DESCENDANTS OF JACOB WEISS

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                               Don Norman

 

NOTE: The original spelling of the surname "Wees" was Weiss. Jacob Wees,

born in 1733, is the first to have used Wees.

 

1.JACOB WEISS

 

    Jacob Weiss was born in Germany about 1685. He married Anna Margaret

Kessel.

 

Known children of Jacob and Anna Margaret (Kessel) Weiss.

 

  2.  (1). Francis                 b.Apr  7 1705   d.Apr    1751

         m. Maaria Barbara Trout

 

2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

    Francis Weiss, a son of Jacob and Anna Margaret (Kessel) Weiss, was

born in Gernay April 7, 1705 and died in Frederick County MD in April

1751. He married Maaria Barbara Trout. Maaria was born in 1713.

 

Known children of Francis and Maaria Barbara (Trout) Weiss.

 

  3.  (1). Jacob                   b.Oct  7 1733   d.May 11 1826

         m. Catherine ------

 

3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

    Jacob Wees, a son of Francis and Maaria Barbara (Trout) Weiss, was

born in PA October 7, 1733 and died in Randolph County VA (WV) May 11,

1826.

    He is believed to have married at least twice. His first wife is

unknown. He married Catherine ------ about 1775.

    Jacob was a veteran of the French and Indian Wars.

 

Known child of Jacob Wees.

 

  4.  (1). Bogart                  b.c.     1762   d.       1801

         m. Isaac Westfall

 

Known children of Jacob and Catherine Wees.

 

  5.  (1). Jacob Jr.               b.c.     1776   d.Jun 25 1832

         m. Sarah Isner

 

  6.  (2). John                    b.c.     1780

         m.Mary Phillips

 

  7.  (3). George                  b.Apr 11 1781

         m. Ruth Morgan

 

  8.  (4). Daniel                  b.c.     1784

         m. Mary Phillips

 

4.BOGART WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

    Bogart Wees, a daughter of Jacob Wees, was born about 1762 and died

in 1801. She married Isaac Westfall. Isaac, a son of Cornelius and

Elizabeth (Westfall) Westfall, was born in Essex County NJ in 1762 and

died October 10, 1802.

Children of Isaac and Bogart (Wees) Westfall.

 

  9.  (1). Michael                 b.       1780

         m. Mary Helmick 1803

 

 10.  (2). James                   b.       1781

 

 11.  (3). Samuel                  b.       1782

 

 12.  (4). Abraham                 b.       1784

 

 13.  (5). Jacob                   b.       1785   d.Nov 12 1848

         m.Dorothy "Dolly" Wilson  Sep 21 1807

 

 14.  (6). Cornelius               b.       1790   d.       1874

         m.Edith Wilson Apr 2 1815 Harrison County VA

 

 15.  (7). Moses                   b.       1792

 

 16.  (8). Solomon                 b.       1794

         m. Mary Moore

 

 17.  (9). Eve                     b.       1796

 

 18. (10). Mary                    b.       1801

         m. Davis Canfield

 

5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   John Wees, a son of Jacob and Catherine Wees, was born about 1780.

He married Mary Phillips.

 

Known children of John and Mary (Phillips) Wees.

 

 19.  (1). Elijah                  b.c.     1805

         m.Leah Chenoweth 1833

 

7.GEORGE WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

    George Wees, a son of Jacob and Catherine Wees, was born April 11,

1781. He married Ruth Morgan in Randolph County VA April 20 1805. Ruth

was a daughter of Zedikiah and Ruth Morgan.

 

Known children of George and Ruth (Morgan) Wees.

 

 20.  (1). Tyrus                   b.       1805   d.Oct 20 1889

         m. Abigail Hart Jan 16 1830

 

 21.  (2). Zaiba

         m. Rebecca Wilmoth

 

19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS

1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Elijah Wees, a son of John and Mary (Phillips) Wees, was born in

Randolph County VA (WV) about 1805.  He married Leah Chenoweth in

Randolph County VA (WVO October 15, 1833. Leah, a daughter of Robert and

Edith (Skidmore) Chenoweth, was born in Randolph County August 16, 1815.

    The family moved to Jackson County VA about 1840.  Elijah served

the Union in the Civil War.

    The following list of Elijah and Leah's children appeared on pages

355 and 356 of "Roane County WV Family History 1989." The list was revised on basis of an e-mail from Jon Egge to Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants April 19. 2005.

 

Children of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees.

 

 22.  (1). Ellen “Angeline        b.       1834   d.       1916

         m. Miles P. Perrine Jan 1 1854 Jackson County VA

 

 23.  (2). Nancy Cheatam           b.c.     1837

         m. James Lance Aug 24 1854

 

 24.  (3). Edith America           b.       1839   d.       1878

         m. Charles Alexander Daniell Sep  8 1861 Roane County VA

 

 25.  (4). Martha Louise           b.       1845   d.       1890

         m. Melvin Tolbert Cheatham  Feb 27 1866

 

 26.  (5). John Robert             b.       1847   d.       1927

         m. Anna A. Wagoner  Nov 13 1870 Meigs County OH

 

 27.  (6). Elijah Fleet            b.       1852

         m. Margaret “Maggie” Broderick  Nov 25 1875 Meigs County OH

 

20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS

1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Tyrus Wees, a son of George and Ruth (Morgan) Wees, was born in 1805

and died October 20, 1889. He married Abigail Hart January 16, 1830.

Abigail, a daughter John Montgomery and Deborah (Stout) Hart, was born

November 15, 1809 and died November 1, 1878.

 

Known children of Tyrus and Abigail (Hart) Wees.

 

 28.  (1). Harriet                 b.       1834   d.May 26 1912

         m. Isaac Baker Jr. Aug 18 1859

 

 29.  (2). Debra                   b.       1836   d.Feb 28 1918

 

 30.  (3). Perry Hart              b.May 12 1840   d.Aug 30 1907

         m. Mary Alice Jewel Harding Nov  5 1865

 

22.ELLEN WEES    19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Ellen “AngelineWees, a daughter of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees, was

born in 1834 and died in 1916.  She married Miles P. Perrine in Jackson County VA January 1, 1854. Miles was born in Braxton County VA August 15, 1831 and died November 18, 1885.

 

Children of Miles and Ellen (Wees) Perrine.

 

 31.  (1). Lewis

 

 32.  (2). Emma

         m.----- Goodwin

 

 33.  (3). Frederick

 

 34.  (4). Joseph

 

 35.  (5). Katherine

         m.----- Grady

 

 36.  (6). Junius

 

 37.  (7). Fleet

 

 38.  (8). Grant

 

 

24.EDITH AMERICA WEES   19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS   1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Edith America Wees, a daughter of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees, was born in 1839 and died in 1878.  She married Charles Alexander Daniell in Roane County VA Septembveer 8, 1861.  Charles, a son of James Alexander and Sophia Wetherelt) Daniell was born in Berkshire County MA August 3, 1838 and died in Wirt County WV May 12, 1915.  After Edith died, Charles married Margaret (Sheppard)

Graham.

 

Children of Charles Alexander and Edith America (Wees) Daniell.

 

 39.  (1). Franklin Fleet          b.       1862   d.       1941

         m.Anna Amelia Graham

 

 40.  (2). John K.                 b.       1863   d.       1953

         m.Margaret Stutler

 

 41.  (3). Charles Alexander Jr.   b.       1866   d.       1949

         m.Mary Hildreth

 

 42.  (4). James Melvin            b.       1868   d.       1948

         m.Dora Fought

 

 43.  (5). Okey J.                 b.       1871   d.       1944

         m.Ottie Burdette

 

 44.  (6). Nellie Birge            b.       1873   d.       1958

         m.John Duke

 

 

25.MARTHA LOUISE WEES   19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS   1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Martha Louise Wees, a daughter of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees, was born in 1845 and died in 1890.  She married Melvin Tolbert Cheatham February 27, 1866. He was born April 18, 1841 in Va and died in Wirt County WV January 9, 1919.

 

Children of Melvin Tolbert and Martha Louise (Wees) Cheatam.

 

 45.  (1). Eva

         m.------ Morehead

 

 46.  (2). Wirt

 

 47.  (3). Caroline

         m.------ Monroe

 

 48.  (4). Flora

         m.------ Schlegal

 

 49.  (5). Maggie

         m.------ Thorn

 

 50.  (6). Ruby

         m.------ Woodyard

 

 51.  (7). Georgia

         m.------ Underwood

 

 

26.JOHN ROBERT WEES    19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS   1.JACOB WEISS

 

   John Robert Wees, a son of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees, was born in

1847 and died in 1927.  He married Anna Wagoner in Meigs County OH November 13, 1870.  The family lived in Meigs County OH.

 

Children of John Robert and Anna (Wagoner) Wees.

 

 52.  (1). Otis

 

 53.  (2). Dow

 

 54.  (3). Bert

 

 55.  (4). John Jr.

 

 56.  (5). Ora

 

 

27.ELIJAH FLEET WEES    19.ELIJAH WEES    5.JOHN WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS   1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Elijah Fleet Wees, a son of Elijah and Leah (Chenoweth) Wees, was born in

1852.  He married Margaret "Maggie" Broderick November 25 1875 in Meigs County OH.

 

Children of Fleet and Margaret (Broderick) Wees.

 

 57.  (1). Mable

 

 58.  (2). Edith

         m.------ Fisher

 

28.HARRIET WEES    20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Harriet Wees, a daughter of Tyrus and Abigail (Hart) Wees, was born

in 1834 and died May 26, 1912. She married Isaac Baker Jr. August 18,

1859. Isaac was a son of Isaac and Maria (Stalnaker) Baker.

 

Known child of Isaac Jr. and Harriet (Wees) Baker.

 

 59.  (1). Jack

        m. Mable S. Burns

 

 

30.PERRY HART WEES    20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE WEES    3.JACOB WEES

2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Perry Hart Wees, a son of Tyrus and Abigail (Hart) Wees, was born

May 12, 1840 and died August 30, 1907. He married Mary Alice Jewel

Harding November 5, 1865. Mary, a daughter of Joseph and Alice (Elliot)

Harding, was born in May 1848 and died February 23, 1906.

 

Children of Perry Hart and Mary Alice Jewel (Harding) Wees.

 

 60.  (1). Boyd                    b.Aug 22 1866   d.Mar  6 1949

         m. Mary Knight Burns

 

 61.  (2). Clyde S.                b.Jun 15 1870   d.May 16 1902

         m. Grace Morrow  Oct 26 1895

 

 62.  (3). Glen                    b.Aug  1 1872   d.Aug 19 1878

 

 63.  (4). Kirk                    b.Aug  3 1878   d.Nov 23 1926

         m. Josephine Virginia Wamsley Dec 10 1902

 

 64.  (5). Hope                    b.Nov  9 1888

 

60.BOYD WEES    30.PERRY HART WEES    20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE WEES

3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Boyd Wees, a son of Perry Hart and Mary Alice Jewel (Harding) Wees,

was born August 22, 1866 and died March 6, 1949. He married Mary Knight

Burns. Mary, a daughter of James and Margaret (Stewart) Burns, was born

April 8, 1871 and died June 24, 1947.

 

Children of Boyd and Mary Knight (burns) Wees.

 

 65.  (1). Dorothy Burns           b.Dec 17 1897

         m. William Whitman Slaymaker Apr 30 1919

 

61.CLYDE S. WEES    30.PERRY HART WEES    20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE

WEES    3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Clyde S. Wees, a son of Perry Hart and Mary Alice Jewel (Harding)

Wees, was born June 15, 1870 and was killed by a train May 16, 1902. He

married Grace Morrow October 26, 1895.

 

Children of Clyde S. and Grace (Morrow) Wees.

 

 66.  (1). Edna Alice              b.Jul 16 1897

 

 67.  (2). Marvin J.               b.Jul 14 1899

 

63.KIRK WEES    30.PERRY HART WEES    20.TYRUS WEES     7.GEORGE WEES

3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Kirk Wees, a son of Perry Hart and Mary Alice Jewel (Harding) Wees,

was born August 3, 1878 and died November 23, 1926. He married Josephine

Virginia Wamsley December 10, 1902.  Josephine was a daughter of Jacob

Webster and Virginia (Scott) Wamsley.

 

Children of Kirk and Josephine Virginia (Wamsley) Wees.

 

 68.  (1). Perry Hart              b.       1903

         m. Mary Kennedy Hooper Aug 30 1926

 

 69.  (2). Mary Virginia           b.Jun 22 1905   d.Oct  7 1934

 

65.DOROTHY BURNS WEES   60.BOYD WEES    30.PERRY HART WEES    20.TYRUS

WEES   7.GEORGE WEES   3.JACOB WEES   2.FRANCIS WEISS    1.JACOB WEISS

 

   Dorothy Burns Wees, a daughter of Boyd and Mary Knight (burns) Wees,

was born December 17 1897. She married William Whitman Slaymaker April

30, 1919.

 

Children of William Whitman and Dorothy Burns (Wees) Slaymaker.

 

 70.  (1). Dorothy Burbridge       b.Feb  6 1923

         m. James Dewey Carroll May 26 1944

         m. Owen W. Lutz

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Cook, Nora Lee, Hart family group records

Cook, Nora Lee, Letter to Don Norman Feb 25 2002

Egge, Jon, "Descendants of John Chenoweth"

Egge, Jon, e-mail to Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants Apr 19 2005

"Roane County WV Family History 1989" pp.355,356

Norman, Don, "Descendants of John Chenoweth", "Descendants of

James Alexander Daniell"