Weber, George R.
Born: 1808-05-29 Baltimore, Maryland
Died: 1892-08-24 Sangamon County, Illinois
Flourished: Springfield, Illinois
When he was very young, Weber moved with his parents to Shepherdstown, Virginia. In 1832, he married Susan Shepherd and they moved to New York City, where Susan died. This prompted Weber to return briefly to Shepherdstown before settling in Springfield, Illinois, in 1835. The following year, he married Catherine Welch, with whom he had eight children. Weber founded the
John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 759-60; Martha L. Benner and Cullom Davis, et al., The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition, 2d edition (Springfield: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, 2009); Fragment of Abraham Lincoln to Anson G. Henry; Gravestone, Zion Cemetery, Pawnee, IL.