WELDON Family

First Generation

1. Henry A.1 Weldon (#15968) was born in Al 19 Sep 1863. Henry died 21 Jul 1914 in Al, at 50 years of age. His body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al.

He married Vina Elizabeth 'Liz' Isbell in Shelby Co., Al. (Vina Elizabeth 'Liz' Isbell is #15967.) Vina was born in Shelby Co., Al 4 Apr 1873. Vina was the daughter of William D. M. 'Billy' Isbell and Mary Ann Raburn. Vina died 28 Mar 1953 in Al, at 79 years of age. Her body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. At 17 years of age Vina became the mother of Wayne A. Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, Sep 1890. At 18 years of age Vina became the mother of Mahala A. 'Halia' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 28 Mar 1892. At 22 years of age Vina became the mother of William Edgar 'Ed' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, May 1895. At 24 years of age Vina became the mother of Quincy A. Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 15 Sep 1896/97. At 25 years of age Vina became the mother of Hugh S. 'Huey' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 19 Dec 1898. At 27 years of age Vina became the mother of Hardy Thedford Weldon in Prob Shelby Co., Al, 7 Feb 1901. At 29 years of age Vina became the mother of Reitha Weldon 28 Feb 1903. At 34 years of age Vina became the mother of Dallas 'Dal' Weldon 21 Nov 1907.

At 26 years of age Henry became the father of Wayne A. Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, Sep 1890. At 28 years of age Henry became the father of Mahala A. 'Halia' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 28 Mar 1892. At 31 years of age Henry became the father of William Edgar 'Ed' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, May 1895. At 33 years of age Henry became the father of Quincy A. Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 15 Sep 1896/97. At 35 years of age Henry became the father of Hugh S. 'Huey' Weldon in Shelby Co., Al, 19 Dec 1898. At 37 years of age Henry became the father of Hardy Thedford Weldon in Prob Shelby Co., Al, 7 Feb 1901. At 39 years of age Henry became the father of Reitha Weldon 28 Feb 1903. At 44 years of age Henry became the father of Dallas 'Dal' Weldon 21 Nov 1907. Birth and death dates from tombstone except for year of birth which is taken from the 1900 census. Tombstone gives 1861. Henry is the son of William Newberry Weldon. Henry had brothers, George who married Lillian Kelly, Marlin born 1885, Columbus, Jim, Tim, and Tobe. They can be found on the 1870 census Shelby County. In email from Ron Blizard on 29 March 2001, he states that William N. Weldon married Cora Ann Grimes, daughter of William A. Grimes and Mary Gable, 7 Nov 1887 (license date) in Columbiana, Shelby County, AL. Recorde d in Marriage Bond 1885 - 1892. But William "Billy" Weldon had a previous marriage to Harriett J. _________ by whom he had his older children.

Henry A. Weldon and Vina Elizabeth 'Liz' Isbell had the following children:

child 2 i. Janie Louise2 Weldon (#13208). She married Porter Goodwin. (Porter Goodwin is #13209.) (See Porter Goodwin for the continuation of this line.) CENSUS-AL-1920: Did not find James, Jim, or Berta on soundex.

child 3 ii. Dan Weldon (#15989). CENSUS-AL-1920: Did not find on soundex. Did not find on SSDI.

child + 4 iii. Claude Dewberry 'Huck' Weldon Sr..

child 5 iv. Nieci Weldon (#16020). Her body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. She married Tommy Wills. (Tommy Wills is #16021.) They lived near Bon Air. Shannon said she is buried in the same cemetery as Reitha.

child 6 v. Wayne A. Weldon (#15969) was born in Shelby Co., Al Sep 1890. He married Bertie Unknown about 1919. (Bertie Unknown is #15970.) Bertie was born in Al 1897. CENSUS-AL-ST CLAIR-1920: Vol 77, ED 155, page 12B Weldon, Wane head 28 AL AL AL Laborer/saw mill can read/write rents " Bertie wife 22 " " " Isbell, Esker boarder 21 " " " " "

Wayne and Esker were second cousins. Shannon thinks Wayne died at Vandiver. He had a stepson, J. W. Weldon, who lives in Leeds. Wayne did not have children of his own. Where was the stepson in the above census?

child 7 vi. Mahala A. 'Halia' Weldon (#15971) was born in Shelby Co., Al 28 Mar 1892. Mahala died 9 Aug 1965 at 73 years of age. Her body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. She married William 'Ollie' Andrews. (William 'Ollie' Andrews is #15972.) William was born 17 Jun 1895. William died 17 Jan 1935 at 39 years of age. His body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. At 16 years of age William became the father of Gordon Andrews 1911. At 18 years of age William became the father of Nolen Andrews 8 Dec 1913. At 21 years of age William became the father of Earnest Andrews 16 Sep 1916. At 23 years of age William became the father of Mattie 'Onvia' Elizabeth Andrews in Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al, 15 Apr 1919. At 30 years of age William became the father of James Andrews 16 Feb 1926. At 30 years of age William became the father of Stella Andrews 16 Feb 1926. (See William 'Ollie' Andrews for the continuation of this line.)

At 19 years of age Mahala became the mother of Gordon Andrews 1911. At 21 years of age Mahala became the mother of Nolen Andrews 8 Dec 1913. At 24 years of age Mahala became the mother of Earnest Andrews 16 Sep 1916. At 27 years of age Mahala became the mother of Mattie 'Onvia' Elizabeth Andrews in Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al, 15 Apr 1919. At 33 years of age Mahala became the mother of James Andrews 16 Feb 1926. At 33 years of age Mahala became the mother of Stella Andrews 16 Feb 1926. The 1900 census gives her name as Mary H. born Mar 1892. Took rest of birth and death dates from cemetery record. Shannon said Halia married an Andrews. Halia has a daughter, Onvia, who married Johnnie Parker. 205-672-2817 at Vandiver. Called her 6 June 1998. She is a diabetic and was shaky because she had not had breakfast. She gave me her daughters name, Joan (Mrs. Kenneth) Brashe r at 672-7671? Joan has a beauty shop where I called her at 672-9363. She was very nice and offered to help me. Her address 53464 Hwy 25, Vandiver 35176. She wants any data that I have on the Isbells. Send her an ancestor chart. Onvia's husband was in Montclair with heart problems and her children were going to pick her up and take her in to see him.

child 8 vii. William Edgar 'Ed' Weldon (#15984) was born in Shelby Co., Al May 1895. First name taken from census. He had 6 or 7 children. One is a son, Marsh, who lives in a nursing home in Eden area. He is deformed. This family lived at Vandiver.

CENSUS-AL-1920: Did not find on soundex. Also checked for Edgar.

child 9 viii. Quincy A. Weldon (#15985) was born in Shelby Co., Al 15 Sep 1896/97. Quincy died Nov 1975 in Chelsea, Shelby Co., Al, at 78 years of age. CENSUS-AL-1920: Did not find on soundex.

SSDI gives 1897 as birth year. Chelsea was last residence. SS# 418-03-3317.

child + 10 ix. Hugh S. 'Huey' Weldon was born 19 Dec 1898.

child + 11 x. Hardy Thedford Weldon was born 7 Feb 1901.

child 12 xi. Reitha Weldon (#16003) was born 28 Feb 1903. Reitha died 11 Mar 1966 at 63 years of age. Her body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. She married William M. Motes. (William M. Motes is #16004.) William was born 1 Aug 1907. William died 11 Mar 1966 at 58 years of age. His body was interred in Union Hills Fbc Cem., Vandiver, Shelby Co., Al. Birth and death dates from tombstone. She was married twice, the second time to William Motes. They died on the same day. Were they in an accident? Who was Rethia's first husband? Did she have children? Shannon said they lived near Bon Air.

child 13 xii. Dallas 'Dal' Weldon (#16007) was born 21 Nov 1907. Dallas died Sep 1978 in Maylene, Shelby Co., Al, at 70 years of age. His body was interred in Allen Cem., Shelby Co., Al. He married Inez Brasher. (Inez Brasher is #16008.) Inez was born 3 Apr 1925. Inez died Sep 1982 in Maylene, Shelby Co., Al, at 57 years of age. Her body was interred in Allen Cem., Shelby Co., Al. They did not have children.

CENSUS-AL-1920: Did not find on soundex.

Birth and death dates taken from SSDI which gave Sterrett as last residence. But it gave Maylene, Shelby County as place last benefit paid. SS# 419-16-7276.

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