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Jeremiah Meacham

Male Abt 1613 - 1695  (~ 82 years)


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  • Name Jeremiah Meacham 
    Born Abt 1613  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death Between 12 Apr 1694 and 18 Nov 1695  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 11 Nov 1695  Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Person ID I17462  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2019 

    Family Margaret,   d. Aft 16 Apr 1679, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Capt. Isaac Meacham,   b. Abt 1642,   d. 29 Apr 1715, Enfield, Hartford, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F10718  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a weaver. First seen in Salem, then Southhold, Long Island, then in East Hampton by 1653, where he was constable in 1661. Moved back to Salem, Massachusetts in 1667 or 1668.

      Possibly a son of Ambrose Meacham of Crewkerne, Somerset, whose 1613 will names a son "Jere:" who is unmentioned in any subsequent records.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2280] The Granberry Family and Allied Families, Including the Ancestry of Helen (Woodward) Granberry based on data compiled by and for Edgar Francis Waterman and compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus. Hartford, Connecticut: Edgar F. Waterman, 1945.

    2. [S3296] Mary Lovering Holman, "The Correct Ancestry of Jemima Meacham." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 69:32, Jan 1938.

    3. [S3295] James W. Greene, "The Meacham Family of Early Colonial Times." New York Genealogical and Biographical Record 65:107, Apr 1934; 65:205, Jul 1934; 65:380, Oct 1934; 66:32, Jan 1935.

    4. [S3310] Family Book of Remembrance, with Allied Lines by Leonidas DeVon Mecham. Salt Lake City, 1952.