Genealogy Friday: Why Family Reunions Are Dying Out

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Recently, I had someone ask when we were going to have the next family reunion.  I honestly answered “I don’t know.” With over 500+ descendants living, we are lucky to have the same faithful group of about thirty to attend … Continued

Genealogy Friday: How to Have a Fabulous Family Reunion

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With the summer here, many families are planning family reunions.  So how can you have a fabulous family reunion? Plan a theme the family will enjoy Have activities for the children Keep the costs affordable for everyone Tell Stories and … Continued

Genealogy Friday: Fun Activities for a Family Reunion

Pie Eating contest—see who can eat a pie the fastest {or substitute another food such as hotdog or pizza}. Family Auction—everyone brings an item to be bid on {you could also do this as a silent auction}.  The money that … Continued

Great Ideas to Make Your Family Reunion More Memorable

Tour the Past—I held a reunion one year at the church where the grandparents of all present were buried.  We also took a 10 minute journey to the cemetery where the parents of origin parents and grandparents were buried.  In … Continued