Category Archives: Weaver

Great Grandparent Koontz 131st Anniversary!

It was 131 years ago (August 9, 1885) that my great grandparents, Casmear P. Koontz – call me C.P. – and Phebie Ann Gardner were married in Noble, Indiana.  The photo above was taken with the all five of their … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s Cousin’s Husband’s Birthday

  135 years ago (1883) today, Joseph George Jones was born in Troy, Michigan, the son of Major George Jones and Ellen Augusta Schuyler.    On 25 September 1913, he married, Irene Mae Jenks, the daughter of Oliver Torrey Jenks … Continue reading

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Effie and Lemuel Sitting in a tree or out of their tree ???

On this day, 127 years ago (1891) in Norfolk, Madison Co, Nebraska, my great grandparents, Lemuel Weaver and Effie Clarissa Lee were married.   [The above are their wedding day portrait photographs]  Lemuel was the son of Goodliff Weaver (born Gottlieb … Continue reading

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Read EVERYTHING and QUESTION

A number of months ago, I found my grandfather’s World War I draft registration on Ancestry. I think was surprised at the misspelling of his middle name.   And wondered why did he not sign the form with his usual flourish … Continue reading

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Many Christmas Joys … 1916

Many Christmas Joys be with you.  6620. Post marked Redford, Mich,  Dec. 29, 1916.  Addressed to Mrs. Effie L. [Lee] Weaver, 92 Tireman Ave., Detroit, Mich. “Dear Effie,  This is all the cards we have and I must send you … Continue reading

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Though many miles divide us … – 1918

Though many miles divide us, the bridge of friendship , true, can quickly span the distance and greetings bear to you.   Post marked Columbus, Ohio. Dec 20, 1918, 9:30 AM.  Addressed to Mr. Lee G. Weaver. Private, Fort Terry, … Continue reading

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Many merry Christmases.

Many merry Christmases, Many happy New Years. Unbroken friendships, great accumulations of cheerful recollections and affections on earth, and heaven for us all. – Dickens.       No post mark [Not mailed].  No addressee [message covers both sides of … Continue reading

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