William G. Holloway:
OBITUARY: 01/12/1929
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HOLLOWAY, WILLIAM, 73 years old, Britton, pioneer and '89er of Oklahoma died at his home Friday. Services will be held from the Watts and McAtee chapel Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial is in Britton. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Miss Ora Holloway and Mrs. Harry Williams, Britton. Four sons, Harry Holloway, Edmond; Will Holloway, Portsmouth, Va. ; and Roy Holloway, home address.
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William made the 1889 land run and claimed the Spring Creek Township section NE 21-13-4 (which is now south west of the corner of NW 122nd and MacArthur). William was born in Ohio, Jul 1858, the son of John L. Holloway and Martha Buntain. He was married to Hannah Blaney (whose brother also made the run). Hannah was also born in Ohio, Feb 1864, the daughter of William Blaney and Margaret Mobley. William and Hannah are buried in the Britton cemetery.

9.Hannah R. Blaneyis the daughter of William Blaney & Margaret Mobley23, 24, 7, 8, 25, 2, 26. She was born Feb 1864 in OH. She died on 19 Jan 1944 in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 20 Jan 1944 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for Hannah R. Blaney:
OBITUARY: 01/20/1944
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MRS. HANNAH R. HOLLOWAY
Services are pending at the Watts funeral home for Mrs. Hannah R. Holloway, 79, who died Wednesday night in her home in Britton. She is survived by four sons, Harry, Harvey, Will and Roy Holloway and two daughters, Miss Ora Holloway and Mrs. Dora Williams, all of Britton.
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Last Will and Testament of William Blaney 25 Nov 1906 list Wife Margaret, Son William H. , and Daughter Hannah R. Holloway.
William G. Holloway & Hannah R. Blaney. They were married Abt. 1889. They had 8 children.

i. Infant Daughter Holloway27. She was born on 25 Aug 1889 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). She died on 25 Aug 1889 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT)27. Burial in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK 60.

ii. Harry C. Holloway, Sr.7, 8, 28. He was born on 29 Nov 1890 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). He married Anna M. Bednar. They were married on 29 Dec 1914 in Bethany, Oklahoma Co, OK. Certificate on 29 May 1935 in #0429. He died on 21 May 1981 in Yukon, Canadian Co, OK. Obituary on 22 May 1981 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 23 May 1981 in Resurrection Cemetery, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for Harry C. Holloway, Sr.:
OBITUARY: 05/22/1981
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HOLLOWAY, Harry C. Age 90, Yukon. Mass 10AM Saturday St. Johns Catholic Church. Internment Resurrection Cemetery. Under direction Turner Funeral Home, Yukon

iii. Harvey Lewis Holloway7, 25. He was born on 31 Aug 1893 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT)6. He died on 26 Apr 1961 in Midwest City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 27 Apr 1961 (Daily Oklahoman). Military service was WW I, 179th Infantry of the 90th Division. Burial in Arlington National Cemetery, Washington DC.

Notes for Harvey Lewis Holloway:
OBITUARY: 04/27/1961
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Harvey Lewis Holloway, 67, of 509 E Boeing, chief of air conditioning and refrigeration in the installation division at Tinker Air Force Base, died Wednesday in Wesley Hospital. Services will be at 2:30 p. m. Friday in Wickline Methodist Church. Burial will be Arlington Memorial Cemetery. Holloway was born near Edmond and lived in the Oklahoma City area most of his life. From 1935 to 1944 he lived in Woodward. He was in the air conditioning and refrigeration business. For the last 15 years he worked at Tinker AFB. He was a veteran of World War I, 179th Infantry of the 90th division. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and Midwest City American Legion Post. A member of Wickline Methodist Church, he served on the finance committee and the official board. He was a past president of Methodist Men's Club. Surviving are his wife, Bertha Blanche of the home; three brothers, Harry C., 1128 NE 18 Bill NW of city, and Roy 4432 NW 63, and two sisters, Mrs. Dora Williams and Miss Ora Holloway, both of 744 NW 91.
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Bertha Blanche Hannum Holloway m. bet 1930 - 1961 in OK (b. 02 Dec 1900 in OK d. Jul 23 1984 in Yukon, Canadian Co, OK)

iv. Ora Margaret Holloway7, 25. She was born on 24 Apr 1895 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). She died on 08 Nov 1987 in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 09 Nov 1987 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 10 Nov 1987 in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

Notes for Ora Margaret Holloway:
OBITUARY: 11/09/1987
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HOLLOWAY, Ora, 92, Little Rock, Ark., formerly of Oklahoma City, died Sunday. Graveside services 1 p. m. Tuesday in Britton (Demuth-Garrison & Sherman).

v. Oliver Holloway27. He was born on 11 Oct 1896 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT) 27. He died on 08 Feb 1897 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT) 27. Burial in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK 60.

vi. Dora Olive Holloway7, 8, 1, 2. She was born on 21 May 1898 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). She married Harry Williams. They were married on 20 May 1916 in OK. She died on 31 Dec 1992 in Pasadena, Harris Co, TX9. Obituary on 03 Jan 1993 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 04 Jan 1993 in Britton Cemetery, Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK.

vii. William Holloway8. He was born 1901 in Miller, Oklahoma Co, Oklahoma Territory (OT). He died Bet. 1961–1978.

viii. Roy Holloway8, 3, 30. He was born on 21 Mar 1907 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. He died on 16 Dec 1978 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 17 Dec 1978 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 17 Dec 1978 in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

Notes for Roy Holloway:
OBITUARY: 12/17/1978
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HOLLOWAY Roy, Survived by wife Ruth of the home, son Jim of the home, brother Harry Holloway of Yukon; sisters; Mrs. Dora Williams and Ora Holloway both of Okla City, Services 12 Noon Monday, Guardian Midtown Chapel.

10.Thomas Jefferson Meekeris the son of Mathias Meeker & Elizabeth Alstott31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 11, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 5, 41, 18, 13, 19, 27. He was born on 06 Feb 1846 in New Albany, Floyd Co, IN39. Resided Bet. 1890–1921 in Edmond, Oklahoma Co, OK39, 38, 42, 19. He died on 09 Dec 1928 in Edmond, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 20 Dec 1928 (Edmond Sun). Military service in Civil War - Union19, 29. Burial in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK [33].

Notes for Thomas Jefferson Meeker:
OBITUARY: 12/10/1928
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T. J. MEEKER, born in Terre Haute, Ind. , Feb 6, 1846 deceased Dec. 9, 1928. Confederate soldier. Services will be conducted at Britton, Tuesday, 2 ;. m. , Olive Hill cemetery by Pass undertakers, Edmond.
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OBITUARY: 12/20/1928
    Thomas Jefferson Meeker was born February 6, 1846, in New Albany, Ind. , to Mr. Elijah and Elizabeth Meeker. While yet a small boy the family moved to a farm in Illinois, where he grew to young boyhood. While here the Civil War broke out and Thomas, who was just past fifteen and his brother Halsey, who was a little over a year older than he, decided life on the farm was monotonous compared to what they thought army life to be, so the two boys ran away from home into Missouri and enlisted in the army. He joined Company H of the Eleventh Missouri infantry as a fifer, but later became a corporal. He was in actual service for his country for four years, seven months, and twenty-eight days, and was in all the important battles of the South and, Southwest, yet he never received a wound, though he was seriously ill at one time.
    At the close of the war, the two boys returned home, but an older brother and a brother-in-law had died in service for the Union. The two boys were no more satisfied at home than they were before the war, so again they went to Missouri.
    In 1869 Thomas J. Meeker and Miss Sarah Margaret Killey were married. They lived in Missouri until 1880, when they moved to Cook County, Texas, near Marysville. Later the family went to Indian Territory where they remained until the opening of Oklahoma in 1889. In that year Mr. Meeker secured the homestead on Bluff Creek, ten miles southwest of Edmond. This remained the family home until after the death of Mrs. Meeker on July 16, 1921. Since then he and his younger daughter, Ada, have made their home together in Edmond, Okeene, and Norman.
    Seven children were born to this union, all of whom are still living. They are William H. of San Francisco, California; Charles H. of Tampa, Florida; John W. of Phoenix, Arizona; Mrs. T. G. Madden of Gotebo, Oklahoma; Carl C. , west of Edmond, on the old home place; Grover C. of Britton; and Miss Ada of Edmond. William H. Carl C. , Grover C. , and Miss Ada were present at his bedside at the time of his death Sunday morning, December 9th, a few minutes past six o'clock at his and his daughter's home, 70 1 East Main St. , Edmond, Oklahoma. He was 82 years, ten months, and 3 days of age. His sudden illness and death made it impossible for the other members of his family to be present at his bedside. Mr. Meeker enjoyed almost perfect health all during his life, though the past week he seemed to be not quite so well as usual. He was stricken with a slight stroke of paralysis while at the dinner table about 1 P. M. , Saturday, December 8. He remained perfectly conscious up to a few minutes before his death and passed away very peacefully.
    While a young man, Mr. Meeker was an attendant at church when the families were located near where church services were held. He never united with any church and claims he never knew true religion until converted at the age of forty-seven. Since then he became a student of the Bible, and it was a great grief to him that he could not read it the last two or three years of his life.
    All who knew Mr. Meeker vouch to the fact that he had the true old-fashioned religion and on his deathbed told him family he was prepared to meet his God.
    The best point in Mr. Meeker's character was his love for children. He is survived by twenty-three grandchildren whom he loved very much. Wherever Mr. Meeker went he soon became the friend of all the children and took a great delight in telling them stories, especially of Pioneer times and of the Civil War, which he always told with very little partisanship for his side and he was a true opponent of war, as he never failed to emphasize the horrors of it.
    Mr. Meeker always kept in touch with his brother Halsey, but his three brothers, Charles, Amos, and Joshua and his four sisters, Margaret, Laura, Julia and Mollie, who were living at the close of the war he soon lost all touch with and when his brother, Halsey passed away in 1920, he thought he was the only remaining member of the family, however, about 1924 he got a letter from his youngest brother, Amos who said he was living most of his time with his youngest sister, Mollie Wilson, on a farm near Lewellen, Nebraska, as they had each lost their life partners. Letters began to pass among the three and in February, 1928, Mr. Amos Meeker, who was 78 years of age and Mrs. Mollie Wilson, who was 65 years of age, came to Norman to visit their brother, Thomas, whom they had not seen for 60 years. They spent several weeks together talking over their lives and were in every way congenial Mr. Thomas Meeker returned the visit to Nebraska in August of this year and again the three were happy together and looked forward to many more visits. These were the last three survivors of a family of ten children.
    This brother and sister were unable to be at the funeral because of a recent misfortune in Mrs. Wilson's family.
    The funeral services were held at the Britton Baptist Church, Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 P. M. , Rev. E. 0. Vanbibber and Rev. Covington officiating. Interment was in Olive Hill cemetery, 6 miles west and 1 mile north of Britton.

11.Sarah Margaret Killeyis the daughter of J. B. Killey & Nancy ?43, 44, 33, 34, 11, 36, 37, 13, 19, 27. She was born on 03 Nov 1847 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO. She died on 16 Jul 1921 in Edmond, Oklahoma Co, OK38. Record Change in C-. Burial in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK [33].

Thomas Jefferson Meeker & Sarah Margaret Killey. They were married on 17 Oct 1869 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO. They had 7 children. They were married by Henry Loller.

i. William Henry Meeker34, 27, 5, 13, 27. He was born on 10 Aug 1870 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO 39. He married Pearl Lyons. They were married on 14 Nov 1895 in Oklahoma Co, OK16. He died on 14 Feb 1949 in Loomis, Placer Co, CA17. Obituary on 22 Feb 1949 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 22 Feb 1949 in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK [33].

Notes for William Henry Meeker:
OBITUARY: 02/22/1949; p. 5
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Services for Henry W. Meeker, 70, of Roseville, Calif. , will be at 2; p. m. Tuesday in Smith & Kernke funeral home with burial in Olive Hill cemetery. A former Britton resident, Meeker died February 14 in Loomis, Calif.
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William Henry was not enumerated with the rest of Thomas' family in 1890. William H. was of San Francisco in 1928. He was unmarried. His tombstone gives only his year of birth.
He is buried in Lot 33 in the Olive Hill Cemetery.

ii. Charles Hamilton Meeker34, 45, 46, 47, 48, 13, 19, 27. He was born on 27 Mar 1873 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO. He married Minnie Ella Corn. They were married on 20 May 1900 in Norman, Cleveland Co, OK. He died on 07 Dec 1950 in Ft. Myers, Lee Co, FL. Obituary on 10 Dec 1950 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK [33].

Notes for Charles Hamilton Meeker:
OBITUARY: 12/10/1950; p. 8
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CHARLES H. MEEKER
Services are pending here for Charles H. Meeker, 77, a former Oklahoma City Resident, who died Thursday at his home in Fort Meyers, Fla. They will be announced by Smith & Kernke funeral home. Meeker lived for many years with his parents northwest of Oklahoma City. A school teacher, he taught here during the early years before statehood, then went to the Philippines, where he taught for several years. he was retired from the Tampa, Fla. , school system at the time of his death. He is survived by his wife, Minnie, of the home; a son, Alton, Tucumcari, N. M. ; a daughter, Mrs. Tom Kugel, Michigan; two sisters, Mrs. Ken Madden, Gotebo, and Mrs. Ada Meeker, Colorado, and two brothers, Grover and Carl, both of Britton.
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Charles H. was of Tampa in 1928. His tombstone gives only his year of birth. He is buried in Lot 33 in the Olive Hill Cemetery. He and his son Alton are in the 1920 census twice (NM and OK) undoubtedly in OK when settling his mother's estate.

iii. John Wesley Meeker34, 49, 50, 51, 19. He was born on 29 Nov 1876 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO39. He married Mary Elizabeth Ashley. They were married Abt. 1916 in Tombstone, Cochise Co, AZ. He died Bet. 1920–1950.

John Wesley Meeker:
John W. was of Phoenix in 1928. Irene Fallon notes that John"had a first wife and one daughter and a second wife and children".
Thomas' obituary noted that when he died in 1928, all seven children of his family were still living.

iv. Emma M. Meeker34, 11, 52, 53, 54. She was born on 20 Feb 1879 in Mt. Vernon, Lawrence Co, MO39. She married Timothy George Madden. They were married on 17 Mar 1908 in Mt. View, Kiowa Co, OK. Certificate on 04 Oct 1949 in #13. She died on 21 Jun 1951 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Burial in Rose Cemetery, Hobart, Kiowa Co, OK.

Notes for Emma M. Meeker:
All of the Madden children were born on the farm eight miles southeast of Gotebo.
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1900 Census list name as Anna:
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This note from Judy Stubbs, descendant of the sister of Thomas (1 Dec 2001): I just looked at Thomas Meeker's pension application documents again. In affidavits of both May 1898 and April 1915 he listed all of his children and their dates of birth. In both instances it is very clearly Emma. I also have a letter (1984) from Irene Madden Fallon and she calls her mother's name Emma. Perhaps the census taker just misunderstood the name--it wouldn't be the first time.

v. Carl Clinton Meeker11, 12, 3, 4, 13. He was born on 03 Jun 1884 in Indian Territory (OK). He married Sarah Ingraham. They were married on 23 Dec 1907 in Oklahoma Co, OK16. He died on 25 Apr 1970 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 26 Apr 1970 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 27 Apr 1970 in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

vi. Grover Cleveland Meeker11, 36, 55, 56, 13. He was born on 23 Dec 1886 in Marysville, Marshall Co, IT (OK). He married Olive Eleanor Bailey. They were married on 20 Dec 1910 in OK. Certificate on 29 May 1935 in #02. He died on 08 Jul 1958 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 09 Jul 1958 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 10 Jul 1958 in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK.

Notes for Grover Cleveland Meeker:
OBITUARY: 07/09/1958
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Grover C. Meeker, pioneer farmer, stockman and dairyman, died Tuesday in his home, 1501 NW 100, following an extended illness. He was 71. Services will be at 2 ;. m. Thursday in the Britton Methodist church. Burial will be in Memorial Park cemetery under the direction of the Sherman funeral home. Meeker was born at Marysville in the Chickasaw Nation and made the run of 1889 with his parents, who settled northwest of Britton. Until he became ill, Meeker operated a number of farms and dairies and managed extensive land holdings northwest of the city. Meeker was a 32nd degree Mason and belonged to the Guthrie consistory and India Temple Shrine. His is survived by his wife Mrs. Zoe Meeker, of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Gibbon Butler, Urbana, Ill. , Mrs. Orlean Choate, 1020 NW 21, and Mrs. Joe C. Joplin, Idabel; to sons, Maj. Thomas B. Meeker, Fort Worth, Texas, and Capt. James i. Meeker, Eglin Field, Fla. ; a brother Carl Meeker, 1410 NW 92; a sister, Ada Meeker, 417 W Park place, eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
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Grover was living in Britton, Oklahoma Co, OK in 1928. Grover was enumerated as three years old on the 1890 Territorial census. Thomas' obituary noted that when he died in 1928, all seven children of his family were still living.

vii. Ada Meeker11, 57, 37, 13, 27. She was born on 26 Dec 1889 in Marysville, Marshall Co, IT (OK). She died on 09 Jun 1959 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co, OK. Obituary on 11 Jun 1959 (Daily Oklahoman). Burial on 11 Jun 1959 in Olive Hill Cemetery, Oklahoma City, OK [33]. Certificate in #26.

Notes for Ada Meeker:
OBITUARY: 06/11/1959; p. 8
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MISS ADA MEEKER
Funeral for Miss Ada Meeker, 69, retired Oklahoma rural school teacher, will be at 10 a. m. Thursday in Smith & Kernke funeral chapel. Miss Meeker died Tuesday night in the home of a niece, Mrs. Mary Swihart, 1241 SW 34. A native of Oklahoma, Miss Meeker lived in the Oklahoma City area most of her life except for a short time she lived at Gotebo. She was a graduate of Central State college, Edmond. She received her master's degree in education from the University of Oklahoma. She had taught in rural schools in the state for 30 years.
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Ada was unmarried and lived in Edmond in 1928. On the 1890 census"Adie" was 5 months old. Her tombstone gives only her year of birth. Her tombstone gives only the year of her death. She is buried in Lot 33 in the Olive Hill Cemetery.
 

SOURCES

 
1 Census 1920 - NE - Liberty, Richardson Co; p. 8B; ROLL: T625_1000; ED: 168.
2 Census 1930 - OK - Britton, Oklahoma Co; p. 19A; ROLL: 1917; ED: 3.
3 Census 1920 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 5A; ROLL: T625_1473; ED: 167.
4 Census 1930 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 1B; ROLL: 1918; ED: 150.
5 Letter from Irene Fallon (1984).
6 WWI - Draft Registration.
7 Census 1900 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 2B; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 158.
8 Census 1910 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 306A; ROLL: T624_1265; ED: 231.
9 Social Security Death Index (SSDI) (ROOTSWEB).
10 TEXAS Death Index.
11 Census 1900 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 4A; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 158.
12 Census 1910 - OK - Deer Crk Twp, Oklahoma Co; p. 82A;ROLL: T624_1265; ED: 188.
13 Lola Nicholson Bailey, Genealogical Record of Rufus Miner and Elizabeth McKeage Bailey and Related Families (1979).
14 Census 1900 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 5B; ROLL: T623_1340; ED: 158.
15 Irene Fallon.
16 Marriage Records of Oklahoma Co, OK 1889-1907.
17 California Death Index (ROOTSWEB).
18 Letter from William Meeker (1988).
19 John Altstatt, ALLSTADT Clans (ROOTSWEB,).
20 Census 1860 - OH - Port Williams, Clinton Co; p. 97; ROLL: M653_946.
21 Census 1870 - OH - Liberty, Clinton Co; p. 557; ROLL: M593_1182.
22 Census 1880 - OH - Port Williams, Clinton Co; p. 105D.
23 Census 1870 - MO - Preston, Jasper Co; p. 161; ROLL: M593_783.
24 Census 1880 - KS - Parker, Montgomery Co; p. 313B; ROLL: T9_390; ED: 158.
25 Census 1920 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 2A; ROLL: T625_1473; ED: 167.
26 Wills and Probate Records of Oklahoma County 1889-1908.
27 Olive Hill Cemetery Grave Marker.
28 Census 1920 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 1A; ROLL: T625_1473; ED: 167.
29 Olive Hill Cemetery Archives.
30 Census 1930 - OK - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Co; p. 1A;ROLL: 1918; ED: 45.
31 Census 1850 - IN - District 45, Harrison Co; p. 395; ROLL: M432_149.
32 Census 1860 - IL - Orange, Clark Co; p. 291; ROLL: M653_162.
33 Census 1870 - MO - Vineyard, Lawrence Co; p. 571; ROLL: M593_787.
34 Census 1880 - MO - Jackson, Jasper Co; p. 435; ROLL: T9_694; ED: 64.
35 Census 1890 - OK - Veterans Census.
36 Census 1910 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 4A; ROLL: T624_1265; ED: 231.
37 Census 1920 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 1B; ROLL: T625_1473; ED: 167.
38 Obituary of T. J. Meeker ((unidentified newspaper, possibly of Britton, OK)).
39 Civil War pension application: Thomas J. Meeker, #818,242.
40 Will of Thomas J. Meeker, written 13 Nov 1926.
41 Letter from Suzie Meeker Jones.
42 Census 1890 - OT - Spring Creek Twp, Oklahoma Co; p. 358; ; ED: 27.
43 Census 1850 - MO - District 47, Lawrence Co; p. 272; ROLL: M432_404.
44 Census 1860 - MO - Mount Vernon, Lawrence Co; p. 0; ROLL: M653_628.
45 Census 1900 - OK - Norman, Cleveland Co; p. 9B; ROLL: T623_1336; ED: 33.
46 Census 1920 - OK - Frisco, Canadian Co; p. 10A; ROLL: T625_1455; ED: 96.
47 Census 1920 - NM - Tucumcari, Quay Co; p. 9A; ROLL: T625_1078; ED: 133.
48 Census 1930 - FL - Tampa, Hillsborough Co; p. 8A; ROLL: 319; ED: 96.
49 Census 1900 - AZ - Precinct 1, Pima Co Arizona Territory; p. 18A; ROLL: T623_47; ED: 47.
50 Census 1920 - TX - Valera, Coleman Co; p. 3B; ROLL: T625_1788; ED: 58.
51 Census 1930 - AZ - Alkire, Maricopa Co; p. 35; ROLL: 58; ED: 42.
52 Census 1910 - OK - Mountain View Twp, Kiowa Co; p. 112B;ROLL: T624_1257; ED: 178.
53 Census 1920 - OK - Mountain View Twp, Kiowa Co; p. 17A;ROLL: T625_1467; ED: 142.
54 Census 1930 - OK - Mountain View, Kiowa Co; p. 3B; ROLL: 1910; ED: 25.
55 Census 1920 - OK - Spring Creek, Oklahoma Co; p. 2B; ROLL: T625_1473; ED: 167.
56 Census 1930 - OK - Britton, Oklahoma Co; p. 1B; ROLL: 1917; ED: 4.
57 Census 1910 - OK - Mountain View Twp, Kiowa Co; p. 111A;ROLL: T624_1257; ED: 178.
 
Genealogy last updated: Wednesday, May 31, 2017
 
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  Thomas was the son of Elizabeth Meeker Williams one of the granddaughters of Thomas and Sarah M. Killey MEEKER
  Thomas was also distantly related to the Holloway babies that are memorialized at Olive Hill.
 
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