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Adam Weight
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Birth: 1790
Berks County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1862
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Cemetery records from the internment files of Grandview Cemetery of Tyrone, PA for Adam Weight and Margaret Weight. Below is the exact transcription on page 407 of the publication "Grandview Cemetery, Tyrone, PA, the Blair County Genealogical Society, Hollidaysburg, PA 2003"

Adam died almost two weeks after the death in Maryland of his son Daniel serving in the Civil War.

Weight, Adam who lived at Near Tyrone City
Interred on : 3/27/1862
DOB: DOD: Age: 71 YRS 11 MO. 10 DA[Y]S [BW: b. ca. 1790]
Parents: S/ Weight, George & ---
Cause Death: Inflammation of stomach
Section 6 Lot: 84

Weight, Margaret, Mrs.
Interred on : 1/15/1876
DOB: DOD: Age: 81 yrs 1mo. 10 days [BW: b. ca 1794]
Parents: D/ Hunter, J. & Jennie
Spouse: W/ Weight, Adam
Cause death: Palsy
Section 6 Lot: 84

Adam WEIGHT b. ca 1787 in Berks Co. PA. d. March 27,1862 near Tyrone, Pa. Married (probably ca 1815) to Margaret Hunter, daughter of John and Jennie Hunter. Adam is in the 1850 c. for Snyder Twn. with wife Margaret. Adam's father was John George Wecht/Weight b. 1763 in Berks Co, Pa and died ca 1830 in what is now Blair Co., Pa. Adam is buried in Grandview Cemetery in Tyrone in section 84 but without a headstone.
His Children
1. John Weight b. ca 1817 d. John never marries until he is about 52 years old. He is found taking care of his widowed mother in the 1870 census. He marries widow Elizabeth Boyles, who is much younger than he, in about 1869 and has at least one child with her and also adopts one of her children.

2. William Weight b. 1820 d. 1876 m. Hannah
MOORE. He is living next to his father Adam in the 1850 census
2.1 David Weight b. 1847
2.1 Alice Weight b. 1853
2.3 Annie Weight b. 1854
2.4 William Weight b. 1858
2.5 Peter Weight b. 1860
2.6 Miller Weight b. 1864
2.7 Mary Weight b. 1867

3. George Weight b. ca 1826 He is in Snyder Twn in 1850 with his father Adam.

4. Adam Weight Jr. b. ca 1828 d. btw 1880-1900. Ann(a) Isabella HENDERSON. He is living two farms from his cousin George, son of his uncle Abraham. In 1880 he is listed as working in "iron works."
4.1 John Weight b. 1853
4.2 Jane K Weight b. 1856
4.3 William M. Weight was born January 21, 1857 in Blair Co. In the early 1880's he came with his parents to Clyde, Kansas and later to Hoxie, where he spent the rest of his life except two years that he resided at Selden. William M/ died September 29, 1921 in Hoxie, KS, married Jennie Elmira Freeman on October 29, 1900 in Hoxie. Children were Raymond Kyle, Ralph H., Harold Freeman, Josephine Elmira, William Milton, Daniel Whitney and Eva M.
4.5 Margaret M Weight b. 1860
4.5 Josephine H Weight b. 1861
4.6 Effie B Weight b. 1864

5. David Weight b. ca 1831 d. December 16, 1893
About David's wife Mary:
Tyrone, PA: The Tyrone Daily Herald, issue of Thursday, 4 December 1913, p. 1, col. 7
Mrs. Mary Waite, widow of the late David Waite, died at Grazierville Tuesday at nine o'clock, after only one week's illness. Mrs. Waite was a daughter of the late
William and Nancy Eaken, and was born at Grazierville April 1b [sic], 1836. Her husband, David Waite, preceded her to the grave December 16, 1893. Mrs. Waite was a
most excellent woman and a devoted member of the Methodist Episcopal church of Grazierville. She is survived by the following children: Miss Lula Waite and Daniel
E. Waite at home; James W. Waite, of Grazierville; Mrs. Margaret Edminston, of Bellwood; John H. Waite, of Kansas; Mrs. Nancy Shelow, of Orchard Crossing; Mrs.
Anna McFarland, of Pittsburgh, and David B. Waite, at home. She is also survived by eighteen grandchildren, and fifteen great-grandchildren, and one brother, William R.
Eaken, of Grazierville, and one sister, Mrs. Samuel Reel, of Tyrone. Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2.30 o'clock in the Methodist church at Grazierville, and will be conducted by Rev. Mr. Sherman, the pastor. Interment at Grazierville. Please omit flowers.

6. Daniel Weight b. 15 Jul 1834. DoD 15 Mar 1862. Died at Cumberland MD during CW. CW VET PVT Co A 110 PA INF. E. 10-24-1861 D 3-15-1862
Buried Grandview Cemetery Lot 2 Section 6
We think he never married but have no proof of that.

7. Nancy Weight b. ca 1835

8. Elizabeth Weight b. ca 1843
Family links: 
  George Weight (1763 - 1829)
  Margaret Hunter Weight (1794 - 1876)*
  John Weight (1817 - 1891)*
  William Weight (1820 - 1876)*
  George Weight (1825 - 1880)*
  David Weight (1831 - 1893)*
  Daniel Weight (1834 - 1862)*
  George Weight Jr. (1788 - 1870)*
  Adam Weight (1790 - 1862)
  Susan Weight Burns (1792 - 1870)*
  Anna Weight Yingling (1793 - 1880)*
  Abraham Weight (1793 - 1874)*
  Isaac Wait (1799 - 1888)*
  John Weight (1799 - 1862)*
  David Weight (1809 - 1880)*
  Mary Magdalena Weight Robinson (1811 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship
Grandview Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Bert Waits
Record added: Nov 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44770845
Adam Weight
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