Jacob Chaney Family Reunion

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Jacob Chaney Family Reunion - Several Hundred Attend Reunion :: : More than...
Several Hundred Attend Reunion :: : More than three, hundred descend-: ants of Jacob Chaney' and approximately approximately one hundred of their friends assembled at Laurel Grove Baptist church on Sunday, July 27. A picnic dinner was served on the church awn. At the piano lor the assembly was a great-great-great-granddaughter of Moses Chaney, Miss Mozelle Lewis, of St. Albans, W. Va. "FoUovi'lng the singing of familiar hymns Harry Lewis and Miss Sallie Chaney gave the welcome address. Responses were made by Abram Bray, Griffin; Ga.. Roscoe Chaney, Elkln. N. C., Willie Bradley, Lake County. Fla., Minter Bray, Thomasville,' N. C.. Mallary Bradley, Md., Mrs. Norman Collie, Wasington, D. C., and Mrs. Elizabeth Lewis and daughter, Mozelle, of St' Albans W. Va. . , The allegiance to the flag was given given by a great-great-great-great-great- fjranddaughter Of. the pioneer, Jacob aney, little Miss Norma Ann Collie, Washington, D. C. • Miss Mattie Hodnett read the .will of Jacob Chaney.. Abraham Bray read an abbreviated sketch of the Chaney. 'amily, written by Henry Watson Chaney, of Plttsylvania.. County, in 1907. Special music was rendered by quartet composed of Dick Wiles, jerkley Wilkinson; Malcolm Tate and Sam Harris! of Danville. It was announced that the next eunion will be held' on the fourth Sunday in July, I&42. at Elkin, 'N. C., at the -home of Banister. 'Rcscoe Chaney. the'only' living' great grand on on of the Chaney generation. A. O. Bray'. Griffin, Ga., is seefetary- 3f tjhe Chaney clan. , Assistants ara Mrs.:. P. s. Walton, Danville, 'of the'. ses clan. Miss Nannie J.aae podson,; Charlotte Courthouse, 'of the Charies.. Ian, Mrs. Howard Neal, Ringgold, and \lrs. ' J. Hamming, 1 - Dallas, 'Texas, pr lie Ezeklel clan, and Abram B-riy. Griffin, Ga., of the Abram clan. z *..•-.«, Is is . is

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  1. The Bee,
  2. 02 Aug 1941, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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