Henry Weaver

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Weaver was born on 26 March 1813, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes John Weber, was 22 and his mother, Anna Maria Gartee, was 21. He had at least 1 daughter with Susanna Harriet Weaver. He lived in Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Brecknock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died after 1873.

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Henry Weaver
Susan Crider
John Wesley Weaver
Mary Weaver
Cyrus Weaver
Susannah Weaver
William Henry Weaver
Fannie Weaver
David Weaver
Clarinda "Clara" Weaver

Sources (10)

  • Henry Weaver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Weber, "Pennsylvania, Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • William Henry Weaver in entry for Cyrus Weaver, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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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