The annual reunion for the descendents of John (1805-1889) and Catherine Bennett Shoaf(1813-1894) will be held Sunday September 16, 2001 at Walnut Hill Church 975 Rathmell Road, Columbus, Ohio. John and Catherine's children were William (1831-1909), Rachel(1832-1925, m. Milton Fisher), Abram Bennett(1833-1915), John Richard (1835-1912), Mary Jane (1837-1918, m. William Thornton Spangler), Joseph M. (1839-1922), Rebecca (1840-1924), Thomas (1842-1848), Henry (1844-?), George Wesley (1846-1910), James Madison (1849-1851), Ann Elizabeth (1851-1851), and Emily Catherine (1854-1920, m. Charles E. Walters). The potluck dinner begins at 12:45. The church service, for those who wish to attend, begins at 10:30 a.m. Rathmell Rd. is the first road south of I-270 and north of Scioto Downs racetrack. The Walnut Hill Methodist Church is about a mile east on Rathmell Road past Parsons Avenue.
I apologize for posting this message so late. The reunion is an annual event. If you are unable to attend year but would like information on next year's reunion please contact me.