Lavinia Webster

21 September 1835–1903 (Age 67)
Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lavinia

When Lavinia Webster was born on 21 September 1835, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States, her father, Hopkins Webster, was 45 and her mother, Pheobe Denman, was 41. She married Samuel Hickman De Weese on 16 September 1858, in Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Bolton Township, Cowley, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died in 1903, in Sharon, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Virginia, United States.

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Samuel Hickman De Weese
Lavinia Webster
Marriage: 16 September 1858
Lizzie Luella De Weese
W. D. Deweese
Kate Lenora De Weese
Mavilla De Weese
Daniel Webster De Weese
Gertrude De Weese
Mildred Laura De Weese

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Hickman De Weese



16 September 1858
Piqua, Miami, Ohio, United States


    Lizzie Luella De Weese


    W. D. Deweese


    Kate Lenora De Weese


    Mavilla De Weese


    Daniel Webster De Weese


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World Events (8)

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 1

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 9

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 25

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire, Lancashire, and the Midlands) and Scottish: occupational name for a weaver, early Middle English webber, agent derivative of Webb .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lavinia Dewuse in household of Samuel H Dewuse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Levinia in entry for N. C. Garland and Mildred L. De Weese, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Lavinia Webster, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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