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Janet (Cadzow) Meek (1821 - 1902)

Janet Meek formerly Cadzow
Born in Hamilton, Lanarks, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 18 Dec 1848 in Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotlandmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 80 in Milton, South Otago, New Zealandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Jul 2017
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According to the baptismal register of Hamilton in Lanarkshire, Scotland, Janet Cadzow was born at Hamilton, Lanarks on 23rd February 1821. Four weeks later …on 16th March 1821… her parents, James Matthew Cadzow and Elizabeth nee Cowie, presented their new daughter at their local church for baptism.

On 18 September 1848 Janet married John Meek at Fauldhouse, West Lothian, Scotland.

Children …

John and Janet emigrated to New Zealand in 1875 (both aged 54) with their children John (20), William (18), Ann (16), Peter (11), and Jas (ie, James) (6).[1]

Janet died in Milton, South Otago on 27th January 1902.[2] Two days later she was buried at Fairfax Cemetery at Tokoiti [Milton] alongside her husband who'd died seven and a half years earlier.


  1. "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 August 2017), John Meek, 30 Sep 1875; citing ship Invercargill, Archives New Zealand, Wellington; FHL microfilm.
  2. "New Zealand, Archives New Zealand, Probate Records, 1843-1998," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 April 2016), Janet Meek, 1902; citing Dunedin, Dunedin Probate Files, 1851-1907, record number 4057, Archives New Zealand, Auckland Regional Office; FamilySearch digital folder 101180029.

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