The Shemwell Family

Mark Monroe WeaksAge: 53 years18621915

Name
Mark Monroe Weaks
Given names
Mark Monroe
Surname
Weaks
Birth January 2, 1862 24 20
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Civil_War
Birth of a sisterNancy Freedona Weaks
March 7, 1866 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska_Purchase
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 4 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans - http://historyengine.richmond.edu/episodes/view/306
Birth of a sisterIda Lee Weaks
August 22, 1868 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 6 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Transcontinental_Railroad
Birth of a brotherJames Frederick “Jim” Weaks
October 6, 1875 (Age 13 years)
Birth of a sisterSally Weaks
January 5, 1878 (Age 16 years)
MarriageGeorgia Ann ShemwellView this family
October 2, 1878 (Age 16 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 15 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Birth of a daughter
#1Ruth Weaks
July 19, 1880 (Age 18 years)

Birth of a sisterLottie J Weaks
January 4, 1881 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Lillian Izora Weaks
December 25, 1881 (Age 19 years)
Birth of a son
#3Lurton Edgar Weaks
1884 (Age 21 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Birth of a daughter
#4Zula Ann Weaks
March 22, 1886 (Age 24 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Birth of a daughter
#5Alpha Omega Weaks
June 14, 1888 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a son
#6Johnny Frederick Weaks
April 11, 1890 (Age 28 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death of a sonJohnny Frederick Weaks
April 26, 1891 (Age 29 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death of a daughterAlpha Omega Weaks
May 9, 1891 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#7William Preston Weaks
February 20, 1892 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#8Robert Herman Weaks
December 30, 1893 (Age 31 years)
Executor Mrs. MA Shemwell Bond October 21, 1896 (Age 34 years)
Marriage of a childJohn Kirk JanneyRuth WeaksView this family
December 15, 1897 (Age 35 years)
Death of a motherEmily Winifred Gross
April 30, 1898 (Age 36 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 36 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Census June 1, 1900 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Lyndall Lucille Wilson
1905 (Age 42 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2William Canada Wilson Jr.
September 20, 1907 (Age 45 years)
Marriage of a childLurton Edgar WeaksRose L “Lena” ShroatView this family
February 12, 1908 (Age 46 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Leraun Alene Weaks
September 22, 1908 (Age 46 years)
Death of a sisterLottie J Weaks
March 8, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Census April 25, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Census April 29, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#4Agatha Beatrice Weaks
May 20, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Death of a sisterIda Lee Weaks
December 25, 1910 (Age 48 years)
Death of a grandsonWilliam Canada Wilson Jr.
June 21, 1914 (Age 52 years)

Death October 1, 1915 (Age 53 years)
Address: Erin, Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Burial
Cemetery: Weaks Family Cemetery
Last change October 15, 201614:13:01

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: October 24, 1860Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
14 months
himself
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger sister
Ida Lee Weaks
Birth: August 22, 1868 30 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 25, 1910Tennessee, United States
7 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Sally Weaks
Birth: January 5, 1878 40 36Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1917Stewart, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger sister
Lottie J Weaks
Birth: January 4, 1881 43 39Tennessee, United States
Death: March 8, 1910Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Family with Georgia Ann Shemwell - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: October 2, 1878Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
22 months
daughter
17 months
daughter
3 years
son
Lurton Edgar Weaks
Birth: 1884 21 25Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: October 14, 1959Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States
2 years
daughter
Zula Ann Weaks
Birth: March 22, 1886 24 27Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 1966
2 years
daughter
Alpha Omega Weaks
Birth: June 14, 1888 26 30Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: May 9, 1891Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
22 months
son
Johnny Frederick Weaks
Birth: April 11, 1890 28 31Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
Death: April 26, 1891Erin, Houston, Tennessee, United States
22 months
son
William Preston Weaks
Birth: February 20, 1892 30 33Palmyra, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
Death: August 22, 1929Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
22 months
son

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Census1900 United States - Census transcript - Mark Monroe Weaks - Household

Civil District 4 Midway town Houston, Tennessee, USA

NameRelationRaceSexDOBAgeMCYrsMChBChLBPFBPMBPYUSYOIN/AOccupationMnsUEduEng?Home
Mark Monroe WeaksHeadWMJan 186238M20--TNTNTN___ StoveYO-M-H
Georgia Ann WeakswifeWFApr 186040M2096TNKYTNY
Lillian Izora WeaksdaughterWFDec 188116S---TNTNTNY
Lurton Edgar WeakssonWMMay 188515S---TNTNTNY
Zula Ann WeaksdaughterWFMar 188614S---TNTNTNY
William Preston WeakssonWMFeb 18928S---TNTNTNY
Robert Herman WeakssonWMDec 18936S---TNTNTN

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Mark Monroe Weaks - Household

Abbington Road? Houston, Tennessee

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Weaks, Mark MheadMW48M132TNTNTNStave Jointer
Weaks, Georgia AwifeFW51M13296TNKYTN
Weaks, Zula AdaughterFW24STNTNTN
Weaks, Herman RsonMW15STNTNTNStave Jointer

Census1910 United States - Census transcript - Lurton Edgar Weaks - Household

New Madrid, Missouri

NameRelationSexRaceAgeCondMarrCHBCHLBPFBPMBPImmNatLangOccupationIndEmpUnempUnempRWSchHomeMortFarmCWBlindDeaf
Weaks, LurtonheadMW25MTNTNTNForemanStave factory
Weaks, LenawifeFW24M11KYKYKY
Weaks, LerindaughterFW1-6mSMOTNKY
Weaks, MarkfatherMW48M31TNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Weaks, Hermanyounger brotherMW16STNTNTNLaborerStave factory
Underwood, OsiecookFW18M2MOUSUShouseworkprivate family
Underwood, GraceboarderFW1-3mSMOTNMO