Mary Carolina Weaver

6 January 1832–3 October 1911 (Age 79)
Reems Creek Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Carolina

When Mary Carolina Weaver was born on 6 January 1832, in Reems Creek Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Weaver, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Siler, was 43. She married Robert Vance Blackstock on 27 November 1851, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ivy Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and Flat Creek, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 3 October 1911, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Jupiter, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Vance Blackstock
Mary Carolina Weaver
Marriage: 27 November 1851
Henry Clay Blackstock
Sue Emma Blackstock
Julia H Blackstock
Clarissa Elizabeth Blackstock
Alice Josephine Blackstock
Harriet Sophronia Blackstock
Thomas Weaver Blackstock

Spouse and Children

27 November 1851
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


    Henry Clay Blackstock


    Clarissa Elizabeth Blackstock



    Alice Josephine Blackstock


    Harriet Sophronia Blackstock


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Parents and Siblings



    John Siler Weaver


    Jesse Richardson Weaver


    Elizabeth Foster Weaver




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 21

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

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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Sources (3)

  • Mary C Blackstachs in household of N V Blackstachs, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary C Blackstock in household of R V Blackstock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary C Blackstock in household of R V Blackstock, "United States Census, 1860"

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