12 Pioneer Families Reunion, 80th Year, Sept 2014 Mt Vernon, MO
The 12 Pioneer Families (Moody) of Southwest Lawrence County, Missouri will hold their 80th Reunion on 3rd Sunday September 21, 2014 in Mt Vernon, MO at 822 W. Mt Vernon Blvd, Mt Vernon, Mo.The address is the Mt Vernon Arts & Recreation Center (MARC) where the 79th Reunion was held Sunday September 15, 2013 with great success.
Samuel Moseley Hewlett moved to Barry County in 1839 with his 3d wife Abigail Smith, a sister to Mrs Leonard (Elizabeth) Cagle.When it was learned in 1946, the 2 wives of Sam Hewlett and Leonard Cagle were sisters, common family ties expanded the reunion of 4 families to 12 families as it was learned other area families were allied as well to the Boucher, Cagle, Hewlett, Morris, Pruitt, Spilman families.2 Moody siblings married Spilman siblings while the 3d Moody married Oliver Perry Mann. A Moody grandchild of Isaac Moody married a Pruitt, thus cementing another eneration of families to each other.
There will be a Saturday afternoon meeting for 4 hours, if interested parties want to meet to exchange, copy family photos and histories at the Mt Vernon Library. Please contact Jean for times.
A Reunion T-Shirt with the "12 Families names" listed and "80 Years, 3rd Sunday in September, 1934-2014" is being offered for sale on line: www.customink.com/12Pioneers.T-Shirts are $10 each.Deadline to order is July 31, 2014. 2 letter initials of the trees can be ordered and placed on the back of the shirt.Orders must meet or exceed 130 tees.
If there are any questions regarding hotel/motel, reunion tee shirts, 12 trees, cemeteries, family queries, please contact the Reunion president, Jean for more information. Our Reunion members are located in 38 of the 50 States and now has 370 families.
We are looking forward to your coming to the MARC in historic Mt Vernon!
Emcee12 Pioneer Families Reunion of SW Lawrence County Mo
Boucher, BrightBrite, Cagle, Hewlett, Mann, Moody, Morris, Pruitt, Schooling, Spilman, Woods & Wormington