Sarah Seletha Matilda Jane Weaver

Brief Life History of Sarah Seletha Matilda Jane

When Sarah Seletha Matilda Jane Weaver was born on 13 December 1886, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Sidney Weaver, was 20 and her mother, Nellie Mae White, was 20. She married Joseph Pinkney Williams on 23 August 1904, in Lauderdale, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Burnsville, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States in 1920 and Beat 2, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 May 1986, in Glen, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Tishomingo, Mississippi, United States.

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Joseph Pinkney Williams
Sarah Seletha Matilda Jane Weaver
Marriage: 23 August 1904
Lillie L. Williams
Leslie Lee Williams
Clifford W Williams
Norma Williams
Artie E Williams
William Floyd Williams
Noma Myrtle Williams
Fannie Edna Williams
Nellie Myrtle Williams
Herman Richard Williams
Willard Williams

Sources (12)

  • Luthie William in household of Joe William, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Letha Weaver - Published information: birth-name: Letha Weaver
  • Leathia Weaver, "Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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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