www.Footenotes.us

The Weaver Family

Mary "Polly" Weaver

Polly Weaver was born about 1787 in Henry County, Virginia and died on 26 June 1882 at Burgess Creek, Henry County, Virginia at age 85. She married John Burgess, son of John Burgess, sr. and Mary Davis, on 22 October 1825 in Henry County, Virginia. John Burgess was born on 7 April 1771 in Kingston Parish, Gloucester (now Matthews) County, Virginia and died 10 October 1836 at Burgess Creek, Henry County, Virginia at age 65. They had three children in Henry, Va.

Polly married second Othniel Minter on 12 June 1837 in Henry County, Virginia. He was born about 1778 in Henry County and died 14 August 1848 in Henry County.

Identity of first husband

She was the daughter of

John and Mary (?) Weaver

John Weaver was born on 7 September 1756 in Goochland County, Virginia and died before 10 May 1830 when his will was presented in court in Henry County, Virginia at age 73. He married Mary (?) before 1785. She was born about 1769 and died before 1819 in Henry County, Virginia at age about 50. They had at least nine children in Henry County, Virginia.

He married second Frances "Frankey" ?, on 22 May 1819. She was born about 1770 and about 1845 in Georgia, at about age 75.

It is possible Frances was his only wife. The death certificate of his third son, John H. Weaver, names his mother as Frankey Weaver.

© 2012 Footie Lund