Family Reunions

 

This page contains information about family reunions for families throughout western NC as well as GA and TN.  If you would like to have your family reunion posted on this site, please contact the webmaster.  We are interested in reunions of any surnames common to western NC. We are posting info concerning both 2006 & 2007 reunions. If your reunion has already been held in 2006, feel free to contact the person listed for info about the next reunion date.

 

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Surnames and places beginning with G through L

 

Gibson Gladwell Glidwell Gosnell Green Hendricks Henson
             
Higdon Hill Hooper Houston Hyatt Icenhower Jenkins
             
Jones Joyce Lakey Lamb Lequire    Lindsay  Lockaby
             
       Luther      

 

Click on the surname or place above to go directly the the reunion info about that surname or place

 

Surnames and Places Beginning With

 

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

 

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The Annual Reunion of the Descendants of

Joseph Carroll Gibson & Alva Allen Gibson

Second Sunday in August

This year:

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Cowee Valley Community Center

Ruby Mine Road, Franklin, NC

A covered dish lunch will be served at 1 PM 

with a brief business meeting to follow.  

call 828-667-8576 or 
e-mail Dee

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Gladwell, Glidwell, Henson, & Williamson Family Reunion

Sunday, July 8, 2007

Covered dish lunch - 1:00 PM

Otto Fire Department

Otto, NC

contact

Max Gladwell   828-524-5442

or Virginia Bryson  828-369-9969

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Gosnell Family Reunion

Descendants of Sib & Simeon Gosnell

Saturday, June 23, 2007

Walnut Community Center

Walnut, NC

(Near Marshall, NC)

For info, contact:

Ruth Ann Lewis

828-649-2675 or 828-380-9581

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Annual Green Reunion

Last Sunday in July

This year: Sunday, July 29, 2007

Louisa Chapel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

Franklin, NC

Covered dish lunch - 1 PM

contact

Jerry Green

606 Pressley Road

Franklin, NC 28734

828-524-7950

 

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The 110th 

Maj. William Hoffman Higdon Family Reunion

 

is held on the Sunday closest to Sept 14 (the Major's birthday)

This year: Sunday Sept. 16, 2007

at Higdonville Baptist Church

near the old Higdon Homeplace 

in the Higdonville community, Macon County, NC

  All friends and family are invited to attend. 

A covered dish lunch will be served at 12:30 pm,

and a brief family meeting will follow.
for more information
click here
e-mail Dee

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Hill Reunion

Plans and details are still being finalized

for a 2007 reunion of the descendants of

John Hill

&

Waddell Hill & Cynthia Jackson Hill

Check back often for details

or contact

Jennie Jones Giles

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Moses Creek Kinfolk

Hooper/Stephens & Allied Families & Friends)

1st Sunday of August

(This year Sunday, August 5, 2007)

Moses Creek Church

Jackson County, NC

Sunday Morning Sunrise Service  and putting new flowers on the graves

then to the church for dinner & singing all day

Kinfolks are: Stephens, Mills, Hoopers, Hodges

 Everyone is Welcome!

The church has a full kitchen so bring your own food, plates, cups & silverware.

Welcome One & All!

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Houston Family Reunion

 

Descendants of Jack Houston

 

Sunday, July 1, 2007

 

Macon County Recreational Park

Big Picnic Shelter

10 AM - 4 PM

 

Covered dish lunch at 12:30 PM

 

for info, details and directions contact

Wanda McWilliams

828-524-5941  

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Hyatt, Luther, Joyce, Morgan, Mason,

Earwood, Hendricks and related families

 

Date for 2007 reunion to be announced

 Lake Julian Park in Skyland

 Shed Number 3 (beside the playground)

 beginning at 2 PM

 ending whenever

 

For info contact Terri Jo

 [email protected]

828-658-9834 or 828-301-7605

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Chatham/Jenkins Reunion

 
Sunday September 1, 2007

Spring Mountain Community Center

807 Old Fort Road

Fairview (Buncombe County), NC. 

Contact  Philip Jenkins

(828) 779-3315

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Hiram King Jones & Carolina Justus Jones Reunion
First Sunday in August

This year:  Sunday, August 5, 2007

We will begin at noon
Covered-dish dinner at 1 p.m.

Short business meeting: 2 p.m. 


Dana Community Center

Upward Road near intersection with Dana Road

across from Refuge Baptist Church in Henderson County

We will have computer and printer available

Bring genealogy records, photographs, books,

photo albums, research, stories to share

Playground for children

All related families are invited, including descendants of

Capt. Robert Jones and John Jones Sr.

Special invitation to our related Justus families.
Information: Jennie Jones Giles

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Lakey - Icenhower Family Reunion

 

The 3rd Saturday in August

This year's date: August 18, 2007

 

Oak Grove Baptist Church

Oak Grove Church Rd.

Macon County, NC

 

Covered dish lunch at 1 PM

 

for info, details and directions contact

Lucille Ivester

(828) 524-7077  

or e-mail [email protected]

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The 13th Annual Lamb - Morris Joint Family Reunion

 Founded 1994

This reunion will not be held in 2007

check in early 2008 for update on 2008

 

The reunion honors the descendants of Marmaduke Lamb and his wife Orpha Rollins, who relocated from Randolph County, NC, to Greene County, TN in the early 1800's. From there, many of their descendants migrated into Western North Carolina in the years immediately following the American Civil War.  The reunion also honors the descendants of Elias and Sarah Morris of Montgomery County, NC, and their sons who served the Confederacy (Zebedee, William, Larkin).  Zebedee and William relocated their families to Buncombe and Madison County, NC, just prior to the Civil War. This is not the Elias Morris who migrated to Kentucky. This Elias Morris died 30 August 1853 in Montgomery County, Pee Dee District.

 
The children of Marmaduke and Orpah Rollins Lamb were:

John Rollins Lamb* Charlotte Elizabeth Lamb
Lydia H. Lamb Margaret Lamb
David Rollins Lamb Riley Harland Lamb
James Rollins Lamb Oliver Marmaduke Lamb
Nathan Hamilton Lamb William Aiken Lamb

 

*Children of John Rollins Lamb (1811-1880)

and Sarah Elizabeth Ealy Lamb (1806-1876):

William Ryley Lamb John Oliver Lamb
James Aiken Lamb Rev. David Page Lamb
Thomas Nathan Lamb Elbert Sevier Lamb
Martha Jane Lamb Benjamin Franklin Lamb

 

Children of Elias and Sarah Morris

 

Cpl. Zebedee William Morris* William Chappell Morris
Thomas F. Morris Larkin A. Morris
Sarah Morris Henry W. Morris

James D. Morris

 

Zebedee and William moved to Madison County, NC

 

*Children of Corporal Zebedee William Morris (1827-1881), a disabled veteran of the Confederate States Army, 11th North Carolina Infantry, and his wife Emeline Williams (1827-1904) of Montgomery County  and of Madison County, NC. 

 

Pardee C. Morris Ellis Kerr Morris
Robert E. Lee Morris Martha Jane Morris
Missouri J. Morris Mary Ann Morris

Sarah Emeline Morris

 

If you are from this family, please consider joining our reunion.  Please make plans now to attend. Bring your favorite covered  dishes, deserts, tea, soft drinks, ice, plates, and utensils.  And please, please do bring your photographs and precious  memories of those who have gone before us.

 

For more info on this family, contact:

Marshall Styles -  Coordinator

864-213-9888 
20 Lake Valley Court,

Simpsonville, SC 29681

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Lequire Reunion

 

July 14, 2007

PLACE: Greenbelt Pavilion adjacent to the courthouse, Maryville, TN

(This is on Highway 321, same site as reunion in 2006)

Maryville, TN

 
TIME: 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

(Pavilion reserved 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.)
      
      HOSTS: Gene LeQuire, Maryville, TN;
      MarkLeQuire, Montgomery, AL;
      George LeQuire, Calhoun, GA;
      Clarence LeQuire, Valdese, NC

  

Out of town guests are responsible for their own lodging.

There is adequate parking on site.

Electricity and restrooms are available on site.

Please bring a sack lunch.

Also, bring a lawn chair and a garbage bag (to leave the area litter free).

      If you have family photos, history, or

other items of interest, please bring and share.

 
      MORE INFORMATION: If you wish to contact one the hosts, e-mail me
direct, and I will send you his complete address and phone number.
Merrell J. Riddle

For lodging information, contact:
Chamber of Commerce-Maryville, TN 865-983-2241
Townsend [TN] Vistors Center 865-448-6134
Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge are nearby

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The WNC Lindsay Clan Annual Reunion

LINDSAY/LINDSEY REUNION
Because of dwindling interest in our heritage and very low attendance

over the past couple of years, we have decided to make some important changes.

The next Reunion will be held in OCTOBER of 2008, meaning, of course,

 that there will NOT be a LINDSAY/LINDSEY REUNION in 2007.

For further information, please contact:
Daniel Lindsay -- email: [email protected] or (828-301-0812)
Arbannah L. Holland (828-488-3491)

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LOCKABY FAMILY REUNION

The Lockaby Family Association

Meets in even-numbered years

Next reunion: 2008

Date and time to be announced

 probable location:

Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church

Hwy 88 near Easley, SC.

Decedents of Thomas and Ambrose Lockaby and their children

will gather at the 10:30 am church service rain or shine.

Lunch will be in the church GYM after the service.
This church is about 200 years old.

The church cemetery has over 40 Lockaby kin buried there.

These grave sites will be identified by “family branch”

so that all branches of the family can identify their ancestral kin.

Genealogy information will also be available.

An entertaining and informative program is planned.

Over 150 kinfolks and their families are expected.
For further details contact

Perry McCrary
864-297-2350
 

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