Edith Chenoweth

5 March 1813–16 December 1869 (Age 56)
Randolph, Virginia, United States

The Life of Edith

When Edith Chenoweth was born on 5 March 1813, in Randolph, Virginia, United States, her father, William Pugh Chenoweth, was 29 and her mother, Lydia Kittle, was 28. She married Elias Weese on 3 November 1836, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 16 December 1869, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Elkins, Randolph, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Weese
Edith Chenoweth
Marriage: 3 November 1836
Tolbert Weese
Phebe Ann Weese
Lydia M Weese
Delia Weese

Spouse and Children

3 November 1836
Randolph, West Virginia, United States


    Tolbert Weese


    Phebe Ann Weese



    Delia Weese


Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 11

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Cornish: topographic name from the elements chy ‘house’ + noweth ‘new’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edith Weese in household of Ely Weese, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Edith Wees in household of Eli Wees, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Edith Weese in entry for Chenoweth B Hart and Phebe Ami Weese, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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