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1986 Adams-McKain Family Reunion
 
Updated: 14 April 2012
 
50 members and 1 guest attended the 67th Reunion 8/3/86 at reserved site number five (5), Prairie View Park, Portage, Michigan. Douglas Adams called the business meeting to order. Elected 1987 officers are: Rolland Morse, President, Lisa House, Game Chairman, and Barbara Gale, Secretary-Treasurer. Barbara reminded the group someone should volunteer to learn job responsibilities and family history before doing the secretary-treasurer job. Each family is to provide the secretary with address changes, family data, and pictures. The group voted for the secretary-treasurer to reserve site five (5) for August 2, 1987, at 12 o'clock noon. The group voted for each famiy to donate $2.00 - $5.00. The total cash on hand before 1987 disbursements is $108.00.
 
C. Irving Gale, 90, and Tyler David, born May 13, 1986 to Douglas and Mary Adams, and Nicholas, born May 4, 1986 to Michael and Mary (Adams) West, were the oldest and youngest members present. James and his son James and John Adams came the farthest from Sturgeon Bay, Wisc.  Other births, deaths, marriages, anniversaries, and genealogical data are printed in teh Marcellus newspaper article.
 
After Irving said the blessing, the group enjoyed a bountiful potluck dinner, visited, and read letters from family unable to attend the reunion, while Lisa and Jody took the children swimming and played games.
 
Barbara Gale, Secretary-Treasurer
 
Letters:
  Adams, Horace and Mary - Paw Paw, MI.
  Adams, John, Pat, Christina, and Jenny - Lancaster, PA.
  Adams, Jack and Louise - Ypsilanti, MI.
  Boldman, John and Sally - Gainesville, Virginia
  Brown, Garry and Mary - Tucson, Arizona
  Brown, Robert - Riverside, California
  Browne, BIll and Ruth - Cottonwood, Arizona
  Cochran, John, Mary Jo, John, and Hallie Catherine - Albuquerque, N.M.
  Johnson, Raymond and Edith - Groton, South Dakota
  McKain, Max and Rose - Lake Arrowhead, California
  Thornton, Ken - Mt. Clemens, MI
  Wheaton, Ivan and Barbara - Holland, MI.
 
Telephone calls:
  Hazel Adams - Ypsilanti, Michigan
  John W. Adams - Fresno, California
  Eleanor Brown - Buchanan, Michigan
  Louise Davis - St. Joseph, Michigan
 
The following families attended:
George and Effa Mae Adams Descendants: 2
  Irving and Barbara Gale - Coloma, Michigan
 
Chester and Roxanna (Bent) Adams Descendants: 23
  Uriah and Clarice Adams - Marcellus, Michigan
  George, Christina, and Richard Adams - South Bend, Indiana
  James, James, and John Adams - Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
  Mary (Adams), Natalie, and Nicholas West - Bay City, Michigan
  Mildred Adams - Jenison, Michigan
  Daniel, Pamela, Keri, Tim and todd Adams - Hudsonville, Michigan
  Francis and Dorothy (Adams) Morse - Kalamazoo, Michigan
  Rolland, Patricia, Erin, and Colin Morse - Schoolcraft, Michigan
 
Archie and Lilly (Douglass) Adams Descendants: 25 + 1 guest
  Carl Adams - Kalamazoo, Michigan
  Pete and June (Adams) Powell - Kalamazoo, Michigan
  Gerald and Marilyn Adams - Schoolcraft, Michigan
  Gerald, Charlene, Jennifer, and Jessica Adams - Paw Paw, Michigan
  David, Dawn (Adams) and Sara Sivley - Schoolcraft, Michigan
  Douglas, Mary, Kelly, Ryan, and Tyler Adams - Schoolcraft, Michigan
  Teresa (Graham) and Andrea Martin -
  Clare (Adams) Price - Kalamazoo, Michigan
  Russell, Sue (Price) Stazicki, Lisa and Bud House - Kalamazoo, Michigan
  Jody Munson and guest Matt Noyes - Kalamazoo, Michigan
 
Adams-McKain Reunion Held
(Marcellus News)
 
  The 67th Adams-McKain reunion was held August 3, 1986 at Prairie View Park, Site 5, Portage with 50 membes and 1 guest present.
  C. Irving Gale, 90, and Tyler David born xxxx to Douglas and Mary Adams and Nicholas born xxxx to Michael and Mary (Adams) West were the oldest and youngest members present. Otehr births include Jack Louis born xxxx to Jack and Mary (Adams) Coleman of Colony, Texas, Andrea Nichole born xxxx to Earle and Teresa (Graham) Martin of Schoolcraft, Hallie Catherine born xxxx to John and Mary Jo (Adams) Cochran of Albuquerque, New Mexico and Jennifer Lian born xxxx to John and Patricia Adams of Lancaster Pennsylvania.
  Ronald Earl McKain died Octoer 28, 1985. His survivors include
 
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