submitted by Marlea Ramsey

Wellsville Daily Reporter   page 2,  Wednesday  January 15, 1936

Sidney J Meek, 76, a resident of Knights Creek vicinity all his life, and for many years a driller in the Allegany oil field,  died at Jones Memorial Hospital at 5 am today..   He was born in Scio,  Feburary 5, 1859, a son of Johm and Maryetta Stonenum Meek.   He married Della McLeod, but she preceded him in death.    Surviving are three sisters -  Mrs Ida Fish of Scio,  Mrs S.J. Cleveland of Allentown and Mrs Belle McGill of Buffalo;  and four brothers:  Giles, Frank and John of Salamanca and Arthur of Kansas..  Private services will be held in the Mulholland funeral home at 2 pm Friday.  The Rev John Mann of Scio officiating.   Burial will be in Knights Creek Cemetery......