Posted By:Ray Rimmer
Subject:USA Rimmer Reunion 7/29/2006
Post Date:July 06, 2006 at 13:52:22
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Forum:Person County, NC Genealogy Forum
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The Annual REUNION of descendants of JAMES & PHOEBE RIMMER of Person County, North Carolina USA will be held Saturday, July 29th, 2006. Rimmer cousins and family researchers tracing relations to the 1700s attend -- from NC, AR, VA, SC, TN, GA, MS, the UK. Fellowship, singing, prayer, mingling & meeting, and presentations will precede and follow the delicious noon meal. Prizes for oldest, youngest, and furthrest traveled are awarded.

Family photo albums, family tree CDs, binders, and books, Rimmer cookbooks, and Coats of Arms are available for viewing and sale.

Again hosting are descendants of Samuel Rimmer, Sr. (1786-1861), who was James & Phoebe's sixth child. Presiding is reunion founder Buford Rimmer. Arrive starting 10:30. Meal at noon. Conclude 4:30. The location is again the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church, at 815 Davie Street in Statesville, NC.

This year's program includes "Arkansas Rimmers" by Thom Battles, and "Wheelers Primitive Baptist Church History" by Stephanie Rimmer. Myrtle Rimmer Harris will again sing for us. Gladys Rimmer Armstrong of Southport, England, founder and Chair of the Rimmer Family History Society, will attend and speak.

No covered dish! This year's catered meal requires pre-registration, but no fees. Reservations requested by July 21. Mail all names of attendees in your party to: Buford Rimmer, 2630 Fines Creek Drive, Statesville, NC 28625-4441. Buford's telephone is 704.873.7384.

Rimmers and descendants thereof are invited. Questions? Contact Buford, or me, Ray Rimmer at, phone 336.292.0475. [Ray is away 7/26--7/29.] Or, Peggy Rimmer Goldstein at, phone 336.584.7995.