John Weldon Cheek, Jr.

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John Weldon Cheek, Jr.

Also Known As: "Weldon"
Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: North Carolina
Death: circa 1905 (26-34) (Possibly tuberculosis)
Immediate Family:

Son of Alexander Whitfield Cheek and Martha Jane Sykes
Husband of Dossie Whitfield Cheek Covington
Father of Alexander W Cheek; Gracie Cheek; Rosa Cheek Gordon; Clara P. Cheek; Emma Cheek and 2 others
Brother of Ira Winfred Cheek; Eugene Cheek; Elsie Cheek and Lucy Cheek

Managed by: Stephanie Jeanne Olmstead-Dean
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About John Weldon Cheek, Jr.

From Uncle Phillip: mother Dorsey (dossie) cheek was widowed in 1905? and children were sent to the Baptist orphanage (mills home) in Thomasville NC when they reached age of 6 years or more. Alexander was called Lexie and died of a conatagious disease in his early teens and is buried at the orphanage cemetery called Gods Acre in Thomasville.

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John Weldon Cheek, Jr.'s Timeline

November 1874
North Carolina
Age 5
Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States
Age 5
Chapel Hill, Orange, North Carolina, United States
September 1894
Age 19
Patterson, Durham, North Carolina
August 18, 1899
Age 24
Patterson, Durham, North Carolina
Age 25
Patterson Township, Durham, North Carolina
January 1, 1901
Age 26
North Carolina
July 24, 1903
Age 28
Orange, NC, USA
February 23, 1904
Age 29
Orange, North Carolina