103-Year-Old Civil War Veteran Dies
Walnut Ridge, April 13 – T.J. Weaver, who set a record in this vicinity by continuing to operate his farm until he was 100 years old, died at him home in Minturn today at the age of 103. He had lived at Minturn since 1926. He was born in Murphysboro, Va., and served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Later he moved to Imboden, Lawrence county, and reared his family there. He was married December 22, 1883 to Miss Mary E. Jenkins, now 83, who survives. Other survives are three sons, George of Black Rock, James of Minturn and Arthur of Alicia; three daughters, Mrs. P.T. Toy of Pocahontas and W.L. Horsman of Kennett, Mo., and Mrs. W.A. Miller of Ponca City, Okla., 39 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.