ADAM WEAVER                    GRAVESTONE PHOTO                      

William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas





ADAM WEAVER, breeder of blooded stock, Section 31, P. O. Ottawa, was born in Marysville, Union County, Ohio, August 1, 1842 and there he followed farming. He enlisted August 12, 1862 in Company F, Thirteenth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, served one year and was disabled by gun shot wound in the left arm at the battle of Stone River and again in both legs at the Cumberland River. He came to Kansas December 30, 1868, and located in Franklin County and has since followed agricultural pursuits. In 1879 he moved onto his present farm, which consists of 340 acres all improved, and since 1876 he has been engaged in breeding pedigreed Short-horn cattle. His cattle have taken many premiums at the County fairs and he is making a success of the enterprise. He was married at Marysville, Union Co., Ohio, March 9, 1865, to Jennie Longbreak and they have a family of two children, Clara and May.