Ethan Douglas Weaver

10 April 1856–9 March 1954 (Age 97)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Ethan Douglas

When Ethan Douglas Weaver was born on 10 April 1856, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, William McKendree Weaver, was 33 and his mother, Mary Evalyn Smith, was 30. He married Mary Francis Frankie Stokely on 8 March 1880, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Reems Creek Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Weaverville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1954. He died on 9 March 1954, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Weaverville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ethan Douglas Weaver
1856–1954
Mary Francis Frankie Stokely
1857–1942
Marriage: 8 March 1880
Helen Evelyn Weaver
1881–1971
Mark Weaver
1883–
Edna Weaver
1885–
William Stokley Weaver
1887–1966
Pauline Weaver
1889–
Allen Douglas Weaver
1891–1978
Carlisle Weaver
1893–
Bessie Weaver
1895–
Jennie Dale Weaver
1897–1993
Dale Weaver
1897–
Stanley Hale Weaver
1898–1956

Spouse and Children

    Male1856–1954Male

    Mary Francis Frankie Stokely

    Female1857–1942Female

MARRIAGE
8 March 1880
Cocke, Tennessee, United States
children

(11)

    Female1881–1971Female

    Mark Weaver

    Male1883–Male

    Edna Weaver

    Female1885–Female

    Male1887–1966Male

    Pauline Weaver

    Female1889–Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Thomas Hale Weaver

    Male1848–1924Male

    Mollie Kate Weaver

    Female1853–1925Female

    Male1856–1954Male

    Female1858–1943Female

    Hattie I Weaver

    Female1861–1928Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 6

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 26

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Douglas Mc Weaver in household of William Mc Weaver, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ethan E Weaver, "United States Census, 1900"
  • E Duglas Weaver, "United States Census, 1920"

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