Levi H. Weaver, a prosperous farmer and stockman of Richland Township, is a member of a family that has long
been identified in the history of Cambria County. He was born on the farm where he resides, Feb. 15, 1869, and
is the son of Hiram T. and Louisa (Weaver) Weaver.
Hiram T. Weaver, retired, is a native of Richland Township and the son of Tobias Weaver, who was also born in this
county. The Weaver family emigrated to this country from Switzerland during the early days and have been leading
farmers of Cambria County for many years. The following children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Tobias Weaver: Hiram
T., father of the subject of this sketch; Susanna and Levi, both deceased; Isaac, deceased, was a minister of the
Mennonite Church in Michigan; Harry, deceased; Mary; Elizabeth, deceased; and Alexander, lives in Cambria County.
Hiram T. Weaver still resides on the old homestead in Richland Township. His wife is the daughter of David and
Fanny Weaver, natives of Somerset County, Pa. To Mr. and Mrs. Hiram T. Weaver three children were born: Levi H.,
the subject of this sketch; David, a farmer, lives at Davidsville, Pa.; and Emma Jane, married Stephen Hostettler,
lives on the Weaver homestead.
Levi H. Weaver has always lived on the same farm. He received his education in the old Weaver school in Richland
Township. Mr. Weaver owns one of the fine farms of this section and is extensively engaged in the raising of registered
On Jan. 1, 1890, Mr. Weaver was united in marriage with Miss Emma Weaver, the daughter of Noah and Anna (Weaver)
Weaver. Mr. Weaver, a Civil war veteran, and prominent farmer of Richland Township, died in 1881. His widow died
in 1920. To Levi H. and Emma (Weaver) Weaver six children were born: Nora Edna, born Dec. 4, 1891, died July 4,
1924; Faustin, born Feb. 15, 1897, married Anna Livingstone, and they have three children, Faustin Jr., Dean, and
Doris Romaine; U. Grant, born May 23, 1899, was graduated from Millersville Normal School, served as principal
of Mine No. 37 schools for three years, also the Oakland schools for two years, attends the University of Pittsburgh;
Trella Elva, born Jan. 13, 1905, died May 10, 1914; Algie Earl, born July 31, 1907, attends Virginia High School;
and Kenneth Lester, born Oct. 27, 1910, attends Richland Township High School.
Mr. Weaver is a Republican and has served as school director for seven years. He is a deacon of the Mennonite Church
and is a substantial citizen of his community.
History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania
By: John E. Gable
Historical Publishing Company
Cambria County Pennsylvania Biographies
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