Aaron Meek (1860 - 1960)

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Birthplace: Boon's Camp, Johnson, Kentucky, United States
Death: Died in Boon's Camp, Johnson, Kentucky, United States
Occupation: farmer
Managed by: Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Volunteer Curator
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About Aaron Meek


Funeral services were conducted Friday at the Old Friendship Church for 100-year-old Aaron Meek, said to be Johnson County's oldest resident, who died at the home of his son, Flem Meek, Boons Camp, at 9:05 p.m., August 23, following an illness of three months.


The son of the late James and Juliana Van Hoose Meek, he was born at Boons Camp August 8, 1860 and had been a lifelong resident of that community. He was a member of the United Baptist Church and a successful farmer of that section, continuing his activities on the farm while in his nineties.


His wife, Susan Butcher Meek, preceded him in death July 17, 1935.


Surviving besides his son, Flem, are seven other sons, Davis Meek, Marion, Ohio; Jack Meek, Boons Camp; Ike Meek, Boons Camp; John Meek, River; Henry Meek, Plant City, Fla.; Ted Meek, Boons Camp; Willis Meek, Boons Camp; two daughters, May Wells, Boons Camp; Jennie Spriggs, Boons Camp; 87 grandchildren; 165 great-grandchildren.


Services were conducted by Nim Sturgill, Winifrey Meek and Glenn Arrowood.


Burial was in the Meek Cemetery at Boons Camp.




AUGUST 31, 1960


Meek Cemetery:

Take state road 40E to the Bee Branch turnoff at Boons camp. About 200' West of the Bee Branch turnoff is a lane called Paradise Lane. Take this lane until it ends at the home

of Les Meek. From there you take a very narrow and treacherous road winding around the

hill to reach the cemetery. Most people would not be able to navigate this road. Permission must be obtained from Mr. Meek since access to the cemetery is on private


There are approximately 7-8 graves that only have a rock. One of those rocks will be for Glen Meek, Lydia Meek, & Donald Meek, Aaron Meeks, Susan Butcher Meeks.

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Aaron Meek's Timeline

August 8, 1860
Boon's Camp, Johnson, Kentucky, United States
August 23, 1960
Age 100
Boon's Camp, Johnson, Kentucky, United States
Boon's Camp, Johnson, Kentucky, United States