Surname: Weber

Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In...

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Cleveland County North Carolina Colored Apprentices

A list of Colored Apprentices that have been indentured in the County Court of Cleveland County since May 1866 Underage children who were not or could not be supported by their parents or were orphans were apprenticed by Freedmen’s Bureau officials to persons who would be responsible for their upbringing and welfare. Error Provided file /var/www/html/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/316-Cleveland-County-North-Carolina-Colored-Apprentices-1866-1867-2016-10-06.csv does not exist! North Carolina Cleveland County I hereby certify that the foregoing is a true list contains the names of all colored children that have been indentured by the County Court for the County aforesaid. S. Williams, Clk. Per M. F. Williams, D. C. D. Whisnant Chm. County Court [Box]Source: National Archives Microfilm Publication M843 Roll 35. “Indentures Sept. 1865 – Aug. 1867”[/box]...

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Biography of John A. Weber

John A. Weber, manager for E. R. Burt & Company, public accountants of St. Louis, was born in this city December 20, 1886. His father, John Weber, Sr., also a native of this city, was born June 17, 1859, and became a prominent resident here by reason of the extensive business which he developed as a cigar and tobacco merchant. After many years of close and successful connection with this business he retired and still makes his home in St. Louis. He married Lena Stuppy, who was born in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, June 14, 1866, their marriage being celebrated in Zelle, Missouri, in 1883. To them were born four sons and three daughters, of whom one son is now deceased and John A. is the second child of the family. John A. Weber, Jr., was educated in the parochial school connected with Sts. Peter and Paul church and was graduated from high school with the class of 1902. He afterward attended the City College of Law and Finance in 1919 and thus further qualified for the responsibilities of a professional career. However, long before this he started out in the business world, securing a clerkship in 1902 and afterward working with various firms until 1906, when he became connected with the George W. Miles Timber & Lumber Company as bookkeeper and also held other positions with that corporation. On...

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Biography of Henry W. Weber

Henry W. Weber, cashier of the Farmers State Bank of Wilson, had worked and had lived in close touch with business and banking affairs since he was a young boy. Part of his early experience was as a farmer, and he is individually owner of a farm and had that invaluable asset of the country banker, a close knowledge and sympathy and understanding with farming interests and farmers. Mr. Weber was born near Dubuque in Russell County, Kansas, March 31, 1883. His father, Nicholas Weber, who still lives in that community, had long been a prominent man of affairs in Kansas. He was born in Luxemburg, Germany, in 1855 and left his native country when about eighteen years of age for America. He came here poor and with neither capital nor influential friends. For five years he worked at wages in Dubuque County, Iowa, and there gained his first real knowledge of merchandising. In 1878 Nicholas Weber arrived in Kansas and settled in Barton County, just over the line from Russell County. There he established a general mercantile store, also conducted farming on an extensive scale, being owner of 4,500 acres of farm lands at the present time. Prosperity had attended his efforts in every direction and he is an example of the man who had raised himself by sheer determinstion and industry to a place of secure success....

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Weber, William Francis, Jr. – Obituary

La Grande, Oregon William “Bill” Francis Weber Jr., 62, of Baker City and formerly of La Grande, died Aug. 11 at St. Elizabeth Health Services after a 10-year battle with cancer. Viewing will run from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday and funeral services begin at 2 p.m. Saturday at Gray’s West and Co. Pioneer Chapel in Baker City. A reception will follow at the Eagles Lodge. Bill was born Sept. 26, 1944, to William F. Weber Sr. and Norma R. (Olp) Weber in Baker City. He graduated in 1962 from Baker High School. He had a 22-year career with the Union Pacific Railroad and lived in many cities during the time, including La Grande from 1964 to 1970. He raised his three children with the help of his family. He later met his life partner, Dorothy F. Smith, bringing three more children to the family. Bill and Dorothy spent many years traveling to motorcycle rallies. They traveled through every state in the United States including Alaska. They also cycled in Canada, Mexico, Germany, Italy, Austria and the Bahamas. Bill enjoyed get-togethers, fishing, boating, camping, hunting and sharing his travel stories. He is survived by his life partner, Dorothy F. Smith; his mother, Norma R. Weber; his children, Lenny Weber of Cove, Joanne Smith and her husband, Troy, of Pendleton, Dr. Kimberly Guthrie and her husband, Jay, of West Linn,...

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Weber, Richard R. – Obituary

Richard “Dick” R. Weber, 77, of La Grande died Sept. 30 at his home. At Dick’s request, there will be no services. Dick was born Dec. 10, 1929, to Otto P. and Jewel B. (Cunningham) Weber in Wellston, Okla. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their mom to Ventura, Calif., where they grew up. Dick later joined the Air Force and was stationed in Tillamook where he met Dorothy Wehinger. They were married for 26 years and she was a life-long friend for an additional 29 years. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Weber; their children, Sandra Weber McGinn, Tana Weber Harlan, Rob Weber and Lori Weber Hines; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to any charity in care of Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City 86714. La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending October 6, 2007-Published: October 6,...

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Weber, Richard R. “Dick” – Obituary

Richard R. “Dick” Weber, 77, a former Baker City resident, died Sept. 30, 2007, at his home in La Grande. At his request, there will be no funeral. Dick was born on Dec. 10, 1929, at Wellston, Okla., to Otto P. and Jewel B. Cunningham Weber. He and his sister, Chrissy, later moved with their mom to Ventura, Calif., where they were raised. Dick later joined the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed at Tillamook where he met Dorothy Wehinger, who became his wife of 26 years and lifelong friend for an additional 29 years. Survivors include Dorothy Weber and their four children, Sandra Weber McGinn, Tana Weber Harlan, Rob Weber and Lori Weber Hines; nine grandchildren; and nine great- grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, October 2, 2007 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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Weber, Robert Cass – Obituary

Robert Cass “Bob” Weber, 56, of Baker City, died Sept. 13, 2009, at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Boise after a sudden illness. There will be a memorial service and a celebration of Bob’s life at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Baker City Community Event Center, 2600 East St. Pastor Scott Knox of the Blue Mountain Baptist Church will officiate. Friends are invited to join the family for a reception and to continue sharing stories about Bob after the service at the home of Margaret Morris at 1995 15th St. Bob was a 1973 Baker High School graduate. In September of 1977, Bob and his high school sweetheart, Coby, were married at Baker City. Bob was a longtime employee of Baker Sanitary. He loved the outdoors, snowboarding, hunting, and the mountain lodge he was always working on. Bob loved riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle and enjoyed many other hobbies including radio-controlled cars and planes. He enjoyed sharing his hobbies with Paul Kiss and Tom Lager and numerous other close friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Theda Bordeaux and by his father, Vance L. Weber. Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Coby Weber; brothers, Wes Weber of Washington State, Rus Weber of Hermiston and John Weber of Portland; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to the Oregon Cancer Society through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral...

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Biographical Sketch of John Weber

John Weber, the junior member of the firm of Weber Brothers, was also born in Westfield, Clark Co., Ill., April 19, 1856, and came with the other members of the family to Charleston, at the age of 10 years.

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Biographical Sketch of Daniel Weber

Daniel Weber, of the firm of Weber Brothers, bakers and confectioners, Charleston, is a son of Godfrey and Frances (Muller) Weber; he was born in Westfield, May 31, 1854, and came with his parents to Charleston in 1866; he spent a part of his time on his father’s farm in Hutton Tp., and a portion in the store in Charleston, and on the death of his father, in 1877, he, with his brother John, succeeded to the business. He was married April 29, 1878, to Miss Rosa Riegger, of Bloomington,...

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Biographical Sketch of Godfrey Weber

Godfrey Weber, deceased, late of Charleston; born in Oberslingen, Kingdom of Wurtemberg, Germany, Dec. 24, 1820: his father was a vineyardist, and his early years were passed among the vine-clad hills and sunny slopes of his native land. He was married in August, 1848, to Miss Frances Muller, who was born in Wisgoldingen, Wurtemberg, Germany, May 27, 1824; they immediately emigrated to America, and settled near Louisville, Ky., and engaged in gardening and wine-growing; two years later, he removed to Clark Co., Ill., and located on a farm near Westfield, to which town he afterward removed, and worked in the Westfield Mill for eleven years; in 1866, he removed to Charleston, and engaged in the bakery and confectionery business, in which he continued till his death, which occurred Sept. 7, 1877; he left a wife, who still resides in Charleston, and ten children – William ( a farmer in Hutton Tp.), Kate (wife of John Hederich, of Charleston), Frederick C. (of Hutton Tp.), Louisa (Mrs. Schaun, of Charleston), Daniel, John and George (of Charleston), Emma E. (wife of William Louden, of Westfield, Ill.), Matilda F. and...

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