Daniel Thomas Weeks

23 March 1874–24 July 1961 (Age 87)
Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life of Daniel Thomas

When Daniel Thomas Weeks was born on 23 March 1874, in Hamilton, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Francis Marion Weeks, was 24 and his mother, Amanda Millie Pate, was 28. He married Ava Rae Knapper in May 1901. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Chewelah, Stevens, Washington, United States in 1935 and Judicial Township 17, Kern, California, United States in 1940. He died on 24 July 1961, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Thomas Weeks
Ava Rae Knapper
Marriage: May 1901
Retta May Weeks
Mary Etta Weeks
Millie Ree Weeks
Charles Raymond Weeks
Delmer Thomas Weeks
Dorthy Muriel Weeks

Spouse and Children

May 1901


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Francis Marion Weeks


    Amanda Millie Pate




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 3

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 23

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Wikke ( see Wick 2).2 English: variant of Wick 1.3 It may also be an Americanization of Scandinavian Vik .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel T Weeks in household of Francis M Weeks, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Daniel Weeks in household of Francis M. Weeks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Daniel T Weeks, "United States Census, 1920"

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