Weaver, Aaron Ward, 1832-1919

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Naval officer.

From the description of Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884 (bulk 1882-1884). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983066

Biographical Note

  • 1832, July 1: Born, Washington, D.C.
  • 1848 - 1854 : Midshipman, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., and aboard warships St. Louis and Congress
  • 1854 - 1856 : Aboard warships Trenton and Fulton
  • 1856 - 1857 : Aboard coast survey steamers Walker and Arctic surveying seabed for Atlantic telegraph cable
  • 1857 - 1859 : Aboard warship Marion; returned to United States commanding captured African slave barke Ardennes
  • 1859 - 1860 : Philadelphia Navy Yard, Philadelphia, Pa.
  • 1861 - 1862 : Aboard warship Susquehanna at bombardment of Forts Hatteras and Clarke, N.C.; Forts Beauregard and Walker, S.C.; and Port Royal, S.C.
  • 1862 - 1863 : Commanded warship Winona
  • 1864: Commanded warship Chippewa Married Ida Hyatt
  • 1865: Commanded warship Mahopac; bombarded Richmond, Va.
  • 1865 - 1866 : Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Mass.
  • 1867: Commanded warship Tallapoosa
  • 1867 - 1868 : Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1869 - 1870 : Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
  • 1870 - 1871 : Commanded warships Terror and Severn
  • 1872 - 1873 : Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.
  • 1874 - 1875 : Commanded nitre depot, Malden, Mass.
  • 1876 - 1877 : Commanded warship Dictator
  • 1879 - 1881 : Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
  • 1882 - 1884 : Commanded warship Brooklyn
  • 1885 - 1889 : Member, Naval Examining and Retiring Boards, Washington, D.C.
  • 1890 - 1892 : Commandant, Norfolk Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
  • 1893: President, Naval Examining and Retiring Boards, Washington, D.C Retired from United States Navy
  • 1919, Oct. 2: Died, Washington, D.C.

From the guide to the Aaron Ward Weaver Letterpress Books, 1861-1884, (bulk 1882-1884), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Weaver, Aaron Ward, 1832-1919. Aaron Ward Weaver letterpress books, 1861-1884 (bulk 1882-1884). Library of Congress
creatorOf Aaron Ward Weaver papers, 1851-1887 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Aaron Ward Weaver Letterpress Books, 1861-1884, (bulk 1882-1884) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Ardennes (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Bell, H. H person
associatedWith Brooklyn (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Dahlgren, Charles Gustavus, 1808-1888 person
associatedWith Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870 person
associatedWith Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901 person
associatedWith United States. Consulate (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) corporateBody
associatedWith United States Naval Academy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Navy. South Atlantic Squadron. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
South America
United States
Africa
Africa
Mobile Bay (Ala.)
South America
Subject
Mortality--Brazil--Statistics--19th century
Diseases--Reporting--Brazil--19th century
Ship's papers--19th century
Slave trade--Atlantic Ocean Region
Occupation
Naval officers
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Birth 1832

Death 1919

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