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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 or update an existing listing, please complete the request form.

We are interested in reunions of any surnames common to western NC. If your reunion has already been held this year, feel free to contact the person listed for info about the next reunion date. THE POSTED EMAILS HAVE 

ALLEN Reunion

Descendants of D. Hubbard and Emily Amanda (Welch) Allen

2nd Sunday in July

This year: July 9, 2017

Cowee Valley Community Center

Ruby Mine Road, Franklin, NC

A covered dish lunch will be served at 12 Noon

Bring pictures and family info to share.

For info contact:

Dee

828-369-8030

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AMMONS Family Reunion

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Holly Springs Community Club Bldg.

Franklin, NC

Contact: Bill Crawford at 828-524-2280

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ANDERSON Reunion

Descendants of Mansfield and Harriett Black Anderson

 Third Sunday in September

This year:

Sunday, September 16, 2017

Macon County Coon Hunters’ Club

Wide Horizon Drive off Prentiss Bridge Road

Franklin, NC

Covered dish; eating utensils, paper goods furnished.

We had 80 family members answer the roll in 2007. This was the 113th reunion.
All descendants of Mansfield and Harriett Black Anderson are invited

for more info, contact:

Wanda Buchanan
706-490-3044

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 Baldwin Family of Macon Co., NC

Reunion of the Descendants of John Alexander and Martha (Pendergrass) Baldwin
Saturday, June 10, 2017 11:00 am
Franklin Church of God
Old Murphy Road, Franklin, NC
Contact: Dee Gibson-Roles 828-371-7752

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       BRADLEY Family Reunion

The Descendants of William “Bill” and Deborah (Roberts) Bradley

Always the 2nd Sunday in October

October 8, 2017

Oak Grove Baptist Church

Oak Grove Church Rd.

Macon County, NC 

Covered dish lunch at 12:45 PM

for info, details and directions contact

Wanda McWilliams

828-524-5941   

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George and Helen BRENDLE MANEY     

Sept. 16, 2017

Morgan Pavillion
Deep Creek Rd In Bryson City
Covered Dish Lunch will start about 12:30
Anyone with family ties from either the Brendle side or the Maney side is welcome to attend.
Helen was the daughter of George and Hattie Sheppard Brendle of Alarka.
George was the son of James (Jim) and Vernie Martin Maney
For more information, contact:
Connie Maney Cunningham
828-692-5913
Phyllis McDowell
828-586-4473

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BRIGMAN Reunion

  The descendants of

Solomon Brigman and Lucretia Holcombe Brigman

Solomon and Lucretia Brigman’s children were: 

Joel, Asa, Catherine Holcombe, Elizabeth Holcombe,

John Kelsey, Isaac, Owen and Solomon G. 

Fourth Sunday in September

This year: Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at 12:00 noon

Beech Community Center

Reems Creek Road in Weaverville, NC. 

This will be a covered dish style picnic. 

We will eat around 12:30 pm. 

Please bring photos, etc. for sharing. 

For more information please call Margaret Brigman at 828-645-3217

or e-mail mhbrigman at aol.com.        

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 The Annual BURGIN-LYTLE Reunion

July 15-16, 2017 (always the second weekend in July)

Sat. afternoon at Cherry Springs Baptist Fellowship Hall in Old Fort, NC

Sun. morning at Bethel United Methodist Church in Old Fort, NC

For further info, call Barbara Meilhammer at 828-668-4212.

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  CARSON and MCDOWELL

Weekend gathering for the descendants of Hunting John McDowell and
Col. John Hazzard Carson, two early pioneers of Western North
Carolina, will be held in Marion, NC 

June 23-25, 2017

For registration information contact Connie Bradshaw

at 904-502-3929

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       CHATHAM/JENKINS Annual Reunion

Third Sunday in September

This year: Sunday September 17, 2017

Fairview (Buncombe County), NC. 

Contact  Philip Jenkins

PO Box 1253
Fairview NC 28730

828-779-3315 

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   CHEEK Family Annual Reunion

Saturday following July 4

This year: Saturday, July 8, 2017

Covered dish lunch – 1 PM

This year’s Reunion will be at the

South Macon Elementary School Cafeteria

Addington Bridge Road

Franklin, NC

contact

Willa Jean Crane

828-369-5176

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  COWARD Family Annual Reunion

120th Coward Family Reunion

Second Sunday in June

This year: June 11, 2017

Picnic Pavilion and Park near the new track on the campus of WCU

Cullowhee, NC

Gather around 11:00 AM

Covered dish lunch

contact

Lynn Riggsbee or John Tayloe

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Annual CREASMAN Reunion

Reunion of the Decendents of 

Abraham & Emaline Creasman and William & Lucinda Creasman

First Sunday in August

This year: Sunday, August 6, 2017
Waynesville Town Park (old Hazelwood Town Park)

North Pine Street
Park has been reserved ALL DAY.

Waynesville, NC
11:00 am until ??

Covered Dish

We’ll plan on eating about 1 pm

Contact:
Marilyn Creasman Earley, 6 Langley Street, Poquoson, VA 23662 

757-846-4334  or phs67grad at aol.com

or

Red Barnette, 515 Camalot Drive,Waynesville, NC 28786

 828-456-7998

or
Mary Ann & Oak Creasman, 
84 Church Street, Poquoson, VA 23662

757-868-4307

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DEBRUHL Family Reunion

3rd Sunday in July

July 16, 2017

Beech Glenn Community Center

Beech Glenn Rd in Madison County. 

Covered dish lunch at 1 PM

Come bring a covered dish and enjoy reconnecting

with your rich heritage and history 

For more information, contact:

Norman DeBruhl  301- 371- 9665   or

Marshall DeBruhl 828-230-8641

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John & Harriet (Buckner) EMORY Family Reunion

16 July 2017

Ivy Hill Community Building,

Ivy Hill Road

Weaverville, NC

Plan to attend church that morning and 

Dinner will be at 1:00 p.m.  

Contact for information is Eric Emory, 828-645-6253.

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 FISHER Family Reunion

The Descendants of James Washington Fisher, Sr.

(Revolutionary War Soldier-Maryland Militia)

MD to SC to NC

Annually – Saturday after Labor Day

This year: Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 11:00 am

Lake Toxaway Baptist Church

Lake Toxaway Church Rd.

Lake Toxaway, NC

Covered dish lunch at Noon

Please bring a covered dish, lawn chairs, and family displays (tri-boards, etc.)

For reunion/family information, details and directions contact:

Linda Maxwell-Fisher, Reunion President

(828) 883-9059 or

lindamaxwell44 at hotmail.com

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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 13, 2017

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 828-369-8030 or 
e-mail Dee (wncgen at yahoo.com)

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       GLADWELL, GLIDWELL, HENSON, & WILLIAMSON Family Reunion

Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

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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GLANCE Family Reunion

Saturday, July 15, 2017

12:00 until—

Beaverdam Community Center
1620 N. Canton Road.
Canton, North Carolina
We will enjoy a covered dish lunch, please bring something to share.
Drinks and serving ware will be provided.

Need additional info, please contact:
Linda Glance Kier – 615-419-4815-lgkier at charter.net
Johnny Glance – 828-593-9897 ke4myw at yahoo.com

Also find us on Facebook at: Glance Family Genealogy

We love to share photos of Ancestors, bring them along,

or if you would like your photos included in the presentation,

please email or contact us for a mailing address.

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       Annual GREEN Reunion

Sunday, July 30, 2017 (last Sunday in July)

Louisa Chapel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Franklin, NC

Covered dish lunch – around 12:30 PM

contact: Jerry Green

828-524-7950

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HAWKINS Family Reunion

Descendants of Benjamin Hawkins & James Hawkins, brothers of Buncombe County, NC

Date – Sat., July 29, 2017

Location: Lake Julian Park, Shelter #3, Asheville, NC

Contact: Edith Garrett, 828-318-3311 

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JOHNSON Reunion

Descendants of Rev. War Soldier James Johnson & wife Ann Cole Johnson

Second Sunday in August

This year:  August 13, 2017 –  12 Noon

Bring Covered dishes and drinks

 Shaw’s Creek Methodist Campground Church & cemetery.
Contact
Ruth Dilling

828-275-5169

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LANCE Family Reunion

June 9-11, 2017

Blairsville, GA

Comfort Inn

Contact: Lois Davis, 828-298-3851

hedgerose at bellsouth.net 

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Lyday/Lyda/Sitton/Gillespie Family Reunion

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Location: Turkey Creek Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall), 805 Capps Rd., Pisgah Forest NC

This year we will be exploring the family connection between the Gillespie rifle makers, and the Sitton and Lyday families. We are pleased to have Wayne Bryson, a well known gun collector in WNC, join us. 

Kate Orr Neckolaishen one of the many (3rd) great granddaughters of Lawrence Sitton and Isabell Gillespie and she will give a short explanation as to how the families are related.

The presentations start at 3:00 pm with a covered dish dinner at 5:00 pm.

Reunion Committee: Jim Lyday, Kate Orr Neckolaishen, Sandra Lyday Reid. Questions may be sent to lydayfamily at gmail.com

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MINTZ Family Reunion

Descendants of Elias Jackson Mintz and Zona Adeline Warren Mintz

August 19, 2017

Always the 3rd Saturday in August

Bi-Lo Park

Waynesville, NC

11:00 am – 5:00 pm with Potluck Lunch at 1:00 pm

For more info – 828-316-9524

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Abraham and Lydia (Stewart) MOORE Reunion

including all descendant of

John Parker Moore & Millie Redmond MOORE

June 17, 2017

Always the third Sunday in June

Ellijay Baptist Church

16 Little Ellijay Road

 Franklin, NC 

Covered dish dinner at 12 Noon

For more info call 828- 369- 8030 or e-mail Dee

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       MORGAN/PASSMORE Reunion

Sat., May 27, 2017 (always the Sat. of Memorial Day Weekend)

Nantahala High School Gym

Nantahala, NC

12 Noon

Covered dish

for more information call Linda Callahan (336) 887- 6260 

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       PARRISH Family Reunion

Sat., July 7, 2018 (every other year, closest Sat. to July 4th)

Cowee Baptist Church

6301 Bryson City Rd.,  Franklin, NC

For more info, contact:

Glynda Johnson 828-349-6109 

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POSTON Family Reunion

Saturday, June 10, 2017

  Old Cruso School in Canton, N.C.

Families will gather at 11:30 AM 

Covered dish lunch at Noon

Anyone interested is invited to attend. 

Contact 

Karen McCracken   828- 667- 5349

or

Lois Davis   828- 298- 3851 

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Annual RAY Family Reunion

The Descendants of John & Nancy (Sumner) Ray and of Levi & Melinda (Deweese)  Ray

Saturday, October 8, 2017 – (always the second Saturday in October)

Iotla Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

Iotla Church Road, Franklin, NC

11 AM – til?????  –  Covered dish lunch at 12:30 PM

Bring: family photos, new & old; family history & genealogy to share & a big appetite!!

for more info, contact:

Margaret (828- 369- 7387) or Nancy (828- 369- 6040) or Gloria (828- 524- 5811) or

Dee (828- 524- 9758) 

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SAMS Family Reunion

Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend
This year May 28, 2017

Held at the Old Sams Homeplace

on Old US 23 just south of Flag Pond, TN

Covered dish lunch at noon

Bring family history info and pictures to share

for directions and/or more info, contact Dee Gibson-Roles at 828-371-7752

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SAMS Family Reunion

Third Saturday in October

this year October 21, 2017

Gather around 10 AM – Covered dish dinner at Noon

Grapevine Baptist Church Fellowship Hall

3507 Grapevine Road, Marshall, NC.

(Follow Highway 213 east from Marshall or west from Mars Hill to Petersburg,

turn north onto Petersburg Rd, follow the signs to the church)

The afternoon will be spent sharing family information, genealogy, family histories, pictures, etc.

For more information, contact

 Betty Clark  828-689-5840

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 SHOOK Family Reunion

Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 am

Center Community Center, 1300 Grapevine Rd., Marshall, NC 

 Directions: Follow Hwy. 213 East from Marshall or 

Southwest from Mars Hill to Petersburg. Turn North onto

Petersburg Rd. and follow road until it forks.

Center Comm. Center is the building in front of you.

Please bring a covered dish to share for lunch at 1:00 pm.

Call Betty at 828-658-2630 or

blue-ridge-lady at  charter.net

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Annie SORRELLS Annual Family Reunion 

First Sunday in October

This year:  Sunday, October 1, 2017

Covered dish lunch – 1:00 PM

JC Building

Franklin, NC

contact  Doris Cheek  828-524-3538

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STAMEY Family Reunion

Third Saturday in October

this year: October 21, 2017

 Pleasant Hill Methodist Church 

  2312 Smokey Park Hwy., Candler, N. C. 

Anyone interested is invited to bring a covered dish and join in. 

 We will gather about 11 AM with covered dish lunch around Noon. 

  contact 

 Lois Davis  828-298-3851  e-mail: hedgerose at bellsouth.net

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Annual TWEED Reunion

Descendants of James and Rachel Neely Tweed
Sat., July 15, 2017 (always the third Sat. in July) 11am – 3pm
Noon: Covered Dish Luncheon
Middle Laurel Church of God – Fellowship Hall
Highway 212, Marshall, NC 28753

For Information, Contact:
Steve Tweed, 828-656-2369 (Marshall, NC)
Diana Chesser, 423-929-7485 (Johnson City, TN)

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Montraville WEAVER Descendants Reunion

Montraville Weaver was the youngest son of John Weaver.  He gave the land for Weaverville 

and the money and land for Weaverville College (later name Weaver College.)

Second Saturday in August,

August 12, 2017, 2:00 pm

24 Sugar Cove Road, Weaverville, NC
Food to be catered – $10.00 a head

For information or directions please call or e-mail  
Jan Lawrence (828-658-3934 or 828-216-0913) or tjlaw at charter.net.

Please let Jan know if you plan on coming.
Be sure to invite your entire family and friends. 
https://www.facebook.com/groups/96776151455/

We love to share photos of Ancestors, bring them along,
or if you would like your photos included in the presentation,
please email or contact us for a mailing address.
All Glance related families are welcome, please pass on
info to anyone who might like to attend.

 

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