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My Great Great Grandfather John Weir

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Col John Weir was my Great Great Grandfather. He was born on May 14th 1852 to parents John Weir and Jane Gillies. He had two brothers and two sisters: James b. 28/5/1856, Sarah b. 16/2/1858, George b. 29/1/1862 and Jane b. 30/7/1864. John married Catherine Plant 10/11/1873 and had a son Robert Duncan b. 6/6/1876. John and Catherine later divorced and he married Hattie Mallinson and had three more children, Harold, Mary and Beatrice. Robert Duncan married Nellie Archer and had eight children, my Grandmother was the 2nd born. Col John was the President of the Nevada-Utah Mines and Smelters corporation and during the Spanish-American war he was appointed Quartermaster-General by President McKinley.

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  1. Debbie (146)

    Debbie (146) said:

    I am the daughter of Robert Duncan Weir's first son. His name was John Robert Weir, born 21.11.1914, in Proserpine Queensland. My name is Debbie Graham. Interested in hearing from any family members out there.

  2. shauna wisbeck

    shauna wisbeck said:

    Hello debbie my name is shauna wisbeck nee weir. I am the great great grandaughter of george weir the brother of colonel john weir. I am from sunderland in england and i have traced my weir family tree should you want to know anything. kind regards shauna

  3. robert weir

    robert weir said:

    Hi Debbie,my name is weir to my great grand father[5] was a john, to from Ayrshire Scotland he had daughter named jean she was the great grandmother of Andrew Fisher the Prime- inister of Australia.bob weir

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) My Great Great Grandfather John Weir ( ref: #1594, published 28 August 2003, generated 15th August 2022 06:24:45 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/my-great-great-grandfather-john-weir.html