Descendants of Justus Weaver
Compiled by Diana Lynn Gabler for the Weaver family
and for her son, Kenneth Herbert Weaver Jr.
Last updated December 20, 1999
Generation No. 1
1. WEAVER1 was born in Hesse Cassel,
Children of WEAVER are:
2. i. JUSTUS2 WEAVER, b. 1820, Hesse Cassel,
Germany. Naturalized on September 29, 1841 at the District Court in
ii. GEORGE WEAVER, b. Hesse Cassel, Germany; Civil War Soldier
iii. JOHN WEAVER, b. Hesse Cassel, Germany. Naturalized on September
3, 1839 at the District Court in Baltimore, Maryland.
iv. PAUL WEAVER b. Hesse Cassel, Germany.
v. HENRY WEAVER b. Hesse Cassel, Germany.
Notes for PAUL WEAVER: Married LENA DAVIS, September 20, 1845,
Baltimore County, Maryland1, in a double wedding with his brother Justus.
Minister, Rev. Scheib.
Notes for JOHN WEAVER: John Weaver was born in Hesse-Cassel,
Germany and received his Citizenship papers on September 3, 1839 at the U.S.
District Court in Baltimore, Maryland. The witness was Catharine Weaver.
John was a witness for Justus Weaver when Justus was Naturalized two years
Notes for GEORGE WEAVER: Married SOPHIA COPPERSMITH, November 10,
1836. Although no information was found in the Weaver family bible on George
Weaver, a tin type Civil War photo was found in the Weaver family bible.
On the back of the photo was written "George Weaver, father aunt Mary
Civil War Photo
Notes for JUSTUS WEAVER: Justus Weaver (also found as spelled Justice)
was a native of Hesse Cassel, Germany and was Naturalized on September 29,
1841 at the U.S. District Court in Baltimore, Maryland. The witness was John
Hessen-Kassel is an area in Central Germany, bordering Bavaria on the
south and the former East Germany on the east and encompassing a large area
around and to the south of the city of Kassel. It is it's own state in Germany
which encompasses the Rhine River valley. It's capitol is Wiesbaden. A note
about the proper spelling of this area, the German form is spelled Hessen
Kessel and the English form is Hesse Cassel.
Justus Weaver may have first settled in Pennsylvania where the family
had a trade in the cigar business hand rolling cigars. This story was passed
down through the generations. He had a profitable business until manufacturers
began to use automated machinery to roll cigars. Justus was found in the
1850 Baltimore, Maryland census as a Seegar Maker [sic].
Generation No. 2
2. JUSTUS WEAVER was born 1820
in Hesse Cassel, Germany 2. He died before 1882 in Baltimore City, Maryland. He married CATHARINE
SPRINGER3 September 20, 1845 in Baltimore County, Maryland 4. She was
born 1822 in Hesse Cassel, Germany and died after 1890 probably in Baltimore City, Maryland.
Marriage Notes for JUSTUS WEAVER and
CATHARINE SPRINGER: Marriage records
revealed that Justus Weaver married Catharine Springer the same day, location,
and by the same minister who married Paul Weaver to Lena Davis on September
20, 1845. The brothers and their wives planned a double wedding. Rev.
Sheib married both couples.
More About JUSTUS WEAVER:
Occupation: 1850 - Cigar Maker (spelled Seegar Maker in the 1850 Baltimore
Occupation: 1860 - Tobacconist (source: 1860 Baltimore City Census)
U. S. Citizenship: September 29, 1841, Naturalized at U.S. District Court
Baltimore, Maryland. Witness John Weaver10
Children of JUSTUS WEAVER and CATHARINE SPRINGER are:
i. CATHARINE3 WEAVER11 Born about 1847 Baltimore, Maryland
ii. HENRY WEAVER12 Born about 1852 Baltimore,
iii. MARY E. WEAVER12 Born about 1856 Baltimore, Maryland
3. iv. AUGUST G. WEAVER Born August 17, 1857,
Baltimore, Maryland; Died July 19, 1932, in Maryland, USA.
v. GEORGE WEAVER13 Born about 1859 Baltimore,
Generation No. 3
3. AUGUST3 WEAVER (JUSTUS2, WEAVER1) was
born August 17, 1857, and died July 19, 1932. He married
CAROLINE ZINK. She was born October 24, 1860,
and died February 23, 1920 at the age of 60.
Children of AUGUST WEAVER and CAROLINE ZINK are:
i. ANNE MAY4 WEAVER7, b. May 02, 1881; d. November
10, 1966, at the age of 85. Married ? WATTS.
ii. LOUIS WEAVER7, b. October 08, 1882; d. September
01, 1955, at the age of 73.
iii. CARRIE WEAVER7, b. October 01, 1884; d. August
14, 1948 at the age of 64. Married ? PHELPS.
iv. ISABELLA WEAVER7, b. August 10, 1886; d. October
18, 1929 at the age of 43. Married ? EFFORD.
v. EDWARD WEAVER7, b. May 30, 1888; d. October
21, 1961 at the age of 73.
vi. GEORGE WEAVER7, b. August 21, 1889; d. March 23,
1965 at the age of 76.
vii. IRENE HELEN WEAVER7, b. November 21, 1891; d. March
08, 1938 at the age of 47. Married ? CHANEY.
viii. JOHN WEAVER7, b. June 01, 1893; d. May 23, 1979 at
the age of 86.
ix. CHARLES DANIEL WEAVER7, b. March 01, 1894; d.
May 25, 1895 at the age on one year.
x. KATHERINE WEAVER7, b. May 30, 1896.
Katherine Weaver had a twin who died at birth.
4. xi. HERBERT MELVIN WEAVER, SR.,
b. September 14, 1898, Anne Arundel County, Pasadena, Maryland;
d. December 22, 1974, Anne
Arundle County, Pasadena, Maryland.
xii. ARTHUR WEAVER7, b. July 11, 1904; d. August 12,
1976 at the age of 72
More About CHARLES DANIEL WEAVER:
Charles Daniel Weaver was born on March 1, 1894 and died on May 25, 1895.
Charles was baptised two days before his death at the age of one year. The
baptism was performed May 23, 1895 at the German Lutheran Church of
Peace in Baltimore Maryland by Pastor Richard Schmidt.
Generation No. 4
4. HERBERT MELVIN4 WEAVER, SR. (AUGUST3,
JUSTUS2, WEAVER1)8 was born September 14, 1898 in Anne Arundel County, Pasadena,
Maryland8, and died December 22, 1974 in Anne Arundle County, Pasadena,
Maryland8. He married MARY ELIZABETH TRACEY8
October 25, 1922 in Anne Arundel County, Pasadena, Maryland8. She was born
February 12, 1905 in Anne Arundle County, Pasadena, Maryland8, and died March
14, 1988 in Anne Arundle County, Pasadena, Maryland8.
Notes for HERBERT MELVIN WEAVER, SR.:
Herbert Melvin Weaver Sr. was born at home in Anne Arundel County, Pasadena,
Maryland at the big white house on Rock Creek. The property is located between
the Rock Hill Beach and Pine Grove Village communities. The Rock Hill Beach
Community was once a strawberry farm before it was sold and developed into
a community. Rock Creek got it's name from the large white rocks which are
located at the mouth of the creek on the Patapsco River. The Patapsco River
got it's name form the Patapsco Indian tribe which settled in the area in
the 1600's. The area was a trading post for various indian tribes in the
area. Arrow heads and artifacts can still be found there today. After the
1950's, the property on which Herb was born became a boat yard which serviced
boaters in the Rock Creek and White Rocks area.
Herbert Weaver Sr, died at the age of 76.
(interview with Herbert
M. Weaver, Jr.)
Notes for MARY ELIZABETH TRACEY:
Mary Elizabeth Tracey was born at home in Anne Arundel County at the The
Old Home Place, Bayside Beach, Pasadena, Maryland. (Interview
with Herbert M. Weaver, Jr.)
Children of HERBERT WEAVER and
MARY TRACEY are:
i. NELLIE MARIE5 WEAVER10, b. May 02, 1924;
d. December 11, 1980; m. JOSEPH CHANEY, September 13, 1947.
ii. BETTY MAY WEAVER10, b. December 11, 1926, Anne
Arundel County, Pasadena, Maryland;
d. May 31, 1939, Anne Arundel County, Pasadena,
BETTY MAY WEAVER: Betty died May 31st, 1939 at age 12. She was hit by a car
in front of her home on Mountain Road.
(Interview with Herbert Melvin Weaver Jr.)
iii. MILDRED VIRGINIA WEAVER10, b. June 29, 192910;
d. February 1988; m. WILLIAM HUBBARD, June 26, 1948.
5. iv. HERBERT MELVIN WEAVER, JR., b. September 20, 1931, Anne
Arundel County, Pasadena, Maryland.
6. v. WILLIAM RAYMOND WEAVER, SR., b. April 26, 1933; d.
October 16, 1992.
7. vi. KATHERINE MARGARET WEAVER, b. November 22, 1934.
vii. CHARLES ALTON WEAVER10, b. October 12, 193910;
d. September 06, 199510; m. TINA.
8. viii. ARTHUR LEROY WEAVER, SR., b. November 11, 1940.
ix. BEVERLY ANN WEAVER10, b. December 05,
1943; m. ARTHUR SIEBERT.
x. NANCY ANN WEAVER10, b. February 06, 1947;
m. (1) DAHL MCCHRISTIAN; m. (2) MAURICE COALE.
Generation No. 5
5. HERBERT MELVIN5 WEAVER, JR. (HERBERT MELVIN4,
AUGUST3, JUSTUS2, WEAVER1)10 was born September 20, 1931 in Anne Arundel
County, Pasadena, Maryland11. He married MARGARET MARY
HUBBARD June 14, 1952 in King George County, Virginia, daughter of
WILLIAM HUBBARD and ELIZABETH TRIBULL. She was born October 03, 1935 in Anne
Arundel County, Brooklyn, Maryland12.
Notes for HERBERT MELVIN WEAVER, JR.: Herbert Melvin Weaver, Jr.,
was born at home in Anne Arundel County, Pasadena, Maryland. Herb's mother
and father lived next door to Margaret's grandparents in Pasadena. They knew
each other since they were very young children when Margaret would visit
at her grandparents. When Herb and Marge started dating when he was 19 and
she was 15, he told her that he fell in love with her as a baby because she
was the cute little girl with the curly hair. Herb and Marge were married
when he was 20 and she was 16.
More About HERBERT MELVIN WEAVER, JR.:
Baptism: October 07, 1931, Jenkins Memorial Church, Anne Arundel County,
Military service: September 15, 1960, Army ER52191929, Sgt, OrdC, USAR
Honorable Discharge 14
Notes for MARGARET MARY HUBBARD:
Margaret Mary Hubbard was born at home in Anne Arundel County at Hillcrest
Avenue, Brooklyn, Maryland.
She worked at a
Stenographer at the time of her marriage. Marge began her employment with
American Marietta which later became Martin- Marietta as a receptionist and
secretary. She later worked her way up to dispatcher working with cmpany
contracts. She was employed there for six years until she started her family
and stayed at home to raise her children. (Interview
with Marge Weaver)
More About MARGARET MARY HUBBARD:
Baptism: October 13, 1935, Saint Rose of Lima Church, Baltimore,
Occupation: Secretary and Dispatcher for American Marietta16
Marriage Notes for HERBERT WEAVER and MARGARET HUBBARD:
Marge and Herb were married at the courthouse on June 14, 1952, in King George
County, Virginia. They later remarried in the Central Catholic Chapel
at Aberdeen Proving grounds, in Maryland where Herb was stationed when
he was in the Army.
Children of HERBERT WEAVER and
MARGARET HUBBARD are:
9. i. LINDA MARGARET6 WEAVER
10. ii. KENNETH HERBERT WEAVER, SR.
11. iii. JOHN THOMAS WEAVER
6. WILLIAM RAYMOND5 WEAVER, SR. (HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3, JUSTUS2, WEAVER1)17
was born April 26, 1933, and died October 16, 1992. He married NELLIE LEESON.
Children of WILLIAM WEAVER and NELLIE LEESON are:
i. WILLIAM RAYMOND6 WEAVER, JR.,
ii. SONDRA MARIE WEAVER
iii. TAMMY JEAN WEAVER
iv. ELIZABETH WEAVER
7. KATHERINE MARGARET5 WEAVER (HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3, JUSTUS2, WEAVER1)17
was born November 22, 1934.
She married ALVIN DIEHL October 24, 1954.
Children of KATHERINE WEAVER and ALVIN DIEHL are:
i. KATHY LYNN6 DIEHL
ii. NANCY ANN DIEHL
8. ARTHUR LEROY5 WEAVER, SR. (HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3, JUSTUS2, WEAVER1)17
was born November 11, 1940.
He married KAREN.
Child of ARTHUR WEAVER and KAREN is:
i. ARTHUR6 WEAVER, JR
Generation No. 6
9. LINDA MARGARET6 WEAVER (HERBERT MELVIN5, HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3,
JUSTUS2, WEAVER1) was born (private) She married (1) PRESTON LINTHICUM. She
married (2) GEORGE ALFRED HICKEY
Child of LINDA WEAVER and PRESTON LINTHICUM is:
i. CHRISTIAN ZION7 PRESTON
Children of LINDA WEAVER and GEORGE HICKEY are:
ii. STACEY MARIE7 HICKEY
iii. SARA MARGARET HICKEY
iv. GEORGE ALFRED HICKEY
10. KENNETH HERBERT6 WEAVER, SR. (HERBERT
MELVIN5, HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3, JUSTUS2, WEAVER1) was born (private) He
married (1) VALERIE HOLMGREN He married (2) DIANA LYNN
HORNEY He married (3) TONNETTE BAREISS
Notes for KENNETH HERBERT WEAVER, SR.:
Kenny had a long career as a musician with his cousin Ray (William Raymond
Weaver, Jr.). Kenny played drums and Ray played guitar, sang and wrote original
songs. They played in The Last Chance Band in Anne Arundel County and in
Baltimore. Later their music took them to Nashville, Tennessee.
Child of KENNETH WEAVER and VALERIE HOLMGREN is:
i. JESSICA LYNN7 WEAVER, b. December 22, 1974, St. Agnes Hospital, Baltimore,
Child of KENNETH WEAVER and
DIANA HORNEY is:
ii. KENNETH HERBERT7 WEAVER, JR
Children of TONNETTE (Toni) BAREISS are:
iii. MELISSA MARIE7 MATHIS
iv. STEPHANIE BARTLEY
11. JOHN THOMAS6 WEAVER (HERBERT MELVIN5, HERBERT MELVIN4, AUGUST3, JUSTUS2,
WEAVER1) was born (private). He married LINDA LEA WHITE
Child of JOHN WEAVER and LINDA WHITE is:
i. LEA MARIE7 WEAVER
1. Marriage Record - MSA (Maryland State Archives) Baltimore County Marriage
Records 1832-1851 WK 1397-8 Volumn 2 no. 479.
2. U. S. Citizenship Papers.
3. 1850 Baltimore County Census, 1850 Maryland Census or TERRITORY: MD
COUNTY: Baltimore DIVISION: ward 2 REEL NO: M432-281 PAGE NO: 230A REFERENCE:
11th July 1850 enumerated by M Mearis (pg 459).
4. Marriage Record - MSA (Maryland State Archives) Baltimore County Marriage
Records 1832-1851 WK 1397-8 Volumn 2 no. 478.
5. U. S. Citizenship Papers.
6. Weaver Family Bible of Herbert Melvin Weaver, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth
7. Hand written notes supplied by Nancy Ann McChristian (nee Weaver).
8. Weaver Family Bible of Herbert Melvin Weaver, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth
9. Interview with Herbert Melvin Weaver, Jr..
10. Weaver Family Bible of Herbert Melvin Weaver, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth
11. Original Birth Certificate of Herbert Melvin Weaver, Jr..
12. Interview with Margaret Weaver.
13. Original Baptism Certificate ofHerbert Melvin Weaver, Jr..
14. U.S. Army Discharge Certificate.
15. Original Baptism Certificate of Margaret Mary Hubbard.
16. Interview with Margaret Weaver.
17. Weaver Family Bible of Herbert Melvin Weaver, Sr. and Mary Elizabeth
[Weaver Family Cemetery]