Reuben Daniel Weir

7 June 1883–28 July 1947 (Age 64)
Bremen, Haralson, Georgia, United States

The Life of Reuben Daniel

When Reuben Daniel Weir was born on 7 June 1883, in Bremen, Haralson, Georgia, United States, his father, Isaac Hughey Weir, was 35 and his mother, Nancy Elizabeth Tomlinson, was 22. He married Rachel Gertrude White on 24 October 1911, in Ensley, Jefferson, Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Danville, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1900. He died on 28 July 1947, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Reuben Daniel Weir
Rachel Gertrude White
Marriage: 24 October 1911

Spouse and Children

24 October 1911
Ensley, Jefferson, Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Elizabeth Tomlinson




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World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 10

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 17

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river. Compare Ware .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’ ( see McNair ).3 Irish: Anglicized form, based on an erroneous translation (as if from Gaelic cora ‘weir’, ‘stepping stones’), of various Gaelic names such as Ó Corra and Ó Comhraidhe ( see Corr and Curry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Reuben D Ware in household of William Butler, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rubin D Weir in household of Isaac H Weir, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Reuben D Weir, "United States Census, 1930"

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