William Zenith Weese

11 September 1858–21 June 1933 (Age 74)
Gentryville, Gentry, Missouri, United States

The Life of William Zenith

When William Zenith Weese was born on 11 September 1858, in Gentryville, Gentry, Missouri, United States, his father, Barnabas B. Weese, was 38 and his mother, Nancy Ann or Annie Prunty, was 24. He had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Belinda Eva Davis. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Miller Township, Gentry, Missouri, United States for about 40 years. He died on 21 June 1933, in Gentryville, Gentry, Missouri, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Gentryville, Gentry, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Zenith Weese
1858–1933
Belinda Eva Davis
1863–1926
Junius Manford Weese
1884–1961
Chester Arthur Weese
1886–1977
Andrew David Weese
1887–1952
John S Weese
1889–
Leander Thomas Weese
1891–1958
Lillie M Weese
1895–1989
Viola Vivian Weese
1896–1976
Linni Weese
1898–
Hattie Zuanita Weese
1903–1958
William Herman Weese
1904–1965

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1820–1890Male

    Nancy Ann or Annie Prunty

    Female1833–1910Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1860

Age 2

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

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.

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)

  • William J Weise, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Weese in household of Barnabas Weese, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Weese in household of Barnabas Weese, "United States Census, 1880"

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