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Subject: [BLEVINS] Blevins Reunion - July 8
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 16:19:31 -0400 (EDT)
The annual Blevins Reunion will be held Sunday, July 8, 2012 at the Konnarock, VA Community Center.
This reunion which started over 30 years ago for descendants of James & Lydia (Sizemore) Blevins has expanded over the years to include descendants of all early Blevins families of the New River area. In addition to Blevins, other surnames that appear more than 100 times in an index of the first 5 generations of the James & Lydia family include: Barker, Clark, Combs, Davis, DeBusk, Dolinger, Edmondson, Farmer, Greer, Haga, Ham, Hart, Hayes, Huffman, Hurley, Lewis, Little, Miller, Pennington, Powers, Taylor, Thompson, Tucker and Walls. Other Blevins families that have been frequent participants include descendants of:
Dillon and Ann (Armstrong) Blevins
Wells and Nancy/Elizabeth?? (Strunk) Blevins
Elisha and Rachel (Osborne) Blevins
William and Rhoda (Pruitt) Blevins
John S and Nancy (Pruitt) Blevins
John and Catherine (Cox) Blevins
Andrew and Charity (Wyatt) Blevins
Sunday, July 8, 2012 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Konnarock Community Center in Smyth County, VA between Chilhowie and Whitetop
Potluck lunch, family history discussion, DNA project discussion
Closest motels - Chilhowie, Marion, and Abingdon, VA on Interstate 81. Jefferson and West Jefferson, NC (we stay at Eldreths Mt. Jefferson Best Western Inn in Jefferson, NC).
Bring food or other goodies to share. Out of town attendees sometimes bring items such as 2 litre soft drinks, a cooler of ice, sliced ham, fried chicken, etc.
If you have old family photographs to share with others, that is always appreciated.
There will be a drawing for a doorprize which will be a copy of an indexed manuscript on a choice of (1) James & Lydia (Sizemore) Blevins family, (2) Wells Blevins Sr. family, (3) Elisha & Rachel (Osborne) Blevins family or (4) John and Catherine (Cox) Blevins family.
Hope to see you on July 8.