Birthabt 1815, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
Birth1815, Birmingham, Warwickshire
Baptism17 Oct 1815
Death3 Mar 1869, Oaken, Staffordshire
FatherJames WEAVER (-1860)
MotherMary Ann HOMER (1786-1856)
Marriage19 May 1840, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England
ChildrenMary (~1841-)
 Ann Maria (~1843-)
 John Crowley (1844-1886)
 James Homer (1846-1882)
 Charles Leatham (~1848-)
Notes for James William (Spouse 1)
information from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register 1893
J. P. for the Borough of Wolverhampton
had four sons.

From Sylvia Lockett
James William Weaver born 1819, became Mayor of Worcester in 1857 and died 1869. His wife Mary Crowley may have had a link to the Crowley family business, they were “carriers” on the canals and surrounding area.

England Select births and baptisms
James William Weaver baptism October 17, 1815 at St. Martin’s, Birmingham, Warwickshire, parents James and Mary Weaver.

In the April to June 1840 marriage index, James William Weaver is on the same page as Mary Crawley, Stockton district, Durham, volume 10a, page 88.

England Select Marriages
May 19, 1840 at St. George’s, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire James William Weaver, father James Weaver and Mary Crowley, father John Crowley.

In the 1851 census Tettenhall Wood, Tettenhall, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton district.
Head James William Weaver, age 35, Carrier and Wharfinger, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Wife Mary Weaver, age 35, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
Son John Crowley Weaver, age 6, Scholar at home, born Wolverhampton.
Son James Homer Weaver, age 4, born Wolverhampton.
Son Charles Leatham Weaver, age 3, Wolverhampton.
Visitor, Ann Crowley, unmarried, age 35, Annuitant, born Wolverhampton.
Visitor Ann Shaw Sparrow, unmarried, age 24, Annuitant, born Wolverhampton.
3 servants.

In the 1861 census Oaken House, Codsall, Staffordshire, Wolverhampton district, Tettenhall sub-district.
Head James William Weaver, age 45, Carrier and Railway Agent, born Birmingham.
Wife Mary Weaver, age 45, born Wolverhampton.
Daughter Mary Weaver, age 20, unmarried, born Worcester.
Daughter Ann Maria Weaver, unmarried, age 18, born Worcester.
Son Charles Leatham Weaver, age 13, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Son Fredrick William Weaver, age 9,, boran Oaken, Staffordshire.
5 servants.

In the January to March 1869 death index James William Weaver, age 53, Wolverhampton district, Staffordshire, volume 6b, page 319.

In the National Probate Calendar
April 21 1869. The Will with a Codicil of James William Weaver late of Oaken in the Parish of Codsall in the County of Stafford Esquire deceased who died 3 March 1869 at Oaken Aforesaid was proved at Lichfield by the Oaths of the Reverend John Crowley Weaver of the Priory Wantage in the County of Berks Clerk James Homer Weaver of Oaken aforesaid Carrier and Charles Leathem [as spelled] Weaver of Boningale in the County of Salop Gentleman the Sons and John Leatham Crowley of Stanford Hall in the Parish of Edgmond in the County of Salop aforesaid Gentleman the Executors. Effects under 25000 pounds. Resworn at the Stamp Office December 1870 Under 30000 pounds.
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