Phineas Emerson Weston

1827–1898 (Age 71)
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Phineas Emerson

When Phineas Emerson Weston was born on 5 August 1827, in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Loren Westen, was 34 and his mother, Rachel Lury Case, was 30. He died on 13 December 1898, in Crested Butte, Gunnison, Colorado, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Crested Butte, Gunnison, Colorado, United States.

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Loren Westen
Rachel Lury Case
Rachel Amanda Weston
Lury Mariette Weston
Lucy Jane Weston
Ariel Case Weston
Phineas Emerson Weston
Mary Amanda Weston
Ellen Maria Weston

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World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 2

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places named Weston, from Old English west ‘west’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.2 English: variant of Whetstone .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Phinehas Weston in household of Loren Weston, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Phineas E. Weston, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Phineas E Weston in the 1870 United States Federal Census

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