Maria Weaver

1829–
Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Weaver was born in 1829, in Geddes, Onondaga, New York, United States, her father, Peter Weaver, was 56 and her mother, Charity Biggs, was 24. She married Loom Compton about 1850, in Halfmoon, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Loom Compton
1828–
Maria Weaver
1829–
Marriage: about 1850
Charles Compton
1851–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1850
Halfmoon, Saratoga, New York, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 1

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1863

Age 34

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

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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