Alexander Deweese

26 May 1836–February 1871 (Age 34)
Franklin Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Deweese was born on 26 May 1836, in Franklin Township, Shelby, Ohio, United States, his father, Michael Deweese, was 34 and his mother, Delila Jackson, was 40. He married Rosalie Walling on 4 May 1862, in Yamhill, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1870. He died in February 1871, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Deweese
1836–1871
Rosalie Walling
1845–1930
Marriage: 4 May 1862
Sarah Deweese
1862–1901
Sarah Sophia DeWeise
1863–1923
Henrietta Deweese
1864–1901
Sidney L. Deweese
1867–1939
John Sylvester Deweese
1871–1919

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 May 1862
Yamhill, Oregon, United States
children

(5)

    Sarah Deweese

    Female1862–1901Female

    Sarah Sophia DeWeise

    Female1863–1923Female

    Henrietta Deweese

    Female1864–1901Female

    Sidney L. Deweese

    Male1867–1939Male

    John Sylvester Deweese

    Male1871–1919Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (6)

1840

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1840: Oregon Country, United States; 1843: Yamhill, Oregon Country, United States; 1846: Yamhill, Oregon Unorganized Federal Territory, United States; 1848: Yamhill, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Yamhill, Oregon, United States;
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

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

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Alexander Duese, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Alex Dewesse, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
  • Alex Deweese, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"

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