Brungart Clan meeting with Zellers Aug 13 1936 Express
BRUIT 01 MEETS F! 13TH DUG Successful Reunion Marks the ; 184th Anniversary of Arrival Arrival in America of Founder The 13th annual meeting of the Brungart clan was held at Center Hall Saturday with only the absence absence of the leading geneologist, Jasper R. Brungart, sick" in a hospital, hospital, detracting from the complete complete success of the day. The gathering commemorated the 184th since the arrival of the founder, John Jacob Brungart, who came in the ship Halifax to Philadelphia, September 22, 1752. Well-filled lunch baskets and healthy appetites were in evidence evidence for both noon and evening meals. The business session was held in the afternoon. Items of business included the announcements announcements of the following statistics for the past year: • | Births, 14; marriages, 18; deaths, 30; number of descendants record-: ed, 5,217; joined by marriage, 2,122. Total names recorded, j 7,339. ' Our faithful and efficient historian, historian, Vera C. Erungart, an attorney attorney from Washington, D. C., gave a report and offered suggestion^ suggestion^ which will be helpful when the clan history is published which it is hoped will be during the year. Members of the clan were urged to send notices of births, marriages, deaths and other information to the secretary for the present. The following officers were elected for the current year; President Emeritus, Jasper Royer Royer Brungart, Rebersburg; president, president, W. Harrison Walker, Bellefonte; Bellefonte; vice presidents, Dr. G. S. Frank, Millheim; John B. Wert, Centre. Hall; Luther M. Brungart, Logariton; Noah S. Sellers, Lineboro; Lineboro; - N. K. Sullivan, Hershey; William Baum, Marietta; D. A. McKibben, Howard; J. Wallace Brungart, Glenn Rock; A. Frank Hockman, Mingoville; treasurer, C. M. Bierly, Rebersburg; secretary, secretary, E. M. Brungart, Selinsgrove. Greetings from Frank M. Zeller, North Hills, Philadelphia, were read to the asembly. He is a leading leading spirit among the Zellers, who hope to dedicate a bronze tablet at Fort Zeller, which will be a replica of the Indian deed to that property. It was voted that the next year's reunion be held at Hecla Park on the second Saturday in August.