Born: 1807-11-03 Kentucky
Flourished: Coles County, Illinois
Veach moved to Illinois in 1824, settling first in Crawford County, where he married Maria Johnson in 1827. Veach finally settled near Charleston in Coles County, Illinois, in 1831. Veach was a Democrat and a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.
The History of Coles County, Illinois (Chicago: Wm. Le Baron, Jr., 1879), 233, 301; Portrait and Biographical Album of Coles County, Ill. (Chicago: Chapman Brothers, 1887), 196; Gravestone, Salem Cemetery, Charleston, IL.