Category Archives: Weaver

Happy 132nd Birthday, Cousin Chester!

On 10 July 1888, in Rendville, Perry County, Ohio, my first cousin, twice removed, Chester Lewis Weaver, was born to Charles Louis and Anna Knaisch [Nash] Weaver.  By 1910, Chester was working as a Drygoods salesman and living in Columbus … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment

In memory of Great Granduncle Adam

One of my favorite family member names is that of my great granduncle, George Adam Hempleman Weaver.  He was my great grandfather, Lemuel Weaver’s younger brother.  I guess GG Grandfather Goodliff [nee: Gottlieb Weber] and GG Grandmother Anne wanted to … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment

Happy 163rd Anniversary, Aunt Minerva and Uncle Nathaniel!

163 years ago, 7 June 1857, in Wayne County, Michigan, Minerva B. Jenks, the daughter of Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks, married Nathaniel Barnes, the son of Timothy and Rose Ann Barnes. Aunt Minerva was my great great grandaunt, the … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Jenks, LEE, Weaver | Leave a comment

A History of Strong Willed Women ….

It was 125 years ago, 18 May, 1895, that my grandmother, Florence Marie Koontz, was born in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, to Casmear and Phebie Ann Gardner Koontz.  Grandma graduated from The High School of Commerce at Columbus, Ohio, in … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Koontz, Uncategorized, Weaver | Leave a comment

Birthdays, Lots of Birthdays!

15 May was a pretty busy day for birthday cake baking in the family!  My grandmother’s grandfather, Ezra Peter Koontz, was born on this day in 1832; my grandfather, Lee Norton Goodliff Weaver, was born on this day in 1893, … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Koontz, LEE, Weaver | Leave a comment

Happy 180th, Uncle William!

On 3 April 1840, in Monroe Township, Morgan County, Ohio, William Powell Weaver was born to Gottlieb Weber [a.k.a. Goodliff Weaver] and Anne Lane.  William was my great granduncle.  His birth was recorded in the family Bible by his mother … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment

Happy 165th great granduncle Jasper!

Jasper P. Weaver was born on 25 March 1855, in Perry County, Ohio, to Goodliff and Anne Lane Weaver. Mostly faded, Jasper’s birth is recorded in the family Bible by his mother.   Sadly, a little over five years later, 25 … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment

COVID-19 is playing havoc with my Dr. Spock Childhood.

I have to admit, I am a creature of habit — pretty much rigid in my need for order and I take comfort in knowing what I am supposed to be doing any given day.   I very much dislike change … Continue reading

Posted in Weaver | Leave a comment

Herzlichen Glückwunsch, Großmutter und Großvater Weber

9 February 1796, 224 years ago, in Schomberg, Württemberg, Johann Adam Weber married Anna Barbara Holtzäpfel, the daughter of Johann Jacob Holtzäpfel and Magdalina Seegerin.  Adam and Barbara were my 3 times great grandparents!   Their children were: Johann Georg (1798), … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment

185th Anniversary of Great Great Grandparents Weaver.

185 years ago, 29 January 1835, my great great grandparents, Goodlif Weaver (nee Gottlieb Weber) and Anne Lane were wed in Washington County, Pennsylvania.  Grandfather changed his name (converted it into English)  — he could never decide if he was … Continue reading

Posted in Genealogy, Weaver | Leave a comment