FAMILY REUNION CLIPPINGS
If you have items regarding upcoming or past family reunions, please
submit them via e-mail.
DICKERSON- The descendants of Sally Dailey
Dickerson will hold a reunion in Durant, Iowa
on Sunday, August 12, 2001. Sally, a widow, and her 10 children
settled in Muscatine in 1836
(then Bloomington). The family has been holding reunions in Grandview
This year it will be at the home of Dick & Marilyn Stammer
in Durant. Are you kin? Come join us.
Come to our pot luck picnic to share your tree.
For details e/mail Bill Dickerson at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MARTIN- Descendants of William and Martha Tucker MARTIN (England
to Kewanee IL to IA) slated for July 15, 2000 at the main shelter of the
park in Grandview, Louisa Co. IA.
Related surnames include but are not limited to: Whitehouse, Lamb,
Tucker, Woodward, Garland, Atkinson
If interested e-mail Susie
TITUS- Descendants of Joseph & Mary Jane Rogers Titus (Muskingum
Co OH to Iowa) being planned for Saturday, June 30, 2001 at Muscatine IA.
The primary group attending in the past have been the descendants of Joseph
& Mary's son Robert Harvey Titus and his wife Julianna Gideon, but
all descendants of Joseph & Mary are welcome.
If interested e-mail Susie
Martin-Rott or Alice Titus
September 1921; Muscatine Journal
IDLE FAMILY HOLDS ANNUAL REUNION
AT COLUMBUS JUNCTION
Columbus Junction, Iowa, Sept. 21-- The Idle
family enjoyed a delightful reunion at the Chautauqua grounds recently.
Officers elected were president F.B. Idle
of Letts; vice president, Mrs. J. L. Berry of Muscatine; secretary Mrs.
Clara Shearer, of Waterloo; treasurer, Mrs. E.S. Rabe of Letts.
Others in attendance were: Mrs. Louisa Riggs
of Burlington; Mrs. Frank Idle, Mr and Mrs. J.G. Small and son, Ratis (sic;
Ratio, short for Horatio); Mrs. E.S. Rabe and son, Harry Shearer and wife,
Marie Small and Louisa Lowe of Letts; Frank Shearer of Davenport, Austin
Shearer, Mrs. Monte Carter and sons, Delmar and Bobbie, of Waterloo; Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Shellabarger and son, of Muscatine; Mr. and Mrs. J.K. McKee
of Conesville; Mr and Mrs Harvey Ward, Esther Edward and Lucile of Cranston;
and Mr. and Mrs. Albert McCollugh of Columbus Junction.
1992 Muscatine Joural
The annual Titus family reunion was held June
6 at the lagoon shelter house in Weed Park. Seventy-seven family
members and guests attended.
The oldest attending was John Cattoir, 80,
the youngest was 6-week-old Matthew Leon Dilbeck. The person travelling
the farthest was David Case of Oregon.
Alice Titus Cattoir provided a clown to entertain
with magic tricks and balloon animals.
Those attending from Muscatine were Scott
and Debbie Haskins, Zane and Lynda; Betty and Holly Dickens; Virgil Titus,
Maxine Pill, Brad and Rose Titus, Alicia, Joseph and Ann Marie; Dan and
Norma Titus, Twyla and Mark Auberg, Austin, Hannah, Tegan, Aaron and Cathrine;
Leon and Terri Titus and son; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Hahn; Russell Roser, Mike
and Pam Dilbeck, Michael, James and Matthew; Linda Dickens, Mary Rexroth;
Lenora Fuerer, Amber, Faith and Elmer; Jerry Adkinson; Dan and Judy Haskins
From out of town were Joseph Titus Vane of
Alburquerque NM, Leora Titus Howard, Phillipine Howard and April, all of
Keithsburg, IL; Elsie Titus Martin of Orlando FL, David Case; Jack Titus
of Peoria Ill., Leon and Ruby Dilbeck of Nichols; Ada Titus Stevenson and
Brittany of Rock Island Ill; Bill and Penny Truitt, Chris and Angela of
Joy Ill., Dick and Mary Sue Truitt and Jennifer of Springfield Ohio; John
and Roberta Renner of Grandview; John and Alice Titus Cattoir of Moline
Ill; Mr. and Mrs Wes Duncan of Wisconsin; Ezra Howard of Keithsburg (Ill);
David Titus, LaVonna, Vanessa, Stephanie and Austin of Killeen Texas; and
Audrey, Jerry and Jordan Nylin of Seaton Ill.
The June 5, 1993 reunion will be at the tennis
shelter house in Weed Park.
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