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Silas Weeks

Male Abt 1737 - 1778  (~ 41 years)


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  • Name Silas Weeks  [1
    Born Abt 1737  Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Died 22 May 1778  [1, 2
    Person ID I1764  tng Genealogy

    Father Theophilus Weeks, Sr.,   b. 1708, Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1772, Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Grace Green,   b. 1708, Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1775, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 7 Oct 1735  Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F818  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Zillar Hunter,   b. 1737, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1784, Carteret, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 46 years) 
    Married Abt 1757  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. James Weeks,   b. Abt 1758, Carteret, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Theophilus Weeks,   b. 21 Oct 1760, Carteret, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1839, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)  [natural]
    +3. Ada Weeks,   b. 25 Oct 1763, Carteret, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1852, Camden, Georgia or Columbia, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    Family ID F817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1737 - Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1757 - North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • [Robison.FTW]

      [jer261.ged]

      Died while in service during the Revolutionary War.

      Silas Weeks
      Son of Theopilus Weeks
      Silas Weeks was the son of Theophlius Weeks and Grace Green Weeks. He was born in North Carolina.

      Silas was a soldier in the America Revolution and died in service on May 22, 1778. A Military Land Warrant # 1533. in the name of Silas Weeks was sold by his heirs on February 22, 1785. From this land sale by the heirs three children are known , Theophilus, James and Ada Weeks. The signature of Theophilus is identical with that found on Military Land Warrant Nr 1806, issued in the name of Tehophilus Weeks and sold by him on 23 May, 1785..

      Silas Weeks is the proven son of Theophilus Weeks Sr .of Carteret Co. by land deeds.

      Zillar Hunter the wife of Silas Weeks, was the daughter of Nicholas and Rebecca Hunter. Zillar was listed as one of twelve children listed in the will of her father Nicholas who died in 1750 in Carteret Co.

      Only three children are known born to Silas and Zillar:

      1. James Weeks, believed to be the oldest
      2. Theophilus Weeks
      3. Ada Weeks who married John O'Steen brother to Ann and Esther O'Steen.

  • Sources 
    1. [S587] North Carolina, Revolutionary War Soldiers, 1776-1783, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 1998;).
      Record for Silas Weeks
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=ncarolin&h=10152&indiv=try
      [ View military document]

    2. [S246] Rootsweb.
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