Johann Wilhelm Weber

5 March 1735–July 1816 (Age 81)
Feudingen, Kreis Wittgenstein, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany

The Life Summary of Johann Wilhelm

When Johann Wilhelm Weber was born on 5 March 1735, in Feudingen, Kreis Wittgenstein, Westphalia, Prussia, Germany, his father, Johann Jacob Weber, was 24 and his mother, Anna Catharina Schassberger, was 23. He married Maria Agnes Born on 5 October 1767, in Trappe, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died in July 1816, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Johann Wilhelm Weber
Anna Maria Saam
Marriage: 11 November 1784
Maria Magdelena Weber
David Weaver
Daniel Weber
Hannah Weber
Anna Margaretha Weber
Catherine Weber
Adam Weber
Susanna Weber
Christena Weber
Daniel Lewis Weber

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    11 November 1784
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    World Events (6)

    Age 41
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    Age 41
    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
    Age 45
    Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

    Name Meaning

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a weaver, Middle High German wëber, German Weber, an agent derivative of weben ‘to weave’. This form of the surname is also established in many other parts of Europe, notably in France (mainly Alsace and Lorraine), Poland, and the Netherlands. In Hungary it is mostly spelled Wéber and Véber. In Russia, Slovenia, Czechia, Slovakia, and Croatia it is (also) established in the Slavicized form Veber , which is in Czechia also spelled Vebr. Compare Waber , Weaber , Weaver , Webber , and Webre .History: As a name of ultimately Swiss German origin the surname Weber is also established among the American Mennonites. However, descendants of the early Mennonite settlers, who came to PA in the early 18th century, mostly bear the Americanized form of the name (see Weaver ).

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

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    History of Rev. John William Weber

    John William Weber was born in the province of Wittegenstein, Germany, March 5, 1735. He was a school master in Germany and migrated to America in 1764, and taught school in Eastern Pennsylvania. Of …

    Sources (5)

    • Johann Wilhelm Webers, „Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898“
    • Rev John William Weber (1736-1816) - Find A Grave Memorial
    • Legacy NFS Source: Johann Wilhelm Weber - Published information: immigration: 20 September 1764; Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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