David Theron Weese

6 February 1907–17 February 1994 (Age 87)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of David Theron

When David Theron Weese was born on 6 February 1907, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Franklin Weese, was 20 and his mother, Lula Elba Moore, was 21. He had at least 2 sons with Lydia Mae McSwain. He lived in High Shoals Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 February 1994, in North Carolina, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

David Theron Weese
Lydia Mae McSwain
Robert Weese
Joseph Frank Weese

Spouse and Children


    Lydia Mae McSwain




Parents and Siblings

    Charles Franklin Weese





+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 11

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

Age 24

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch (de Weese): descriptive epithet for an orphan, Middle Low German we(e)se.2 North German: topographic name from Middle Low German wese (modern German Wiese) ‘meadow’, ‘pasture’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • David T Weese, "United States Census, 1930"
  • David T Weart in household of John B Moore, "United States Census, 1910"
  • David T Weast in household of John B Moore, "United States Census, 1920"

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