Edwin Babbitt Weeks
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
Babbitt Weeks of New York
Appointed from California, Second Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 30 October 1884
Died 11 May 1890
His private memorial in Section 1, near that of his father, George Henry Weeks, only states that he served with the 5th United States Infantry. He was born in 1863 and died in 1890.
His wife, Harriet Ovenshine Weeks (daughter of an Army General), 1865-1948, is buried with him. She outlived her husband by 58 years and never remarried. She was born on 25 January 1865. She died on 29 August 1948. Harriet married Lieutenant Edwin B. Weeks U.S. Army. They had the following children:
Lawrence Babbitt Weeks
was born on 16 Oct 1888. He died on 29 Nov 1959 in South Orange, New Jersey.
Served in the Regular Army from Second Lieutenant to Brigadier General.
Served in World Wars I and II and was awarded the Legion of Merit.
WEEKS, EDWIN B
WEEKS, HARRIET O W/O EDWIN BABBITT
Photo By M. R. Patterson, July 2002
Updated: 3 November 2002 Updated: 6 December 2004 Updated: 19 May 2006
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 3 December 2004