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21st Burroughs Reunion

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Burroughs Reunion

The twenty-first annual reunion of the Burroughs family was held in Milligan Park Crawfordsville, Sunday, Aug 8, 1943. Uriel Burroughs and wife, Leanna Bramblett Burroughs, both of Virginia parentage came to IN from Scott Co KY and settled on a farm in Montgomery Co just W. of Shannondale in 1828. Thirty-eight of their descendants and six guests were present. A bountiful picnic dinner was served at noon. Prayer was offered by Otis U. Young. A business meeting was held in the afternoon with Forrest V. Howell presiding. Mrs. Orion Swiggett read the minutes of last year. At roll call the births for 1942-43 were reported: Jane Ellen Burroughs, Ronald Eugene Cox, John Crane, Larry Gene Intermill, Judith Ann Johnson, Karen Sue Johnson, Jack Leonard, Malinda Suzanne Loop, William James Reynolds, Larry Bramblett Young, Darlene Gayle Young, and Richard Reid Young. Only one death was reported for the year, Dr. AL Loop of Crawfordsville. A service flag was made for the boys in the army, navy and air force who are: William Leslie Burroughs, WO, Pvt. George T. Campbell, Cpl. Eugene Cox, S 1/C Leon Cox, Pfc. Thomas J. Crane, Pvt. Keith Leonard, Cpat BA Poole, S. 2/C Carl Reynolds, Pfc David Shanon, Pvt Eugene Shannon, Pvt Wesley Shannon, Pvt Harold Stattler (in India), Pvt James P. Swiggett, Cadet Harold E. Young. Greetings were sent to these boys. THe oldest member present was Mrs. Myrtle Campbell; t he youngest Ronald Eugene Cox who received prizes of war stamps. Ashley Cox was elected president for next year and Mrs. Orion Swiggett permanent secretary. These officers are to select the meeting place for next year and notify the members. Guests present were MRs. Stanley Parks, sister of FV Howell, Bab Parks, James Higgens, Joe Anastasis, Prof. Eaton and JV Riner of Lebanon. Members present were: Mr. & Mrs. Leslie Burroughs, Mr. & Mrs. Newton Davidson; Mr. & Mrs. Clarville Burroughs and grandson, Donald Lee Young, Mr. & Mrs. FV Howell, Dick Howell, Mrs. AL Loop, Mr. & Mrs. Ashley Cox, Mrs. Eugene Cox and baby Ronald, all of Crawfordsville; Mr. & Mrs. Otis Endicott, Mr. & Mrs. Clayton Endicott and children; James Wray and Evelyn of Darlington; Mr. & Mrs. Richard C. A. Beesley of Throwntown; Mr. & Mrs. Melvin Moore and son Bobbie of near Frankfort; Mr. & Mrs. Otis Young, Mr. & Mrs. Wayne Young, Margaret and Marjorie Young of Dover; Mr. & Mrs. Orion Swiggett; Miss Martha Jane Swiggett, Miss Nora Young and Mrs. MYrtle Campbell, all of Lebanon. Sent by Larry Young

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