James Deweese

9 August 1778–3 June 1852 (Age 73)
Kent, Delaware, United States

The Life of James

When James Deweese was born on 9 August 1778, in Kent, Delaware, United States, his father, Rev. Joshua DeWeese, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth New, was 23. He married Elizabeth Whitlock on 31 January 1794, in Monongalia, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He died on 3 June 1852, in Franklin Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Lenox Cemetery, Franklin Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Deweese
1778–1852
Elizabeth Whitlock
1779–1867
Marriage: 31 January 1794
James M. Deweese
1800–1857
Michael Deweese
1801–1863
Diadame Deweese
Eliza Dewees
Jesse DeWeese
1804–1881
Elizabeth M DeWeese
1808–1866
Lewis Deweese
1813–1848
Lydia DeWeese
1816–1876
Elisa DeWeese
1818–1862
Nancy N. Deweese
1820–1913
Christiana Mary Deweese
1822–1882
Diadema DeWeese
1825–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1794
Monongalia, Virginia, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

    Male1778–1852Male

    Male1780–1840Male

    Joshua DeWeese

    Male1783–1819Male

    Mary DeWeese

    Female1785–Female

    Elizabeth DeWeese

    Female1787–1855Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787

Age 9

Delaware was the first state to ratify the federal Constitution -- December 7, 1787, becoming the first state in the Union
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • James Deweese, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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