Gertrude Weaver

1880–1949 (Age 69)
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Gertrude

When Gertrude Weaver was born in 1880, her father, John Weaver, was 29 and her mother, Anna Peterson, was 42. She married Theodore Keitz on 25 August 1900, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1949, at the age of 69, and was buried in Saint Peters Lutheran Cemetery, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Theodore Keitz
Gertrude Weaver
Marriage: 25 August 1900
Theodore L. Keitz
Edward Keitz

Spouse and Children

    Theodore Keitz



25 August 1900
Jefferson, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Weaver


    Anna Peterson




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).2 English: habitational name from a place on the Weaver river in Cheshire, now called Weaver Hall but recorded simply as Weuere in the 13th and 14th centuries. The river name is from Old English wēfer(e) ‘winding stream’.3 Translated form of German Weber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Gertrude Kietz in household of Earnest Kietz, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Gertrude Keitz in household of Theodore Keitz Sr., "United States Census, 1920"
  • Gertrude Keitz, "United States Census, 1940"

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