Samuel Hess Weber

10 September 1838–14 February 1906 (Age 67)
Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel Hess

When Samuel Hess Weber was born on 10 September 1838, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Christian Seachrist Weber, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Hess, was 18. He married Ellen Phinney in 1859, in Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Lower Allen, Lower Allen Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Allen Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. He died on 14 February 1906, in Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Camp Hill, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hess Weber
1838–1906
Rebecca Ellen Bigler
1837–1906
Marriage: 1865
Emma E Weber
1869–1873
Bertha E Weber
1872–1948
William S Weber
1874–1973
Frank E Weber
1877–1955

Spouse and Children

    Male1838–1906Male

    Rebecca Ellen Bigler

    Female1837–1906Female

MARRIAGE
1865
Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Seachrist Weber

    Male1810–1861Male

    Elizabeth Hess

    Female1820–1860Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1838–1906Male

    Barbara Weber

    Female1839–1840Female

    Benjamin Weber

    Male1840–1843Male

    Anna C. Weber

    Female1841–1905Female

    L. Weber

    Male1843–1846Male

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 8

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

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 25

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

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 name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe, being found for example as a Czech, Polish, Slovenian, and Hungarian name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel H Weber in household of John K Taylor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Samuel Weber in household of Christian Weber, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Saml H Weber, "United States Census, 1880"

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