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 John Wesley Weller

John Wesley Weller

Birth
Deavertown, Morgan County, Ohio, USA
Death 4 Oct 1907 (aged 82)
Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, USA
Burial Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 5850340 · View Source
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Son of Henry and Mary Magdalene (Leffler) Weller, Jr. Married Leah (Mohler) Pletcher. Father of Louisa b. 28 Jul 1852, William Joseph b. 8 Sep 1854, Mary C. b. 1856, George W. b. 15 June 1860, Laura Leah b. 20 Dec 1861 and Lillie Sherman b. 2 Jul 1865.

J. W. WELLER
J. W. Weller, better known in this community where he has resided for years as Grandpa Weller, died last evening of ailments incident to old age. Mr. Weller has been confined to his bed at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lewis, in the south part of town, for the most part of the summer.
The funeral services will be held at the Methodist Church tomorrow afternoon. Interment at Grandview Cemetery.
J. W. Weller was born in Morgan County, Ohio, March 3, 1825, and died in Wray at the home of his daughter, Mrs. S. J. Lewis, October 4, 1907. He was married to Mrs. Leah Pletcher in 1849 and removed to Iowa in 1868 and thence to Colorado in 1888.
His wife and four children (of seven born to them) survive him; Mrs. S. J. Lewis of Wray, W. J. Weller of Wray, Mrs. W. H. Penton of Idalia and Mrs. B. E. Lewis of Watkins.
He was a faithful member of the M. E. Church. His life counted for righteousness.

(Copied from the Wray Gazette, Friday, October 4, 1907).


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  • Created by: Robert "Rob" Weller
  • Added: 17 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5850340
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Wesley Weller (9 Mar 1825–4 Oct 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5850340, citing Grandview Cemetery, Wray, Yuma County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Robert "Rob" Weller (contributor 46505507) .