Manufacturer Notes: Frederick H. Weeks

1889 Weeks, Arthur J. (weeks Bros.), and secretary Akron Stoneware Agency, office 1200 E. Markey, cor. Case ave., res. 244 Johnston.
1889 Weeks Brother (Arthur J. and Frederick H.), proprs. Akron Pottery Works, manufacturers of Standard Akron, O., stoneware; office and works at eastern city limits. (See card, page 167.)
1889 Weeks, Frederick H. (Weeks Bros.), res. n. s. E. Market, e of city limits.
1889 Page 167
AKRON POTTERY WORKS
ARTHUR J. WEEKS FRED. H. WEEKS.
WEEKS BROS.,
Manufacturers of all kinds of
STONEWARE.
Patent Chicken Fountains and Stoneware Specialties.
SIXTH WARD, AKRON, OHIO.
1889 Potteries Akron Pottery Works, Weeks Bros., proprs., office and works at eastern city limits.

1899 Hankey Lumber Co The, F H Weeks pres and treas, C A Hankey vice pres, F J Stuver sec, lumber dealers, contractors and builders 1036 S Main, Tel 29 (See card fron fly leaf)
1899 Weeks Arthur J [Lovina], mfr of Bristol stoneware 100-1106 E Market, res 244 Johnston. (See index to ads)
1899 Weeks Frederick H [Bertha A], pres and treas The Hankey Lumber co, and mfr stoneware and clay specialties on C T & V Ry East Akron, res 906 E Market, Tel 336
1899 Clay Specialty Manufacturers Weeks F H, C T & V Ry East Akron
1899 Stoneware Manufacturers Weeks F H, C T & V Ry East Akron

Akron City Directories
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The F. H. Weeks Pottery Co was founded in 1882 as Weeks, Cook & Weeks Pottery; in 1883/4, Cook departed to company and it became Weeks Bros. And in 1891 the F. H. Weeks Co came into being when the brothers parted company. And the F. H. Weeks Co became the Maurice A. Knight Co. in 1910.

worthpoint.com
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WEEKS BROS., Akron, 1888-1891: stoneware, no known mark. 
WEEKS, F. H., Akron, 1891-1910: stoneware, "FH WEEKS, AKRON, O." embossed. 
WEEKS, H. J., Akron, 1891-1915: stoneware and chemical ware, no known mark.

Blair, C. Dean; The Potters and Potteries of Summit County: 1828-1915 (Akron, Beacon Journal Publishing Co., 1974) 
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1870 Ohio Lake Willoughby Census

Weeks Darins        45 M W Farmer                 10,000 Vermont
             Elizabeth    43 F W Keeping House                 Illinois
             Arthur J.      22 M W Engineer (civil)                 Ohio
            Jennie J.     18 F W Attending School                  "
            Celestia A.  16 F W          "             "                      "
            Frederic H.  12 W M         "             "                      "
            Charles G.    8 M W          "             "                      " 
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1880 Ohio Summit Akron District 164 Census

Weeks Elizabeth         W F 53         Keeping House Illinois   Vermont  Ohio
             Frederick        W M 22 Son Potter                 Ohio      Ohio        Vermont
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Weeks Cook & Weeks Pottery

Sanborn Insurance Map 1886
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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

FREDERICK H. WEEKS, OF AKRON OHIO.

DESIGN FOR A JUG.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Design No. 20,988, dated August 11, 1891.
Application filed June 17, 1891. Serial No. 396,640. Term of patent 14 years
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Frederick H. Weeks, late Weeks Brothers, Akron Pottery Works, on Valley Railway, south of Strawboard Works. Established in 1882. Capacity, 750,000 gallons per year.

ARTHUR J. WEEKS, born in Copley, June 28, 1847 ; raised on farm: educated at North Madison Academy and Willoughby College, with a course in civil engineering- at Bethany College, W. Va.; assistant engineer in locating and constructing Tuscarawas Valley R'y, two years; assistant to Chief Engineer P. H. Dudley, on Valley R'y three year.-, last two years as division engineer in charge of construction between Akron and Canton ; October 1, 1874, was married to Miss Lovina Humbert, of Lake Township, Stark Co.; 1875 to 1882, engaged in jobbing Akron stoneware, pipes, matches, etc.. at Evansville, Ind.; in 1882, removed to Akron, becoming a member of the pottery firm of Weeks, Cook & Weeks, a short distance south of the present felt works ; Mr. Cook retiring in 1886, the firm of Weeks Brothers (Arthur J. and Fred H.) was continued until November 1, 1890, Mr. W., on dissolution, purchasing the pottery works of F. W. Rockwell & Co., 1110-1116 East Market street, which he is still successfully conducting, on organization of Akron Stoneware Agency, Mr. W. was elected secretary, which position he still fills; was elected member of School Board in 1888 and re-elected in 1890; chairman-of building committee, and of committee on heating and ventilation; in 1890 elected treasurer and continued on building committee in charge of erection of the new Grace School building.

Lane, Samuel A.; 50 Years and Over of Akron and Summit County (Akron, Beacon Job Department, 1892)
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Name of Manufacturer | Location | Number of Kilns| Number of employees | Annual capacity in gallons
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F. H. Weeks..........| Akron ........| 3 | 20 | 700,000

Orton, Edward; Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio Volume VII (Norwalk, Laning Printing Co., 1893)
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UNITED STATES PATENT OFFICE.

FREDERICK H. WEEKS AND CHARLES D. WEEKS, OF AKRON OHIO.

POTTERY-MOLDING MACHINE.

SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 616,378, dated December 20, 1898.
Application filed June 9, 1898. Serial No. 683,027. (No model.)
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1900 Ohio Summit Akron Ward 2 District 61 Census

Market Street
977 171 185 Weeks Frederic Head W M May 1858 42 M 18 Ohio Ohio Iowa Manufacturer
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F. H. Weeks.......| 1 | Return tubular....| Driving machinery....| Sims--attached to boiler | No order; alarm responed properly when tested

Knaub, J. W.; Eighteenth Annual Report of the Department of Inspection of Workshops, Factories and Public Buildings For the Year 1901 (Columbus, Fred. J. Herr, 1902)
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F. H. Weeks Pottery

Building destroyed by fire March 17, 1904
4 kilns

Sanborn Insurance Map 1904
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Frederick H. Weeks, Akron. Wholesale and retail lumber. Born Summit County, Ohio, May 15, 1858. Educated in common schools of Summit County. Started in the pottery business at an early age, afterwards becoming identified with firm of Weeks, Cook & Weeks, Akron, which firm later became the F. H. Weeks Pottery Co. Pres., Treas. and Gen Mgr. the Hawkeye Lumber Co. Pres. National Blank Book & Supply co. Vice Pres. Employers' Exchange. Ex-Pres. State Builders' Exchange and Akron Builders' Exchange. Member Blue Lodge Masons, B. P. O. E. No. 363, Akron, and Portage Country Club. Independent in Politics.

Plain dealer Publishing Co.; Progressive Men of Northern Ohio (Cleveland, Plain Dealer Publishing Co., 1906)
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1910 Ohio Summit Akron Ward 6 District 155 Census

Market Street
701 172 196 Weeks Frederick H Head M W 51 M 28 Ohio Ohio Vermont Merchant Lumber Yard

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Ohio
Akron
chemical Earthenware
Weeks, F. H., 510 S. Main--Mfr. Stoneware

The Era Druggist Directory of America 14th Edition 1910 (New York, D. O. Hayes & Co., 1910)
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Ohio
Akron
chemical Earthenware
Weeks, F. H., 510 S. Main--Mfr. Stoneware

The Era Druggist Directory 15th Edition 1911 (New York, D. O. Hayes & Co., 1911)
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Stone Jars.

Weeks, F. H., Akron, O.

The Era Druggist Directory 16th Edition 1912 (New York, D. O. Hayes & Co., 1912)
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Stone Jars.

Weeks, F. H., Akron, O.

The Era Druggist Directory 17th Edition 1913-14 (New York, D. O. Hayes & Co., 1913)
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1920 Ohio Summit Akron Ward 6 District 194 Census

Market Street
701 331 394 Weeks Frederick Head M W 61 M Ohio Ohio Iowa Lumber Yard
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