Most of the families listed either settled or traveled through Saint Louis, Missouri. These ancestors left behind families, homes, and lives they had known to seek better opportunities in the United States. Many fought in wars at home and abroad, worked in factories and farms, enduring main types of labor, and were proud to be able to call themselves Americans.

The main surnames I am researching include:

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Stuckmeyer Person:Roy Stuckmeyer (1)

Young Person:Virginia Young (2)

Torbitt Person:Lee Torbitt (1)

Tucker Person:Lillian Tucker (1)

Many other family names are listed and can be found in the Family Tree List.

The Draper and McKay Family Tree is maintained for my son: User:Pjdrap/My Son’s family

Check out my Significant Ancestors page: User:Pjdrap/Significant Ancestors

This is a work in progress. I will continue to update the pages as time permits. I don't guarantee that this is all 100% correct! So I apologize for mistakes and/or things that have been left out. Feel free to make corrections, additions, and/or contributions. That is why it is so great to be part of a Wiki!

I have published family trees on:

I also have several memorials for ancestors on "Find-a-Grave":

Respect for living generations privacy is KEY; therefore, any and all information about living descendants is not displayed.