Nancy Charity Weaver

FemaleApril 1872–5 March 1950

Brief Life History of Nancy Charity

When Nancy Charity Weaver was born in April 1872, in Washington, Alabama, United States, her father, Joseph Weaver, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Wilkerson, was 34. She married Jacob Magee Lewis in 1890, in Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Election Precinct 11 Sims Chapel, Washington, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Sims Chapel, Washington, Alabama, United States in 1930. She died on 5 March 1950, in Citronelle, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Charity Chapel Cemetery, Washington, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Magee Lewis
Nancy Charity Weaver
Marriage: 1890
Charles Lafayette Lewis
Eveline Lewis
Jordan D Lewis Sr
Ellis Morgan Lewis
Lela May Lewis
Samuel Jones Lewis
William Henry Lewis
Queena Lewis
Alabama Lewis

Sources (11)

  • Nancy Lewis in household of Jacob M Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nancy Charity Weaver Lewis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Nancy Charty in entry for Eveyline Lewis, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1890Alabama, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 3

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.


    Age 7

    Historical Boundaries: 1879: Washington, Alabama, United States

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 24

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    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 .

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

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