Benjamin Weaver

about 1795–about 1855 (Age 60)
Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Weaver was born about 1795, in Clarendon, Rutland, Vermont, United States, his father, Richard Weaver, was 44 and his mother, Judith Ann Reynolds, was 39. He married Vangham in 1815. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1855. He died about 1855, at the age of 60.

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Benjamin Weaver
Marriage: 1815
Philander Weaver
Philena Weaver
Edwin Weaver
Maryette Weaver
Addison Weaver
Emily Jane Weaver

Spouse and Children

Clarendon, Vt.


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World Events (7)

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 2

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).2 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’.3 Translated form of German Weber .

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

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  • Benjamin Weaver in household of Philander Weaver, "New York State Census, 1855"

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