WEEKS Family Bible (JOHN WEEKS 1791-1842)

WEEKS BIBLE

  • Charles R. Weeks – the son of John Weeks and Elizabeth his wife the 5 of January, 1822.
  • John Q. A. Weeks, son of John Weeks and Elizabeth his wife borned Oct. 4, 1826.
  • Elizabeth Weeks departed this life Oct. 19, 1826.
  • Ann Weeks departed this life April 25, 1833.
  • John Weeks departed this life July 13, 1842.
  • Julia Ann Jackson departed this life May 16, 1843.
  • Charles R. Weeks departed this life Dec. 18, 1843 aged 21 years, 11 mos. and 13 days                                           

MARRIED

  • John Weeks married Margaret Jackson (widow) Jan. 13, 1837.
  • Elvira Isadore was borned Sept. 5, 1837.
  • Little Jerry, son of Emmaline borned Nov. 16, 1846.

Old Bible printed by D. Fanshaw, Printer, New York, 1829, now owned by Miss Preston Weeks, 3520 T. St. N. W., Washington, D. C.


Tombstone Records taken from the Old Weeks Burying Ground near Woodville (Pasquotank County):

  • Sacred to the memory of John Weeks and family.
  • John Weeks died July 13, 1842, age 51 years.
  • Elizabeth his wife died October 19, 1826, age 35 years.
  • Ann died April 25, 1833, age 18 years.
  • Julia died May 16, 1843, age 22 years.
  • Charles R. died Dec 18, 1843, age 21 years.

(The above all on one stone. I was told by my Aunt Dora Weeks Spence that her father, James Elliott Weeks had this whole burying ground moved to this place, which accounts for the record being on one stone).

  • John Q. Weeks died Dec 10, 1853, age 27 years (Separate stone)
  • Family monument marked James E. Weeks.

Also buried here is Risden Bennett Weeks, child of James Weeks and Callie Perry, buried here also are James Elliott Weeks and wife, Mary Louisa Mullen Weeks who married second Andrew Pendleton.


Source: Memories and Records of Eastern North Carolina by Mary Weeks Lambeth (1957).


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