John Weaver

January 1849–
Claines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Weaver was born in January 1849, in Claines, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Weaver, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Rogers, was 28. He immigrated to Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1857.

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Family Time Line

George Weaver
Sarah Rogers
Mary Ann Weaver
William Weaver
George Weaver
Thomas Weaver
John Weaver

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World Events (8)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
Age 31
School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).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’.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘weaver’, for example German Weber , Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) Tkacz or Tkach , Hungarian Takács (see Takacs ), and Slovenian Tkalec, Tekavec or Veber .

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

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Sources (8)

  • John Weaver in household of Elizabeth Weaver, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Weaver, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Weaver, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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