Nathaniel, the son of Thomas and Rebecca (Turner) Meekes was born 14 Sep 1651 in New Haven, New Haven Colony. (p 6)
He and several of his siblings were baptized 23 May 1658
Page 16 of Winthrop's medical journal. Nathaniel Meekes 6 years old son the son of Thomas Meekes that married Mrs. Goodenhouse daughter. [next item] ______ Turner, 20 years old, Mrs. Goodenhouse daughter. 1657.”
Married Mary Pantry
Nathaniel married about 1680 Mary Pantry, d/o John & Hannah. Date based on birth of child in 1682.
Death 14 OCT 1725
Nathaniel died 14 Oct 1725 in New Haven, Connecticut.(p188) He was buried at the New Haven Town Green, but his stone has been moved to the Grove St. Cemetery.
Nathaniel was a proprietor of New Haven in 1685. April 1678 Chosen fence viewer.
Mary, b 18 Nov 1682 NHV dsp?
Rebecca, b 23 Nov 1684 NHV, m Matthew Rowe
Hannah (no information)
Sarah b 12 Jan 1690/1 NHV dsp?
Nathaniel b c 1693 m. Anna Bunnell & Rebecca Lines
↑ 1.01.1 Vital Records of New Haven 1649-1850 Part I. pg 189. Hartford: The Connecticut Society of the Order of the Founders and Patriots of America, 1917
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Nathaniel by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Nathaniel: