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Sams Family Reunions


Sams Family Reunion

Flag Pond, Tennessee

Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend

(This year May 26, 2013)

Held at the Old Sams Homeplace

on Old US 23 just south of Flag Pond

Covered dish lunch at noon

Bring family history info and pictures to share

Will include a visit to the family cemetery

for directions and/or more info, contact Jacqui Justice



Sams Family Reunion


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)


Third Saturday in October

this year

October 19, 2013

Gather around 10 AM

Covered dish dinner at Noon

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



Jacqui Justice

Everyone is welcome.



Setser Reunion

First Saturday in August

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Covered dish lunch  12:30 PM

Louisa Chapel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

Franklin, NC


Siler Family to Gather for Annual Reunion

Descendants of Weimar and Margaret Rafferty Siler

160th Siler Family Meeting


2013 Date to be announced

Macon Middle School, 1345 Wells Grove Rd., Franklin, NC.

The covered dish lunch will begin at noon

business meeting following the meal. 

All family members and their guests are invited to attend. 

The first Siler Family Meeting was held in the Franklin area on January 1, 1853.

This reunion is believed to be one of the oldest continuing family reunions in the United States.


Silver Family Reunion

Bandana, Mitchell County, NC


George Silver, Jr. (1753 - 1839)

Revolutionary War Veteran


Fourth Weekend in July

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Bandana Community Center

Highway 80 (Sam Gourge Road)

Bandana, Mitchell County, North Carolina.


Business Meeting and Genealogical Reserach

10 AM - 4 PM


For more details, click here


Covered dish lunch at 12:30 PM

Snacks and drinks will be provided

Contact Til Tillery

336 288 4663


Smiley Family Reunion

The Annual Smiley Family Reunion


The Descendants of Jesse Madison Smiley


is held the 2nd Sunday in July

This year the reunion will be held July 14, 2013

Cold Springs Baptist Church

Bryson City, NC.

for details contact

Elise Bryson



16th National Sosebee/Solesbee Reunion

2013 details to be announced

400 E. E. Butler Parkway
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone Number 1-800-782-8966


(Holiday Inn bought out Best Western

Best Western is where we had the previous reunions

Same address & phone number)


for more information, contact:

Iola S. Gramling

4749 Aaron Sosebee Rd.

Cumming, GA 30040

678 - 513 - 1647

e-mail: iolasg@aol.com


Andy and Carrie Sorrells Annual Family Reunion


Third Saturday in August.

This year: Saturday, August 17, 2013

Covered dish lunch - 1:00 PM

Coon Hunter's Club

Wide Horizon Road off Prentiss Bridge Road

Franklin, NC


Doris Cheek



Annie Sorrells Annual Family Reunion


First Sunday in October

This year:  Sunday, October 6, 2013

Covered dish lunch - 1:00 PM

Coon Hunter's Club

Wide Horizon Road off Prentiss Bridge Road

Franklin, NC


Doris Cheek



Sprinkle Family Reunion

2013 details to follow

Franklin Jaycee Memorial Park

Franklin, NC

covered dish at noon

for information, contact

Janet Rowland



Stallcup Family Reunion


The Stalcop Gathering
of the
Descendants of WILLIAM (1786-1878) AND MARY HYATT STALCOP
the First Stalcops into the Smokys


the home place of Charlie and Mary Stallcup they built in 1900.

Saturday, July 13, 2013
(the Saturday before the second Sunday)
Hughes Branch Road
Bryson City, NC
4:00 PM (note new time) – Until . . . 

Following Highway 74 take Exit 67 into Bryson City. 
Go through first traffic light.
At second traffic light, turn left on Highway 19 West.
Follow Highway 19 to Hughes Branch Road.
Turn left on Hughes Branch Road.
Watch for signs for Gathering

Larry Spencer Stallcup
1436 Lakeview Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
Phone 757- 464- 4974

 Email: Stalcop@aol.com



Stamey Family Reunion


Third Saturday in October

this year: October 19, 2013

 Pleasant Hill Methodist Church 

 Hwy.19-23  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




Stamey Family Reunion in GA

  Ellijay, Ga.

3rd Sunday in May

This year  will be held May 19, 2013

 Riverside Park on Highway 5 South

 11 am to 4 pm. 

 Covered dish lunch at 12:30 PM 

For further information. Please contact

 Lorraine Wilson 

email: wilsonlg@bellsouth.net



Starnes Family Reunion

Celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the Starnes family arrival in America

June 27, 28 and 29, 2013

 at the Holiday Inn (3005 Linden Drive, Bristol VA)

 1-276-466-4100 (ask for STA or Starnes Reunion)


for into, contact

Lee Starnes


more info



Charles Alvin and Susie Stines Family Reunion

June 22, 2013

Ramseur, NC

Fellowship Baptist


12:00 Noon Until ?

Everyone Welcome!!


Covered dish lunch -- come early & stay late!

Contact: Bruce T. DeBruhl




Directions from Asheville, N.C.:

Take I-40 east to Greensboro.
Take US 220 south to Asheboro.
Take US 64 east to Ramseur.
As you are coming into Ramseur turn left on US 22 west. 
When you cross a bridge take the first right which is the entrance to the park.
We will have signs up from Ramseur.

If you have any questions about Ramseur, N.C. contact: Alvin Bell

 Ph# 336-798-3111 e-mail bell1295@aol.com


Directions to Mars Hill for later use

Directions from Asheville, N.C.: Follow future I-26 West to Mars Hill Exit. (Exit # 11) --- Approximately 18 miles. Turn left onto NC 213 west. Follow NC 213 west -- approximately 2 miles -- turn left on Gabriels Creek Road and go approximately 2 miles -- turn left on Gabriels Creek Church Road.


Directions from Hwy. 25/70 Marshall, N.C. -- take Mars Hill exit -- turn left on NC 213 east to Mars Hill -- approximately 12 miles. Just before you reach Mars Hill City limits you will turn right on Gabriels Creek Road. Go approximately 2 miles -- turn left on Gabriels Creek Church Road


From Erwin, Tenn. take future I-26 east to Mars Hill -- exit # 11 -- approximately 25 miles. Turn left on NC 213 west and go approximately 2 miles to Gabriels Creek Road. Turn left onto Gabriels Creek Road and go approximately 2 miles -- turn left on Gabriels Creek Church Road.



Fines Creek, NC, 

3rd Saturday in September

This year: September 21, 2013

take Fine's Creek Exit (Exit 15) on I-40 on the Gatlinburg side of Asheville, NC

Follow Fines Creek Road to Fines Creek School on the left

Covered dish lunch at 12 Noon

Bring pictures and family information to share


 Trentham/Trantham Gatherings in TN

26th Annual Trentham Reunion

Gatlinburg, TN

2nd Saturday in August:  August 10, 2013 at Holt Park

Gatlinburg, TN

9 AM til ...

Covered dish lunch at Noon

Bring genealogy stuff and photos of your family members.

The older the photos the better.

You may wish to bring a lawn chair (seating is at picnic tables.)

There are rest rooms and small playground for the kids.

It's nice to go exploring along the river that runs by the pavilion. 


Traveling from Pigeon Forge into Gatlinburg... the very first thing you see on your RIGHT as you enter Gatlinburg is Holt Park. There is then a curve to the RIGHT. Stay in the right lane. Slow down as you get in sight of the FIRST red light, because it's easy to miss the little street. A few car lengths before you get to the red light, on the RIGHT there is a small green sign up high on a tall post that says "Holt Park". You turn RIGHT there on the RIGHT side of that little sign. (This road turns on the left side of what used to be the old Trentham Hardware building. Not sure what is there now.)  This is the first right turn you can make after you go past the by-pass and start into Gatlinburg. After you turn, the road immediately "disappears" below you. You go DOWN the hill and then SHARP RIGHT and follow road across a narrow bridge. The road dead ends at the pavilion where our reunion is held.


9th Annual Tweed Reunion
Descendants of James and Rachel Neely Tweed
Saturday, July 20, 2013 -- 11am - 3pm
Noon: Covered Dish Luncheon

Middle Laurel Church of God - Fellowship Hall
Highway 212, Marshall, NC 28753
Church phone: 828-656-2909

For Information, Contact:
Steve Tweed, 828-656-2369 (Marshall, NC)
Mary Etta Sane, 423-638-8032 (Greeneville, TN)
Diana Chesser, 423-929-7485 (Johnson City, TN)



Wallace Reunion

Sunday, September 15, 2013

Covered dish lunch  1 PM

Louisa Chapel Methodist Church Fellowship Hall

Franklin, NC


Donnie Wallace

477 Louisa Chapel Road

Franklin, NC




John and Pheriba (Talley) Watkins
Descendants and Allied Families Reunion

3rd Sunday in October (October 20, 2013)
At the Woodsmen of the World Facility
In Dillard, GA

A covered dish luncheon to be served at 12 noon.
Paper good will be provided.

For more information contact:
Dot Watkins Chastain
1567 Gum Springs Ch Rd
Jefferson, GA 30549
(770) 823-5998

Descendants lines are those of:
Judson and Janie (Watkins) Carpenter
(this line includes: Henry’s; Vinson’s; Greenwood’s; Talley’s)
Judson and Ruthe (Watkins) Green
(includes: Green’s as well as allied family, Brown’s)
Henry and Isabelle (Watkins) Sanders
(includes: Bryson’s; Ledford’s; )
Martin and Polly (Watkins) Ramey
George and Rachel (Watkins) Ellenburg
Jim and Rosetta (Watkins) Ramey
Dolph and Elizabeth (Watkins) Picklesimer
Ingram and Margaret (Watkins) Miller

The men of John and Pheriba’s children
Include descendants of:
Bill Watkins & Martha Stines
Ev Watkins & Mary Gibson
John Lewis Watkins & Clarissa Green
Mont Watkins & Malinda Ramey
George Watkins & Etta Kell


Weaver Reunion

 one of the oldest reunions in the WNC area

"The Tribe of Jacob",

the first child of John,

which now invites all the descendants of pioneers

John and Elizabeth Biffle Weaver of Weaverville.


Second Saturday in August

August 10, 2013

 11 AM

Covered dish lunch at noon


Weaver Haven

Ollie Weaver Road

For more info call Shelby Shields (828-691-6502).


It actually began in 1859 as a reunion of Jacob and Elizabeth Siler Weaver and their family, but was interrupted from 1866 until 1896 by deaths of family members and the Civil War and its consequences.



Montraville Weaver Descendants Reunion

Second Saturday in August,

August 10, 2013

Picnic  -  12:45 PM

Blackberry Inn

Blackberry Road

Beech Community (Weaverville, NC)


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.)

You are invited to join the group for dinner at the Weaverville Milling Company (1 Old Mill Lane, Weaverville, NC)  on Saturday evening, August 9.  Contact Jan Lawrence for details.

for more info contact:

Jan Lawrence



Gladwell, Glidwell, Henson, & Williamson Family Reunion

Second Sunday in  July

This year: Sunday, July 7, 2013

Covered dish lunch - 1:00 PM

Otto Fire Department

Otto, NC


Max Gladwell   828-524-5442

or Virginia Bryson  828-369-9969


The 21st Annual Reunion

 of the

Descendants of Samuel N. Wykle
 4th Sunday in August (August 25, 2013)
 at the home of Martin Wykle
Covered dish dinner @ 1:30 (no pork please)
For more information contact Bill or Dee Wykle
at: 828- 369- 9210 or 
(please put Wykle Reunion in subject line)


This page was last updated June 24, 2013

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