Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

John WEEKLY

Male 1838 - 1864  (~ 26 years)


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  • Name John WEEKLY 
    Born CA 1838  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850, 1860  Doddridge Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military From 23 Aug 1862 to 28 Sep 1864  [2
    Pvt, Co A, 14th W.Va. Inf, Civil War (POW) 
    • John Weekly enlisted at West Union on 4 Aug 1862 as a Private in Co A, 14th W.Va. Infantry. He mustered in at Wheeling on 23 Aug 1862. He was captured twice, once at Greenland Gap and again at Cloyds Mountain on 19 May 1864. He died at Andersonville Prison from diarrhea on 28 Sep 1864.
    Died 28 Sep 1864  Andersonville Prison, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: diarrhea 
    Buried Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon Co, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I101101  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2016 

    Father James WEEKLY,   b. CA 1811 
    Mother Mary ASH,   b. CA 1806 
    Married 20 Nov 1832  Tyler Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F42098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: diarrhea - 28 Sep 1864 - Andersonville Prison, GA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Andersonville National Cemetery, Macon Co, GA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    101101_WEEKLY_John_1838-1864_AndersonvilleNatlCemGA.jpg
    101101_WEEKLY_John_1838-1864_AndersonvilleNatlCemGA.jpg
    John Weekly's military grave marker incorrectly shows his home state as Pennsylvania.

  • Sources 
    1. [S941] 1850 Census, Doddridge County, (W)VA.

    2. [S1711] Civil War Service Records, ().

    3. [S934] Findagrave.com.