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
1840–1902
Francis Caroline Charity Holbrooks
1838–1926
Marriage: 20 December 1860
Henry Pledger Weems
1865–1931
William C Weems
1869–
Melvin Augustus Weemes
1871–1953
Andrew Jackson Weems
1872–1951
Darius Pierce Weems
1875–1960
Franklin L Weems
1878–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 December 1860
Forsyth, Georgia, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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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