Addison Rutherford Weaver

Brief Life History of Addison Rutherford

When Addison Rutherford Weaver was born on 21 April 1892, in Bridgeport, Madison, New York, United States, his father, William Weaver, was 62 and his mother, Hannah Almeda Long, was 38. He married Lillian Mae Keeler on 1 August 1914, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States. He lived in Sullivan, Sullivan, Madison, New York, United States in 1900 and Onondaga, New York, United States in 1920. He died on 19 December 1968, in Syracuse, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Collamer, DeWitt, Onondaga, New York, United States.

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Addison Rutherford Weaver
1892–1968
Lillian Mae Keeler
1893–1984
Marriage: 1 August 1914

Sources (14)

  • Addison R Weaver, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Addison R Weaver, "New York, Birth Indexes outside of New York City, 1881-1942"
  • Addison R Weaver, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).

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’.

Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘weaver’, for example German Weber , Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz or Tkach , Hungarian Takács (see Takacs ), and Slovenian Tkalec, Tekavec or Veber .

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

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