History of the Garcia family in New Mexico
History of the Johnson family
- Harvey Leake Great Grandson
of John Wetherill is an author, speaker and leader for exploring
Wetherill sites. He has published his second book.
- Richard Lilley Grandson of
Anna Wetherill Mason. Mason and Wetherill family
The history of the Palmer family including the discovery of
Palmerland near Antarctica.
The Sanchez de Inigo puzzle. New genealogical considerations.
- James (Jim) Wetherill Shaffner
Grandson of Richard Wetherill
- Marie Garcia Shaffner
Marie is the chief genealogist for the Sanchez and Garcia families.
- William Richard Shaffner
Grandson of Richard Wetherill
- Harrison B. Wetherill
Grandson of the industrialist Robert Wetherill of Chester,
- Robert Wetherill
Eminent industrialist and banker founded the Robert Wetherill &
Company. Click here to
view a catalog of his Corless Engines, boilers and elevators
Richard Wetherill, of Chester, Pennsylvania and President of the Chester National
Bank, is one of the pioneers who made possible this great
industrial center of Chester Pennsylvania
- Richard Wetherill
Richard Wetherill II was the first child born from the marriage
in 1896 of Richard Wetherill and Marietta Palmer. Young
Richard's father was a member of the Wetherill family of the
Alamo ranch. Not simply ranchers, Richard, his brothers and
brother-in-law are credited with the discovery in 1888 of Mesa
Verde's ancient cliff dwellings. Together they pioneered in
Southwestern archaeology and exploration of the Four Corners
- William Wetherill
Biography of William "Bill" Wetherill. Grandson of
- Richard Wethereld
Richard Wethereld filed application for naturalization papers
and became an American Citizen on 10-26-1821, under the name of
Richard Wetherill, the name spelled WETHERILL in the papers and
in his signature to the papers.
Other Links of Interest
- Alamo Ranch, Cortez, Colorado
The Alamo Ranch which translates into Poplar or Cottonwood in Spanish was
established in 1881 by Benjamin Kite Wetherill his 5 sons and
daughter. It was to become a very successful cattle ranch and
the center of discovery for the Wetherill brothers and the Four
Corners area. Photo album
Basketmaker Symposium, papers from the 1990Wetherill _ Grand Gulch
Symposium. A history of Wetherill and the Hyde Exploration Expedition
(HEE) into Grand Gulch and the discovery of Cave 7 and the
- The Native American flute played by
Cameron Taylor This version
is Arches at Twilight click here. The composition
is played on a High Spirits Native American Flute, in E. This
track is from the album "Flute Open Heart".
- Fred Blackburn
Fred Blackburn is an independent guide, author, and contractor
responsible for organizing the donation of Wetherill family
collections to the Anasazi Heritage Center.
- 1998 Wetherill Seminar,
The Wetherill family met in Cortez, Colorado to establish the
Wetherill Mason gathering at Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde,
Reunion, Ute Mountain Tribal
Cliff Palace, Mesa Verde
The Wetherill family gathered at the Ute Mountain Tribal Park
June 30, 2006 to view sites visited by the Wetherills between
1888 and 1890. A small group visited Cliff Palace at Mesa Verde
to watch a re- enactment of the discovery of Cliff Palace.
Wetherill reunion in Philadelphia
A reunion of Wetherill families in Chester and Philadelphia,
- 2008 Wetherill, Mason reunion June 29, 2008 and ended July
6, 2008. The reunion took place as gatherings in four states,
two national parks and two native American Reservations.
Wetherill Reunion at Rainbow Natural Bridge. Harvey Leake
led a backpacking trip to Rainbow Natural Bridge and beyond, May
28th and 29th, 2010. Several family members met near the bridge
for a short reunion and tour conducted by Harvey. Later, Harvey
led a tour and over night stay two miles beyond the bridge.
Chaco Canyon Reunion
- 2010 Wetherill Cape May, NJ Reunion
Wetherill Reunion. These photos are of a trip in early 2011
by the Wetherill family to most of the major archeological sites
visited or discovered by the Wetherill brothers in the late
1800's and early 1900. These sites include Chaco Canyon National
Historic Park, Mesa Verde National Park, Monument Valley,
Arizona, Betatakin Navajo National Monument and Canyon De Chelly
2011 Mason and Wetherill Reunion Photos of the reunion at Tumwater
Historic Park Olympia Washington.
- Sandal House in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park Cortez,
- A petroglyph of
Richard Wetherill's murder was found in a site survey inside
Weritos Rincon, South of Pueblo Bonito in 1972. During the
Wetherill June 22, 2010 reunion a visit to the site was made.
Unfortunately the day of the Wetherill family visit the light
was very poor and photographs did not turn out well. Drawings
were obtained from the park service which are very accurate
depictions of the actual petroglyph.
- Richard Wetherill: A day of
June 22, 2010 A day of remembrance for Richard
Wetherill was held at the Wetherill Cemetery, Chaco Culture
National Historic Park.
- History of The Tome Spanish
In 1739 125,000 acres were granted to 30 Town of Tome families
by the Spanish Crown
- Photos of Historic Tome
Hill, New Mexico
Photos around Tome, New Mexico
- Anasazi Heritage
Center is a federal
museum, research center, and curation facility that introduces
visitors to Four Corners prehistory and the curation facility for
the Wetherill family archives.
- Walter Palmer Society
is linked to thousands of Palmer family members starting with
Walter Palmer 1629 of Stonington CT.
- What became of the collection
made in Tsegi Canyon in the spring of 1895? It is the one major
collections Richard Wetherill made which has not been traced.
- Wetherill History by
Richard Lilley, grandson of Anna Wetherill Mason
- Wetherill Corliss
Steam Engine Manufactured by Robert Wetherill & Co.,
Pa. in 1888 and still running today at the Rough and
Tumble Museum in Pa. Click on the following link to see
mechanical drawings of the Corliss Engine.
Drawings and repair
- George D. Wetherill & Co., a paint manufacturer. This
link contains photos of labels in an album. The original
album is owned by Sidney Wetherill of Cape May, NJ.
- Marietta Wetherill home site in
the Jemez Mountains. It was here that she moved after
Richard Wetherill was killed at Chaco Canyon in 1910.
- Families from
Village Wetheral A book by Frank Wetherill that
examines the origin of the Wetherell name and a large genealogy
file with hundreds of names. You will more than likely
find your family here. Courtesy of Patty Goode
- Letters related to Richard
Wetherill's murder between government employees, Shelton and
Stacher and others. Letters
between Stacher and Shelton and others trying to discredit
Richard Wetherill before his murder.
- Dr. Prudden Letters Letters to federal
officials requesting that an investigation be launched into Richard
Wetherill's murder and specific charges against federal officials.