Walter Howard Weaver

23 August 1906–31 October 1985 (Age 79)
Grimes, Texas, United States

The Life of Walter Howard

When Walter Howard Weaver was born on 23 August 1906, in Grimes, Texas, United States, his father, Zachariah Shelton Weaver, was 55 and his mother, Florence Ida Somerford, was 38. He married Laura Ruth Meads on 20 January 1932, in College Station, Brazos, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 31 October 1985, in Navasota, Grimes, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Walter Howard Weaver
Laura Ruth Meads
Marriage: 20 January 1932
William Howard Weaver

Spouse and Children

20 January 1932
College Station, Brazos, Texas, United States


    William Howard Weaver


Parents and Siblings

    Zachariah Shelton Weaver


    Florence Ida Somerford




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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 8

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from an agent derivative of Middle English weven ‘to weave’ (Old English wefan).2 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’.3 Translated form of German Weber .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Howard Weaver in household of Florence I Weaver, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Weaver in household of Z S Weaver, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Howard Weaver in entry for William Howard Weaver, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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