James Willis Weed

James Willis Weed

Male 1874 - 1931  (57 years)

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  • Name James Willis Weed 
    Born 21 May 1874  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1931  Syracuse, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age 57 years 
    Person ID I81345  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors William E. Weed
              b. 29 Dec 1850, Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 6 Apr 1883, Richland, Oswego County, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Rosalia L Chase
              b. Aug 1851, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Aug 1927, Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F56994  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • James Willis Weed - 1874 - June 12, 1931. Plot A-148. Military Service: Veteran of the United States Army during the Spanish-American War. Son of William E. and Rosalia L. Chase Weed. Husband of Anna C. Day Weed.
      Newspaper Obituary - Monday, June 15, 1931 Buffalo Evening News - Buffalo, New York - Telegraph Official Found Dead in Bed - Weed Services Will Be Held in Syracuse - James W. Weed, 45, of 300 Huntington avenue, district supervisor for the Postal Telegraph company, with headquarters in Buffalo for the past six years, was found dead in his room in a Syracuse hotel late Friday afternoon. Mr. Weed's death was attributed to a heart attack. He had been troubled with a heart ailment for a considerable period, it was learned. He was in excellent health when he left Buffalo for Syracuse and other points in his territory. Funeral services for Mr. Weed will be held in Syracuse at 2 p.m. Sunday. Burial will be at his birthplace, Pulaski. The funeral will be attended by a delegation of representatives from the Buffalo offices of the Postal Telegraph company, headed by John S. McIntire, manager. There will be other delegations from points in the district. Mr. Weed began his service with the company 43 years ago as a messenger boy in the company's Syracuse office. While serving as a messenger boy, he learned the telegraphic code, and his rise in the organization's employ began. In the period of his service he acted as manager of the Gloversville, Jamestown and Elmira offices. He came to Buffalo from Syracuse in 1925, to become superintendent of the district. With the outbreak of the Spanish war, Mr. Weed enlisted in Jamestown in the signal corps of the American army, and saw service in that conflict. He was mustered out of service with the cessation of hostilities and at once resumed his duties with the Postal company. Mr. Weed was a member of North Park United Presbyterian Church, and of Washington Lodge 240, F. & A.M. He was also a member of the Spanish war veterans' organizations here. He was well known among Buffalo sportsmen as an ardent fisherman and bowler. Surviving Mr. Weed are his wife, Anna D. Weed, a daughter, Dorothy, and a brother, Thomas E. Weed, all of Buffalo. Mrs. Weed was visiting in Sodus, at the time of her husband's death.