Oliver Jackson Weems

January 1840–11 March 1902 (Age 62)
Forsyth, Georgia, United States

The Life of Oliver Jackson

When Oliver Jackson Weems was born in January 1840, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States, his father, Darius Redfern Weems, was 29 and his mother, Ritha Sewell, was 25. He married Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks on 20 December 1860, in Forsyth, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He lived in District 686, DeKalb, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 11 March 1902, in Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Jackson Weems
Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks
Marriage: 20 December 1860
Henry Pledger Weems
William C Weems
Melvin Augustus Weemes
Andrew Jackson Weems
Darius Pierce Weems
Franklin L Weems

Spouse and Children

20 December 1860
Forsyth, Georgia, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 6

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Hunt, Texas, United States
1861 · Texas Secedes from the United States

Age 21

On February 1, 1861, Texas seceded from the United States. On March 2, 1861, they had joined with the Confederate States of America.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Wemyss , reflecting the usual pronunciation of that name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Oliver J Weems in household of R D Weems, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Oliver J Weems, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jack Weems in entry for Henry P Weems, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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