Sylvester Blair Weaver

18 June 1851–24 January 1916 (Age 64)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sylvester Blair

When Sylvester Blair Weaver was born on 18 June 1851, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, George Washington Weaver, was 45 and his mother, Lovina Fetters, was 41. He married Anna Martha Wike on 26 March 1874, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Freedom Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Blair Township, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 24 January 1916, in Newry, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Newry Lutheran Cemetery, Newry, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sylvester Blair Weaver
Anna Martha Wike
Marriage: 26 March 1874
Lulu Weaver
George Washington Weaver
Pearl E Weaver
Frank R Weaver

Spouse and Children

26 March 1874
Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings

    George Washington Weaver


    Lovina Fetters




+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 12

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).2 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’.3 Translated form of German Weber .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sylvester Weaver in household of George Weaver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sylvester Weaver in household of Geo Weaver, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sylvester B Weaver, "United States Census, 1910"

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