You are invited
to attend the Family History Fair presented by the Walworth County
Genealogical Society, Inc., on Saturday, October 9, 2004, Faith
Christian School, W5525 Highway 67, Williams Bay, Wisconsin.
Admission is free
for the “October is Family History Month” event held from 9 AM until
You will enjoy
eight different programs relating to genealogical subjects.
handicapped parking and the venue is handicapped accessible. You’ll
find plenty of regular parking too.
For a full
program, contact Donna Kjendlie at 608-363-0554 or email
Valley Chapter of the FHSA presents a seminar on the Civil War on
September 11, 2004 from 1 PM until 4:30 PM at the Chaparral Christian
Church Adult Center, 6451 Shea Blvd., Scottsdale, Arizona.
include Civil War Resources by Deanne Shelley and Slave Conspiracy
Approach to the Civil War presented by Ray Carter.
There is a $8.00
pre-registration or $10 fee after August 28th and at the
by August 27, 2004 by contacting Diane Sumrall, 7481 E. Camino Santo,
Scottsdale, Arizona 85260. Call 480-991-6168. You may email
You’re invited to
attend the Smelkinson Family Circle Picnic on Sunday, August 29, 2004
from 1 PM until…with the Business Meeting at 3 PM. Location is the
Patapsco State Park, Baltimore, Maryland in the Pickall Shelter,
Pavilion 704. You’re invited to bring yourselves, family pictures to
show, stories to tell and a dish to share. The Family Circle will
provide hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken and soft drinks.
annual reunion of descendants of Isaac B. and Elizabeath Lovvorn Daniel
will be held on Sunday, August 1, 2004 at 11 AM in the Nutrition
Building at Helton-Howell Park, 1.2 miles east of Tallapoosa, Georgia on
US Highway 78.
You’re asked to
please bring news items of weddings, deaths, births, graduations, to the
reunion. You may also mail your family news items to Jann and David
Greene, 5557 Lions Club Drive, Lilburn, GA 30047 for inclusion in the
next family newsletter.
reunion meets every year on the 3rd Sunday of September at
Dade Battlefield Park in Bushnell, Florida.
The date for 2004
is September 19 in an air conditioned building that also has a gas stove
and oven and toaster oven. There are restrooms and other amenities.
of Joseph William O’Berry and his wife, Artie France Durrance (Daughter
of Captain Frances Marion Durrance).
Paper goods are
furnished. Attendees are asked to bring enough food for their family
and friends and some to share. Dinner will be at 1 PM.
details, contact June O’Berry Hale, 3358 Ridge Manor Blvd., Dade City,
Florida or Joseph W. O’Berry II, 11457 County Road, Webster, FL 33597.
Washington Turner Desdendants reunion is planned for the Advent
Christian Village, Dowling Park, Florida the first weekend in July
2005. Call 1-800-647-3353 for reservations at the lodge…and these
reservations need to be made one year in advance.
The Turner Family
Historians are Dwight and Trish Turner, 3800 S. 1900 W. #149, Roy, UT
84067. Call 801-318-5439. You may email
Tidings Newsletter is published by Trish Turner. If you would like
to subscribe, it is $1.00 per year. Contact the above email.
Scottish Clan Gatherings, AGMs and
MacNeacail Society of Scotland International Clan Gathering will be held
on the Isle of Skye at Portree, Scotland 12-16 October 2004.
This is the
once-every-four-years International Clan Gathering. The new Chief, John
MacNeacail of MacNeacail and Scorrybreac will be in attendance this year
with his wife, Jenni, and sons Luke and Adam. There will be the formal
investiture of the new Chief and a memorial unviled to the memory of
John’s father, our late Chief.
You are asked to
make your own arrangements for accommodation. You may obtain a list of
hotels and B & B’s from Murray Nicolson at 978-318-8255 or by emailing
Portree is about
two and a half hours by road from Inverness and five or six hours from
Edinburgh or Glasgow. If you wish to drive yourself, you can rent a car
from the airport at any of these cities. You may go by bus. Bus
details can be found at
http://www.citylinkonlinessales.co.uk If you would like help,
contact Murray Nicolson as above. You may also visit
If you are
planning to attend, please contact Carol Nicolson and let her know.
Write Meikle Camoquhill Farm, Balfron, Sterlingshire, Scotland G63 0QW
United Kingdom. You may email
(TA-DAH! This is first Family Tree travel
information ever! We CAN now publish details of your trips and travels
as we are freed from the USPS nonprofit rules and regs!)
Annual General Meting of the Clan Ross Association, US will be held in
Charleston, South Carolina on September 17-19, 2004. The Clan Ross will
be the Honoured Clan at the Charleston Highland Games and David Ross of
Ross and Balnagowan, Chief of the Clan Ross and Lady Eileen Ross have
agreed to attend. The Games will be held at Boone Hall Plantation, east
of Charleston in Mount Pleasant!
The host hotel is
Holiday Inn Patriot’s Point, 250 Johnnie Dodds Bovd., Mt. Pleasant, SC.
Room rate is $75. Call 800-290-4004 and identify yourself as a member
of the Clan Ross Association. Make your reservations early. Room rates
are to be held until August 15.
If you would like
updates of this information, visit