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WEVER FAMILY Mini-genealogy

Russell WEVER, descended from the Weavers of Wales through the line of Clement WEAVER who was the ninth generation to be a resident of the United States.

This man was born Sept. 24, 1825 at Watertown, NY and died Nov 21, 1886 at Elk Creek, NE. He was a farmer at Elk Creek and served in the Civil War. He married Elizabeth HORN (b 16 Jan 1827; d 14 Jan 1902).

Children:
Roland Norman WEVER
Rosetta Emeline WEVER
George Henry WEVER
William Russell WEVER
Franklin Thomas WEVER
Riley Anson WEVER
Sarah Elizabeth WEVER

Russell WEVER is my GGrandfather and the first generation to drop the "A" from the spelling from the name although other siblings spelled the name either way. (From another source I discovered that Russell was at one time Postmaster of Elk Creek).

See following statements for each of Russell's children

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Roland Norman WEVER, b 29 June 1853
     m. (1) Mary WERT, m. 6 Aug 1889
          Child (by first wife): Edna, b Sept. 27; d May 27, 1889
     m (2) Etta ADAMS, b 23 Oct.
          Children (by 2nd wife):
               (1) Inez Inora, b 19 Oct 1900
               (2) James, b 16 May 1903
               (3) Floyd Franklin, b13 Oct 1904
               (4) Lula May, b 5 Apr 1907
               (5) Sherman Taft, b 28 Nov 1908

Some information is known about the Roland and Etta Adams WEVER family.

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Rosetta Emeline WEVER b 21 Dec 1855 at Waukesha, WI, d 25 Sep 1927;
married 10 Sep 1876 to Frank LaMONTE (b 15 Apr 1847, d 8 Jun 1911)
She resided in Los Angeles, CA.
Children (surname LaMONTE):
     (1) Floretta LaMONTE b 14 Feb 1878 at Falls City, NE
           m Fred Woodmas BARNETT (b 17 Jul 1871, d 5 Jul 1912)
     (2) Maude LaMONTE, b 18 June 1880 at Falls City, NE
          m Edward A LOVELACE, b 26 Nov 1873.

No information beyond what is shown is available.

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George Henry WEVER b 30 Apr 1857. He was a farmer at Elk Creek, NE.
married Oct 25, 1877 to Martha PHELEN, (b 10 July 1857 in Petersburg, IL)

Children:
(1) Lloyd Henry WEVER b 3 Aug 1878
(2) George Arthur WEVER b 38 May 1882
(3) Walter Andrew WEVER b 19 Sept 1888
(4) Luella May WEVER b 7 May 1894 at Elk Creek, NE;
          m 2 July 1913 to Charles Walter WIGGINTON (b 27 Mar 1892). He was
          an electrician for C.B.&W. R.R.) Resided at Hancock, NE.
          They had one child: Cyril WIGGINTON b 23 Aug 1914.
(5) Iola Isabel WEVER b 14 Jan 1896 at Elk Creek, NE
          m 28 June 1914 to Louis Nelson CORRINGTON (b 4 Aug 1886).
          They had one child: Louis Nelson CORRINGTON b 23 Aug 1918.

Could share some limitied information on this family.
Phelan family researcher as well interested in obtaining knowledge.

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William Russell WEVER was born 9 June 1858; was a long time resident of Elk Creek, NE although he spent a few years in Kansas. William died in 1929 & is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery at Elk Creek, NE
He married Mary Etta LASLEY on 22 Sept 1889. She was born Mar 16, 1874. Mary Etta Lasley Wever later married to Oscar ODELL and is buried in the cemetery in Axtell, KS

Children:
(1) Bessie Ann WEVER b 20 Sept 1890 at Elk Creek, NE;
          m 19 Sept 1913 to Leonard Albert AHL, (b 11 Nov 1887).
          They resided in both Beatrice and Lincoln, NE.
(2) Rosetta WEVER b 2 Feb 1892 at Elk Creek, NE
          m 15 Feb 1911 to Lewis Thomas CROPP (b 1 July 1883)
          He was a farmer at Ord, NE and later lived in Lincoln, NE).
    Their children were:
           1. Clarence Lewis CROPP, b 4 Feb 1912
           2. Delmar William CROPP b 31 July 1913
           3. Ruby Ellen CROPP b 29 July 1915
           4. Raymond McClain CROPP b 26 Aug 1917
           5. Elsie Etta CROPP b 11 Apr 1919
(3) Ralph Anson WEVER b 27 Dec 1893
          m Ella May Jeffery in 1930, Omaha, NE
(4) Ray Benson WEVER b 26 Nov 1895. He served 2 yrs in World War and was a
          non-commissioned officer in the 34th Sand Storm Division.
(5) George Evert WEVER b 25 Mar 1898. He served 2 yrs in the World War and was a
          non-commissioned officer in the 34th Sand Storm Division.
(6) Russell William WEVER b 2 Oct 1903.
(7) Leonard Alvin WEVER b 20 Mar 1906.

William Russell and Mary Etta Lasley WEVER are my grandparents.
Ralph Anson WEVER & Ella May (Jeffery) are my parents.

Much info is available on the Lasley name.

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Franklin Thomas WEVER b 7 Aug 1861, d in North Platte, NE 1 Sept 1920.
m to Loduska Ellen SUPER (b 29 Aug 1867).

Children:
(1) Frank Edwin WEVER b 2 July 1889 at Elk Creek, NE;
          m Aug. 19, 1867 to Dora Alice HOUSE (b 29 Aug 1867).
       Children: Francis Ellsworth b 26 Aug 1912, and Floyd Eugene b 19 Jan 1927
(2) John Ellis WEVER b 19 Feb 1893 at Elk Creek, NE;
          m 23 Dec 1914 to Bertha Adele GORDON (b 16 Dec 1895.)
          They resided at Sarben, NE.
      Children: Arville b 6 Nov 1915; Arthur b 9 May 1917
(3) Alice Marie WEVER b 1 Dec 1895. m. WADA. They resided at Sarben, NE
      Child: Dorothy Evelyn WADA b 11 Sept 1916.
(4) Mary Florence WEVER b 12 Feb 1898.
(5) Lila Mildred WEVER b 18 Dec 1900.

Could share some limited information on this family.
I have located a researcher interested in researching the Super side of the family.

William WEVER <negenie@inetnebr.com>

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