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Shelby Area News
From the Crestline Advocate: 31-May-1917
Christian Weaver:
The following was taken from the Shelby Globe concerning the death of Christian Weaver, Grandfather of Miss Naomia Weaver of this City. Mr Weaver also has many veteran friends here.
Christian Weaver, a former resident of Shelby, died at the home of his
daughter in Mansfield. The cause of his death was a complication of diseases. He had been in ill health for some months.
The funeral will be held Saturday afternoon at 1 o’clock at the home of his daughter in Mansfield. The body will be brought to Shelby by automobile, and interment will be made in the Oakland Cemetery. Friends
are invited. The casket will be opened at the cemetery, for Shelby friends.
Christian Weaver was born in Wertenberg, German, and was 73 years, 8 months and 18 days of age at the time of his death. He came to Shelby many years ago, and for some time lived on North Broadway. He was employed at the factory of Sutter Manufacturing company and for some years drove a wagon for the late W, H. Morris, who was in the elevator business here.
Six years ago he went to Mansfield, and since that time had made his home with his daughter. His wife died three years ago last July. He is survived by six children. They are Scott Weaver, of Alliance; Mrs. M.F, Snyder of Paris, Texas, Mrs J.G. Gerstacker of Cleveland ; Mrs. Fred Lewis of Mansfield, Mrs. Wm. Becks of Cleveland , and Charles Weaver of the Marine Corps 18th Corps, Co. I., Paris Island, South Carolina. He also leaves several grandchildren, besides a host of other relatives and friends who are left to mourn his death.
Mr. Weaver was a veteran of the Civil War. He was a member of Co. F, 64tn regiment of the O.V. I. He was well known in Shelby, and leaves many friends in this community who will be grieved to learn of his death.
Contributed 10-11-2005
by Mr. Kim Butler Histed.

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