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Solomon Weathers

Solomon Weathers

Male 1839 - 1864  (25 years)

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  • Name Solomon Weathers 
    Born 1839  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jul 1864  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I36771  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2017 

    Father Henry Henderson Weathers,   b. 2 Feb 1808, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Oct 1902, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Alspaugh,   b. Abt 1814, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1881, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1829  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Solomon Weathers Birth: 1839 Crawford County Indiana, USA Death: Jul. 21, 1864 Georgia, USA Solomon was born in 1839 in Crawford Co., IN to parents Henry Henderson Weathers (1808-1902) and Elizabeth Alspaugh (1814-1881). The large Weathers family lived in Liberty Twp., Crawford Co., IN at the time of the 1850 U.S. Census. His siblings include: James M. (1830-1918) David N. (b. 1832) Matilda (b. 1834) Elijah (1836-1875; also Co. E, 38TH IND INF) Martha (b. 1842) Sarah M. (1844-1918) Cynthia Ann (b. 1846) Rachel Rebecca (1849-1890) Richard H.L. (1850-1929) Chloe (1852-1890) Laura E. (1856-1922) Mary C. (1858-1861) Isaac B. (b. 1859) Solomon worked as a farmer before the Civil War. On Nov. 2, 1860, he married Miss Eveline Burkhardt (1841-1863) in Crawford Co., IN. They had two children together prior to Solomon's enlistment in Co. E, 38th Indiana Infantry on Oct. 2, 1862: Sarah Catherine (1861-1928) Alice Greene (1862-1863) Weathers also served in the Marengo Light Guards, Indiana Legion in June 1861. In 1863, during his time in the 38th Indiana, Solomon suffered tremendous personal loss with the death of his 21-year-old wife Eveline on Jan. 14th and his 1-year-old daughter Alice on Aug. 7th. He was also wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga, GA in Sept. of that year. Solomon Weathers was killed near Atlanta, GA on July 21, 1864 during Sherman's Atlanta Campaign. Family links: Parents: Henry Henderson Weathers (1808 - 1902) Elizabeth Alspaugh Weathers (1814 - 1881) Sibling: Elijah Weathers (1836 - 1875)* Solomon Weathers (1839 - 1864) *Calculated relationship Burial: Marietta National Cemetery Marietta Cobb County Georgia, USA Plot: A-709 Maintained by: Traie Shelhart Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi... Record added: Mar 04, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 3958357