Margaret J. Weakley

Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret J.

When Margaret J. Weakley was born in 1849, in Ohio, United States, her father, John Weakley, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Bradley, was 33. She lived in Moultrie, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Missouri, United States in 1870.

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John Weakley
Elizabeth Jane Bradley
Mary Ann Weakley
Pricilla Weakley
William F Weakley
Sarah Catherine Weakley
Lewis Andrew Weakley
John Weakley
Margaret J. Weakley
Elizabeth "Betty" Weakley
David B Weakley
Pauliena Ellen Weakley

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 7
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
Age 11
In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 32
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

English (Somerset, Dorset, and Wiltshire): variant of Weekley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret J Weakley in household of John Weakley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M J Weakley in household of John Weakley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret J. Weakley - Published information: birth-name: Margaret J. Weakley

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