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Theophilus Weeks

Male 1760 - 1839  (78 years)


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  • Name Theophilus Weeks  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Born 21 Oct 1760  Carteret, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Gender Male 
    Military Between May 1776 and Nov 1778  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Residence 1830  Alligator Settlement, Alachua, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1831  Florida;Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 20 Jul 1839  Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • near Alligator Settlement which is now Lake City
    Buried Price Creek Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Person ID I1795  tng Genealogy

    Father Silas Weeks,   b. Abt 1737, Swansboro, Onslow, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1778  (Age ~ 41 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1757  North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F817  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann O'Steen,   b. 25 Oct 1763, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1844, Columbia, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married Abt 1782 
    Children 
    +1. Mary Weeks,   b. 4 Oct 1782, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jan 1854, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     2. Silas Weeks,   b. 17 Sep 1784  [natural]
     3. Betsy Weeks,   b. 3 Sep 1786  [natural]
     4. Rebecca Weeks,   b. Jun 1788  [natural]
     5. Alsey Weeks,   b. 6 Apr 1790  [natural]
     6. Sarah Weeks,   b. 7 Mar 1792  [natural]
     7. Ezikla Weeks,   b. 2 Jan 1795  [natural]
     8. Theophilus Weeks,   b. 28 Feb 1800, Beaufort, South Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1857  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
     9. John Weeks,   b. 9 Jun 1804  [natural]
    Family ID F833  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 21 Oct 1760 - Carteret, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Between May 1776 and Nov 1778 - North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jul 1839 - Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Price Creek Cemetery, Lake City, Columbia, Florida, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Theophilus Weeks gravestone
    Theophilus Weeks gravestone

    Albums
    Theophilus Weeks 1760-1839 Revolutionary War Pension
    Theophilus Weeks 1760-1839 Revolutionary War Pension (51)
    Theophilus Weeks 1760-1839 Revolutionary War Pension

  • Notes 
    • Thelophilus Weeks
      Son of Silas Weeks
      Theophilus Weeks, like his father was a soldier of the American Revolution. He was born in Carteret Co. North Carolina on 21 October, 1760. He died 20 July, 1839 near Alligator Settlement (now Lake City) Columbia County, Florida.

      He was a soldier with the 6th Regiment of the North Carolina line, commanded by Colonel Lytle and then by Captain Griffins. He served for two (2) and a half years.

      After the war he returned to Carteret Co. where he married Ann O'Steen about 1782. Ann was born 25 October, 1763 and may have been the daughter of William O'Steen and wife Elizabeth Davis, daughter of John Davis.

      During the late 1790's Theophilus moved his family South into Beaufort District, South Carolina for a few years. By 1803 he had settled in Camden Co. Georgia, for a brief time he was in Louisiana and finally settled in Columbia County, Florida where he died.

      Their Children were:

      Mary Weeks born 4 ? 1782
      Silas Nathaniel Weeks born 17 September, 1784
      Betsey Weeks born ? June 1788
      Alsey Weeks born 6 April, 1790
      Sarah Weeks born 7 March, 1792
      Ezikla Weeks born 3 January, 1795
      Ezekiel Weeks born 18 March, 1797
      Theophilis Weeks born 29 February, 1800
      John Weeks born 9 June, 1804
      James Weeks born 25 March, ?
      Silas Weeks born 23 December, 1811
      Leonard Weeks born 21 September, 1816
      Betsie Weeks born 22 February, 1819
      Zach Weeks born 20 October, 1820
      John Weeks born 5 January, 1820

      Gravestone in Price Creek Cemetery:
      Theophilus Weeks
      PVT Continental Line Rev. Wars
      Oct. 21, 1760 July 20, 1839

  • Sources 
    1. [S431] 1830 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).
      1830 U S Census: Alligator Settlement, Alachua, Florida, Page: 42; NARA Roll: M19-15; Family History Film: 0006711.
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=1830usfedcenancestry&h=466797&indiv=try
      [ View Federal Census Document]
      1830 United States Federal Census
      about Theophilus Weeks Junior
      Name: Theophilus Wacks Junior
      Home in 1830: Alligator Settlement, Alachua, Florida
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      Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 3
      Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 1
      Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
      Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
      Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2
      Total Free White Persons: 6
      Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored): 6

    2. [S541] U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=10514973.
      Record for Pvt Theophilus Weeks
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=FindAGraveUS&h=93703015&indiv=try

    3. [S586] U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2007;).
      Record for Theophilus Weeks
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=Pensioner1818&h=110014&indiv=try
      [ View military document]

    4. [S477] Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, 1800-1900, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;).
      Record for Theophilus Weeks
      http://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=RevWarPBountyLandGrants&h=62905&indiv=try
      Name: Theophilus Weeks
      Pension Year: 1831
      Application State: Florida
      Applicant Designation: Widow's Pension Application File
      Second Applicant Name: Ann Weeks
      Second Applicant Pension Year: 1844
      Second Applicant Application State: Florida
      Archive Publication Number: M804
      Archive Roll Number: 2522
      Total Pages in Packet: 51

    5. [S246] Rootsweb.
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    6. [S142] Gravestone.
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