Siler Descendants

See you at the
168th Siler Family Meeting

3 August 2019
Franklin, NC

Weimar & Margaret (Rafferty) Siler Branch

First Siler Meeting

The very first family meeting took place in 1853.  The family has met every single year since then, with no interruptions.

As far as we know, the Siler Family Meeting in Franklin, NC is the longest running family reunion in the U.S.

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An early family meeting at 
Albert Siler's cabin
in Cartoogechaye.

(Click on the photo to enlarge!)
Siler Family Jubilee Reunion 1901
Thanks to Patricia Smith Levasseur (Jesse Branch), you can now read the entire booklet produced by the Siler Family for the Jubilee Reunion in 1901.  This issue of the booklet contains 1926 added material.

Click here to read the booklet

Note to researchers

The family information presented in the booklet is largely information handed down
 through the generations and not attributed to specific sources.
Independent verification of facts is recommended.

Minutes of the early Siler Family Meetings

Click on the link below to read excerpts of minutes from the very early Family Meetings, including the years 1861-1865. 

The minutes were transcribed in 2006 by MaryAnn Sloan from copies of the original minute book.  On behalf of the family, we thank MaryAnn for graciously submitting her work to us for use on the website.

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Many older pages on the Siler Descendants site have been archived. 
Click on the links below to access.