Arthur Weldon

7 December 1852–16 January 1942 (Age 89)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Weldon was born on 7 December 1852, in England, United Kingdom, his father, Arthur Weldon, was 54 and his mother, Mary McMahan, was 39. He married Emily Adelia Durfee on 21 September 1885. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Boldon, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Hexham, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 16 January 1942, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Weldon
Emily Adelia Durfee
Marriage: 21 September 1885
Georgia May Weldon
Kitty Sands Weldon
Victor Daniel Weldon
Gladys Elipha Weldon

Spouse and Children

21 September 1885


Parents and Siblings

    Arthur Weldon


    Mary McMahan




    Catherine Weldon


    Ann Weldon


    William Weldon


    Arthur Weldon



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 15

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 24

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Northamptonshire called Weldon, from Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’ + dūn ‘hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Arthur Weldon in household of Arthur Weldon, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Arthur Weldon in household of Arthur Weldon, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Arthr Weldon, "United States Census, 1910"

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