CARROLL COUNTY REUNIONS

Send your Reunion to us for listing - Donna Edwards - Webmaster

August, 2010



19th Annual Family Reunion of the
Descendants of Lewis & Sarah Holderfield Smith
Their 12 children in order of Birth: Joshua Freeman; Cynthia Jane Smith Goodson;
William Riley; Walter Joseph; Sally Smith Monday; Lewis; Thomas Houston;
James Dudley; James Madison; Cox Edward; John Smith and Fanny Smith Holderfield
All descendants and friends are invited to attend and bring a covered dish.
Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon or shortly after.
Sunday, August, 1, 2010
Carroll County Rec. Park, Hillsville, Virginia

For more information and directions
Contact: Mary Jane Thompson Vass, 126 Scarey Lane, Hillsville, Va 24343, Tel: 1-276-728-4057
Contact: Alma Cothren Guynn, 694 Crossingham Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030, Tel: 1-336-789-5778



The 10th Guynn Family Reunion
Descendants of John & Lucy Agnes McMillian Guynn
Sunday, August 8, 2010, beginning at 11:00 AM
Laurel Fork Community Building, Laurel Fork, Virginia

For more info. contact: Geralline Guynn Quesinberry, 25 Quarry Rd., Fancy Gap, Va 24328, Tel: (276) 398-3054

July, 2009



Easter Family Reunion - Sunday, July 19, 2009
Southern Carroll Community Building, Cana, VA
Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Bring a Covered Dish for Dinner at 1:00 p.m.
For Questions Contact Sec/Treas. - Imogene Pruitt, Burgundy Road, Mount Airy, NC 27030



5th National Parks Family Reunion
Saturday & Sunday, July 25th & 26th, 2009
Baptist Union Church Fellowship Hall
Natureview Rd (858), Troutdale, Grayson Co., VA
Off Flat Ridge Rd (Rt 601) in the Flat Ridge Community

Saturday, the 25th - 9 A.M. - Pot luck Dinner and Genealogy Swap Meet
Tours of the surrounding Parks cemeteries, graves and homeplaces will be given upon request.
Sunday, the 26th - 1 P.M. - Snacks and Genealogy Swap Meet
Bring a covered dish and family information and share in the fun.
Contact Rodney Johnson(276) 655-4654 - Flat Ridge, Virginia
Joy Poston(276) 783-5458 - Marion, Virginia
Charlotte Abshire(410) 879-5363 - Maryland

August, 2009



18th Family Reunion of the
Descendants of Lewis & Sarah Holderfield Smith
Sunday the 2nd of August, 2009
Carroll County Rec. Park, Hillsville, Virginia

Contact - Alma Cothren Guynn 1-336-789-5778



The 9th Guynn Family Reunion Sunday the 9th of August, 2009
Laurel Fork Community Building, Laurel Fork, Virginia

For more info. call (276) 398-2944

2008 LISTINGS



September, 2008



NEWMAN, COULSON, BURNETT(E) & RELATED FAMILIES 3RD ANNUAL REUNION
Saturday, Sept. 6, 2008
Coulson Church of the Brethren, 4127 Coulson Church Rd., Hillsville, Va.
No fancy frills this year, just a one day "old fashion" family get together, with the ladies of the church providing a concession stand with both breakfast and lunch as a fund raiser for the church. So bring your old photos, memorabilia & the whole family with plans to "come early and stay late"!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There will only be four prizes this year, all cash, for the youngest, oldest, one that traveled the farthest and a $50 cash door prize.

We also need your help in reaching our related families, many which with our ancestors helped settle both Grayson and Carroll Counties in the early 1800s. So if you know anyone who is a: Bartlett, Bowers, Bryant, Edwards, Farmer, Felts, Frost, Harmon, Jennings, Lineberry, Mabe, Robinson, & Williams, (or anyone else that we may have left out), please extend this invitation to them to join us.

If you have any questions or comments don't hesitate to contact Beth at (423)349-6924 or email dbrobin@earthlink.net.



October, 2008



44nd Edwards Reunion - Sunday, October 5, 2008
For All Descendants of William and Sarah Edwards
Children: 1 - Mtn. John Edwards & 1st wife Nancy Mankin & 2nd wife Roan King
2 - James & Sarah Johnson Edwards, 3 - William & Martha Cooley Edwards
4 - Levi & Mary/Polly Edwards, 5 - Greenberry & Jincy Edwards
6 - Zeno & Milley Edwards Tate and 7 - William & Mary/Polly Edwards Johnson

Southern Carroll Community Building, Cana, VA - Doors Open at 11 A.M.
Bring a Covered Dish for Dinner at 12:30
Genealogy, Family Photos and Heirlooms will be displayed, bring yours!

President - Lucretia Edwards, (276) 755-3737; V-President - John Edwards, (336) 374-4701;
Sec/Treas. - Donna Edwards (336) 789-2559

2007 LISTINGS



May, 2007



Edwards, Smith, Hodges 2007 Reunion
Descendants of Canada & Irena (Safewright) Edwards and James Madison "Matt" & Dianah D. (Hodges) Smith, including all related families (Holloways, Gillespies, etc.)
Saturday, May 26, 2007
Fancy Gap Elementary School, Hwy 52, Fancy Gap, VA
Doors Open at 11:00 A.M.
Group and Family Photos about 12:00 Noon
Lunch at 1:00 P.M. - bring a picnic lunch or potluck dish
Tables will be provided for genealogy display and sharing - bring any old photos, records, etc.
We would be thrilled if those musically inclined would bring their instruments for individual and/or group play after lunch.
Donations of any item(s) for door prizes would also be appreciated.
Share your recipes - put a copy with your homemade dish and anyone wishing can copy it.
We shall have someone available to guide anyone who has never been, or would like to go again, to the last home of Matt Smith and the Crooked Creek Church Cemetery where he is buried (Carroll Co, VA); possibly someone could also guide you to the Bartholomew Hodges Home and Resting Place (Surry Co., NC)
Flyer done by Orella Chadwick Contact - Guy Edwards, Coordinator, 323 Windson Rd., Woodlawn, VA 24381, Ph: 1-276-236-9129

July, 2007



Dean - Arnold Family Reunion
3rd Saturday, July 19, 2007
Carter Memorial Park, Grahams Forge, VA
Doors Open Noonish
Bring a covered dish
Directions from Hillsville - Take I-77 north to *-81 north and get off at the Grahams Forge exit (Loves Truck Stop). Turn left - go to stop sign (Rt. 11), turn left, go a few miles maybe - to Carter Memorial on the right.
If you an trace your roots back to the Deans in Carroll County through either the Beamers-Deans then you are probably related so come on down. Bring your family tree so we can add ya onto ours. We are also looking for old photographs of Deans. See ya there.
There's always some picking and grinning there also so bring ya string instruments wiff ya and get ready.
Reunion Contact
If anyone knows of any Beamer Reunions please let me know.



20th Stoneman Family Reunion - Genealogy Meeting
Descendants of James S. & Sarah (Freeman) Stoneman
July 21, 2007, 8:30 A.M.
Countryside Restaurant at 1-77 Hillsville Exit - Hwy 58
Buy your own breakfast
Learn about the Stoneman DNA Project started by Carolyn Spence



20th Stoneman Family Reunion
Descendants of James S. & Sarah (Freeman) Stoneman
July 22, 2007, 10:00 A.M. Registration
Galax Elks Lodge
800 E. Stuart Dr. (US 58), Galax, VA

Silent Auction - funds to support Reunion -
Send items to Louise Stoneman Swain, 312 Timberline Rd., Galax, 24333, PH 276-236-9672
"Bluegrass and Beyond" - Local entertainment
Share your genealogy - space for display available
Story Tellers Wanted - Contact Kent Stoneman Ph: 802-476-6294 -
Write it down and some one will tell it for you if you do not want to tell yourself.



2007 National Nester/Nestor Reunion
Saturday, July 21st, 2007
Laurel Fork (Carroll County), Virginia

This Reunion is for anyone connected to the Nester Family. More details will be available at a later date. Contact Debra Nester, 131 Cardinal Circle, Laurel Fork, VA 24352



3rd National Parks Family Reunion
Saturday & Sunday, July 28th & 29th, 2007
Baptist Union Church Fellowship Hall
Natureview Rd (858), Troutdale, Grayson Co., VA
Off Flat Ridge Rd (Rt 601) in the Flat Ridge Community

Saturday, the 28th - 9 A.M. - Pot luck Dinner and Genealogy Swap Meet
Tours of the surrounding Parks cemeteries, graves and homeplaces will be given.
Sunday, the 29th - 1 P.M. - Snacks and Genealogy Swap Meet
Bring a covered dish and family information and share in the fun.
Contact Rodney Johnson(276) 655-4654 - Flat Ridge, Virginia
Joy Poston(276) 783-5458 - Marion, Virginia
Charlotte Abshire(410) 879-5363 - Maryland

August, 2007



16th Family Reunion of the
Descendants of Lewis & Sarah Holderfield Smith
Sunday the 5th of August, 2007
Carroll County Rec. Park, Hillsville, Virginia

Contact - Alma Cothren Guynn 1-336-789-5778



Phibbs Family Reunion
Descendants of Willie McDonald Phibbs
2nd Full Weekend of August
Friday, the 10th, Saturday the 11th and Sunday the 12th, 2007
Orkney Springs, Virginia

Information can be obtained after May 1, 2007 Contact Bob Phibbs



Descendants of Gabriel Smith and Ailcy Dickens Reunion
Sunday, August 19th, 2007, 1 O'clock p.m.
Where: June Coe at Sylvatus, Virginia

Bring a covered dish.
Guest Speaker: William Joseph Edmonds (Bill) from Blacksburg, VA.
He will have his book "Smith, Sons and Daughters of Southside and Southwest Virginia".
It has information on Smith, Quesenberry, Cock, Jennings and other Carroll County families.

September, 2007



Coulson, Newman, Burnette Reunion
September 7-8-9th, 2007
Coulson Church, Rt #620, Carroll County, VA

Contact - Virginia J. Mabe - 276-728-9267

October, 2007



43nd Edwards Reunion - Sunday, October 7, 2007
For All Descendants of William and Sarah Edwards
Children: 1 - Mtn. John Edwards & 1st wife Nancy Mankin & 2nd wife Roan King
2 - James & Sarah Johnson Edwards, 3 - William & Martha Cooley Edwards
4 - Levi & Mary/Polly Edwards, 5 - Greenberry & Jincy Edwards
6 - Zeno & Milley Edwards Tate and 7 - William & Mary/Polly Edwards Johnson

Southern Carroll Community Building, Cana, VA - Doors Open at 11 A.M.
Bring a Covered Dish for Dinner at 12:30
Genealogy, Family Photos and Heirlooms will be displayed, bring yours!

President - Lucretia Edwards, (276) 755-3737; V-President - John Edwards, (336) 374-4701;
Sec/Treas. - Donna Edwards (336) 789-2559

2006 LISTINGS



July, 2006



Short/Crowder Family Reunion
Saturday, July 15th, 2006
Richfield Woods
300 Ft. North of Route 303 on Broadview Road, Richfield, OH

These are last the two living grandsons of Mathew Crowder and Frances Bratton.
Sherman & Robert Crowder are the children of John D. Crowder and second wife, Ina.
Contact Etheleen Sehen.

September, 2006



2nd Marshal Genealogy Seminar
Saturday, September 2, 2005 from 1:00-5:30 P.M.
Hampton Inn in Dublin, VA.

The featured speaker will be Andy Marshall, Family Coordinator of the MARSHALL SURNAME DNA PROJECT from Ocoee, Florida. Attendance is by reservation only and due to our many professional speakers this year,
WE NOW HAVE A WAITING LIST for additional registrations.
For information contact: G. Payne Marshall, 1514 Ardmore Place, Kingsport. Telephone 423-341-3794

32nd Annual Marshall Golf Tournament
Saturday, September 2, 2005
Draper Valley Golf Club, Draper Valley, VA.

For information contact: Dennis R. Branscome, Marshall Reunion Golf Chairman, 506 Cindy Court, Sterling, VA 20164. Telephone 703-444-4261

50th Simon Granser Marshall, Sr. Family Reunion
Sunday, September 3rd, 2006, 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Marshall Community Park located on Rt.764 (Panther Creek Road) near the Panther Creek Primitive Baptist Church. Signs will be posted off Rt.221 from Hillsville to Floyd and off Rt. 100 from Rt221 to Sylvatus giving directions to the park.

Simon was the GG Grandson of Jacob Marshill, Sr. ca.1655-1743 of Ireland. Bring a picnic lunch and be ready for a fun filled day meeting old friends, family and plenty of entertainment. Last year there were 243 that signed the registry from 13 states. More are expected this year due to SPECIAL EVENTS AND ENTERTAINMENT being planned for this 50 YEAR EVENT.

For information contact: E. Gary Marshall, Chairman, 1370 Ocala Road, Dugspur, VA. Telephone 276-728-3189



Newmans, Coulsons, Burnetts and Related Families
Saturday, September 9th, 2006
Coulson Church of the Brethren, 4127 Coulson Church Road, Hillsville, Virginia

Planned events include: discussion with local historian, Clyde W. Lineberry, optional tours to family cemeteries, and lots of fellowship!

Please bring copies of your family pictures.
Try to bring a copy but if you have to bring the original, someone will copy it for you while you wait.
If you'd like, write down family stories to share with the family, and bring any family memorabilia you may want to show the others. We'll have a table set up to display what you bring, or, if you prefer, you can show it and then put it away.
If you are musically inclined (as many of us are!) let us know

Contact Beth Robinette in TN or 423-349-6924
or Barbara New in VA or 757-642-7455

October, 2006



42nd Edwards Reunion - Sunday, October 1, 2006
For All Descendants of William and Sarah Edwards
Children: 1 - Mtn. John Edwards & 1st wife Nancy Mankin & 2nd wife Roan King
2 - James & Sarah Johnson Edwards, 3 - William & Martha Cooley Edwards
4 - Levi & Mary/Polly Edwards, 5 - Greenberry & Jincy Edwards
6 - Zeno & Milley Edwards Tate and 7 - William & Mary/Polly Edwards Johnson

Southern Carroll Community Building, Cana, VA - Doors Open at 11 A.M.
Bring a Covered Dish for Dinner at 12:30
Genealogy, Family Photos and Heirlooms will be displayed, bring yours!

President - Lucretia Edwards, (276) 755-3737; V-President - John Edwards, (336) 374-4701;
Sec/Treas. - Donna Edwards (336) 789-2559

Send your Reunion to us for listing - Donna Edwards - Webmaster

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