Weaver Families Descended To or From Early County, Georgia Weavers
Source: Steve Shirah
Descendants of Othniel Weaver
Generation No. 1
1. OTHNIEL1 WEAVER was born Bef. 1750, and died Bef. 12 Sep 1817 in MORGAN COUNTY, GA.. He married (1) SARAH HOLLY CHIVERS Abt. 1778 in Chesterfield County,
S.C., daughter of JONATHAN HOLLY and UNKNOWN LEWELLEN. She was born Abt. 1750 in UNKNOWN, and died 1805 in BALDWIN OR WASHINGTON COUNTY, GEORGIA. He married (2)
SUSANNAH JONES HUGHEY 1807 in POSSIBLY MORGAN COUNTY, GEORGIA, daughter of ELIZABETH BETSY ADAIR. She was born 1775 in North Carolina, and died 1838 in NEWTON
Notes for OTHNIEL WEAVER:
Much of the of the information we have on Othniel Weaver was submitted by our cousins Stella Dillahunty and James "Lee" Weaver. They are descended from
Othniel and his second wife Susannah Jones Hughey, Isaac Suttles Weaver and Seaton David Weaver. Some is included in the book THE WEAVER FAMILIES OF GEORGIA,
compiled by Weaver descendant James K. Bass. Much of the basic information can be found in the various county records.
Othniel came from Anson county, North Carolina. That county was larger at the time and comprised what is now parts of North and South Carolina. That part of
Anson County where Othniel lived became South Carolina.
He was a patriot during the American Revolution, serving with Elijah Clark's troops. He is called a patriot rather than a soldier because he was (1) a
minister of the gospel and (2) a shoemaker for the troops. On at least one occasion he was lowered into a well to hide him from Tories.
His first known wife was a widow, her previous husband Joel Chivers having been killed in the American Revolution. She had children of her own, she and
Othniel had their own children, she died and Othniel married another widow. His second wife also had her own children, she and Othniel had their own
children, and Othniel had his children from his marriage to Sarah Holly Chivers as well as his step-children from her. In all, Othniel Weaver had
approximately twenty-five children; and those are the ones who lived. He could have fathered more children since the infant mortality rate was close to
fifty per-cent in those days.
Needless to say, Othniel was a busy man. His wives must have also been busy because somewhere he found time to be an elder in a number of churches, and was
a shoemaker, though his main occupation was "minister". These were known as Primitive Baptist churches and the ministers/pastors were called elders. There
were no "full time" pastors per se. It would be reasonable to assume that the older children in that household shared much responsibility for child-rearing,
housekeeping and farming. Of course, due to the span of years over which the children were born, a number of the older children would have been grown and
raising their own families while the youngest children were growing up. Still, with the total number of children being twenty-five over the years there
should have been a good number of children around the house at any point in time. (That is except when school was in. He had his children either "in" school
or "teaching" school.) Othniel's property became a part of Chesterfield County, South Carolina. Records indicate that he owned land there in 1784. Little is
known about what transpired in the years between his birth and that year.
In 1785 his property became a part of Wilkes County, Georgia and Othniel was with Phillips Mill Baptist Church. He was an Elder in that church from 1787 to
1789. We later find him in court records, after 1789 in Baldwin, Wilkinson and Morgan Counties, due to division of counties to make new ones and redrawing
Sarah Holly Chivers Weaver died about 1805, at which time there were six children who were still juveniles, the youngest of whom was about five years old.
Two years later, he married Susannah Jones Hughey, a widow with seven children ranging in age from one to fourteen.
He was living in Morgan County by 1811 and served as Elder of Holland Springs Baptist Church in Morgan County. He made his will in Morgan County on July 10,
1817. His estate was inventoried on September 12, 1817. He was buried in Jenkins Cemetery on the South River in Morgan/Baldwin County.
THE CEMETERY IS LOCATED UNDER A STAND OF ABOUT 40 TREES WITH BRUSH AND LEAVES CROWDING PATHS AND VISION. THERE IS ONLY ONE MARKED GRAVE WHICH IS THAT OF
"ADAIR" DATED 1735 TO 1815 . HE IS REPORTEDLY BURIED THERE IN THE JENKINS CEMETERY AS WAS OTHANIEL WEAVER. THE UNMARKED GRAVES ARE ALMOST GONE FOREVER
EXCEPT FOR PILES OF STONES MARKING THEM FOR NOW.
A REPLACEMENT TOOMB STONE FOR ROBERT ADAIR HAS BEEN RECENTLY PLACED THERE. THERE IS A PLAN TO PLACE A STONE THERE FOR OTHNIEL WEAVER AS WELL.
Children of OTHNIEL WEAVER and SARAH CHIVERS are:
2. i. JULIUS2 WEAVER, b. Abt. 1785, Chesterfield, SC; d. Dec 1834, Early County, Georgia.
i. HANNAH WEAVER, b. Abt. 1787, UNKNOWN; d. Unknown, UNKNOWN.
iii. RACHEL WEAVER, b. Abt. 1789.
3. iv. WILLIAM WEAVER, b. Abt. 1790, Georgia; d. 1864, Randolph County, Georgia.
v. JOHN WEAVER, b. Abt. 1793.
vi. LAVINA WEAVER, b. Abt. 1797.
vii. JONATHAN LEWELLEN WEAVER, b. Abt. 1800.
Notes for JONATHAN LEWELLEN WEAVER:
Jonathan's mother, Sarah Holly Chivers Weaver had a grandfather whose last name was Lewellen. That is where Jonathan's middle name came from. The information
comes from our cousin Stella Dillahunty. She advises that in the 1940s she and her husband were looking through loose papers in the attic of the courthouse
in Wilkes County, Georgia where they also found that Jonathan Lewellen Weaver drew land in the Cherokee Land Lottery of 1832. Therefore he should not be
confused with Jonathan Weaver, son of Aaron Weaver (brother of Othniel and uncle of Julius) who was killed by Indians in 1818 below Ft. Gaines.
Children of OTHNIEL WEAVER and SUSANNAH HUGHEY are:
4. viii. JANE2 WEAVER, b. 02 Dec 1782, Georgia; d. 1869, Walton County, Georgia.
ix. JESEY WEAVER, b. 1806.
x. JAMES WEAVER, b. 1808.
xi. NANCY WEAVER, b. 1810, POSSIBLY MORGAN COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 1844, HENRY COUNTY, GEORGIA.
5. xii. ISAAC SUTTLES WEAVER, b. 30 Mar 1812, GEORGIA; d. 24 Oct 1886, LINEVILLE, ALABAMA.
Generation No. 2
2. JULIUS2 WEAVER was born Abt. 1785 and died Dec 1834 in Early County, Georgia. He married NANCY FULGHAM Abt. 1807 in Washington County, Georgia, who is
believed to be the daughter of MICAJAH FULGHAM and RACHAEL TAYLOR of Isle of Wight County, Virginia. She was born 22 Oct 1789 in Virginia, and died 28 Feb
1871 in Colmsneil, Tyler County, Texas.
Notes for JULIUS WEAVER:
Julius was probably born in Wilkes County, Georgia. His parents were married in Chesterfield, South Carolina in 1784 and in 1787 his father, Othniel Weaver,
was an Elder in Phillips Mill Baptist Church in Wilkes County. His mother died in 1805 and his father was living in Baldwin County in 1807. In that year
Julius was also living in Baldwin county on property next to Micajah Fulgham.
He is believed to have been a soldier in the War of 1812. Military records at the Georgia State Archives show Julius Weaver as a Sergeant in the 2nd Regiment
of Georgia Volunteers and Drafted Militia, under the command of Lt. Col. James R. Jenkins.
Records indicate that Julius was in Captain Howard's Company of the Baldwin Volunteer Infantry. He entered service as a private on August 20, 1813 and was
paid $8.00 per month. On October 4, 1813 he was promoted to Sergeant and his pay was raised to $11.00 per month.
In the Georgia-Alabama area the British had made allies of the Creek Indians to fight against the Americans. American enlistments were for 6 months at a
time. It is not known how long Julius fought in the War of 1812 but as of March 1814 he was still in the Army.
Also with this regiment were companies commanded by Captain Adams (riflemen) and Captain Thomas (artillery). One can get an idea of the type of ordeals
they faced from the book GEORGIA IN THE WAR OF 1812 by Mrs. Kirby Smith Anderson, Historian, Georgia Society of U.S.D 1812 (pub. 1941), a copy of which is
in the Georgia Department Of Archives. The following is from that source:
"When the War of 1812 broke out he (Capt. Rhett Thomas) became a Captain of an artillery company under Gen. John Floyd in the expedition against the Creeks,
and rendered distinguished service at the Battle of Antossee- -marching in front of the right column, his company killed a great number of Indians (said by
Gen Floyd in praise of his bravery and later at Camp Defiance engagement,) 'the steady firmness and incessant fire of Capt. Thomas's Artillery and Capt.
Adams riflemen preserved our front line. Both of these suffered greatly "
Capt. Thomas in one of the battles (stated that)- Ezekial Attaway, one of three remaining men saved, seized the traversing handspike from the carriage of
the cannon, exclaiming to the two companions "With this I defend this piece (cannon) as long as I can stand. We must not give up the gun. Siebe the first
weapon you can lay your hand upon and stick to your posts until the last."
Gen. Thomas, a skilled contractor and trained to the hardships of Army- life was able to have a rude fortification built at Fort Hill, and superintended
the erection of Camp defiance, which was defended with his guns and with the rifle corps and the small cavalry force, against the Indian attack for three
hours duration with victory to his forces....".
Julius's father, Othniel, died in Morgan County in 1817, however may never have moved from his house in Baldwin County. Morgan was taken out of Baldwin
County in 1807 (the year Othniel moved his family there) and Julius's son Thomas is buried there. His tombstone indicates he was born in Baldwin County
In the winters of 1818-1819 and 1819-1820, Julius Weaver, Joel Chivers, Jr., and the Sheffields (Isham, Wright, West, Bryan, and Arthur) moved into Early
County. Julius had been living in Twiggs County earlier in 1818. It is likely that all these families lived in the Ft. Gaines area at first, Ft. Gaines
being a part of Early County at that time. Indian problems continued until 1825 and Ft. Gaines (actually a log fort in those days) provided the only safe
refuge in that area. Julius is in the 1820 Early County Census.
The following is taken from information in the books COLLECTIONS OF EARLY COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY- VOL. 2, EARLY JOEL by Robert Dews and SOME PIONEER
HISTORY OF EARLY COUNTY by Joel Perry, any of which will give one a good idea of Early County life in the early days:
Julius's uncle, Jonathan Weaver (believed to be Jonathan Lewellen Weaver and a brother of Othniel) was killed by Indians at the mouth of Roaring Creek (also
called Roaring Branch) about five miles south of Ft. Gaines in 1818. His son Moses (cousin of Julius's son Moses) was with him at the time. His statements
are recorded in the records of Indian depravation located at the state archives in Atlanta. They were attacked by Creek Indians who, after killing Jonathan,
took his great-coat and saddle, then killed his horse. Also killed in the attack was a Mrs. Liverman. Her daughter, who later became Mrs. Pierce, was
Mrs. Liverman's husband, Brown Liverman, was killed two years later on Shackleford Plantation property by his slave. The perpetrator was tried in the
inferior court, held in the home of Richard Grimsley, and was hanged near the house. Sheriff William Carr officiated as hangman. Since that time a Negro
man was hanged for murdering his stepchild and another was hanged under the authority of Judge Lynch for improper conduct at the house of a widow lady.
Solicitor General Thomas D. Mitchell fought a duel with Robert Augustus Beall, both men surviving the duel. In 1826, before the sitting of the next court,
he fought a duel with a Dr. A. Barber. They fought with "rifled yangers" (pistols with rifled barrels) instead of the usual smooth-bore pistols which were
not so accurate. Thomas Mitchell left home early in the morning, "full of hope and declaring his intention to kill the doctor before he returned, seeming
to think that there was no chance for the doctor to kill him." Most people thought Thomas would win because Dr. Barber had little knowledge about the use
of firearms. "At the second fire, Mitchell fell, pierced through the heart" and died.
The post office in those days was not a place where you would want to spend much time reading your mail. Early County Historian Joel Perry stated that the
building "was used as a post office or rather for the purpose of opening the mail, which arrived on horseback once in two weeks from Pindertown in Dooly
County, which was then on a stage line from Milledgeville, Ga. to Tallahassee, Fla. The fleas took such possession of the house that the postmaster (the
late Judge Baker) used to open the mail on the grass and straw on the square. They had equally as perfect possession of the courthouse, under which hogs,
sheep and goats lodged at their pleasure, unless when roused from their slumbers by some wolf who needed his supper, which was of frequent occurrence. Many
a kid was carried from the square to the woods to gratify a wolf's appetite."
Also in 1826 Julius Weaver settled on the south side of Weavers Creek, according to the book EARLY JOEL. To find that property now, the easiest way for
someone not familiar with that area would be to start at Zion Baptist Church in the Sowhatchee community about five miles south of Blakely. Going south
past the front of the church, the road soon dead-ends at Damascus road. Turn right , go to the next dirt road and turn left. You would soon cross Weaver's
Creek and at that point would be in the approximate middle of Julius Weaver's property.
Julius purchased the property, one hundred twenty-five acres, for $85 from one John Floyd on June 16, 1826. It is unknown if this was the same John Floyd
who was a General over Julius's regiment during the War of 1812, or possibly a son or other relative of his.
The sale was recorded in July of 1826 in Deed Book 1 of Early County Deeds. The property is described as : "one hundred twenty five acres of land, lying
and being in the County of Early in the twenty-eighth district, part of lot number three hundred and forty, dividing said lot of land east and west,
beginning in the center of the No.East lines running directly through said lot to the west line leaving one hundred and twenty-five acres each which land
are being south of said dividing line and so joining the 26th District line bounded in such shapes and forms as will appear....." goes on to say that the
property was originally granted to a Jacob Listrunk by His Excellency the Governor. The deed is witnessed by Henry H. Fulgham. This property became the
site of the Weaver Plantation in later years. He also drew land from the land lottery in 1827, said land being in Grimsley's District. It is not known at
this time whether that land adjoined the original property of 1826. Julius's son Moses also lived on land adjoining the 1826 property.
The property is on both sides of the dirt road you are on and ends at the next road south. At that junction, on the northeast corner, was the old Weaver
Cemetery. As of the 1990's it has been long overgrown with weeds, or is sometimes planted with crops. It was planted with wheat in the 1970's and probably
Also in 1826 Julius Weaver and Isham Sheffield were appointed Road Commissioners by the court. Julius was elected State Representative in 1829. In 1833 he
was a judge in the Early County Inferior Court.
Julius Weaver died in the winter of 1834 at the age of about 49, of causes unknown at this time. Nancy Fulgham Weaver and their son Moses applied for and
were granted letters of administration on January 5, 1835.
Among the property listed in the administration were: 23 sheep, 15 goats, one sorrell (reddish-brown) gelding, one sorrell mare, two sorrell colts, one
brown horse, bridles, bits, 2 saddles, blanket, lockchain, sheep shears, rifle gun, 1 lot guns & barrells, fire dogs, fireplace shovel, 1 cart, set of
blacksmith's tools, box of old irons, 2 lots of cooper's ware, 2 kegs, bushel measure, 4 planes (one birch, one metal, one set, and one bench plane),
2 drawing knives, 2 sets of cooping tools, 2 saws, 3 hammers, 4 turning chisels, 7 carpenter's chisels, square & compass, screw-tap, brace & bits, 5
augers, 2 whet stones, 2 hatchets, one broad axe, one club, quantity of chair rounds and backs, one grind stone, 2 mill stones, 1 lot of old books,
coffee pot, 5 sitting chairs, 1 frame, 1 trunk, 1 table, 1 knife box, 3 feather beds, bed steads and furniture, 2 spinning wheels, knives & forks, pot
rack, one lot of crockery, glassware and one lot of seed cotton. There are a number of other items which are difficult to read.
The "rifle gun" was bought by William Weaver. Thomas Weaver bought one of the horses, some grubbing hoes and a draw knife; Holly Weaver bought many of the
carpenters tools and the chair rounds; Moses bought a saddle, bridles, the 2 colts, cowhides, jug decanter, sheep shears, hammers, cooper's tools and later
owned the Weaver Plantation. His mother Nancy took 5 sheep, the sorrell mare, a side saddle, collar harnesses, plows and furniture. She later moved to Texas
with some of the Weaver and Fulgham families.
It has been many moons since the Weaver Cemetery property was in the Weaver family. In the 1920's there were wooden markers on the graves however there is
no longer any evidence that there was ever a cemetery there. Buried here should be Julius Weaver, his son Moses who later owned the property, Moses's wife
Elizabeth Sheffield Weaver (daughter of Early County pioneer Isham Sheffield), Moses's son William Bryan Weaver, some members of their families, and the
Weaver slaves of which there were originally five. (See Slave Schedule for Early County, 1860.)
The slaves and two of their children stayed with the family after the Civil War. Those remembered by the current Weaver descendants were the mother (name
unknown), her daughter Ann who was born about 1855, and her step-son Jess. When they were grown they were called Aunt Ann and Uncle Jess by the Weaver
family and they were still with our family in the 1920's. In addition to the household work, Aunt Ann helped with the child-rearing. This information was
related by some of those family members who knew her or were living in the household at the time. They are Clytie Weaver Still, Florrie Weaver Barlow, and
Mable Weaver Quinby. It is not known at this time when Ann and Jess died but they are also buried in the old Weaver Cemetery.
It is not known for sure how many of our family are in that cemetery, however Moses's sons Holly and Larkin were not buried there. They are at Zion Church
Cemetery. Elizabeth Roberts Sheffield, wife of Isham Sheffield is buried at Zion Church also. It is believed by Isham's descendant Juanita Day Edmondson
of Early County Historical Society that they may have recently found the grave of Isham Sheffield in a wooded area on what was once his property.
As you face the location of the old Weaver Cemetery (no longer visible), looking northeast you see one of few parts of this area of Early County that could
be called a hill. It is possibly 50 ft. or more higher than the road. Julius Weaver built his house on top of that hill, according to Joel Perry, who knew
Julius, and wrote this information in the above-mentioned book as follows: "Julius Weaver lived upon the hill in what is now an old field, immediately south
of Weaver Creek." The book also says that the house was still standing in 1869 but was later taken down (1870's) when Moses moved his family to the north
side of Weaver's Creek. It would no longer be necessary to walk uphill to get home.
Notes for NANCY FULGHAM:
Sometime between the administration of the estate of Nancy Weaver's husband Julius Weaver in 1835, and before the Texas Census was taken in 1850, Robert
Fulgham (born 1799) and his brother Jesse Fulgham (born about 1800) were living in Tyler County Texas.
As of the 1860 Census for Tyler County, Nancy Fulgham Weaver was living with Jesse in the home of John T. Collier. Nancy Weaver died at Colmsniel (Tyler
County) in 1871 and is buried near there in Egypt Cemetery. Her tombstone indicates that she was born in Virginia.
Children of JULIUS WEAVER and NANCY FULGHAM are:
6. i. MOSES3 WEAVER, b. Abt. 1808, Baldwin County, Georgia; d. Bef. 1880, Early County, Georgia.
7. ii. HOLLY WEAVER, b. Abt. 1812, Georgia; d. Georgia.
iii. THOMAS CARVER WEAVER, b. 1815, Baldwin County Georgia; d. 07 Jan 1887, Tyler County, Texas; m. GEORGEANNA ROWE, 07 Jun 1837, Early County, Georgia;
b. Georgia; d. 14 Aug 1860, Tyler County, Texas.
iv. WILLIAM WEAVER, b. Abt. 1819, Early County, Georgia; m. ELIZABETH SHEFFIELD, 01 May 1842, Early County, Georgia.
v. JULIUS WEAVER, b. Abt. 1820, Early County, Georgia; m. PERMILLA.
8. vi. LUVINA WEAVER, b. 09 Mar 1822, Early County, Georgia; d. 30 Mar 1888, Woodville, Tyler County, Texas.
vii. JANE WEAVER, b. 16 Jan 1825, Early County, Georgia; d. 23 Mar 1884, Houston County, Texas; m. JOHN THOMAS COLLIER, 15 Feb 1846, Early County, Georgia;
b. Abt. 1825, Georgia; d. Texas.
Notes for JOHN THOMAS COLLIER:
When Henry Collier died in Damascus, Early Co, Georgia in 1856, the Collier family moved to Tyler Co, Texas. Jane Weaver is the wife of John Thomas Collier
list on the 1860 Tyler Co, Texas census,(they have 10 children). However there are two: John T. Colleirs who arrive from Georgia. one is the son of Culbert
Collier and This line is from Henry Collier and Nancy Bird daughter of Peter Bird. (Another Henry Collier in Twiggs Co, also has a John T. Collier who moves
to Jackson, FL by 1850, his father Henry, dies in 1840;)This family moves to Ratcliff, Houston Co, Texas, and their son Henry (born 1850, GA)married Susan
Hall, Laura Allen Nerren, had some 16 children, only half lived to adulthood.... for more details just ask, also it is thought that Mary Montgomery is the
wife of John Fulgham, (but not confirmed)
viii. CYNTHIA WEAVER, b. Unknown.
ix. NANCY WEAVER, b. Unknown.
x. OLIVIA WEAVER, b. Unknown.
3. WILLIAM2 WEAVER was born Abt. 1790 in Georgia, and died 1864 in Randolph County, Georgia. He married ELIZABETH HUGHEY 03 Feb 1811 in Georgia.
Child of WILLIAM WEAVER and ELIZABETH HUGHEY is:
9. i. WILLIAM D.3 WEAVER, b. 16 Sep 1825, Henry County, Georgia; d. 28 Jul 1904, Atlanta, Georgia.
4. JANE2 WEAVER was born 02 Dec 1782 in Georgia, and died 1869 in Walton County, Georgia. She married (1) EPHRAIM EXPUR SPENCE. She married (2) WILLIAM
BROOKS 31 Jan 1802 in Washington County, Georgia, son of JOHN BROOKS and JANE TERRELL. He was born 01 Dec 1782 in North Carolina, and died May 1865 in Walton
Child of JANE WEAVER and EPHRAIM SPENCE is:
i. EXPER KILBY3 SPENCE, b. 1816.
Children of JANE WEAVER and WILLIAM BROOKS are:
10. ii. HAMILTON3 BROOKS, b. 18 Oct 1802; d. Bet. 1860 - 1870.
11. iii. CINDARELLA BROOKS, b. 27 Dec 1803; d. Bef. 1850.
12. iv. LARKIN BROOKS, b. 12 Jan 1805; d. Bet. 1850 - 1860, Morgan County, Georgia.
13. v. JOHN BROOKS, b. 12 Jan 1807; d. Aft. 1860, Cobb County, Georgia.
vi. BRADFORD BROOKS, b. Apr 1810; d. Aft. 1870.
vii. PHINNIAH BROOKS, b. 18 Oct 1812.
viii. WILLIAM H BROOKS, b. 06 Jan 1814; d. Abt. 1867.
14. ix. JOSIAH M BROOKS, b. Bet. 03 Nov 1816 - 1817; d. Aft. 1870.
x. JECHONIAH W BROOKS, b. 15 Jan 1818.
xi. AMARILES BROOKS, b. 03 Aug 1820.
xii. JAMES W BROOKS, b. 29 Nov 1822; d. Mar 1865, Civil War service.
xiii. OTHNIEL HUSKEY BROOKS, b. 18 Apr 1825; d. 12 Dec 1908.
5. ISAAC SUTTLES2 WEAVER was born 30 Mar 1812 in GEORGIA, and died 24 Oct 1886 in LINEVILLE, ALABAMA. He married (1) PRISCILLA CAROLYN REYNOLDS 29 Oct 1834 in
Walton, Georgia. She was born 1817 in Georgia, and died Jul 1851 in Louina, Randolph County, Alabama. He married (2) KIZIAH ANN ANDREWS 25 Nov 1851 in Louina,
Randolph County, Alabama. She was born 10 Dec 1825 in Georgia, and died 04 May 1895 in Lineville, Clay County, Alabama.
Notes for ISAAC SUTTLES WEAVER:
Isaac Suttles Weaver was ordained in 1834 by Jesse Travis and was a member of Sharon Baptist Church in Henry County, Georgia. In 1836 he moved his
membership to Zion Baptist Church in Newton County, Georgia. In 1849 he was licensed to preach. He moved to Randolph County, Alabama in 1850 and was the
pastor at Liberty Baptist Church for almost 20 years. He was appointed a missionary in 1852.
He was a representative of Randolph County, Alabama in the State General Assembly 1857-1858. He moved to Clay County in 1869 where he served in the Lineville
Church for a year, Mt. Prospect Church for 2 years, and was later a moderator of the Carey Association. He was known as a thorough Baptist and a moderate
Children of ISAAC WEAVER and PRISCILLA REYNOLDS are:
15. i. SEATON DAVID3 WEAVER, b. 08 Jan 1835, Newton County, Georgia; d. 17 May 1864, Orange Courthouse, Virginia.
ii. BENJAMIN REYNOLDS "BERRY" WEAVER, b. 1837.
iii. GUSTAVIUS FRANKLIN WEAVER, b. 1839.
iv. OTHNIEL BARTON WEAVER, b. 01 Feb 1842.
v. ELIZABETH VIRGINIA WEAVER, b. 1843.
vi. ADELLPE CAROLINE WEAVER, b. 1843.
vii. THADDEUS C WEAVER, b. 1845.
16. viii. HENRY TOWERS WEAVER, b. 25 Nov 1848.
ix. EMILY WEAVER, b. 1851.
Children of ISAAC WEAVER and KIZIAH ANDREWS are:
x. MARY ANN ALICE3 WEAVER, b. 27 Oct 1852.
xi. MIRIAH JOSEPHINE JUDSON WEAVER, b. 24 Jan 1854.
xii. ISAAC MADISON HUGHEY WEAVER, b. 16 Oct 1855.
xiii. UNNAMED INFANT WEAVER, b. 20 Oct 1857.
xiv. JABEZ CURRY WEAVER, b. 15 Nov 1858.
xv. CHARLES SISSON WEAVER, b. 08 Nov 1860.
xvi. WILLIAM LEE WEAVER, b. 06 Jan 1863.
xvii. FRANCES ELVIRA ELZAVADA WEAVER, b. 16 Nov 1865.
xviii. JOHN ARTHUR ANDREWS WEAVER, b. 13 Sep 1868.
Generation No. 3
6. MOSES3 WEAVER was born Abt. 1808 in Baldwin County, Georgia, and died Bef. 1880 in Early County, Georgia. He married ELIZABETH SHEFFIELD 15 Mar 1832 in
EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA, daughter of WEST SHEFFIELD and SUSANNAH CLARK. She was born Abt. 1814 in Georgia, and died Bef. 1900 in Early County, Georgia.
Notes for MOSES WEAVER:
Moses was born in Baldwin County. His father, Julius, is known to have been living there in 1807. Though his temporary location was likely altered during
the War of 1812, his family is not known to have lived in another county until 1818 when he was living in Twiggs County.
In looking at historical or genealogical records in Georgia it is necessary to be careful not to confuse Moses Weaver, son of Julius Weaver, with the Moses
Weaver who is believed to be his cousin and the son of Jonathan Lewellen Weaver. There are many references to the fact that Jonathan Weaver was killed by
Indians in the presence of his son Moses. Moses also became a Justice of the Peace. Our Moses, son of Julius would have been living in the same area near Ft.
Gaines at approximately the same time as the other Moses, and there were a number of Moses Weavers to follow in succeeding generations. This confuses the issue
even further for one who may be searching various indexes for that name. To keep them straight, one must look for dates, spouses, children and/or parents in
order to know which Moses they have referenced.
It would be safe to say that both Moses Weavers were terrorized by the Creek Indians between 1818 and 1825.
Moses's father died when he was twenty-four, his brother Thomas, sisters Jane and Luvina, as well as his mother moved to Texas in the 1850's. Some time later,
His youngest son John Fulgham Weaver also moved to Texas. At some point in time before 1850 Moses Weaver became the owner of the Weaver Plantation on Weaver's
Creek. He owned five slaves. His real estate in 1860 was valued at $4000.00 and his personal property at $7,000.00. Smaller plantations in that census, in the
same area, had Overseers. There are no Overseers shown in Moses's records and there were probably none needed.
It is unknown how many of Moses's sons fought in the Civil War however at least three of them have military information listed in Early County records. Thomas
died as a P.O.W. in a Union Prison in Illinois in 1864. William Bryant Weaver and Holly Hiram Weaver enlisted in the Early Guards (13th Georgia Infantry). They
served, among other places, in the Battle of Gettysburg, where almost as many men died in three days of fighting as were killed in the entire Vietnam War. Holly
was wounded at Gettysburg and died in Early County at the age of thirty-four. He is buried at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. William Bryant Weaver served with
Holly. He is buried at Cedar Springs Cemetery.
In 1870 Moses and Elizabeth still had two sons living at home, Othniel age 16 and John F. Age 14. Moses was 62 years old. He did not live until the 1880 Census.
Enumeration District 96, Page 2, beginning with line 50 indicates that Elizabeth was then a widow an was living with the family of her son Isham B. Weaver.
Children of MOSES WEAVER and ELIZABETH SHEFFIELD are:
i. JUNIORIS4 WEAVER, b. Abt. 1833.
ii. MARY WEAVER, b. Abt. 1834.
iii. WESTLEY WEAVER, b. Abt. 1837, Early County, Georgia; m. AMANDA F. TURNER, Abt. 1859, Early County, Georgia; b. Abt. 1840, Georgia.
17. iv. WILLIAM BRYANT WEAVER, b. Abt. 1840, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 09 Oct 1914.
v. HOLLY HIRAM WEAVER, b. 17 Feb 1841, Early County, Georgia; d. 25 Jan 1876, Early County, Georgia.
Notes for HOLLY HIRAM WEAVER:
Holly Hiram Weaver was a private in the Early County Guards. He was wounded at Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 and was paroled at Tallahassee, Florida on May 24,
1865. He died at the age of thirty-four in Early County, Georgia and is buried at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery
vi. THOMAS WEAVER, b. Abt. 1843, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 1864, ROCK ISLAND, ILL.(CONFEDERATE P.O.W.).
Notes for THOMAS WEAVER:
Rock Island County
Confederate Dead at Rock Island
Surnames Beginning with "W"
“THOMAS WEAVER, PVT A 51 GA 2/16/64 537”
18. vii. MOSES P. WEAVER, b. Abt. 1845, Early County, Georgia.
19. viii. ISHAM BELCHER WEAVER, b. 1847, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA.
20. ix. LARKIN CHIVERS WEAVER, b. 22 Nov 1850, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 15 Feb 1912, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA.
21. x. OTHNIEL WEAVER, b. 1852, Early County, Georgia; d. 1894, Early County, Georgia.
xi. JOHN FULGHAM WEAVER, b. 27 Aug 1855, Early County, Georgia; d. 28 Jul 1938, Houston County, Texas; m. MARY M GRIM; b. 14 Oct 1859; d. 14 Dec 1901,
Houston County, Texas.
7. HOLLY3 WEAVER was born Abt. 1812 in Georgia, and died in Georgia. He married NANCY FLOYD 12 Jun 1833 in Early County, Georgia.
Child of HOLLY WEAVER and NANCY FLOYD is:
22. i. JULIUS4 WEAVER, b. 1838, Early County, Georgia; d. Hughley, Chambers County, Alabama.
8. LUVINA3 WEAVER was born 09 Mar 1822 in Early County, Georgia, and died 30 Mar 1888 in Woodville, Tyler County, Texas. She married FRANCIS OLIVER SMITH 24
Jan 1847 in Early County, Georgia, son of SAMUEL SMITH and VIRGINIA AIKEN. He was born 20 Jan 1825 in Georgia, and died 15 Oct 1905 in Houston County, Texas.
Children of LUVINA WEAVER and FRANCIS SMITH are:
i. MARY JANE4 SMITH, b. 31 Dec 1848, Tyler County, Texas; d. 26 Aug 1865, Tyler County, Texas.
ii. SAMUEL SMITH, b. May 1851, Tyler County, Texas; d. 20 Aug 1865, Tyler County, Texas.
iii. JOHN C SMITH, b. 18 May 1853, Tyler County, Texas; d. 19 Sep 1904, Houston County, Texas; m. (1) VIVIAN WILLIAMS; m. (2) ALICE PRUITT.
23. iv. NANCY FULGHAM SMITH, b. 17 Aug 1855, Tyler County, Texas; d. 12 Jan 1892, Crocket, Houston County, Texas.
v. FRANCIS OLIVER SMITH, b. 08 Nov 1857, Tyler County, Texas; d. 31 May 1932, Houston County, Texas; m. LOUISE THOMPSON.
vi. VIRGINIA SMITH, b. 18 Aug 1860, Tyler County, Texas; d. 07 Nov 1940, Crocket, Houston County, Texas; m. STANFORD F. SANDERS.
vii. CYNTHIA OLIVIA SMITH, b. 21 May 1865, Tyler County, Texas; d. 31 Jan 1953, Colmsneil, Tyler County, Texas; m. JIM MATT MILNER.
9. WILLIAM D.3 WEAVER was born 16 Sep 1825 in Henry County, Georgia, and died 28 Jul 1904 in Atlanta, Georgia. He married MARTHA CAROLINE DONAHOO, daughter
of JAMES DONAHOO and ELIZABETH. She was born 30 Aug 1832, and died 19 Aug 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Child of WILLIAM WEAVER and MARTHA DONAHOO is:
24. i. WILLIAM WILSON4 WEAVER, b. 15 Jun 1860, Dekalb County, Georgia; d. 05 Jan 1959, Macon, Georgia.
10. HAMILTON3 BROOKS (JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 18 Oct 1802, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870. He married ELIZABETH Abt. 1828.
Notes for HAMILTON BROOKS:
He was identified as a Lieutenant on the Morgan County Georgia Militia in 1822-1824.
Lived in Butts County, Georgia, with his family in 1830.
A Captain in the Walton County Georgia Militia, in 1838, he was living, with his family in Walton County, in 1840.
He lived in Forsythe County, Georgia in 1850 and 1860.
In 1860, he was identified as a Baptist Minister.
Children of HAMILTON BROOKS and ELIZABETH are:
i. LARKIN G4 BROOKS, b. Abt. 1830.
25. ii. WILLIAM T BROOKS, b. Abt. 1833.
iii. FRANCES E BROOKS, b. Abt. 1838.
iv. NANCY H BROOKS, b. Abt. 1840.
v. SARAH C BROOKS, b. Abt. 1842.
11. CINDARELLA3 BROOKS (JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 27 Dec 1803, and died Bef. 1850. She married WILLIAM RAY 29 Dec 1824 in Walton County, Georgia. He was
born Abt. 1786, and died Aft. 1870 in Walton County, Georgia.
Children of CINDARELLA BROOKS and WILLIAM RAY are:
i. JOHN C4 RAY, b. Abt. 1826.
ii. DAVID ROBERT RAY, b. Abt. 1834.
12. LARKIN3 BROOKS (JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 12 Jan 1805, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in Morgan County, Georgia. He married (1) DELILAH JONES 16 Feb
1832. He married (2) PERMELIA J CLEMENTS 03 Mar 1837 in Morgan County, Georgia.
Children of LARKIN BROOKS and PERMELIA CLEMENTS are:
i. WILLIAM AUSTIN4 BROOKS, b. Abt. 1838.
ii. MARY J BROOKS, b. Abt. 1843.
iii. CHARLES G BROOKS, b. Abt. 1845.
iv. CINTHIA ELIAZABETH BROOKS, b. 1850.
13. JOHN3 BROOKS (JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 12 Jan 1807, and died Aft. 1860 in Cobb County, Georgia. He married SARAH F BALDWIN 15 Apr 1832 in Clarke
County, Georgia. She was born 21 Nov 1814, and died 23 Oct 1878.
Children of JOHN BROOKS and SARAH BALDWIN are:
i. MISSOURI ANN4 BROOKS, b. 23 Jan 1833.
ii. MARY JANE BROOKS, b. 22 May 1835.
iii. MARTHA HOLLY BROOKS, b. 20 Sep 1837.
iv. SARAH ELIZABETH BROOKS, b. 25 Jan 1840.
v. NANCY AMARILES BROOKS, b. 30 Mar 1842.
vi. MANSFIELD JACKSON BROOKS, b. 16 Apr 1844.
vii. SUSAN CHARLOTTE PHENIAH BROOKS, b. 16 Oct 1848.
14. JOSIAH M3 BROOKS (JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born Bet. 03 Nov 1816 - 1817, and died Aft. 1870. He married MARTHA ANN "PATSY" MOON 07 Feb 1839 in Walton
County, Georgia, daughter of EDOM MOON and OBEDIENCE EDDINGS. She was born Abt. 1818.
Children of JOSIAH BROOKS and MARTHA MOON are:
26. i. COLUMBUS W4 BROOKS, b. 16 Nov 1839; d. 24 Jan 1905.
27. ii. JANE OBEDIENCE BROOKS, b. 1842; d. 08 Oct 1937.
28. iii. WILLIAM EDOM BROOKS, b. 1845.
iv. JOSIAH "JOSEPH" D BROOKS, b. 1850.
v. MARTHA BROOKS.
vi. THOMAS BROOKS.
15. SEATON DAVID3 WEAVER (ISAAC SUTTLES2, OTHNIEL1) was born 08 Jan 1835 in Newton County, Georgia, and died 17 May 1864 in Orange Courthouse, Virginia. He
married NANCY THELMA WRIGHT 1858 in Louina, Randolph County, Alabama. She was born 09 Jun 1840 in Butts County, Georgia, and died 10 Aug 1914 in Louina,
Randolph County, Alabama.
Notes for SEATON DAVID WEAVER:
Seaton David Weaver was a Confederate Army chaplain in the 14th Alabama Infantry, Co. K. He became ill of dysentery and died in Virginia and was buried at
Orange Courthouse, Virginia on May 17, 1864.
Children of SEATON WEAVER and NANCY WRIGHT are:
29. i. FRANKLIN ADOLPHUS4 WEAVER, b. 17 Feb 1860, Milltown, Chambers County, Alabama; d. 10 Jun 1952, Abanda, Chambers County, Alabama.
ii. CARRIE MELISSA WEAVER, b. 1862.
16. HENRY TOWERS3 WEAVER was born 25 Nov 1848.
Child of HENRY TOWERS WEAVER is:
i. LENA BELLE4 WEAVER.
Generation No. 4
17. WILLIAM BRYANT4 WEAVER was born Abt. 1840 in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA, and died 09 Oct 1914. He married FRANCIS AMANDA TURNER. She was born 09 Aug 1840, and
died 12 May 1912.
Notes for WILLIAM BRYANT WEAVER:
William Bryan Weaver joined the Early Guards as a Private in July 1861. He was captured at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 5, 1865. He was paroled at
Lookout, Maryland on Feb 18, 1865 and was received in a prisoner exchange at James River, Virginia on Feb 21, 1865. According to the book THE LAST VETERAN
(about the last remaining Confederate flagpole, which is still in front of the Early County Courthouse) William Bryan Weaver was still farming in Early
County in 1890.
Children of WILLIAM WEAVER and FRANCIS TURNER are:
i. JOHN COUNCIL5 WEAVER, b. 14 Nov 1878, Early County, Georgia; d. 27 Sep 1947, Early County, Georgia; m. MARY ALICE SESSIONS, 1903; b. 26 Aug 1880; d. 30
ii. FRANCIS "FANNIE" WEAVER, b. 1874, Early County, Georgia; m. J. B. CHAMBERS.
iii. ELIZABETH WEAVER.
iv. WALTER WEAVER, b. 1879, Early County, Georgia; m. ANNA CAUSEY.
18. MOSES P.4 WEAVER was born Abt. 1845 in Early County, Georgia. He married MARY F. Bef. 1870. She was born Abt. 1846 in Georgia.
Children of MOSES WEAVER and MARY F. are:
i. THOMAS5 WEAVER, b. 1870.
ii. MARY WEAVER, b. 1875.
iii. BETTY WEAVER.
19. ISHAM BELCHER4 WEAVER was born 1847 in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA. He married ANNA E. SHEPARD. She died Abt. 1912 in COLQUITT, GA.
Children of ISHAM WEAVER and ANNA SHEPARD are:
i. MARGARET ALMA5 WEAVER, b. 1899; m. WILLIAM J HORN.
ii. SALLY WEAVER, b. Abt. 1912.
iii. EMMET WEAVER.
20. LARKIN CHIVERS4 WEAVER was born 22 Nov 1850 in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA, and died 15 Feb 1912 in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA. He married MARY JANE LANE 23 Nov 1870
in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA, daughter of JOSEPH LANE and CHLOE SHEFFIELD. She was born 21 Nov 1851 in EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA, and died 03 May 1893 in EARLY COUNTY,
Notes for LARKIN CHIVERS WEAVER:
Larkin Chivers married Mary Jane Lane, daughter of Joseph Lane and Chloe Sheffield (daughter of Isham Sheffield). He was sometimes referred to as L.C.
Weaver, Sr. because he had a son with the same initials, however his sons first name was Louis, rather than Larkin. He was affectionately called "Doc" by his
friends. In addition to farming he made home remedies to relieve the symptoms of various ailments.
Larkin was a deacon at Zion (Primitive Baptist) Church as well as an assistant Sunday School superintendent and teacher. His service in the church is
documented in the book A HISTORY OF ZION CHURCH by J.W. Anglin He died in 1912 and is buried in the church cemetery beside his wife Mary Jane Lane Weaver.
Children of LARKIN WEAVER and MARY LANE are:
i. LOUIS CHIVERS5 WEAVER, b. 01 Feb 1873, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 13 Jun 1931, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; m. (1) LENA IRENE LASSETER, 18 Oct 1894, EARLY COUNTY,
GEORGIA; b. 22 Jun 1877, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 18 Apr 1907, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; m. (2) REMA NASH, 19 Jun 1910, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; b. 28 Jul 1888,
EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. 28 Jun 1946, AUGUSTA, GEORGIA.
Notes for LOUIS CHIVERS WEAVER:
He was sometimes referred to as L.C. Weaver, Jr. because his father had the same initials. However his father's first name was Larkin, not Louis. He was
usually called "Luke" by his friends.
He married Lena Lasseter in 1894. The total number of their children who died is unknown however two died in 1904, one in March and one in December. Lena
died as a result of childbirth in 1907. She and the baby were buried together at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Another son, Oscar "Wallace" Weaver died in
1908 at the age of 8. Yet another son, William "Larkin" Weaver died in 1910 at the age of 4. All are buried at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. Of their seven
children, only two survived their childhood, Linda and Charlie.
Louis Chivers Weaver married Rema Nash in June of 1910. They had four children, all of whom survived to adulthood.
ii. JOHN OTHNIEL WEAVER, b. 10 Jun 1876, Early County, Georgia; d. 04 Aug 1953, Bartow, Polk County, Florida; m. MINNIE ELIZABETH ALSTON, 11 Aug 1897,
Early County, Georgia; b. 18 Dec 1861; d. 15 Jun 1953, Bartow, Polk County, Florida.
iii. HULBERT WEAVER, b. 08 Dec 1880, Early County, Georgia; d. 22 Mar 1918; m. BERTHA DARINA WEDDINGTON, 03 May 1908; b. 21 Jan 1885; d. 08 Oct 1945.
iv. GEORGE MOSES WEAVER, b. 07 Jul 1885, Hilton, Early County, Georgia; m. ROSA BELLE BARNETT; b. Jakin, Early County, Georgia.
v. AVIS WEAVER, b. Apr 1888.
vi. CHLOE ELIZABETH WEAVER, b. Sep 1891; m. JOHN GILBERT HORN.
vii. WILLIAM THOMAS WEAVER, b. Sep 1891, EARLY COUNTY, GEORGIA; d. Dec 1971; m. EVA MATTIE GRIER.
viii. LILLIE ODESSA WEAVER.
21. OTHNIEL4 WEAVER was born 1852 in Early County, Georgia, and died 1894 in Early County, Georgia. He married ELIZABETH A. LASSETER 20 Dec 1877 in Early County,
Georgia, daughter of JAMES LASSETER and ELIZA. She was born Abt. 1862 in Georgia, and died 17 Mar 1934 in Early County, Georgia.
Children of OTHNIEL WEAVER and ELIZABETH LASSETER are:
i. L T5 WEAVER, b. 1879.
ii. OTHNIEL WEAVER, b. 02 Aug 1890, Early County, Georgia; d. 02 Oct 1920, Georgia; m. WILLIE BURGER BEATTY; b. Abt. 1890.
iii. ANDREW WEAVER, b. 1891, Early County, Georgia; d. 1927, Early County, Georgia; m. BEAULAH JONES; b. Nov 1900, Brooklyn, Alabama; d. 01 Apr 1935, Alabama.
22. JULIUS4 WEAVER was born 1838 in Early County, Georgia, and died in Hughley, Chambers County, Alabama. He married ELIZABETH SMITH. She was born 1847 in Alabama.
Notes for JULIUS WEAVER:
Julius served in Company A, 14th Alabama Infantry in the Civil Way. He lost an arm at Gaines Mill, Virginia on June 26, 1862.
Children of JULIUS WEAVER and ELIZABETH SMITH are:
i. BENJAMIN JULIUS5 WEAVER, b. 1869.
ii. HOLLY WEAVER, b. 1872.
iii. CHARLES WEAVER, b. 1874.
iv. NOBLE WEAVER, b. 1876.
v. NANNIE WEAVER, b. 1878.
vi. JAMES A. WEAVER.
23. NANCY FULGHAM4 SMITH was born 17 Aug 1855 in Tyler County, Texas, and died 12 Jan 1892 in Crocket, Houston County, Texas. She married THOMAS FRANK SMITH 17
Dec 1872 in Tyler County, Texas, son of THOMAS SMITH and LUCY BROWNING. He was born 10 Aug 1854 in Nachitoches, UnionCounty, Louisianna, and died 10 Nov 1900
in Crocket, Houston County, Texas.
Children of NANCY SMITH and THOMAS SMITH are:
i. JAMES HENRY5 SMITH, b. 12 Jan 1878, Crocket, Houston County, Texas; d. 20 Dec 1930, Dallas, Texas; m. ALICE AUGUSTA HILL, 07 Jan 1903, Tyler County,
Texas; b. 07 Jan 1877, Crocket, Houston County, Texas; d. 01 May 1943, Houston County, Texas.
ii. FRANCIS ALBERT SMITH, b. 27 Sep 1875, Tyler County, Texas; d. 05 Dec 1949, Crocket, Houston County, Texas; m. IDA HALE SMITH, 19 May 1897, Crocket,
Houston County, Texas; b. 21 Aug 1879, Crocket, Houston County, Texas; d. 21 Sep 1904, Crocket, Houston County, Texas.
iii. VINA SMITH, b. Tyler County, Texas; m. SIMS.
24. WILLIAM WILSON4 WEAVER was born 15 Jun 1860 in Dekalb County, Georgia, and died 05 Jan 1959 in Macon, Georgia. He married LAURA TYLER SPRAGGINS 02 Jun 1892
in Georgia, daughter of AUGUSTUS SPRAGGINS and HESTER MCCUE. She was born 04 Sep 1868 in Floyd County, Georgia, and died 03 Nov 1939 in Macon, Georgia.
Child of WILLIAM WEAVER and LAURA SPRAGGINS is:
i. HOWARD AUGUSTUS5 WEAVER, b. 02 Sep 1896, Floyd County, Georgia; d. 24 Apr 1960, Macon, Georgia; m. IDA REBECCA MCCOY, 23 Feb 1921, Georgia; b. 30 Mar
1904, Macon, Georgia; d. 28 Oct 1983, Macon, Georgia.
25. WILLIAM T4 BROOKS was born Abt. 1833. He married AMANDA A.
Children of WILLIAM BROOKS and AMANDA A are:
i. MARY J5 BROOKS, b. Abt. 1852.
ii. JOSEPH E BROOKS, b. Abt. 1854.
iii. ISABELLA BROOKS, b. Abt. 1856.
26. COLUMBUS W4 BROOKS was born 16 Nov 1839, and died 24 Jan 1905. He married (1) NANCY E CARLTON 11 Dec 1870 in Walton County, Georgia. She died Aft. 1880. He
married (2) MARTHA ANN JONES 10 Dec 1885 in Catoosa County, Georgia. She was born 18 Jun 1862, and died 08 Nov 1940.
Children of COLUMBUS BROOKS and MARTHA JONES are:
i. WILLIAM JOSIAH5 BROOKS, b. 1886; d. 1942; m. FAMMIE BROWN.
ii. SARAH ELIZABETH BROOKS, b. 1888; d. 1971; m. WILLIAM BRYAN FLETCHER.
iii. MARTHA ANN BROOKS, b. 1890; d. 1970; m. JOHN MACK BRYAN.
iv. WALTER C BROOKS, b. 1893; d. 1908.
v. MARY LOU BROOKS, b. 1896; d. 1930; m. G W JACKSON.
vi. SAMUEL THOMAS BROOKS, b. 1900; d. 1972; m. LEAVA M SIMMONS; b. 1900; d. 1935.
vii. IDA BELL BROOKS, b. 1904; d. 1954; m. FLOYD H BUSBY.
27. JANE OBEDIENCE4 BROOKS (JOSIAH M3, JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 1842, and died 08 Oct 1937. She married JOSHUA M STILL, son of SAMPSON STILL.
28. WILLIAM EDOM4 BROOKS (JOSIAH M3, JANE2 WEAVER, OTHNIEL1) was born 1845. He married FRANCES MCCARTY 02 Sep 1866 in Walton County, Georgia, daughter of
OVERTON GALLANT MCCARTY. She was born 26 Sep 1851 in Walton County, Georgia, and died 17 Jun 1923 in Haleyville, Alabama.
Children of WILLIAM BROOKS and FRANCES MCCARTY are:
i. JOSEPH5 BROOKS, b. Walton County, Georgia; d. Alabama; m. FANNY.
Notes for JOSEPH BROOKS:
Died in Chicago, Illinois while visiting his sister, Ada.
He was buried in Alabama.
ii. BETTY A BROOKS, b. Abt. 1870, Walton County, Georgia.
iii. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" BROOKS, b. 1872, Walton County, Georgia; d. Abt. 1955, Chicago, Illinois.
iv. NANINE NANN BROOKS, b. Jun 1877, Walton County, Georgia; d. 29 Oct 1942, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
v. ANDREW JACKSON BROOKS, b. Jun 1882; d. 29 Jun 1960, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
vi. EMMETT BROOKS, b. 27 Jan 1883, Walton County, Georgia; d. 21 Nov 1966, Memphis, Tennessee; m. MAGGIE S DREWRY.
vii. ADA BELL BROOKS, b. 22 Jan 1887, Monroe, Walton County, Georgia; d. 28 Jun 1970, Oak Lawn, Illinois.
viii. THOMAS BROOKS, b. 04 May 1888; d. 17 Oct 1967, Birmingham, Alabama.
29. FRANKLIN ADOLPHUS4 WEAVER was born 17 Feb 1860 in Milltown, Chambers County, Alabama, and died 10 Jun 1952 in Abanda, Chambers County, Alabama. He married
CATHERINE ABBIGAIL STEPHENS 08 Dec 1882 in Abanda, Chambers County, Alabama. She was born 16 Feb 1862 in Louina, Randolph County, Alabama, and died 02 Sep 1952
in Abanda, Chambers County, Alabama.
Children of FRANKLIN WEAVER and CATHERINE STEPHENS are:
i. PHILLIP LESLIE5 WEAVER, b. 29 Dec 1883.
ii. LURA FLORENCE WEAVER, b. 03 Sep 1885, Louina, Randolph County, Alabama; d. 08 Aug 1907, Abanda, Chambers County, Alabama.
iii. ERA BEULAH WEAVER, b. 21 Aug 1887; d. 07 Mar 1963.
iv. LEONIDAS FRANKLIN "LEE" WEAVER, b. 16 Oct 1889, Louina, Randolph County, Alabama; d. 24 Jun 1969, Lanett, Chambers County, Alabama; m. JEFFERY LEWIS
SANDS, 1914, Chambers County, Alabama; b. 1894, Milltown, Chambers County, Alabama; d. 1936, Lanett, Chambers County, Alabama.
v. MARY EUNICE WEAVER, b. 21 Oct 1891; d. Aug 1978.
vi. CATHERINE ALICE WEAVER, b. 07 Aug 1893.
vii. CHARLES SAMUEL WEAVER, b. 24 Jan 1896, Louina, Randolph County, Alabama; d. 17 Nov 1958, Alabama; m. LULA BELLE GIBSON, 28 Feb 1915, Alabama; b. 1896,
Randolph County, Georgia; d. Alabama.
viii. BERNICE MELISSA WEAVER, b. 22 Jan 1900.
ix. ERNEST MADISON WEAVER, b. 22 Jan 1900.
x. WILLIAM WRIGHT WEAVER, b. 01 Aug 1902.
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