Phineas Thomas Weed

Maleabout 1825–

Brief Life History of Phineas Thomas

When Phineas Thomas Weed was born about 1825, in Ohio, United States, his father, Joshua Weed, was 29 and his mother, Abigail Kimberly, was 25. He married Philomelia Sophia Scobey on 25 March 1846, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Waverly, Bremer, Iowa, United States in 1870 and Shell Rock, Butler, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He was buried in Shell Rock, Butler, Iowa, United States.

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Phineas Thomas Weed
Philomelia Sophia Scobey
Marriage: 25 March 1846
Florence Ida Weed
Jessie S Weed
Jennie Alice Weed
Wallace Phineas Weed
Herbert Weed

Sources (13)

  • Phineas Weed, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Phineas Weed, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Phineas Weed in entry for George J Mager and Jennie Weed Powers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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  • Marriage
    25 March 1846Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 11

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.


    Age 21

    Iowa is the 29th state.

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 32

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for an irascible person, from Middle English wed(e) ‘mad, crazy’. The name is also possibly from the Middle English noun wede in one of its senses, ‘weed’ or ‘garment, habit’.

    Americanized form of Dutch Weeda .

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

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