Patsy Weir

about 1826–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Patsy

When Patsy Weir was born about 1826, in Tennessee, United States, her father, William Wear, was 36 and her mother, Mary Ann Tipton, was 30.

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Family Time Line

William Wear
1790–1840
Mary Ann Tipton
1796–1878
James Madison Wear
1815–
Elizabeth Weir
1819–
James Preston Wear
1823–
Weir
1824–1824
Patsy Weir
1826–
Margaret Weir
1827–
Child Weir
1818–
William Wiley Wear
1820–1862
Miss Weir
1822–
William Weir
1822–1865
Miss Weir
1825–
Lucina Emmeline Wear
1826–1876
Dr Hamilton Bradford Wear
1829–1896
Sarah Elizabeth Wear
1832–1911
Martha Lucretia Wear
1836–1911
Mary Tipton Wear
1840–1892

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 4

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: topographic name for someone who lived by a dam or weir on a river. Compare Ware .2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’ ( see McNair ).3 Irish: Anglicized form, based on an erroneous translation (as if from Gaelic cora ‘weir’, ‘stepping stones’), of various Gaelic names such as Ó Corra and Ó Comhraidhe ( see Corr and Curry ).

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

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