Forrest Meeks

Male 1910 - 1974  (63 years)

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  • Name Forrest Meeks 
    Born 8 Jul 1910 
    Gender Male 
    Died 6 Jul 1974  Rosewell Park Memorial Institute - Buffalo, Erie, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial: 10 Jul 1974, Mexico Village Cemetery - Academy Street - Mexico Township, Oswego, New York
    Age 63 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Meeks  (Father) 
    Elizabeth Unknown  (Mother) 
    Person ID I1099  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father William Meeks 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F432  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Zirita Helen Bloodgood,   b. 25 Jan 1915, Richland Township, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 1978, Oswego Hospital - Oswego, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Oct 1934  First Methodist Episcopal Church - Mexico, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Newspaper Article - Monday October 29, 1934 Oswego Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Mexico, October 29 - The marriage of Miss Zerita Bloodgood, daughter of Mrs. Lois Bloodgood, and Forest Meeks, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Meeks, took place at the parsonage of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, the Rev. B. L. Waters officiating, Saturday evening at 7 o'clock. The couple was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercer of Redfield. A wedding supper was served at the home of the bride's mother, immediately following the ceremony. Miss Bloodgood was a member of the graduating class of Mexico High School, 1933. Mr. and Mrs. Meeks will make their home in Redfield where Mr. Meeks has employment.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday February 6, 1936 Mexico Independent - Mexico, New York - Local News Items - Mr. and Mrs. Forest Meeks, Minetto are parents of a daughter, born Tuesday, January 30, in Lee Memorial hospital, Fulton. Mrs. Meeks was formerly Miss Zirita Bloodgood, Lincoln Avenue.

      Newspaper Article - Thursday January 18, 1951 Mexico Independent - Mexico, New York - Mexico Locals - Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Meeks are the parents of a daughter, Sherry Ann born January 12 in Oswego hospital.
    Married: 1x1. Sherry Ann Meeks
    Married: 1x2. Noreen Ellen Meeks
    Charles A. Avery  m. 24 Dec 1954
     3. Forrest E. Meeks  [natural]
    Married: 1x4. Donna Marie Meeks  [natural]
    Richard E. Donovan  m. 16 Jul 1960
     5. Daniel Meeks  [natural]
    Married: 1x6. Richard Allan Meeks  [natural]
    Cynthia Ruth Elmhirst  m. 30 Oct 1971
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F343  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - Monday July 8, 1974 The Palladium Times - Oswego, New York - Mexico - Forrest E. Meeks, 63, of Ames Street, died Saturday evening at Rosewell Park Memorial Institute, Buffalo. Formerly of Black River, Mr. Meeks had resided in Mexico most of his life. He was a carpenter prior to his retirement and was a member of Local 747 of Oswego. He was a member of the Mexico Volunteer Fire Department. Surviving are his wife, the former Zirita Bloodgood; three sons, Forrest Jr., Richard A. and Daniel J. all of Mexico; three daughters, Mrs. Charles Avery of Phoenix, Mrs. Richard Donovan of Bridgeport and Mrs. Thomas Greer of Mexico; eight grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Margaret Barry of Granby Center; and two brothers, Leon of Mexico and Richard of Fulton. Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Harter Olmstead Funeral Home. Burial will be in Mexico Village Cemetery. Calling hours will be 7 to 9 p.m. tonight and 3 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.