Person:Joe Weston (1)

Joe Weston
b.10 Mar 1877
  1. Peter WestonAbout 1866 -
  2. Beck WestonAbout 1868 -
  3. Paul WestonAbout 1870 -
  4. Dolly WestonAbout 1872 -
  5. Mary WestonAbout 1874 -
  6. Joe Weston1877 -
  7. Maria WestonAbout 1879 -
Facts and Events
Name[1] Joe Weston
Gender Male
Birth[1] 10 Mar 1877


Joe Weston: Biographical Information

Joe Weston was the son of Stephen Weston and Hannah Unknown, and the father of Albert Weston. Albert married the granddaughter of Adam Bennett. Adam Bennett was the enslaved overseer at Magnolia Plantation on the Ashley River, St. Andrews District, Charleston, South Carolina. Joe is listed in his parents' household on the the 1880 Federal Census for Christ Church Parish, Charleston County, South Carolina. Their household in 1880 was:

Name Age Gender Color Relationship Birth
Weston, Stephen Y 43 M B SC
Weston, Hannah 35 F B Wife SC
Weston, Peter 14 M B Son SC
Weston, Beck 12 F B Daughter SC
Weston, Paul 10 M B Son SC
Weston, Dolly 8 M B Daughter SC
Weston, Mary 6 F B Daughter SC
Weston, Joe 4 M B Son SC
Weston, Maria 1 F B Daughter SC

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About This Page

This page is part of a groundbreaking research project to rediscover the family lineages of enslaved people on Drayton family plantations in Barbados and the United States. To read more about this historic research, please visit the article below:

Genealogy of Enslaved Communities on Drayton Family Plantations: A Research Project Sponsored by the Magnolia Plantation Foundation of Charleston, SC

  1. 1.0 1.1 1880 Census of the United States.

    Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Chrust Church, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll T9_1223; Family History Film: 1255223; Page: 44.1000; Enumeration District: 79

  2.   World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

    Joe Westen
    City: Not Stated
    County: Charleston
    State: South Carolina
    Birth Date: 10 Mar 1877
    Race: Black
    Roll: 1852501
    DraftBoard: 0

  3.   On his WWI draft registration, Joe lists his next of kin as his wife Rebecca.