John Christian Weaver

27 February 1843–April 1865 (Age 22)
Middlebrook, Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of John Christian

When John Christian Weaver was born on 27 February 1843, in Middlebrook, Augusta, Virginia, United States, his father, Jacob "Jake" Weaver, was 33 and his mother, Rebecca Bosserman, was 22. He lived in Augusta Parish, Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Augusta, Virginia, United States in 1860. He died in April 1865, in Fort Delaware, New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 22.

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Jacob "Jake" Weaver
Rebecca Bosserman
John Christian Weaver
Sarah Susan Weaver
Jacob William Weaver Jr.
David Bosserman Weaver
George Hamilton Weaver
Alexander Franklin Weaver
Mary Elizabeth Weaver

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World Events (6)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
Age 1
In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1855 · Prohibition Law
Age 12
Delaware enacted a statewide prohibition law in 1855.

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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Sources (4)

  • John C Weaver in household of Jacob Weaver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John C Weaver in household of Jacob Weaver, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Weaver, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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