Monday, May 9, 2016

Family Reunions 2016

The 2015 Wyman Family Reunion
Descendants of Francis Wyman, Burlington, Massachusetts

Summer is the time for family reunions!

The following list of family reunions and family association meetings are taking place in New England, or are families descended from New England settlers.  If you know of one I didn’t list, please email me at or leave a message in the comments:

In chronological order:

WILSON - May 20, at Topsham and Harpswell, Maine, contact Delia Wilson Lunsford of Virginia and Terry Wilson of Maine via Facebook.  Registration link online:

DODGE Family Association Reunion, May 21, 2016 in Simi Valley, California. For descendants of William Dodge who came to Massachusetts in 1629.   Please contact Judy at

WINCHESTER Family Reunion,  June 17 – 19, 2016, at Digby Pines, Digby, Nova Scotia.  For descendants of Nathan Winchester, who came to Nova Scotia from Framingham, Massachusetts about 1760.  For registration and schedule of events contact Jim Greenwood at and for genealogy information contact Mr. Schani Biermann at

WING Family National Reunion, June 24 – 26, in Holmes County, Ohio.  For descendants of the Rev. John Wing and his wife Deborah of Sandwich, Massachusetts.

THAYER Family Reunion, July 1 – 4, 2016 at the historic Thayer Hotel at West Point, New York.   

STILES Family Reunion, July 7 – 10 at Himrod, New York, Showboat Motel at 3434 North Plum Point Road.

BEARSE/ BARSE Family Reunion  - July 9 at the Pine Ridge Campsite, Westville, NY.  A Catered lunch will be available $8.50/plate ($4.25 for children under 12) Contac the reunion committee for a from at or call Matt or Caroline at 518-483-7029.  Come spend the day, the weekend or the week  Forms must be returned by June 1, 2016. 

ADAMS Family Reunion, July 17, at the the Kineawatha Park in Wilton, Maine.  For all the descendants of Martha and Moses Adams. Potluck.  See the website

GOODENOW –GOODENOUGH- GOODNOW Family Reunion, July 17 – 24, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Flagstaff, Arizona.  For the descendants of Thomas, Edmund and John Goodnow of Sudbury, Massachusetts.  Contact Kathy Truesdell at or go to

FOLSOM Family Association of America, Annual Reunion, July 26 – 31, 2016 at Birmingham, Alabama.  For descendants of John Foulsham and his wife, Mary Giilman, who came to Hingham, MA and Exeter, NH. See the website for more information

The Thomas STANTON Society Runion, Session I July 27 - 28, Hartford - Ancillary program to Official Reunion (July 28 Afternoon, drive from Hartford to Stonington),  July 29 - 31, Stonington - Official Main Reunion.  See the website for more information

28th FELTON Family Reunion, July 29 – 30, 2016 at the historic Felton Site, in Peabody, Massachusetts.  For descendants of Nathaniel Felton.

GEER Family Association National Triennial Reunion,  July 29 – 31, 2016 at GeerCrest in Silverton, Oregon.  For descendants of the brothers George and Thomas Geer who settled in Ledyard, Connecticut in 1638.

HATCH Family Association Reunion, July 29 – 31, 2016 at Salt Lake City, Utah.  For details see

VICKERS family reunion, July 30, noon - 5pm,  at the Westville Lake Recreation Area, Sturbridge, Massachusetts.  Descendants of Christopher Vickers, Martha Vickers and Samuel Vickers of Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island.  Contact Cheryl Watching Crow Stedtler for more information or

Clan MUNRO USA Gathering 2016,  August 4 - 7, to be held in New York City. Annual meeting on Friday the 5th followed by a scenic dinner cruise around Manhattan.  Saturday the 6th will be a trip to Liberty State Park and Ellis Island, followed by an evening banquet at the Crowne Plaza in Englewood, New Jersey.  Sunday the 7th will be the Kirkin' o' the Tartan at the local church.  Contact  or see this link

Descendants of Philippe du TRIEUX, August 5 - 7 at the Desmond Hotel & Conference Center, Albany, New York,  See the reunion brochure

GRISWOLD Family Reunion, August 5 – 7 in Boston, Massachusetts.

OLD BROAD BAY FAMILY HISTORY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING, August 6, 2016 in the Lower Conference Room of the Knox-Lincoln County Extension (University of Maine), at 277 Manktown Road in Waldoboro, Maine.  For the descendants of the 150 families and individuals from Germany who emigrated to Broad Bay, Massachusetts (now Waldoboro, Maine).

BULL - August 5th and 6th, at the Bull Stone House, 183 Country Route 51, Campbell Hall, New York  for descendants of William Bull and Sarah Wells.  See the website for more information   Friday the 5th is "History and Genealogy Day", and Saturday the 6th is the family picnic.

47th KIMBALL Family Association Reunion, August 12 – 13, 2016 at the Great Wolf Lodge in Fitchburg, Massachusetts.  For descendants of Richard Kimball who came to Watertown and Ipswich, Massachusetts in 1634.  See this link for more information: 

125th Annual LOCKE Family Reunion, August 12 – 14, 2016 at The Caboose Motel, Titusville, Pennsylvania.  The Locke Family will march in the annual Oil Festival parade to celebrate Jonathan Locke, who made the drilling tools for the famous Drake Oil Well.  See the Facebook page for more information   

FAIRBANKS, August 13, for members of the Fairbanks Family in America, Inc. at the Fairbanks House, 511 East Street, Dedham, Massachusetts  781-326-1170

63rd COLBY Clan Reunion, August 19 – 20, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island at the Aldrich House, headquarters for the Rhode Island Historical Society, located at 110 Benevolent Street in Providence.  For descendants of Anthony and Susannah Colby.  See the website for details.

GALLUP Family Association Annual Reunion, August 20, 2016 on Gallup Hill Road, Ledyard, Connecticut.  Contact or see

KALLOCH Family Reunion, August 20, 2016 at the Finnish Congregational Church in South Thomaston, Maine.  For the descendants of Robert Killough of South Uist, Scotland and County Antrim, Northern Ireland who came to Boston in 1718, and settled in Worcester, MA.  See the website or the Facebook group

HARLOW Family Association Reunion, August 27 – 28, at the Beal House in Kingston, Massachusetts.  For descendants of Sgt. William Harlow.  See this website for more information:

SHELDON Family Association Reunion, August 28 – 30, 2016 at Utica, New York.  See the website for more information

NICKERSON Family Reunion, September 9 – 11, on Cape Cod at Falmouth and Chatham, Massachusetts.  For descendants of William Nickerson (1604- 1689), the founder of Chatham.  See this link for more information:

HARRIMAN Family Association Meeting and Reunion, September 10, 2016, at the Visitor’s Center, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  For descendants of Leonard and John Harriman, immigrants to Rowley, MA and New Haven, CT circa 1638. See the March and July newsletters for full details.

36th TOWNE Family Association, Inc.  September 16 – 18, 2016 at Providence, Rhode Island.  For the descendants of William Towne and Joanna Blessing of Salem, Massachusetts.  See the reunion details at this link:

RICH Family Reunion, September 16 - 17, at Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For descendants of Dover Point, New Hampshire and Eastham on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. See the website for more information

LEAVITT Family Reunion, September 18 – 19 at Deerfield, New Hampshire.  For descendants of John Leavitt of Hingham, MA and Thomas Leavitt of Hampton, NH.  Registration form here

OLD PLANTER Reunion in Beverly, Massachusetts.  September 23 – 25, 2016.  The BALCH and WOODBURY families hold meetings on the 24th.  Related families are CONANT, CORNING, DODGE, STONE and TRASK.  See for more information.

RICE Family Reunion,  September 23 – 24, 2016 at the Doubletree Hotel in Westborough, MA.  For descendants of Edmund Rice (1638).

POINTDEXTER Family Reunion, September 29,30 and October 1, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.  For descendants of the Poingdestre Family of the Isle of Jersey and Normandy., including Henry and Isaac Pendexter of New England.

WYMAN - Family Reunion and annual business meeting, October 1, 2016 at the Francis Wyman homestead in Burlington, Massachusetts.  For more information see the Wyman Association website at this link:

DENISON / DAY – Denison Society Family Reunion, October 8, 2016 at the Denison Homestead, Mystic, Connecticut.  Contact   See the website

CRANDALL Family Association Reunion, October 14 – 15, 2016 in Newport, Rhode Island.  See the Facebook group


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Heather Wilkinson Rojo, "Family Reunions 2016", Nutfield Genealogy, posted May 9, 2016, ( accessed [access date]).


  1. Rich Family Reunion Sept. 16-17 Portsmouth, NH.

    1. Is there contact information for the RICH family reunion, in case cousins would like attend?

  2. Nickerson and Leavitt here, but alas I won't be able to attend either.

  3. Rich Family Association (RFA) can be contacted at P.O. Box 142 Wellfleet, MA. 02667 or Email: Pres. Craig Rich there is a Facebook page and a web site at