SYLVESTER H. WEAVER, the capable superintendent of the Mercer County Infirmary, has been a resident of Mercer
County for the past 3o years. He was born in Fairfield County, Ohio, August 18, 1849, and is a son of Daniel and
Elizabeth (Crider) Weaver.
Daniel Weaver was also born in Fairfield County, but later removed to Mercer County and resides on a farm in Hopewell
township. He is the father of to children, a number of whom are settled in this part of Ohio.
Sylvester H. Weaver was reared in Fairfield County and obtained his education in the district schools in the neighborhood
of his home. Instead of becoming a farmer, he turned his attention to carpentering and followed his trade both
in Fairfield and Mercer counties for 37 years, up to 1903, when he wads appointed to the office of superintendent
of the Infirmary. During the three years of his incumbency, Mr. Weaver has given excellent satisfaction and the
affairs at the county farm were never in better shape. He has proven himself a capable executive officer and a
kind, humane man.
Mr. Weaver married Anna Wagner, a daughter of Jacob Wagner, of Fairfield County, and they have six children, as
follows: Charles A., a resident of Hopewell township, who married Cora Hainline and has one child, Myrtle; Irena
May, who married Hiley Hinton, a farmer of Union township, and has one child, Sylvester Roy; Clara E., who married
John Klinger, of Celina, and has one child, Lela Blanch; Bertha Belle, who married Albert Johnson and resides at
Celina; and Lettie Elnora and Grace Alumina. Politically, Mr. Weaver is affiliated with the Democratic party.
History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies
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