John Weaver

about 1780–
Manchester, Lancashire, England

The Life of John

John Weaver was born about 1780, in Manchester, Lancashire, England. He married Mary Greaves on 14 October 1800, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Weaver
1780–
Mary Greaves
1780–
Marriage: 14 October 1800

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1800
Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (2)

1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 7

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 9

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

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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  • John Weaver, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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