MECKLEY, SAMUEL JOSEPH, dairyman and farmer, was born February 28, 1863. He is a son of Jacob and Elizabeth (Brubaker) Meckley, prominent and highly esteemed residents of Susquehanna township and members of the Dunkard church.
Samuel Joseph Meckley received his education in the public schools of his native township. He entered upon the business of farming at the close of his school days and has made this his life occupation. He is a staunch Republican.
At the age of twenty-two years Samuel Meckley was married to Ida J. Grove. They have two children: Elroy Ellsworth, born October 28, 1886, and Mary Elizabeth, November 6, 1892. Mr. S. J. Meckley and family are members of the Methodist church. His standing as a business man is among the foremost in his line. He is a man of personal worth and enjoys the esteem of his neighbors.
S. J. Meckley's parents are members of the Dunkard church, but himself and family are Methodists.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
Date of Transcription: 06 Aug 2001
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