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1768 William Meakins was baptized in the parish church of St. Andrew, Hornchurch, Essex, England. “1768. Meakins – William, son of William & Rebecca 18. Sep.” [1]

1802 In his will written on April 15, Williams' father William Meakins bequeathed an annuity to "my son William Meakins ... for the joint and natural lives of himself and his present wife Hannah" and if William should die the principal stock to "my Grand Daughter Rebecca Meakins, the Daughter of my said Son William" at age 21. [2][3]

1803 Williams' wife Hannah died in August and was buried in Hornchurch, Essex, England. “Burials … 1803 … Meakins, Hannah Augt 26th.” [4]

1806 "Charles William Meakins Son of William Meakins and Sarah Ellener his wife was born May the 25 1806 and Admitted into Christs Flock this 31st of January 1807 At Havering atte Bower." [5]

1810 Charles William Meakins was mentioned in the will of Mary, the widow of his grandfather William Meakins. [6][7]

Research Notes:

Evelyn Miles Krase wrote that Charles William Meakins was born in Rumford, Essex and that his father's name was William. The birthday list written by Edwin George Schafer lists "C. W. Meakins May 25, 1806."


Footnotes:

[1] Hornchurch, St Andrew, Register of Baptisms and Burials (1763-1795), D/P 115/1/5, Essex Record Office, image 6, [Essex_Archives].

[2] Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Piece 1459: Lushington, Quire Numbers 273-325 (1807), [Ancestry_Image].

[3] National Archives of the United Kingdom Catalog, Will of William Meakins, Farmer of Havering , Essex, proved 27 April 1807, Prerogative Court of Canterbury, PROB 11/1459, Lushington Quire Numbers: 273 – 325, [UK_National_Archives].

[4] Hornchurch, St Andrew, Register of Baptisms and Burials (1796-1812), D/P 115/1/6, Essex Record Office, image 17, [Essex_Archives].

[5] Havering-atte-Bower, St John the Evangelist, Register of Baptisms 1657-1812, Marriages 1692-1758, and Burials 1671, 1699-1707, 1718-1812, D/P 64/1/3, Essex Record Office, image 19, [Essex_Archives].

[6] Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Piece 1527: Crickett, Quire Numbers 470-519 (1811), [Ancestry_Image].

[7] National Archives of the United Kingdom Catalog, Will of Mary Meakins, Widow of Hornchurch, Essex, proved 23 November 1818, Prerogative Court of Canterbury, PROB 11/1610, Cresswell Quire Numbers: 486 – 539, [UK_National_Archives].


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