Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Caverly Family Reunion, Bow, New Hampshire

This 25 September 2010 the Caverly Family Association has scheduled a reunion at the Bow Lake Grange Hall in Strafford, New Hampshire. This Caverly family is descended of William Caverly, born about 1650 and died about 1732 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire; married about 1696 to Mary Abbott, daughter of Walter Abbott and Sarah Steward, born about 1652 in Portsmouth and died after 1732 (after her husband). William and Mary Caverly had two children:

1. Moses, married 30 January 1715 to Margaret Cotton, 7 children

2. Elizabeth, born about 1696, married August 1715 to Thomas Wilkinson, at least 2 sons who resided in New Hampshire and Maine

The Caverly Reunion will be held at Saturday, 25 September 2010 with registration at 9:30 AM. The gathering will end about 3PM. There will be a cookout of burgers and hotdogs, potato salad and dessert. The cost is $10 per person if received before 1 September 2010 or $12 at the door. Children under ages 3 to 10 will be $5. If you bring your own lunch, the reunion fee is $5. You can also donate a favorite dessert. After lunch there will be a raffle of Caverly family related items. The Association will schedule time for a family meeting and any possible tours.

There is a Caverly DNA project ongoing, too at (search for the CAVERLY name).

To join the Caverly Family Association, and receive the latest newsletters and reunion information, please send $3 for individuals, $5 for families to the Caverly Family Association, c/o Mary Caverly, 280 Hale Rd., Sanbornton, NH 03269-2202 email

Note: This post was updated on 25 September 2010 with new information gleaned from Leonard Caverly, Historian of the Caverly Family Association.

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