When Joseph Weaver was born on 9 October 1831, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Washington Weaver, was 25 and his mother, Lovina Fetters, was 21. He died in 1832, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 1.
English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).
English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wēfer(e) ‘winding stream’.
Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘weaver’, for example German Weber , Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz or Tkach , Hungarian Takács (see Takacs ), and Slovenian Tkalec, Tekavec or Veber .