Family Reunions

From Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend, families gather to enjoy good company, great food, and shared memories. In conjunction with Kentucky Ancestors Town Hall, the Kentucky Historical Society is collecting Kentucky MEdia Bank submissions about family reunions. Share your stories, photos, and interviews HERE.  

Stories ⋅ June 7, 2018

Carter family reunion in the early 1950s

Sue Turner, Maggie Knott, and other family and friends at a Carter family reunion.

Photos ⋅ June 7, 2018

Boone Family Association at Daniel Boone’s Grave

This association of Boone descendants and researchers was founded June 30, 1924, and continued until the late-1930s. The first President, and organizer, was William Boone Douglass (third from the left). Mrs. Hazel Atterbury Spraker (third from the right), the author of The Boone Family, was the historian, registrar, and secretary.

Photos ⋅ June 7, 2018

Family reunion at Whitesville (Ky.) 1940

This photo from the Ohio River Portrait Project was contributed by Ida Mae Pruden. The family was Catholic,  and one little girl is holding a nun doll. Sears delivery truck is in background; Ida Mae Pruden’s uncle drove it.

Photos ⋅ July 30, 2018
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