Macoupin County IL Family Associations

Family Reunions and Associations

Macoupin County Illinois

Alphabetical order below include:
Berry, Bettis, Crawford, Daugherty, Estelle, Gates, Greenwalt, Hendricks, Jennings, Lair, Landreth, Rose, Sutton, Tosh, Wheeler, White, Wright/Keel
If you know of an association or reunion that isn't listed here, please e-mail the county coordinator.
Also see our Photo Page for some old family photos

The Berry Bulletin
A quarterly newsletter for those with an active interest in seeking and sharing information on BERRY lines and their related Kinfolk. Queries of any length are free to subscribers and non-subscribers alike. Subscription is $10.00 per year.

For more information, contact:

Dorothy A. Koenig, Editor
1232 Carlotta Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94707

Bettis Family Reunion

George Washington Bettis family reunion is held every year on the first Sunday of October.

American Legion
130 E State St
Waverly, IL 62692

Please bring a covered dish, drinks, and eating utensils. Looking forward in seeing everyone.

(217) 435-4951.

Some Bettis family pictures.

Crawford Family Reunion

Held the third Sunday of August at the Terry Park community building, 1/4 mile east of Palmyra. In 1998, the 70th annual Crawford Reunion was held on August 16th. A potluck lunch is served.

For more information, contact:

Marilyn Egger
2452 Arrowhead Dr.
Springfield, IL 62702
Phone: 217-544-1931

Daugherty Family Reunion

The descendants of James and Lenor Daugherty held their annual Family Reunion on August 10, 1997 at the Gillespie Country Club. The dinner was pot-luck. The reunion is held annually about the same time of year.

For more information, contact:

Georgia Ferry <>

Estelle Reunion

These spellings include: ESTELLE - ESTILL - ESTELL - ESTLE - ESTEL - ESTAL, plus a few misc spellings.

You may contact Bobbi Estle at 2780 Lindale Mt. Holly #164, Amelia, OH 45102;

If you would like to be sent further info on the reunion, please contact Bobbi Estle to be put on the mailing list. If we do not hear from you, you may be missed when we send the info out, so please let us know.

Gates Family Reunion

Descendants of Henry and Sallie JENKINS GATES of the Shaws Point area of Macoupin County IL.
Since 1925, the Gates Family Reunion is held annually north of Litchfield, Montgomery County, IL at the Butler Community Building, Butler, Montgomery County, IL.

For more information, contact:

M Trover <>

Greenwalt Family Reunion

Holds annual reunions in Macoupin County, IL.

For more information, contact:

Robert Landreth
Box 478
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
Phone: 618-585-3003 or 3022

Hendricks Family Reunion

(connecting surnames Brueggemann, Johndrow & Wiegand)

Any questions please contact:

Laura Wiegand <>
(618) 372-3832

Jennings Reunion

The 25th Annual Jennings Reunion will be held, at 1 pm on Sunday, June 13th  at the Terry Park Community Building, Rural Route #1, Palmyra, IL.

Although this had been a reunion started by the Edmund and Viola Jennings Family we invite all family members to attend.
Please bring a covered dish, drinks and table service for your family.  Coffee and tea are furnished.
There will be a pie contest, shirt contest and plans are being made for a speaker.

If you have questions please contact:

Linda Coker at 627-2284
Sherry Case at 627-3543.

Lair Family Reunion

For more information contact:

Bob Lair (217) 825-7408
Dawn Lair-West (586) 992-8250
email <>

Oscar Landreth (1887-1966) Family Reunion

Holds annual reunions in Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, IL, the last Sunday in June.

For more information, contact:

Robert Landreth
Box 478
Bunker Hill, IL 62014
Phone: 618-585-3003 or 3022

Rose Family Association

The quarterly Rose Family Bulletin, published since 1966, is recognized as one of the finest of family publications. Approximately 25-30 pages per issue (individually indexed since December 1982) designed to assist in locating Roses. Includes wills, war files, biographies, census, marriages, photos, queries, war rosters, manuscript items, etc.

The nationwide Rose Family Association formed in 1980, has grown so rapidly that over 1600 have joined. The Newsletter of the Association, also published quarterly, keeps members informed about the activities and includes news items, photos, obituaries, membership lists, lineages, etc.

For more information, contact:

Christine Rose, C.G., F.A.S.G. and Seymour T. Rose
1474 Montelegre Drive
San Jose, California 95120

Sutton Family Reunion

Descendants of John Wesley and Frances Emaline Thompson Sutton
Holds their annual reunion the fourth Sunday in June each year at different places in or near Macoupin County IL.

For more information, contact:

Joan Schott Sutton <>

Tosh Family Reunion

Contact for more info:

Joan Darr
Phone: 618-462-4924
Email: <>

Wheeler Cousins Newsletter

The Newsletter is published quarterly. They have approximately 600 members and dues are $3.00 per year.

The book Wheeler Cousins was published in 1985 and contains 500 pages of history, pictures, family bits of humor, War records and a complete index. Cost $20.00.

For more information, contact:

Viragene Wheeler Handley
2011 E. Rosebrier
Springfield, MO 65804

White Family Reunion

Contact Stan Jacobs <>

Wright and Keel Reunion

Descendents of Rev. Abraham Wright & Mae Keel

Bring pictures & your gift of gab! Friends are always welcome.

Contact: Becky Shuflin Hargett <>

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