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* The James H Weaver Family of Houston TX*

Updated May 6, 2012

I am researching my heritage through the four main branches of my family, WEAVER, HOWARD, JAMES, LONG. The quest, never ending, has provided a profound insight into how these families were building blocks of this great nation. The research has been long, flustrating, joyful, but most of all, rewarding. I have named my Weaver Family History, "Looking To The Past To See The Present". I continuously seek addition and family building blocks to the past, so if I can assist you please ask and if you can add, please provide any information or facts of connecting families where ever we may be scattered. I will be more than willing to share any information which may be of benefit to you.

Surname associated with the Weaver Family Tree, Weaver, Howard, Long, Smith, Pearson, White, Whitehouse, Turner. Primary locations associated with this tree are, TX, AL, MS, VA, NY, MA and United Kingdom.


James Howard Weaver

3215 Pheasant Run
Humble, Texas 77396-1870
A-United States

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  • James H Weaver Family History (2561 KB)
    The James H Weaver Family History consist of my primary four family branches, Weaver, Howard, Long, and James There are many families listed under what I call allied families. I try as always to be as accurate as possible, however It is your responsibility to your own documentation and validity. It is with great regret that the research of the last ten years believing that William Wilson Weaver was the father of my great grandfather William George Weaver is incorrect. All the information previously posted on William W Weaver family is in fact correct with the exception for that listed indicating his son as William George Weaver.
  • James H Weaver Family History (6966 KB)
    Ths GEDCOM updates my direct family ancestor to the Weaver lineage of Clement B Weaver

Family Photos

  • Dwight, Mechelle, Dwight Adam Montgomery (399 KB)
    Family Photo Dwight, Mechelle and Dwight Adam Montgomery. Mechelle is duaghter of James and Maureen Weaver. Photo 1997
  • Elbert Lee and Mable L Weaver (288 KB)
    Period of picture is unknown, believed to be 1962/63 prior to Elbert's retirement to Pinehurst TX. Picture was taken in Houston Texas
  • Bessie Ethel Long, Age 14 (234 KB)
    Photo was taken in 1900 when Bessie was fourteen year old and living in Falls County Texas
  • The Weaver Children (330 KB)
    Photo circa 1955. Photo of all the children of Elbert and Mable (Howard) Weaver. L to R, Maxine, Sharon,James, Carroll, Middle, William, Front Floyd Wayne (Son of Carroll)
  • Arminta Lee (James) Weaver (180 KB)
    Arminta Lee Weaver is mother of Elbert Lee and Grandmother of James Weaver. She was the wife of John Madison Weaver. Period of picture is unknown but believed to be late 1950
  • Main Street, Rosebud Texas (404 KB)
    Photo is of main street in Rosebud, Falls County Texas, in circa 1900. A photo today taken from the same postition would be all most the same. The street would be paved, telegraph poles gone and some building boarded up, one red light at the far end, otherwise not much has changed in one hundred years
  • John P. Howard (DOB: Abt 1812 New York) (482 KB)
    This photo is between a Tin Type and painting/drawing. It is over 150 years old. John P Howard's occupation is listed in the US 1850 Ala, Butler County, Census as School Teacher. His occupation in 1860 is listed as jailer in Butler Co, Ala. John is the mystery man within our family in that he left homne at age 15, went to sea and then settled in Alabama raising a family. We haven't been able to establish documented ties to his father William Howard of NY, a wealthy merchant and banker.
  • Maureen (Hyland) Weaver Family (413 KB)
    This wedding picture was taken 1959 at wedding of James and Maureen Weaver. The photo is of Maureen Family, including her mother, stepdad, bothers, sisters, and related family menbers. Photo taken 20 June 1959. Peterborough England
  • Jack Lavender Traveling Merchant (640 KB)
    Jack Lavender, husband of Mittie F Howard was a traveling merchant. The wagon contained his merchandise, cloth, buttons, needles, pots, lye soap, etc. The hay on top of the weagon was used to feed the mules as he would be out for days at a time. The ladies in the picture are unknown but must be customers. He was a welcome sight as the farm ladies were not able to obtain these items without much effort. Maybe, Jack Lavender is the source of all the old jokes of the "Traveling saleman and the Farmers Daughter"
  • Earnest and Alice L. Turner (2342 KB)
    The early 1940 era, taken in Peterborough England. The baby in the picture is believed to be Jean Hyland, granddaughter of Earnest and Alice Turner
  • James H Weaver and Maureen (Hyland) Weaver (1050 KB)
    This wedding photo of James and Maureen (Healey) Weaver was taken 20 June 1959, Saint Paul's Church, Peterborough England
  • William D Howard & Friend (598 KB)
    Photo was taken circa 1905 of William D Howard and a friend. William was born Feb 1884. Place of picture is unknown but believed to be in Fall County Texas
  • Robert Readwright Howard's Children (573 KB)
    L/R Seated: Robert Layafette, Agusta L & James Arthur Howard L/R Standing: Alice(Hamilton), Edward Walter, William D Howard, Albert Dansby (Stepson) & Mittie F (Howard) Lavender
  • Zelma (Weaver) White (7 KB)
    Picture taken Rosebut Texas March 1999. Zelma is 91 years young in photo. Stated she had a closet full of good clothes and no place to go !!
  • Robert Readwright , Wife and Children (273 KB)
    L/R: Agusta Howard, Albert Dabsby (Stepson) Marth A, Robert Readwright & William Albert Howard
  • Robert Lafayette and Bessis Ethel (LONG) Howard (64 KB)
    Photo was taken in 1950/51 at Houston Texas just prior to Robert becoming ill.
  • Robert Readwright Howard (425 KB)
    Picture taken Circa 1905 near Rosebud, Falls County, Texas. It has been stated he was somewhat of a dictator. Agusta Howard did not marry or leave home until age 42 and the other children were married and had children before they drifted away to establish their own homes. This picture tells the story of this man.
  • Cherylene Jean, Jason Douglas, Mathhew J Watson (297 KB)
    Eldest daughter of James H and Maureen Weaver. Picture taken at wedding of Mechelle Weaver, 10 December 1994
  • Cora, Lafayette Long & Carroll L Weaver (328 KB)
    Picture 1943/44 of Cora B (Garrell) and Lafayette King Long with their GreatGrandson Carroll Lee Weaver. Picture was taken in back yard of L. K. Long home in Rosebud, Falls County Texas
  • James Roach Howard & Elizabeth Scallons (2662 KB)
    James Roach is the son of John P. He married Mary Elizabeth Scallon. Born 1848 in Ala. Burried Rosebud, Falls Co, TX 1935. Photo Circa 1920
  • Lafayette Long, Doris (Howard) Lofton & Cora Long (355 KB)
    Photo of Lafayette King Long, Doris L (Howard) Lofton and Cora B (Garrell) Long. Picture was taken in 1943 in Rosebud, Falls County Texas
  • Gary DeWayne Weaver (1094 KB)
    Photo circa 1984. Senior prom picture. Gary is only son of James and Maureen Weaver.
  • Margaret and Bessie E Long 1901 (534 KB)
    Picture was taken in 1901 at Baylor College, in Waco Texas where Margaret was attending college

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