William Weaver

8 March 1807–
Donnington, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Weaver was christened on 8 March 1807, in Donnington, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Richard Weaver, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Hill, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Richard Weaver
1780–1841
Sarah Hill
1779–
Agnes Elizabeth Weaver
1803–1871
Thomas Weaver
1803–
Thomas Astley Weaver
1806–
Hannah Weaver
1810–
Richard Weaver
1804–1805
Richard Weaver
1805–
Ann Weaver
1807–
William Weaver
1807–
Emma Weaver
1808–
Mary Stanton Weaver
1813–1852
Sarah Matilda Weaver
1815–
Edward Weaver
1816–
Michael Weaver
1818–
Richard Weaver
1824–

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World Events (8)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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  • William Weaver, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"
  • William Weaver, "England, Herefordshire Bishop's Transcripts, 1583-1898"

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