Edwin Babbitt Weeks – Second Lieutenant, United States Army

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Edwin 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.


Edwin Babbitt Weeks of New York
Appointed from California, Second Lieutenant, 5th U. S. Infantry, 30 October 1884
Died 11 May 1890

WEEKS, EDWIN B
2ND LT 5TH US INF USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 05/11/1890
DATE OF INTERMENT: 08/05/1949
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 921 WH
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

WEEKS, HARRIET O W/O EDWIN BABBITT
DATE OF DEATH: 08/29/1948
DATE OF INTERMENT: 09/01/1948
BURIED AT: SECTION 1  SITE 921 E.H
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
WIFE OF EB WEEKS – 2ND LT USA

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