Francis Marion Weddle

Male15 May 1854–18 February 1940

Brief Life History of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Weddle was born on 15 May 1854, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Levi Weddle, was 34 and his mother, Catherine Harter, was 36. He married Julia Ann Keith on 30 November 1876, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Burks Fork, Floyd, Virginia, United States for about 50 years. He died on 18 February 1940, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Keith Cemetery, Willis, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Francis Marion Weddle
Julia Ann Keith
Marriage: 30 November 1876
Ausbin Ahab Weddle
Flora Margaret Weddle
Vanada Catherine Weddle
Danuel C. Weddle
Lala Elizabeth Weddle
Minnie Etta Weddle

Sources (36)

  • France M Weddle in household of Cornelius C Harman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • F. M. Weddle, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Francis M. Widdle, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 November 1876Floyd, Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 7

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 27

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: variant of Waddell . In Britain this form of the name is found mainly in Durham and Northumberland in northern England.

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

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