Ann Deveaux

Brief Life History of Ann

When Ann Deveaux was born in 1779, in Westchester, New York, United States, her father, Richard DeVoe, was 37 and her mother, Euphemia Hunt, was 36. She married Gilbert Weeks about 1798, in Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855 and Randall, Root, Montgomery, New York, United States in 1857.

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Gilbert Weeks
Ann Deveaux
Marriage: about 1798
Miss Weeks
Miss Weeks
Miss Weeks
John Deveaux Weeks
James Gilbert Weeks
Miss Weeks
Miss Weeks
Miss Weeks
Miss Weeks
Hannah Weeks
Benjamin K. Weeks
Emeline Weeks
Harriet Weeks

Sources (4)

  • Ann Weeks, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Anna Weeks in entry for Harriet Weeks, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • 1855 NY Census

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World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Andre, Pierre, Alain, Napoleon.

French: variant of Deveau and Devaux , and, in North America, also an altered form of any of these.

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

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