S: Ancestral Genealogy Photo Research
FC: BOOK ONE | Ancestral Genealogy Photo Research for the Paret Family from the Late 1700's through the Late 2000's. Author: Irene Paret Weeks
4: Paret Family Emblem
5: The following photos are of the Paret descendants. Readers, please note that in a future book, any historical notes will be done on each descendant where available.
6: The author wants to tell you that there are no paintings available on Stephen Paret and very little history other than after first landing in the Carolina's, he went to Philadelphia and finally ended up in New York City where he married twice and had 11 children.
7: These photos were taken by the author in 2010 while researching the Paret store locations.
8: St. Paul's Church in New York City where Stephen Paret and his daughter Elsey are buried. Church is directly across the street from Ground Zero. | These photos were taken by a friend of the author's in 2005.
10: Another photo of the grave of Elsey Paret.
11: Sarah L. Magee | Julia A. Magee (White) | Children of Charles Magee and Mary Paret (Magee). Mary Paret (Magee) was the daughter of Stephen Paret and Mary Comstock (Paret). | John Paret Magee | Catherine T. Magee & Charles Henry Magee | Joseph White, husband of Julia A. Magee (White)
20: A younger Thomas Dunkin Paret
24: The following photos are of the Paret stores initially owned by John Paret.
25: Close up of the Paret store, note it says Henry and John Paret. Henry was John's son.
26: Old Picture of early New York, you can see the Paret store towards the end of the photo. It is the first store with single window canvas' over the windows. | Here
32: I had a Victorian calendar for the year 2009 and on one of the pictures displayed was a copy of one of John Paret's sales cards. What a co-incidence!!!
44: These photos were taken by the author in 2010 while researching the Paret store locations.
55: These photos were taken by the author in 2010 while researching where Bishop Paret went to school as a child.
56: The photo of the home above and the various photos on the following pages of the Bishop, his homes and Churches were obtained by the author from 2004 to 2010 during research of his ministries.
60: Bishop William Paret, son of John Paret and Hester Levi (Paret).
62: Bishop William Paret, son of John Paret and Hester Levi (Paret).
63: Bishop William Paret, son of John Paret and Hester Levi (Paret).
64: The following photos were taken by the author in 2008 while researching where Bishop Paret went fishing, his favorite sport.
70: These photos were taken by the author in 2006 while researching where Bishop Paret went to college and some of the Churches where he worked in his early ministry.
79: The horse called Doctor was a hero!
82: These photos were taken by the author in 2005 while researching where Bishop Paret's Summer home was.
84: These photos were taken by the author in 2008 while researching where Bishop Paret lived in Baltimore.
88: Irene Paret Weeks' (Lord) great, great grandfather was Bishop William Paret. Irene's boss at her current job at HISD was Roland Shaw. Roland Shaw's great, great grandfather was Bishop Samuel Ferguson. I purchased an original photo which was a page from a book that was published in the late 1800's. Bishop Ferguson is on the top row, second from the left. Bishop Paret is on the third row, far right. Who would have ever predicted that these two Bishops would have descendants that ended up living in the same town, working at the same company and with each other!
98: Author of Children's Books.
99: Famous Tennis Player, Instructor and Writer.
108: The photographs on the following page were done by either her or Alice Edgehill Burnside (Paret), wife of John Francis Paret. | Alice Burnside Paret (Dorsey), wife of James Hooper Dorsey.
120: Milnor Peck Paret, Sr., son of Bishop William Paret and Maria Green Peck (Paret).
123: The Church were the Paret's went for nearly 600 years in Serilhac, France.