Query: WEEMS

Judy “Newsome” SPEARS of Winnsboro left an information request regarding the WEEMS surname in Wood County.

Acia WEEMS of Georgia. She would like his dates. His son is Andrew J. WEEMS, b. 12/27/1849, d. 5/23/1930. He married Alice THOMAS b. 1854 or 1855, d. 1887. Laura Pearl WEEMS m. Hiram Scaraborough NEWSOME, Judy’s grandfather. Andrew is Laura’s dad. Her great grandfather Acia is Andrew’s dad and Laura’s grandfather Judy’s great grandfather. Judy “would appreciate any help you could give and find.” Her mailing address is 1618 SE CR 4340, Winnsboro, TX 75494 and telephone 903-860-3095.

An online family tree at http://beejay1.tripod.com/ has this information:

Asa WEEMS was born in Nov 1813 in Franklin County, Georgia. He died in Wood County, Texas. He married Elizabeth SMITH on 21 Feb 1849 in Franklin County, Georgia.

Elizabeth SMITH was born in 1828 in Georgia. She died before 1860. She married Asa Weems on 21 Feb 1849 in Franklin County, Georgia.

They had the following children:

F i Julia E. WEEMS was born in 1846 in Franklin County, Georgia. She died in 1902.
M ii George W. WEEMS
M iii John Q. WEEMS was born about 1849 in Georgia.
M iv Andrew J. WEEMS
M v S. F. WEEMS was born about 1853 in Franklin County, Georgia.
F vi Martha E. WEEMS was born about 1855 in Franklin County, Georgia.
M vii A. R. WEEMS was born about 1857 in Franklin County, Georgia.

There is a link there for more information on Andrew WEEMS. If you have additional information, we would also appreciate you both contacting Judy and posting here as a comment to this query.

One Response

  1. Weems from the Winnsboro area have been traced back through Pennsylvania to Scotland and have ties to the Weymss family—Clan McDuff and Duke of Fife.

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