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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. We are posting info concerning both upcoming and past reunions. If your reunion has already been held this year, feel free to contact the person listed for info about the next reunion date.

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:




AMMONS Family Reunion

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Holly Springs Community Club Bldg.

Franklin, NC

Contact: Bill Crawford at 828-524-2280



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


 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


       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



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
Phyllis McDowell



  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@aol.com.        


 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.



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


       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



   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


Willa Jean Crane



  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


Lynn Riggsbee or John Tayloe


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

… don’t forget drinks, lawn chairs,

and any games you or your children want or need

REMEMBER to bring your old photos,

family history, family stories and your camera 

Please call other relatives and friends

to let them know we would love to have them attend

Call, write or e-mail if there is someone to whom you want and invitation sent.
Come prepared to give me corrected addresses

for children, grandchildren, brothers, sisters, etc, etc.

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

757-846-4334  or phs67grad@aol.com


Red Barnette, 515 Camalot Drive,Waynesville, NC 28786


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



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


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.


 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



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@yahoo.com)



Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017

Covered dish lunch – 1:00 PM

Otto Fire Department

Otto, NC


Max Gladwell   828-524-5442

or Virginia Bryson  828-369-9969


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@charter.net
Johnny Glance – 828-593-9897 ke4myw@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.


       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



HAWKINS Family Reunion

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

Tentative Date – Sat., July 29, 2017

Location to be determined

Contact: Edith Garrett, 828-318-3311 



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.
Ruth Dilling



LANCE Family Reunion

June 9-11, 2017

Blairsville, GA

Comfort Inn

Contact: Lois Davis, 828-298-3851



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 @ 1:00 pm

For more info – 828-316-9524


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 @ 12 Noon

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


       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 


       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 


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. 


Karen McCracken   828- 667- 5349


Lois Davis   828- 298- 3851 


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)  e-mail


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


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)

All folks who have interest in or are descendants of the pioneer Sams Family of WNC are invited to attend, and encouraged to bring family histories, pictures, etc. and join us for morning worship at Grapevine Baptist Church, and bring a covered dish to share for the mid-day meal.

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

For more information, contact

 Betty Clark  828-689-5840


 SHOOK Family Reunion

Saturday, October 1, 2016 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



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


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. 


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


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)


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@charter.net.
Please let Jan know if you plan on coming.

Be sure to invite your entire family and friends. 

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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