David Weidman

9 Dec 1811 - 2 Aug 1868


David Weidman

9 Dec 1811 - 2 Aug 1868
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David Weidman


Kauffman Mennonite Church

1461 Lancaster Rd
Penn, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
United States


February 27, 2012


February 21, 2012

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David Weidman Notes

Contributor: Will Created: 11 months ago Updated: 11 months ago

Elected auditor of the newly-created Penn Township on March 20, 1846 at the home of Christian Hershey: Ellis and Evans, p. 1002. Elected Penn Township Supervisor in 1848: Ellis and Evans, p. 1003. On 1860 US Census in Penn Twp., Lancaster County, Pa. His Will is Z-1-320, Lancaster. It mentions his son-in-law, Joseph C. Buckwalter. Birth and death: Gravestone inscription and Eby Death Record Book (Pennsylvania Mennonite Heritage, April 2000, p. 28). His Obituary from the Herald of Truth, September, 1868 p. 143 reads: "Died - on the 2d of August, in Penn Township, Lancaster County, Pa., of apoplexy, Bro. David Weidman, aged 56 years, 7 months, and 24 days. He was buried on the 4th at Kauffman's Meetinghouse. Funeral sermons were delivered by Pre. John Brubaker and Pre. Jacob N. Brubaker from 2 Tim. 2:11."

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David Weidman was born on 9 Dec 1811
David Weidman was 14 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
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David Weidman was 20 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
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David Weidman was 29 years old when Samuel Morse receives the patent for the telegraph. Samuel Finley Breese Morse was an American painter and inventor. After having established his reputation as a portrait painter, in his middle age Morse contributed to the invention of a single-wire telegraph system based on European telegraphs. He was a co-developer of the Morse code and helped to develop the commercial use of telegraphy.
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David Weidman was 48 years old when Petroleum is discovered in Titusville, Pennsylvania leading to the world's first commercially successful oil well. Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface. It is commonly refined into various types of fuels. Components of petroleum are separated using a technique called fractional distillation, i.e. separation of a liquid mixture into fractions differing in boiling point by means of distillation, typically using a fractionating column.
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David Weidman died on 2 Aug 1868 at the age of 56
Grave record for David Weidman (9 Dec 1811 - 2 Aug 1868), BillionGraves Record 760858 Penn, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States