Joseph Edward Arnold Weathers

6 January 1865–3 February 1956 (Age 91)
Shabbona, DeKalb, Illinois, United States

The Life of Joseph Edward Arnold

When Joseph Edward Arnold Weathers was born on 6 January 1865, in Shabbona, DeKalb, Illinois, United States, his father, Robert Weathers, was 22 and his mother, Alice Arnold, was 20. He married Alice Rose Bowen on 31 December 1891, in Anthon, Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Grant Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 3 February 1956, in Anthon, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Anthon, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Joseph Edward Arnold Weathers
Alice Rose Bowen
Marriage: 31 December 1891
Harry Griffith Weathers
Wayne Weathers
Merritt Edward Weathers
Ernest Henry Weathers
Mildred Estella Weathers
Mabel E. Weathers
Wayne Weathers

Spouse and Children

31 December 1891
Anthon, Woodbury, Iowa, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Weathers


    Alice Arnold




World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Weather, from Middle English wether ‘wether’, ‘(castrated) ram’ (Old English weðer), hence a nickname for a man supposedly resembling a wether, or a metonymic occupational name for a shepherd.

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Weathers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jack Weathers, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Weathers, "United States Census, 1900"

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