Biography of S. Meeker
Castle Rock, Dakota County, MN Biographies

S. Meeker was born August 9th, 1842, in Washington county, New York. He finished his education by a course at Eastman college, at Poughkeepsie, New York, from which institution he graduated, and in 1862, went to New York city as a book keeper. Enlisted in the Thirtyfourth Regiment, of New Jersey, in Sixteenth corps, and was mustered out in 1866. The same year he came to Minneapolis, Minnesota, thence the year following to Castle Rock, where he was the first station agent and run the first elevator for seven years. In 1874, went to Waterford, run a mill three years, then returned and formed the firm of Meeker Brothers, general dealers and proprietors of the elevator. Removing to Douglas county, he run a mill until 1880, and in August of the same year returned to Castle Rock. Miss Hattie Turner became his wife in August, 1866. Sidney, Joel L. and William E. are their children.

The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.

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