Rowland - Perkins Family Reunion

Monday, June 23, 2014

Descendants of Andrew & Marie Margaret Hartzell Roland, Abraham & Mary Perkins Rowland, James David & Elzira Sarah Hughes Perkins, John Harrison & Catherine Elizabeth Perkins Morton, James M & Margaret Perkins Rowland are all invited to attend.

Most Rowland and Perkins of McMinn County and surrounding areas are related.

Bring your favorite covered dishes to share at the noontime luncheon. We have some of the best cooks in the county! All paper products & ice will be provided. Plan to spend the day getting to know your relatives and enjoy the day together.

Please bring any family news of births, weddings, deaths, address changes, pictures, stories, Bibles, etc. and any new research you have done on the Rowlands & Perkins of the past and present. If you have any type talent such as singing, playing an instrument, story telling or telling jokes and would be willing to perform, please let us know.

For more information contact:

Glenda Rowland 

Jim Lewis or call 423-263-3498

Fred Underdown or call 423-368-1745 

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