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 Horace Wilkins Weaver

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Horace Wilkins Weaver

Birth
Bennington County, Vermont, USA
Death
11 May 1911 (aged 74)
Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Burial
London, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
54399683 View Source

Age: 74 years

One of five children born to Noah (1806–1873) and Lucy Wilkins (1815–1896) Weaver.

First married Lydia A. Tucker, daughter of Clark and Margaret (Forsyte) Tucker.

They had one daughter, Luella (1857-1926).

Lydia died on Nov. 15, 1859.

Horace was one of the first to answer his country's call during the Civil War.

He took part in the battles of Phillipi, Laurel Hill, Cheat River and Garrick's Ford.

He received an honorable discharge in August 1862 and returned home.

He was home a short time then he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Cavalry under the command of G.F. Herriott where he participated in many of the bloodies engagements of the war.

He was with Sherman during the campaign of 1864. On the march through North Carolina, Horace was captured near Fayettesville and taken to Richmond, Virginia and imprisoned.

On June 18, 1865 he was honorably discharged.

Horace married Lucy E. McCaslin on Oct. 28, 1866.

They were the parents of seven children:
Emma B. Weaver (1867–1945)
Frank Weaver (B: 1870)
Eddie Mae Weaver (1872–1949)
Ollie Myrtle Weaver (B: 1874)
Freddie Weaver
Daisy Alice "Allie" Weaver (1879–1968)
Bertha Ethel Weaver (1881–1966)

Horace and Lucy are laid to rest in London Cemetery.

Age: 74 years

One of five children born to Noah (1806–1873) and Lucy Wilkins (1815–1896) Weaver.

First married Lydia A. Tucker, daughter of Clark and Margaret (Forsyte) Tucker.

They had one daughter, Luella (1857-1926).

Lydia died on Nov. 15, 1859.

Horace was one of the first to answer his country's call during the Civil War.

He took part in the battles of Phillipi, Laurel Hill, Cheat River and Garrick's Ford.

He received an honorable discharge in August 1862 and returned home.

He was home a short time then he enlisted in Company G, 3rd Cavalry under the command of G.F. Herriott where he participated in many of the bloodies engagements of the war.

He was with Sherman during the campaign of 1864. On the march through North Carolina, Horace was captured near Fayettesville and taken to Richmond, Virginia and imprisoned.

On June 18, 1865 he was honorably discharged.

Horace married Lucy E. McCaslin on Oct. 28, 1866.

They were the parents of seven children:
Emma B. Weaver (1867–1945)
Frank Weaver (B: 1870)
Eddie Mae Weaver (1872–1949)
Ollie Myrtle Weaver (B: 1874)
Freddie Weaver
Daisy Alice "Allie" Weaver (1879–1968)
Bertha Ethel Weaver (1881–1966)

Horace and Lucy are laid to rest in London Cemetery.


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