Welcome to the Weems Photo site!
We will be posting old photographs of members of the Weems family and related lines.
Our family is descended from William Lock Weems IV of Hickman County Tennessee who came from Maryland in about 1825. He founded the Bon Aqua Springs Resort. After his death, the springs and farming land became the property of his youngest son Phillip Van Horn Weems (II) (1828 to 1864) He operated the springs complex until the outbreak of the Civil War. He enlisted in Captain Bateman's Company of the 11th Tennessee Infantry on May 14th, 1861 in Nashville and on June 6 he was elected Captain of Company H of the 11th Regiment. In 1864 he was promoted to Major. He served as Acting Colonel in command of a battalion in the 11th Regiment during the long withdrawal from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Atlanta, Georgia in 1864. On July 22, 1864 "he was mortally wounded in the charge upon the enemy's fortified position near Atlanta."
Major P.V.H. Weems
In his will Major Weems bequeathed the springs to his brother Joseph Burch Weems and the "remainder of my effects" to his brother Nathaniel Chapman Weems (III). Our family is from Nathaniel Chapman Weems (III). [Information from WEEMSANA Volume XXXXIV, Number 1 Waverly TN October 1998]
In Loving Memory of Mrs. John Milton Hash Cullen
Mary Lee Weems (1864-1944) married Victor Hugo Hash. Children of Victor Hugo Hash and Mary Lee Weems are: Natalie Gennett Hash (1888-1954), Mary Joe Hash (1891-1980), Victor Weems Hash (1895-1915), Charles Monroe Hash (1898-1930), John Milton Hash (1904-1998)
How do I get Weems family photographs added to the site?
Send an e-mail to Dick Cullen describing the information you would like to contribute to the site. Attach the photograph to your e-mail in JPEG or GIF image if you have it already as a computer image. If you do not have the photograph already scanned in they can be mailed to me at Dick Cullen - Weems Photos, PO Box 15053, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80935. Please include a stamped self-addressed envelope if you wish your photographs returned. I will scan them in and add them to the site.
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