Merrill E. Weaver

4 August 1905–December 1974 (Age 69)
Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Merrill E.

When Merrill E. Weaver was born on 4 August 1905, in Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States, his father, Wilber Whitford Weaver, was 44 and his mother, Mary Owella or Orvilla Trimmer, was 36. He married Lillian Fay Nininger on 24 March 1943, in Knox, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1905 and Olive Green, Porter Township, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1940. He died in December 1974, in Morrow, Salem Township, Warren, Ohio, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Marengo, Morrow, Ohio, United States.

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Merrill E. Weaver
Lillian Fay Nininger
Marriage: 24 March 1943
Ray Weaver
Gene Weaver
Mary Ruth Weaver
Helen M. Weaver

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1943Knox, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1906 · Saving Food Labels
    Age 1
    The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
    1906 · Licencing Butchers
    Age 1
    A law that makes it a crime to misbrand meat being sold as food, and ensures that the meat is slaughtered and processed under sanitary conditions.
    Age 22
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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 (15)

    • Merril Weaver, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Merrill E Weaver in household of Mary D Weaver, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Merrill E Weaver, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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