I need to know those dates, times, and locations for the Upshur County annual family reunions for 2013. Please submit any information you have, so it can be shared with other's related to your family.
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Family Reunions held in 2007 and passed years

Gould Family Reunion
When: August 4, 2007
Where: Buckhannon

Please bring a covered dish or desert. Also bring your cameras, games and any family info or photos to share. Plan to stay and visit a spell. Hope to see you there !!!!!!!

Contact: Michael O. Gould for further information

Lee Family Reunion
Aug. 4th, 2007

At the city park off of Cleveland Ave. On the Island. Buckhannon, WV

Come on out and have fun, there is a playground right beside the pavilion.
Reunion starts at Noon and we eat around 1:00 PM.
Bring a covered dish and a item for the white elephant sale.
The meat and table service is provided.

If you have any questions you can email me
Gary Phillips at and put Lee Reunion in the subject line.

Please send me any email address of family members that I don't have if you have them.

HAYMOND Family Reunion  September 2, 2007

The Haymond Family Reunion is held the 1st Sunday of September of each year at the Arlington Community Center on Highway 20 South, Arlington, Upshur County, West Virgina. It starts at 12:30 pm, all Haymond descendants are welcome.

Please bring a covered dish and join your family for a great time. If you are traveling and can not bring a covered dish, PLEASE do not let that keep you away, there is always lot's of great food to share.

If you should have any questions, please drop Patricia  at: a note if you have any questions

Family Reunions held in 2005 and passed years

John and Mary Swisher Smith Family Reunion Saturday, June 25th 2005

Descendants of the Burns Kansas Smith families, originally from Rock Cave, WV, will hold reunion in Burns on Saturday, June 25, 2005. Descendants will gather at the Burns Community Center from Noon to 5:00pm with lunch at 1:00pm. If you are a descendant of Issac R., John T., David B., Lydia, Nancy, Margaret Smith or related names such as John B. Smith, Smallridge, Waggy, McIntosh, Godding, Harader, Green etc please plan to join us. If you would be interesting in help plan reunion, please contact Kathy Holmes, 304 Woodridge Dr., Peninsula OH or email

Descendants of Samuel S. Lane / Lane Family Reunion

When: Sunday June 19, 2005
Where: Tennerton UM Church, Tennerton, WV at Noon

Bring family, friends, covered dish, lawn chairs, family photo's and momento's.

For Information: Call Jean 304-472-5063 or contact: Pat Munk  

Family Reunions held in 2004 and passed years

Join the Descendants of the French Creek Pioneers

August 21-22 2004
Saturday 5pm
Sunday 11am

French Creek Presbyterian Church French Creek, WV

contact: Randy Hardman President at 304-924-6964 or e-mail

Reynolds-Rohr Annual Reunion 2004

The 2004 Reynolds-Rohr reunion will be held at Jacksons Mill Park Pavilion Friday evening, W. Va room provided for informal get together and pizza

Saturday, 9 A.M. till about 10P.M.
Lunch provided for about $10.00 depending on total attendance.

Sunday events to be decided.

For more information, contact Sue Neff at

If you wish to stay at the Park lodge, contact Justin at 1-800-287-8206

Bring all your family history, photos, cameras.

Reservations and questions to Trudy Withy at

Family Reunions held in 2003 and passed years

23rd annual Waybright Reunion July 26, 2003

The 23rd annual Waybright reunion will be held on Saturday July 26th. The reunion will be held at Isaac Walton League lodge in Beverly West Virginia. Give me a holler if you need directions.

Bring a passing dish and your apatite as there is always plenty of good food. There will be games and activities for the young'uns, horse shoes for the young at heart, the cake walk is always a big hit and of course the auction. Not to mention the joy of just spending time with family and getting caught up on whats new or just reliving childhood memories. Since we have the lodge there is no need to worry about rain, of course we know it will not

Auction items will be appreciated

Come on out and join us in a fun filled day:) Looking forward to seeing YOU there......I do have maps to the lodge that I can send out.

Peggy Sue   if you need to call:  352-255-4446, this is my cell number and I have the phone with me at all times

1st Annual Barb Reunion July 12, 2003

Join us for the 1st Annual Barb Reunion
When:  July 12th 2003
At:  Lucille Barb's Place, Elkins, West Virginia

Call for directions/additional info: 304-636-3542
By E-mail contact Jim Barb at:

Bring a covered dish ~ fishing poles for kids ~ lawn chairs ~ and your family ~ for a day of "Fun in the Sun"!

We'd love to see all the Barb family together and keep the connection for future generations!

Annual Georgetown Community Reunion   August 10, 2003

We are just beginning to make plans for the annual Georgetown Community. It will be held on the second Sunday of August; August 10th.

Due to health reasons Martha Embrey has made the decision to step down and has asked Sharon Linger to replace her.

We are in need of names, addresses, phone number, email addresses, and new ideas for this years homecoming.

Please contact Sharon Linger at 472-7416 or if you would like to participate in this upcoming event or have the addresses, etc. Needed...Thanks so Much.

Ocheltree Family Reunion  

We are planning an Ocheltree Family reunion in Aug 21 through Aug. 25 2003
It will be held at the Hampton Inn in Buckhannon WV.

The families of the children of Isaac Clutter Ocheltree and Agnes Williams and related families.
Any related families are welcome.

Please Contact Nancy Ocheltree Seward
or Ronda DeMeester    
or Wilma Boyer Ronald

A picnic is planned along with Sunday Church services at the church that Isaac founded at Fair View Church along with other get togethers. Hope anyone who likes to attend can make it, we would love to meet you all!

Thank you Nancy

Annual ROANOKE Reunion 2003

Our Annual ROANOKE Reunion will be held this year again at the Stonewall Jackson Lake resort on Sunday, May 18, 2003.

Any and all families and friends that are connected to the Roanoke, Lewis County area are invited to attend.

We have tables with picture albums and displays. Covered dish lunch at noon.

Things usually begin at 10:00.

An "Over 80 " group picture will be taken as well as others. For those of you whose family was connected to the Roanoke area or attended school there.

Posted to the Calhoun, Roane, Braxton and Clay County WV Tombstones Family.Com web site by Nettie Gregory - Feb 27, 2003


To he held at the Eden Church Pavilion  Saturday June 7,  2003 at noon. Starting with a covered dish dinner.

The family history and picture display will be set up in the church.

For information on the 2004 reunion call Mary Fidler at: 304-472-7454 or 304-472-8344 after 5 p.m.

Family Reunions held in 2002 and passed years

Grogg Family Reunion - 2002

The families of Jacob Anderson and Julia Ann Davisson Grogg 20th Grogg Family Reunion on June 22, 2002 at 11:00 AM in Pavillion #2 of the Lewis County Park, Weston,WVa.

Please bring a covered dish to share and a small gift for the gift table.
Table service and drinks will be provided.
A short business meeting will follow the luncheon.

Any question concerning the reunion can be emailed to me: Regina Grogg Burkhammer

Thanks so much for your assistance.

Henckel Reunion

2002 Henckel Reunion Friday, Saturday, Sunday, June 14-16 - New Market, Virginia

The 2002 reunion of The Rev. Anthony Jacob Henckel National Association will be in New Market, VA on the weekend of June 14-16. Emmanuel Lutheran Church where the Reverend Paul Henkel is buried will be the headquarters for the reunion.

Reservation Deadline is Friday June 7, 2002

Lunch on Saturday is $12.50; Banquet is $15.00 at 6:30 at Southern Kitchen; Dues @$5.00/year/household

Make Check payable to Henchel Family Assoiciation, Inc.
Send reservation and check to: J. Robert Moore P.O. Box 1399, New Market, VA 22844-1399

Questions: Call 540-740-9477
Email -

Eden Church Homecoming Associations Gatherings for 2002
RR 1 Box 65 B; Crawford, WV 26343; 304-924-5767

May 25, 2002
Will be our ham & bean dinner. Dinner will be at 5:00 p.m. followed by an old fashion social where we will have games for the children, cakewalks, etc. This year our plate dinner will be a free will offering.

Also for the social we need donations of cookies, cakes, pies, and home made candy, as well as crafts and numerous items for the auction sale.

August 18, 2002
We are having a covered dish dinner at 1:00 p.m. After dinner we will be having games and making new memories to cherish. We hope to see you there.

September 8, 2002
This will be our Annual Eden Church Homecoming. Everyone please come early. There will be gospel singing in the church from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Then we will gather at the pavilion for fellowship, followed by dinner at 1:00 p.m.

September 29, 2002
This will be our Close Out dinner for the year. Dinner will be at 1:00 p.m.

Please mark these dates on your calendar and share then with your family. Join us for these activities, which promise to be lots of fun and very exciting.

Submitted by: Almetta Friend Andrew


The Hinchman Heritage Society, which includes all Hinchmans, Henchmans, and Hensmans, will hold their annual conference August 7-10 at Jenny Wiley State Park near Prestonsburg, Kentucky. The theme for the 2002 conference will be "Music in the Mountains", and will include a variety of musical entertainment, as well as research, workshops, and exchange of genealogical information.

For more information call (606)- 874-2821 or (606)-874-9938. Information can also be obtained via e-mail from Sharon Hinchman Tebben,

The event is sponsored by the Hinchman Heritage Society (HHS), an organization founded in Huntington in 1994 and dedicated to pursuing genealogical research and promoting social contact between descendants of the Hinchmans who first came to America from England.

HHS incorporates families with all three of the variant spellings of the name:

Hinchman, Henchman, and Hensman. Research has confirmed that persons bearing those names hail from common ancestors in England. West Virginia Hinchmans are especially invited to attend to help extend a warm mountain welcome to cousins from around the country.

Jackson Reunion

Descendants of John and Elizabeth Cummins Jackson will hold their reunion August 3, 2002
Location: Jackson Mill, near Weston, WV
12:00 Noon: Potluck Picnic Lunch - the meat, plates, cups and eating utensils provided.
Please bring a dish to pass.

6:30 PM: Banquet dinner at Hackers Creek Pioneer Descendants Library, Horner, WV off of Route 33, three miles southeast of Weston.

Dinner Reservations must be received by July 22, 2002. Click on for Reservation Form.
For details see the Jackson Brigade,Inc website:

Submitted by: Nancy Jackson

Nesbitt and Lantz Family Reunion

Reunion Date is Aug. 4th  2002 at the home of Alfred & Patty Nesbitt, Upshur Co., Excelsior (Buckhannon) WV

We've expanded a little and have convinced some of the Lantz family to attend the last couple years.
All are welcome.

Thanks - Patty Nesbitt

Join the Descendants of the French Creek Pioneers

August 17th and 18th 2002
Saturday Evening at 5 p.m.
Sunday Morning at 11 a.m.

Location: French Creek Presbyterian Church, French Creek, WV

2001 Family Reunions Held - - listed in the Record Delta

Hamner Reunion July 1, 2001

The descendants of Robert & Myrtle Hamner invite friends and relitives to join them at the Buckhannon City Park from 10 am to 4 pm. The greeting and election of officers will be at noon with lunch at 12:30 pm. Ham, bread, drinks and tableware will be provied. For more information cal Vonda Hamner at 472-6597

Gaunt Reunion July 8, 2001

The sixth annual Gaunt Reunion will be held at the Buckhannon City Park from 10 am to 6 pm. Bring a cover dish for lunch at noon. All family and friends are welcome

Reunion July 15, 2001

Anderson, Fisher, Bender and Hissam Reunion at the Holly River State Park. Lunch begins at noon

Spore/Spaur Reunion July 7, 2001

To be held at the Buckhannon City Park. Dinner will be served around 12:30 pm. Come eat and stay all day. This year we will have a horseshoe tournament, sign-up will be from 10 am to noon. Prizes to the first and second place team. Also we will have a raffle drawing, games for kids and plenty of fun. Bring your favoriate covered dish.

Demastes Reunion June 30, 2001

Attention the first DeMastes Reunion will be held at the City Park in Buckhannon from 11 am to 5 pm.
Please come and bring a covered dish. Pass the word along to those you know.

For more information call 472-4879 or 472-6774. Hope to see you there.

Minney Family Reunion August 5, 2001

The 23rd Annual Reunion of the descendants, relatives and friends of the Jeremiah Jacob Minney families and Elizabeth Vannoy Minney families will be the Gilmer County Recreation Center and 4H Grounds in Glenville. Please bring a family size covered dish for dinner at nno. Please send me the details of the following happenings in your family since our reunion August 6, 2000 in order to complete our Souvenir Program Booklet honoring the deseaded, newlyweds, anniversaries, birth announcements, graduations, special honors and important future dates.

Please send the above information by July 3, 2001, Betty Minney, 529 Burroughs St., Morgantown, WV 26505

Family Reunions held in 2000 and passed years


The reunion will be held at MANNINGTON PARK, MANNINGTON, WVa. It will start at 1:00 untill whenever.

Bring a cover dish and your favorite drinks. We are trying to get reaquainted with our ancestors as well as their descendents. We are trying to put our family history together for our futher generations. No matter how distant the linage we would love to see and meet everyone of our descendents from JOHN & SARAH ROBY GODFREY & ANDREW JACKSON WRIGHT.

For information contact : KAREN GODFREY MATHENY  

PH 304-592-0192   BOX 131, RT 1, SHINNSTON,WV 26431

Annual Loyd/Lloyd Reunion

The Annual Loyd/Lloyd Reunion will be held Sunday, June 2, at Holly Gray Park nr Flatwoods, Braxton County. For descenants of Issac Hyre Loyd and Eliza Loyd Shaver who came to Braxton Co with mother Julia Ann Sirk Loyd Hyre in 1816. Issac m Cahterine Mary McPherson. Eliza married Jacob Shaver.

Dinner will be at 1 p.m

For further info contact John Loyd at 304.457.3063. His e-mail:

Duke and Shingleton Reunion will be held a the James Curry Library Park Sat Aug 5, 2000 at 12:30 pm. Bring a covered dish and lawn chair. Everyone welcome

Casto Reunion at 3 pm Aug 5, 2000 at Scott and Lois Castoe's, 21 Novell Drive. Bring your favorite covered dish. For more information call 472-6433

Landes-Landis Reunion will be held Aug 5, 2000 at the residence of Larry Landis. His home is located at Queen son the Cutright Chapel Road. Please bring a covered dish. dinner will be served at 1 pm. For more information call Markey Landes at 622-7630

Henry Reed Family Reunion Aug 5, 2000 at the Ten Mile Community Building starting at noon with a covered dish dinner. Plate setting will be provided. All friends and family are invited to come and enjoy good fun and fun.

Fortney Reunion will be held Aug 5, 2000 at the large pavillion at the city park. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the day.

Carpenter Reunion will be held Aug 6, 2000 at the home of Sullie and Retha Carpenter in Hemlock. For more information contact Jodie at 472-8861.

Howes Reunion will be held Aug 6, 2000 at Indian Camp in Upshur County. Covered dish picnic begins at noon. Family and friends are invited. Howe Reunion was held in 1998 at Indian Camp, more than 100 were inattendance.

Lamb Reunionwill be held Aug 6, 200 at the Ellmore Fire Department starting at noon. A covered dish dinner will begin at 1 pm. an auction will start after dinner. Come, enjoy and tell old family stories.

Ware Reunion will be held Aug 6, 2000 at the home of Frank Ware of Alton. All family and friends are invited to come and bring a covered dish and enjoy the day. Lunch willbegin at 1 pm and singing by the Revivalairs will also begin at 1 pm.

Hoover Reunionwill be held Aug 12, 2000 at the Hoover Family Farm on big Bend Ridge. Covered dish dinner at noon. Come and spend the day.

Heavner Family Reunionwill be held at Paradise Cover near Knottsville Aug, 28, 1999. Take route 119 to Grafton, signs will be posted. Call 304-265-2550 or e-mail for more information  [MAIL IS BOUNCING AS OF JUNE 22, 2002]

Ratliff Reunionwas held June 20, 2000 at the home of Kate Ricottilli in Kingsville, WV with five genreations attending.

Potts Family Reunion Aug. 29, 1999 at the family camp at 1 pm. Please bring a covered dish

Keener/Kenney Family Reunion for the descendants, relatives and friend of Charley F. Keener and Mary Joan Kenney Keener at the farm of Carl F. Starr in Phillipi  Sep 4 through Monday Sep 6, 1999.
Bring a covered dish and lawn chairs, and your family history to begin a family history book. A pig roast and band are sheduled for Sat. Call Carl Starr at 304-457-4377, Connie Starr at 304-269-7786 for more information

Wilson-Curry Family Reunion Sep 5, 1999 at Wilson's Crossing. Dinner will start at 1 pm. Bring a covered dish and lawn chair. Meat, drinks and table service willbe provided. Family and neighbors are invisted.

Upshur County, West Virginia Family Reunions that were held in 1999, make your plans now to attend your family reunion in 2000

Sleeth Family Reunion was held August 17, 1998-  Time: 11:00 am till ??
Place- Main Pavilion- Jackson's Mill
Who:- Anyone even slightly related to the Sleeth family from anywhere Please: Bring covered dish and own table setting if possible- if not possible, come anyway.
Any musical instruments welcome for good old singfest
Submitted by Mary Sleeth Creamer  chair of the Sleeth Family reunion   

The 69th Riffle Reunion was held  Saturday, Aug. 15th 1998, at the Upshur Co. Youth Camp, (sometimes called the 4-H camp), in Selbyville. The official start-up time is 12:00
There 66 inattendance and all had a wonderful time. Plan to attend the 70th reunion in 1999

Hinzman-Hiner Reunion was held at the Lewis County Park in Weston Aug. 21, 1999, no contact person known

Westfall Family Reunion was held for the Pete & Virginia Westfall family at the Buckhannon City Part Aug. 21, 1999

Joe & Hattie Tenney Family Reunion was held at the Upshur County Recreation Park Aug 21, 1999

Martin Family Reunionwas held at the Buckhannon City Park Aug 22, 1999

20th Williams Family Reunion for the descndants of William Hanson & Mary (Polly) Davis Williams was held at Holly State Park Aug 22, 1999

Lewis Family Reunion for the descendants of Samuel & Nora Smith Lewis at Buckhannon City Park Aug 22, 1999


ADKINS REUNION was held on July 20, 1997 in Hamlin, West Virginia. I have set up a homepage with pictures of last year's reunion and details of the upcoming reunion. I hope that everyone affiliated with the Adkins family will attend.

Thanks for your time and let me know if you have any questions.

James J. Adkins II  - WVGenWeb Volunteer: Lincoln County, WV.        
4015 Apollo Drive Huntsville, AL 35805-5601

Davis Family Reunion was held Sun. Sep 6, 1998 at the Bill Davis Farm on Ivy Road.

The Family reunion for the descendants of James Henry Morrison/Lucy Ann Russell, and Willis Wade Morrison/Martha Alice Taylor was held on Saturday, July 4th, 1998 at the Arlington Community Building, located on Route 20 at Arlington, near Rock Cave.
There was lots of fun and games.
Everyone is invited! Bring your picnic basket and come out and spend a day with the family. For information  e-mail call: Dennis Morrison, 941-665-7349

19th Fitzgerald Reunion was held Sat. Aug. 8, 1998 at the Fitzgeraldf Farm in Evergreen. More than 56 people attending. 1999 Reunion planned for the same location on the second Saturday of August.

Lester Family Reunion was held Sat. Sep. 5, 1998 on O'Delltown Road in Nicholas County. You may contact Tom Wagnerby E-Mail  or phone. 304-846-2058

21st Sidney E. & Ida (Young) Phillips Descendants Reunion was held Aug. 8, 1998 at Stonecoal Campground.
Bill & Mable Hupp hosted the reunion with 26 attending.
A meeting was held and they have agreed to have a reunion on the first Saturday in August each year.

Mick Family Reunion was held Sat. Sep. 5, 1998 at Shelter # 1 at the Weston Park. Lunch was at 1:30 pm. Those attending brought a covered dish.

Tenney Family Reunion was  held Sep 20, 1998,  started at 1 pm on the Tallsmansville Farm of Donnie & Nadine Tenny with a covered dish luncheon.

Was held June 12, 1999 at the Buckhannon City Park at 1 p.m.
For time and location for 2000, call 304-924-6604

Was held June 12, 1999, for 2000 reunion information call: Jeanette Bunner at 304-472-9095

Was held June 13, 1999 at the Selbyville Fire Station .
No contact information listed

Was held June 20, 1999 at the home of Don and Shirley Synder of Kesling Mills Road.
No contact number listed

Was held June 26, 1999 at the Lewis County City Park
No contact number listed

Was held June 26, 1999 at the React building on Buckhannon Road in Lorentz.
No contact number listed.

Was held June 26, 1999 at the Buckhannon City Park from 11:am - 2 pm.
No contact number listed

Was held June 27, 1999 at Gene and Lora Currence's just off the Tallmansville Road.
For information on the 2000 reunion call: 304-472-0341

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