From the February 1, 1900 issue of The Times newspaper of Richmond, VA.
Kinston, NC., Jan 31 — Mr. T.J. Meacham died Monday at 12 o’clock, at his home in Kinston, of heart trouble, aged sixty-one years. He had been in feeble health for months, and had been confined in bed for about four weeks. The burial took place yesterday afternoon in the Kinston Cemetery. The funeral services were conducted at his home by Rev. D.H. Tuttle. He had been the agent of the Atlantic Coast Line depot here since the road was built to Kinston. The sympathy of the people of Kinston goes out to the bereaved family.