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From: Michelle Perdue <>
Subject: Re: [OHJACKSO] First Families of Jackson county
Date: Sun, 5 Jun 2011 14:59:57 -0400
Count me in
On Jun 5, 2011, at 14:17, Anthony Coyan <> wrote:
> The Jackson county OGS chapter is working on reestablishing the First
> Families of the county and we want to poll your interest in becoming a
> member. The criteria will be that you are a direct descendant of a pioneer
> settler or settlers who can be verified to have been residing in Jackson
> county in or before 1830. The "proof" documentation of your descendancy is
> being drafted and will be finalized at some point in (hopefully) the near
> future in order to provide guidelines for applicants.
> Nearly all county OGS chapters currently have a First Families organization
> and the JCOGS did as well but sadly, ours fizzled out back in the 1980's. We
> want to change that but it can only happen with your help and interest.
> Again, details aren't finalized but in looking at what other OGS chapters
> are doing with their First Families org's, it seems that a one-time fee of
> around $20 along with the application and documentation are fairly standard.
> Please let us know if you have an interest in having your lineage documented
> and on file for your Jackson county ancestors.
> As I firmly believe, one of the greatest gifts that we can bestow our
> children, grandchildren, etc is the preservation of their heritage by way of
> documentation. So consider doing this noble deed for THEM if for no other
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