Due to family commitments, I was unable to get on my computer yesterday to post something for my weekly feature. So I am doing it today…better late than never!
Yesterday, April 10, was “Siblings day” on Facebook, which I didn’t know until today! So for my FLASHBACK FRIDAY feature this week, I feature groups of siblings that tell the history of my family:
Bissel siblings – my grandmother (my mother’s mother), Katharine, is the 2nd from the left.
Thom siblings – L-R: Margaret (my mother). with her sisters Julia & Mary ( “Honey”) – early 1930s
Lovejoy siblings – L-R: Allen P. Lovejoy III, John T. Lovejoy & Robert C. Lovejoy (my father),1922
Lovejoy siblings (next generation): Back Row L-R: Mary L. Sweet, Allen P. Lovejoy; Front Row L-R: Julia L. Weiser, Katy L. Berman (me), Alix (“Wixie”) L. Waeffler, 2005
The Sweet siblings: Robby (7), Betsy (6 mo.), Maria (5), Oct. 1976
The Weiser siblings: Mike, Maggie & Jenny (all wearing T-shirts with their names printed in Hebrew), early 1980s
The Waeffler siblings: Tom (age 5), Julia (with hat!) (age 2), 1985 My father is behind them leaning on the pier.
The Lovejoy siblings (my brother Allen’s children – 3rd generation) : Leslie, Paige, Allie, about 1996
Berman/Villa-Alvarez siblings: Tamara Berman (my stepdaughter) – age 22 & Jayme Villa-Alvarez (my son) – age 13, San Francisco 1998
Sweet siblings – 2nd generation – (my nephew Rob’s sons), Joshua (age 6) and Jordan (age 10) in the hot tub at their house in Indiana, 2008
Keriazakos/Jacobs siblings: Their mother, Maria (Sweet) Jacobs (my niece) is pictured with Grace Jacobs (age 4) & Nicholas Keriazakos (age 17), spring 2014
Other descendants from Robert & Margaret T. Lovejoy are not pictured because they do not have siblings (yet)! All of these are under the age of 5.