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    1. [GABACON] White, Hersey, Rowell Family Reunion in Bickley, Ware Co., Georgia - Saturday, August 11, 2007
    2. Noles, Robert B.
    3. Hi Folks, The annual White, Hersey, Rowell Family Reunion at the Bickley United Methodist Church in Bickley, Ware Co., Georgia has been scheduled for Saturday, August 11, 2007. Everyone with a Wiregrass Georgia White, Hersey or Rowell connection is invited to attend. Attendees start gathering at the Church about 10:00 AM and will eat lunch around noon. Attendees are requested to bring a covered dish for the lunch. Kids should bring swimsuits and towels for the water slide. Descendants, family and friends of the following ancestors are the primary attendees of this Reunion: - Peter WHITE (b c 1806) and Jane (FIVEASH) ( b c 1820) - Thomas HERSEY [Hursey] (b 1802) and Rebecca S. (SPELL, SPIVEY or SURRENCY) (b 1807) - Samuel Franklin ROWELL (b 1850) (s/o Henry & Elizabeth Rowell) and Rachel BAGLEY (b 1864) (d/o Benjamin BAGLEY, Jr. & Mary Caroline HERSEY) Surnames of the Wiregrass Georgia region ancestors for the attendees of this reunion include, but are not limited to: ANDERSON, BAGLEY, CARPENTER, CARTER, COURSON, DAVIS, DENTON, FIVEASH, GRINER, HALL, HERSEY, HURSEY, KIRKLAND, KNOWLES, MINCHEW, ROWELL, SMITH, SPELL, SPIVEY, SURRENCY, WESTBERRY and WHITE to name a few. Genealogies and old photos will be available for review at the reunion. Attendees are requested to bring their genealogies and old photos for review with others. The Hersey, White, Rowell Reunion will also be hosting a Bickley Kinship Share Day on Friday, August 10 in the Bickley United Methodist Church Social Hall. This event is for anyone with a connection to Bickley, Georgia in northern Ware County. Get out those family histories and come on out to Bickley to share your research with others. Genealogist Rob Noles, from the Huxford Genealogical Society will be on hand all day Friday (and Saturday at the Reunion) to help you with your family history research, genetic genealogy (DNA testing) possibilities, and to accept any new information you might have to share with him. Appointments for discussions with Rob start at 9 AM and will be for 30 minutes; anyone wishing to schedule an appointment with Rob should call Sherrie Courson at 912-285-4608 after 6 PM Monday-Friday or anytime on the weekends. Sherrie can also be reached by email at: <mailto:[email protected]>[email protected] . Surnames of interest for Bickley connections include, but are certainly not limited to: Bagley, Carter, Courson, Davis, Deen, Denton, Douglas, Frier, Hersey (Hursey), Hodges, Knowles (Noles), Lee, Music, Myers, Prevatt, Rowell, Sears, Smith, Spell(s), Spivey, Surrency, Taylor, Waters, White, Wright and Varnadore. In addition, anyone with family from the 19th century who lived within 50 miles or so of Bickley in any one of the following counties might benefit from discussing genealogies on Friday at the Kinship day or at the Reunion on Saturday: Appling, Atkinson, Bacon, Ben Hill, Berrien, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Lowndes, Pierce, Ware and Wayne Counties. Please bring a sack lunch, if you plan on staying thru lunch on Friday. For more information concerning this reunion contact either: Sherrie Courson 912-632-7201 (weekday) 912-285-4608 (evenings & weekends) [email protected] [email protected] or Robert B. Noles 985-845-4688 [email protected] Mandeville, Louisiana

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