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Pvt Aaron Burr Weight
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1839
Death: Mar. 23, 1862

Son of David and Rachel (Ritz) Weight.

Private, Co. C. 84 Pa. Infantry.

Funeral notes by Pastor Shindler of the Hollidaysburg Lutheran Church:

"...was killed while fighting for his country on the Battle Field of Winchester 23 March 1862. Was brought home April 18, 1862 and buried 19th April at the Luth. Grave Yard at Frankstown."


From the Hollidaysburg Democratic Standard, April 23, 1862:

"On Thursday night last the remains of Privates Thomas Hancuff and Aaron B. Weight, of the 84th Regiment, who fell in the battle of Winchester, arrived at this place and were conveyed to the Town Hall, where they lay, under military guard until Friday, when they were taken in charge by their friends [to be] moved. The former was buried near Yellow Springs and the latter in Lutheran cemetery, below Frankstown." 
 
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 Parents:
  David Weight (1809 - 1880)
  Rachel Ritz Weight (1818 - 1884)
 
 Siblings:
  Jane Elizabeth Weight Rampling (1839 - 1919)*
  Aaron Burr Weight (1839 - 1862)
  Daniel S. Weight (1850 - 1909)**
  Mary Frances Weight Treese (1856 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Surname spelled "Waight" on stone.
 
Burial:
Geeseytown Cemetery
Frankstown
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Old Section (lower,east), row 15
 
Created by: Zella
Record added: Dec 23, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12776827
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On the anniversary of the Battle of Kernstown...
- Zella
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Kathy & Leslie
 Added: Feb. 9, 2012
Thoughts for you on this Memorial Day
- Zella
 Added: May. 29, 2011
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