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Tangipahoa Parish Reunions
September 08., 2001 -- Nancy Kevil & Uriah Stevens Reunion
We will meet again this year at the Hammond Lions Club on Morris Road.
Registration will begin at 10:00 a. m. Come early and stay as long as you
wish. We are again asking each attending person over 12 years of age to pay
$3.00 to defray the cost of renting the Lions Den and other incidentals that
may come up in preparations for this year's reunion. Bring a food dish and
soft drinks of your choice (no alcoholic beverages, please).
Bring pictures, mementos, artifacts, etc. that may be of interest to those
There will be a short business meeting, during which time recognition will be
given to the oldest person present, the youngest person present, the original
family with the most descendants present and the person(s) who have traveled
the farthest to attend.
A short memorial service will honor those of the family who have passed away
since our last reunion. If you know of someone who has passed away during the
year, please bring that information so they can be recognized. We would also
like to announce any new births in the family again this year.
IF YOU KNOW OF ANY OTHER FAMILY MEMBERS WHO MAY NOT RECEIVE THIS NOTICE OR
WHO HAVE NOT ATTENDED A PREVIOUS REUNION, PLEASE EXTENT AN INVITATION TO THEM
TO ATTEND THIS YEAR.
<A HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Doris Johnston</A>
From: saks(a)huntnet.net (Sylvia Smith)
The next meeting of the Washington Parish Genealogical & Historical
Society will be on Tues, Sept. 11 at 5:30 pm at the Franklinton Branch
of the Washington Parish Library.
One of our members, Mrs. Vicki Knight will present a program entitled
"Preserving the Memories of Your Family and Friends." It will be a
workshop/demonstration about how to record memories and preserve
Vicki is a school teacher/librarian who has more than eight years
experience and has completed over fifty recordings of the late Mrs. Zuma
Magee and the late Mr. Daunton Gibbs, parish historians, and other
senior citizens, family members, and parish residents, WWII veterans,
and more. Mrs. Knight's desire is to preserve local history and
heritage and to create this desire in others of recording first-hand
accounts of memories.
The workshop will be an informal "how-to" using various methods utilized
by Mrs. Knight through experience and trial and error. She will 1)
make suggestions for what to consider before, during, and after the
interview; 2) cover the use of audio and video recordings in
capturing and preserving history; and 3) provide follow-up that
suggests ways to document and preserve the recordings.
The workshop will consist of sharing her methods and helpful hints and a
brief demonstration. Handouts will be provided.
This workshop is for all ages-- students and adults-- for anyone who has
heard interesting and treasured stories and who wishes to learn a good
way to preserve them. Everyone is invited to attend!
Tangipahoa Historical & Genealogical Society
Saturday -- September 01. 2001 -- 11:00 AM
739 West Oak Street
Meetings in September:
Washington Parish Historical
Our group's program for August will be presented by one of our members,
Barbara Kennedy Taylor. Barbara will show how to create GEDCOM files in
your genealogy programs, as well as how to merge them. She will also
cover importing and exporting these files.
This meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 14, at the Bogalusa Branch
of the Washington Parish Library. Meeting time is 5:30 p.m.
Our meetings times are the second Tuesday evening of each month.
Even-numbered months, we meet in Bogalusa; odd-numbered months, we meet
at the Franklinton Library Branch.
i am looking for any information on the thompson family. i know that they
lived in st. helena parish in 1900 and 1910. father was thadeus, nickname
(dunc) wife was mamie from ireland. they had ten children: willie,annie,
bessie, claude, louisa, aline, alan, myrtle, george and bertrane. this info.
would be greatly appreciated.