George Reunion Aug. 10

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The 2013 George Reunion will be held Saturday, August 10, in the Gassaway Community Center and Fire Hall located at 245 Gassaway Main Street. The Gassaway Community is located in Northeastern Cannon County. The doors will open at 11:00 AM with lunch beginning at 12:30 PM.

The children and grandchildren of Sammie and Jennie (Tate) George: Nina Campbell, Inez Bogle, Ernestine Tate, Grady George, Howard George, Betty Ledna, and Frelan George, are your host to this event. We welcome all descendants of Charles and Bastoria (Hughes) George, the descendants of their son Samuel L. and Sarah (Jennings) George; children Sammie (Jennie), Jordan S., Rufus L., Jacob Eli "Jake", John W., Sylvanus, Cornelous, Marcelious, and Malissie George, to attend.

With the conclusion of the Civil War in 1865, Samuel L. George along his parents, Charles and Bastoria (Hughes) George, acquired land and built their homes on Turkey Branch in the Gassaway Community. Samuel married Sara Jennings, together; they raised their 10 children on Turkey Branch. Each year their descendants, friends, in-laws and outlaws meet on the second Saturday in August at the Gassaway Community Center and Fire Hall.

Everyone is invited to bring your favorite cuisine and enjoy lunch, reunite old kinships, share photos, precious memories, family history and maybe a few tall tales.

For more information please contact Frelan George at 931-728-1029, Grady George at 615-563-4665, Ernestine Tate at 615-464-4174 or Faye Morse at 615-563-5455. **Ice and tableware will be provided**.

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