S: Peters Family History
FC: Our Peters Family History | "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow."
1: A Young Jim
2: Grandpop and Grandmom Peters signing their marriage license
3: Children | Parents
4: Edward James "Jim" and his first born, "Edward" James | "My Dad's first job was in a bakery. He grew up on an estate in England, where his Dad was a gardener, and they lived in the gate house."
5: Like branches on a tree, our lives may grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. | A dashing young man | "My hiking trip with my Dad on the Appalachian Trail (near the Poconos) when I was thirteen, was a true adventure." My nickname from my Dad was "Brother"
6: Daddy, Edward and Lillian
7: " | Word from Lillian about her "Daddy" "He was a wonderful father", "I loved walking on the boardwalk with Daddy", "I was called "sister" by him", "He was funny and charming"
8: "When he walked me to the bus station in 1945, before I went overseas for service." "I remember Sunday walks on the boardwalk, when we would get our shoes shined" | Words from Pete about his "Daddy"
9: "When Daddy came to St. Aloysious to tell Edward and Me that we were going to have another sister" | "Daddy's nickname for me was "Pete"
14: Our most treasured family heirlooms are our sweet family memories.
15: "Daddy's nickname for me was Teets" "I remember him always cooking Sunday breakfast, serving each of us at dinner, and coming in to check on us at night to cover us." | Some of Sally memories of her "Daddy"
17: The Family Grows
19: E. James Peters Ford Agency Mays Landing, N.J. | Some memories from Frnacis about her "Daddy" "Daddy and his driver, Stanley Webb, would sometimes drive us to school." "Would always give us each a silver coin at the breakfast table Christmas morning" | Memories from Frances about her Daddy. "Loved to sing and dance, would give us each a silver coin on Christmas morning, "Daddy and his driver, Stanley Webb, would drop us off at school."
20: Everyone reported that their Daddy would pick one child and take them for a walk on the boardwalk each night. | Cousins
21: Our Ancestors | "Remembering "Daddy" waking us up on our birthday with a kiss, one fr each year and one to grow on." "Crawl under the evening paper to sit on Daddy's lap while he read." "In the Summer, when the house was full, we doubled up sleeping. Sometimes Daddy would let us sleep on the dining room table!" "Daddy loved to sing and dance"
23: Stories about "Daddy" from Grace. "Daddy always called me "Baby' Family was the most important thing to Daddy. "Each week, the night before Daddy went food shopping, he and Tillie would sit at the dining room table, look over the food ads and plan the week's menu. He would have a large glass of beer and some cheese, I would join them and have a juice glass of beer." "We had a radio in the dining room. It sat on top of the china closet. When Walter Winchell came on, we all had to be quiet, so Daddy could listen." Remembering the time when "Mother" dressed as a man and "Daddy" as a woman for a party at the Womens Club. "Family, Country and Integrity were very important to Daddy"
24: Gatherings in Indianapolis 1961 and 1959 | The Peters and Codere Cousins, the next generation.