Stephen Meek’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jul 4, 1807

Death Date

Jan 8, 1889

Age of Death

81 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jan 8, 1889



The explorer Stephen Meek died at the age of 81. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Virginia native who famously served as the guide on the covered wagon road commonly referred to as the Meek Cutoff. He was also a fur trapper for companies like the Rocky Mountain Fur Company.

He married Elizabeth Schoonover in 1945. They had a son named George.