Note: I am not researching this family - it is part of a transcription project.Beth Hurd, Johnston, RI
from "Illustrated History of Pawtucket, Central Falls and Vicinity" (Rhode Island, USA) by Henry R. Caufield, 1897
"Biographies of Prominent Citizens" p. 472:
"WEATHERHEAD, John, of O'Connor & Weatherhead, marble and granite workers, 4 Waldo street, is the sixth child of Daniel and Susan (Clark) Weatherhead, and was born Dec. 22, 1850.When 10 years old he went to work on a farm, and attended school in the winter until he was 16 years old.He then learned the trade of stone cutting with Royal C. Whipple at Diamond Hill, where he worked for about seven years.He then came to Pawtucket and entered the employ of Matthew Leach.His work and the conditions of the business necessitated traveling about, and he has been engaged in nearly all the principal marble and granite quarries in New England.In 1888 he went into partnership with John F. O'Connor, under the firm name of O'Connor & Weatherhead, at No. 7 Exchange street.Later they moved to their present extensive quarters, where they operate an extensive and well equipped plant and conduct a prosperous business.He belongs to the Odd Fellows, A. O. U. W., and the Central Falls Veteran Firemen's Association.He attends the Broad street Baptist church.July 31, 1877, he was married to Ellen A. Darling, of Woonsocket.Mr. Weatherhead comes from an old New England family.His father was born in Cumberland in 1815, and his mother was born in Douglas, Mass., in 1818."
from the RI Historical Cemeteries Database Index: WEATHERHEAD, DANIEL (2ND)1815c - 20 NOV 1865 CU025 WEATHERHEAD, SUSAN E1818c - 13 JUL 1856CU025