Family Reunion

Another successful Family Reunion!

Photos available on https://www.facebook.com/groups/344211682368151/?ref=bookmarks

The Foxbank Families Reunion

    Oak Grove Pentecostal Church

The Oak Grove Pentecostal Church
Family Life Worship Center
2346 N. Hwy 17A
Bonneau SC

Where: at the Oak Grove Pentecostal Church, in their Family Life Worship Center, located at 2346 N. Hwy 17A, Bonneau SC. 
When:  June 17 - 18, 2017 ; 10 am to 3 PM. 
Saturday the 17th: 
  • gathering in the Family Life Worship Center
  • begin arriving at 10 am,  
  • potluck and welcome starting at noon, (bring a covered dish!)
  • Featuring displays, a few speakers relating to family history research and where we stand, and 
  • copies of pictures, stories, and other mementos available.  
  • (Send copies of your pictures and documents ahead of time, or bring them along.)  
  • Scanners will be set up for the purpose of recording.

Sunday the 18th: two important family sites will be open for visits, including:
  • St. James Goose Creek Chapel of Ease / Bethlehem Baptist Church site (which we have bought, and are in process of restoring).  This is where Samuel Lynes 1776, his wife Elizabeth, his two sons "The Rev Samuel Lynes" and George Lynes, and their wives, are buried, as well as other cousins.  It is located at the 22 mile marker on Old 52, at Avanti Lane.  Handouts will be available there and here:   Handout 
  • Groomsville Baptist Church and Cemetery, moved to this site from the above in 1888.  Many more family members are buried in this churchyard.  Handout
People will be on site at each place with handouts and be ready to tell the story of each place and answer questions.  10 am to about 2.

Directions:
  • To find the church on Saturday: This is actually in the community known as Macedonia, 7.7 miles north of the Tail Race Canal, exactly on US 17A, on the left as you are going north. We are very excited; there is plenty of room, tables, chairs, counter space, large kitchen, and of course, plenty of parking!
  • Sunday: see the handouts linked above.
 
Please let everyone in your family know about this. 
If you would like us to mail someone a postcard, please enter their info here:  Click here (still says 2015, but it's ok)

Are you coming? Tell us about it!  Register here (still says 2015, but it's ok)
 
Motels in area:
1. Quality Inn Goose Creek 1-843-572-9500.
2. Economy Inn Goose Creek 1-843-797-8200.
3. Holiday Inn Moncks Corner 1-843-761-5900.
4. Berkeley Motor Inn Moncks Corner 1-843-761-8400.

Exhibitors:  
  • As mentioned above, we are planning to have people from various branches of the family set up displays, so if you have not yet been asked but have a desire to have a table for a display, let us know.
  • Also, if you have done some research that you are ready to share, or have any reason to be put on the agenda, let us know.
  • If you have pictures that need to be scanned, or old letters, or items of inheritance you want to show or discuss, please let us know. We are trying to find all we can.

Questions?  Comments? Remarks?  
Jack Lynes 
 

















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