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Pvt Aaron Burr Weight

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Pvt Aaron Burr Weight

  • Birth 27 Sep 1839
  • Death 23 Mar 1862
  • Burial Frankstown, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Plot Old Section (lower,east), row 15
  • Memorial ID 12776827

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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Gravesite Details Surname spelled "Waight" on stone.

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  • Created by: Zella
  • Added: 23 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12776827
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Aaron Burr Weight (27 Sep 1839–23 Mar 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12776827, citing Geeseytown Cemetery, Frankstown, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Zella (contributor 46524425) .