I have been working on this family tree for many years and have found much enjoyment in doing so. The names found here are Drake, Johnson, Shafer, Shaver, Jett, Withrow, Paxton, Hughes, Hutton, Spencer, Churchill, Harper, Rhodes, Mullins, Smith, and many more. Recently I found the connection on my Drake side which put Princess Diana Spencer in as my 14th cousin. This Drake connections has also connected me as a 13th cousin, once removed to Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Prime Minster of England. Another historic person in my tree is William "Willie" Storke Jett. He is my 6th cousin 4 times removed. He is the man who helped John Wilkes Booth cross the Rappahannock River after killing President Lincoln. William was also a member of the Mosby's raiders of the Confederate army. This family tree is peppered with hero's and colorful people. I hope you may find some interesting information here.
- Cora Smith Johnson Mullens and Emery Johnson (100 KB)
This is my great grandmother and grandfather Emery johnson. Picture is taken at farm on Pups Creek.
- Gracie Mae Hutton (31 KB)
This is my great grandmother who married Walter Fields
- Cathy Jo, Elsie Shafer and Edith White (46 KB)
Coming home from Church
- Walter Fields, Mildred, Onetta, Cathy, and Chris (47 KB)
This is 5 generations. Walter Fields, Mildred Fields Johnson, Onetta Johnson Shafer, Cathy Shafer Worrell, and Chris Worrell
- Gracie Mae Hutton (48 KB)
This is my great grandmother and her friends.
- Flemon Drake and Liddie Ellen Jett Drake (361 KB)
This is my great grandparents. Picture was taken in Roane County, WV. Unsure of the year.
- Otha Jett and Family (26 KB)
Left to right from top Rosa, Waitman,Marshall, Otha,Phobe, Amma, Laura
- Onetta Johnson Shafer Bailey (21 KB)
This is my wonderful mother. Onetta
- Walter Fields and wife Gracie M Hutton Fields (63 KB)
This is my great grand father Walter Fields and wife Gracie Mae Hutton in their later years.
- MP "Jack" Shafer with son Larry Clyde Shafer (256 KB)
This picture is my grandfather Jack holding my father Larry C Shafer Sr. Love this picture.
- Alvin Maynard Johnson (69 KB)
This is my great grandfather. He is the man standing in the far right of the picture. This picture has 1911 on the back. Do not know were it was taken.
- Elsie M Drake Shafer, Cathy Shafer and Rick Fields (16 KB)
This is my grandmother holding me and my cousin Rick Fields standing.
- Walter Fields (23 KB)
This is my great grandfather Walter as a young man.
- Emery Johnson and Mildred Fields (55 KB)
This picture was taken a week before their wedding.
- Larry Clyde Shafer, Sr (75 KB)
This is my father. I am told he is 16 in the picture.
- Matilda Kizer (35 KB)
This is my great, great, greatgrandmother who married Thomas Talbert Fields.
- Alvin Maynard Johnson (68 KB)
This is my great grandfather I do not know when this was taken
- Emery Johnson and Mildred Fields Johnson (32 KB)
1988 This is the last picture of my grandfather before he passed away.
- Thomas Wilford Hutton and wife Sophronia Ellen H (289 KB)
This is my great great grandparents
- Emery, Mildred, Cathy, Donnie, Chris and Kelli (49 KB)
This picture was taken about 1985 or 86.
- Sophronia Ellen Harrison (26 KB)
This is my great, greatgrandmother. She is the mother of Gracie M Hutton.
- Joseph Park Shafer (130 KB)
My great grandather Joseph Park Shafer. He was an attorney in Clendenin, Kanawha County, WV. Married to Flora Bell Porter and father to my Grandfather Miletis Park Shafer
- JoAnn, Elsie, June (38 KB)
Joann Shafer Strickland, Elsie M Drake Shafer and Elsie June Shafer Fields
- Fields Family Group Picture (35 KB)
My great, greatgrand father Samuel Fields with wife Saphronia and children, Myrtle, earl, Donley,Owen, Wilmer, Albert, Walter, and Mae.
- Flora Bell Porter Shafer (238 KB)
Flora Bell is one of the Indian Connection in my tree. Her family was from the Clinch River Virginia area. This picture used to hang in my grandmothers guest bedroom and we grandchildren thought her eyes followed us everywhere. She was married to Joseph Park Shafer.
- Onetta, Jack, Elsie (42 KB)
Onetta Johnson Shafer, Miletis "Jack" Shafer and wife Elsie M Drake Shafer
- Fleming E Drake (145 KB)
Fleming is standing on the right at first oil well in Roane County West Virginia.
- Elsie M Drake Shafer and MP "Jack" Shafer (71 KB)
This picture was taken in the early 1920's in Roane County, WV It is my favorite picture of my grandmother and grandfather Shafer. Dad tells me it was taken in their first garden.
- Jack, Cathy Jo, Elsie, Larry Shafer (51 KB)
Coming home from Church...
- Elsie Mae Drake Shafer (264 KB)
A wonderful picture of my Grandmother taken in the early 1920's in Roane County, WV. Wife of MP Jack Shafer and child of Flemon and Liddie Drake.