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.
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 .
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