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Last updated: Tuesday, 3 February 2004
Coordinator: Brian Davis <>


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Upcoming Reunions

Earlier Reunions


Saturday, October 9, 1999

You and your family are invited to a reunion of the descendants of Lewis and Rachel Willcutt at 10:30 a.m. on October 9, 1999 at Lurleen B. Wallace State Park near Northport, AL. Any Willcutt, Wilcut, Willcut, or Wilcutt with Alabama roots is a descendant of Lewis and Rachel Willcutt, who were married in 1825 in Blount County, AL.

Lake Lurleen offers swimming, fishing, boating, and camping. A playground is near the reunion pavillion. Entrance to the park is $2 for adults and $1 for seniors and children 6 to 11. Bring a picnic lunch or food for a shared meal.

Please bring a small item for a donation to the reunion fund. These items will be auctioned at the reunion. Craft items, jellies, bric-a-brac, or even copies of family photos are welcome. Selected items will be awarded as door prizes.

If you need further information, contact Amelia Willcutt at (205) 655-2307 or; or Susan Smallwood Herron at (205) 620-6049 or

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Saturday, October 30, 1999

The descendants of JOHN TILDEN MUSGROVE (1793-1875) and NATHAN THOMPSON (ca. 1775-1850) will meet in Winfield, AL, on Saturday, October 30, 1999 at 11 a.m. at Musgrove Chapel United Methodist Church for sharing of family history. The gathering of these Fayette and Marion County families will be of interest to the following surnames: AYCOCK, ASTON, HARRIS, HOWELL, WEEKS, McDONALD, MUSGROVE, DODSON, THOMPSON, WEBSTER, EARNEST, SOUTH, COUCH, MORTON, STEWART, BERRYHILL, MOSS and others. All allied family members are invited to attend.

We'll be serving South Carolina Chicken Bog for lunch, so bring anything that's good with chicken and rice! Plates, napkins and utensils provided. Come earlier if you'd like to start visiting or help stir the pot.

Directions: From Winfield, take Hwy. 43 south towards Fayette. Drive about 5 miles to County Road #147 (Watch for Musgrove Family Reunion sign). Turn right. At the 4-way stop, go straight. At the end of the road, turn left. Musgrove Chapel is about 1/8 miles on the left.

For more information, contact Monya Havekost <>.

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Saturday, September 18, 1999

A Roberts Family Reunion will be held for the descendants of Marcus Roberts at the Dora Community Center, Dora, Alabama on Saturday, September 18, 1999 from 9 AM until 4 PM. Everyone is asked to bring a covered dish for lunch.

Marcus Roberts came into Walker County, Alabama before 1850 from Walker County, Georgia and settled land near the forks of the Mulberry and Sipsey Rivers. Marcus Roberts had at least 21 children. Some of his children were George Andrew, Hardin H., Sally, James H., William M., Marcus A., Levin, Lydia, Joseph G., Martin, Elisah, Mary J., Elmira, John, Elijah, Hester Ann, Caroline, Jesse. David and Robert.

For more information about the reunion and the descendants, you may contact:

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Sunday, September 12, 1999

The annual Wilson Reunion will be held Sunday, Sept. 12, 1999 at Sumiton Community Center, Main Street behind the Bozeman's and the Sumiton Post Office, from 12:00 noon to 4:00 PM. The reunion is for descendants of James Wilson and Dorcas Elizabeth Alexander Wilson. Washington P. "Doc" Wilson's descendants are sponsoring the reunion. Descendant surnames are WILSON, MYERS, ALEXANDER, McADAMS, TIDWELL, STAMPS, BRITT, AARON, BUZBEE, BARTONS, DRUMMONDS, and BRITNELLS. Bring a covered dish, old pictures of our ancestors, and stories that have been passed down. For more information call Bobbye Wilson Wade, 205-648-6394, e-mail or call Jessie Baker, 205-648-9386.


Sumiton, Walker County, Alabama on Hwy 78 W turn right at first signal light (Bryan Road) just past new WalMart Super Store. On Hwy 78 E turn left at second signal light (Bryan Road), go to Main Street, at stop sign, turn left. Go to signal light turn right between Bozeman's and Sumiton Post Office. Community Center is on the immediate left.

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Saturday, August 15, 1998

Descendents of Thomas Hyche b. abt. 1785 in Georgia, died Feb. 22, 1835 in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. 11:00 a.m. at the former Twin Oaks Restaurant near Jasper on the Warrior River. For information call Hazel (Hyche) Scott at (205) 648-5266.

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Saturday, July 25, 1998

10:30 am till ? at Walker College cafeteria on college campus at Jasper, Alabama. Food catered. Plenty of parking and place for children to get outside. For help with motel reservations or other info contact Debbie Tavel 1-205-387-2763 or email

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Sunday, June 28, 1998

The Handley family Reunion has been scheduled for June 28, 1998 in Jasper, AL. Please contact Bruce Handley, at Carbon Hill, AL (205-924-8964).

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Saturday, April 25, 1998

Descendants of William Lewis EARNEST and Lewis & Rachel WILLCUTT will have a reunion on Saturday, April 25, 1998 beginning at 10:30 a. m. at Edward Leon (Jack) & Judy Smallwood Herron's home at 1962 Bluewater Road, Oakman, Alabama. Allied families include Kilgore, Smallwood, Jones, Williams, Hisaw, Isaacks, and more.

Come with your branch of the family tree and meet "new" kin! Bring a covered dish and a lawn chair. You are welcome to share photos and other records of your family at the reunion. For more information, see or contact:

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Saturday, August 16, 1997

@Ronnie Sartain's home
1442 Davidson Loop
Oakman, AL 35579

10AM until all of the food is gone and
the last words have been spoken!

Everyone bring food. If you have any questions on what to bring, or need directions, give us a call. (205-622-2444 or 800-432-7702)

Bring you family pictures, we will have a scanner setup to scan pictures into the computer. This allows us to preserve the pictures and also share the pictures.

If you like, we can also make a CD with all of your pictures on it! Just remember that in one day's time, we can only do so many, so bring the old pictures that everyone keeps asking for a copy.

[This reunion was begun by and primarily for descendants of William Turner SARTAIN of Walker Co. AL. It spread to include any descendents of Jacob SARTAIN (1773 VA-1862 Tuscaloosa Co. AL). All SARTAINS are welcome.]

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Saturday, October 18, 1997

On Saturday October the 18th descendants of Thomas Caradine (SC) will gather at Tannehill Park outside of Birmingham for the first Caradine Reunion. The gathering will begin at 11:00 a.m. For further information contact Dalwayne Caradine in Jasper, AL.

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Saturday, October 25, 1997

The descendants of JOHN TILDEN MUSGROVE (1793-1875) and NATHAN THOMPSON (ca. 1775-1850) will gather at The Boar's Butt Restaurant, Winfield, AL, on Saturday, October 25, 1997 at 12:30 p.m. for lunch and sharing of family history.

This first-time gathering of these Walker, Fayette and Marion County AL families will be of interest to the following known surnames: AYCOCK, HARRIS, WEEKS, MUSGROVE, DODSON, THOMPSON, WEBSTER, EARNEST, and MOSS. All who are related are invited to attend.

For more information, contact:

Monya Havekost Richard Seymour
213 Irongate Drive 604 E. Broad Street
Columbia, SC 29223 Ozark, AL 36060
(h) 803-788-2296 (h) 334-774-4555
(o) 803-434-3104

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Saturday, October 25, 1997

You are invited to the fourth Lockard, Lockart, and Lockhart family reunion to be held Saturday, October 25, 1997 at the Dilworth Community Center. We will have a "covered dish" luncheon around noon.

We are planning a Lockart Family Recipe Book. We hope you will participate in this project and share your favorite family recipes. Be sure to include your name on each recipe, and any other information such as; whose favorite it is, where it came from, how it is best served.

For further information, contact:

Oza Lee Dye James Johnson Judy Lockard Leroy Gurganus
3472 Hull Road 7959 Bankhead Hwy 3029 Debra Dr. PO Box 3227
Empire, AL 35063 Dora, Ala 35062 Fultondale, AL 35068 Jasper, AL 35501
(205)-648-6825 (205)-648-6828 (205)-841-3935 (205)-387-9614


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