Welcome to Our Family Biographies

This site is devoted to enhancing our understanding of who we are. When we see our ancestors with the eyes of understanding, our hearts become connected to them. We begin to know who we are, where we came from and what strengths we have inherited. We can then...

Look Back with Love...

In 1776, when Abigail Adams wrote to her husband, John, one of the United States' Founding Fathers, she said "Posterity who to reap the blessings, will scacely be able to conceive the hardships and sufferings of their ancestors." We are the posterity who enjoy the blessings for which our ancestors sacrificed, and we honor their faith, their loyalty, their devotion and their often heroic endeavors.

The biographies that follow are in Adobe PDF format. Click here if you need to download a free copy Adobe Reader. Permission is granted to download and/or print any of the biographies.

Enjoy the journey:

Riley and Maggie Duncan Weaver, 1895

"From every human being there rises a bright light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together, find each other, then streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from their united being." Shem Tov, (StoryCorps.org, Jewish Musuem, San Franciso)



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Additional brief biographies are in the notes section of my Personal Ancestral File (PAF). If you would like a copy of my PAF file, please contact me.

You may copy or print any of the biographies free of charge. Since all of the biographies are “in process,” if you have information to add, please feel free to contact me so the biography can be updated. Please provide documentation for your additions or corrections.