2017 Reunion

J&HKL Carter Family Conference & Reunion
June 16th & 17th 2017 @ Provo, UT
Absolute times and places will be finalized at a later date
Friday June 16th A Day of History Exchange
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: History Exchange
All family members to gather to meet their relatives and exchange family histories.
Location (Provo, UT)
Goal:  Meet your relatives and get to know them better.
Have family members share their “Carter family legends”.
The focus is to document stories of the later posterity of John & Hannah Carter.
Teach each other what is possible to accomplish for our family history.
Chart out the histories and photos that we do or don’t have. Have a “huge” workable chart.
Evening:  Music, food (BYO), and stories. Games near Bridal Veil Falls Provo, UT
Saturday June 17th
10:00 to 11:00 Family Organization Meeting
Location (Provo, UT)
11:00: John & Hannah Memorial Ceremony
(Hold a Memorial to John and Hannah Carter 150 years since her passing)
        Recreation of the following event,
        “On Memorial Day, May 30, 1941. 155 years after her birth, 90 years after she crossed the plains, and 74 years after her death, 90 members of her posterity held a memorial service in her honor, sang again the songs that were sung at her funeral, and listened to a sketch of her rich life story. Then once again they gathered at her graveside and dedicated a bronze marker as a lasting memorial to her name and noble character. It bore this inscription (beside the motif of a covered wagon):
                Hannah Knight Libby Carter
                October 9, 1786-November, 1867.
                “Faithful in the day of Trial.”
Saturday Afternoon: Lunch
        Gather at a park in Orem or Provo around a campfire, visit, tell stories, play games. BBQ provided by the J&HKL Carter Organization.
Please let us know if you plan on attending.
Please email Layne Carter @ Layne606@msn.com
Let me know what day/s you plan on attending and how many will be attending.

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