September 8, 2018 Cincinnati Colony Meeting

On Saturday, September 8, 2018, the Cincinnati Colony held a member meeting to socialize with our Mayflower cousins and discuss the various committee activities that we are working on. Our meeting was held at Parkers Blue Ash Tavern.

We had four new members join us at the meeting: Paul Griffith a George Soule descendant, Carol Byrd a John Howland descendant, and Laura Hawthorn an Isaac Allerton descendant, Wanda Langdon an Edward Fuller descendant. Welcome to the Colony!


Standing Left to Right: Paul Griffith, Carol Byrd, Laura Hawthorn, Wanda Langdon and Shaun Smith

We also had two prospective members join us, Alison Haskins and Debbie McMullen.

In Cincinnati, we are embarking on a new program to assist our Ohio State Historian. For the presentation today, we brought Ann Gulbransen to the meeting via Skype and she provided training to all our volunteers that would like to be Assistant Historians for the Cincinnati Colony. Ann explained what needed to be provided for each application and answered questions that everyone had. A VERY BIG thank you to all the volunteers that will be assisting Ann with the process. Thank you to Ann for sharing your years of knowledge to our new Army of Historians!

Jean Muetzel, Historian
Sue Bray, Deputy Historian
Wanda Langdon
Vicki Reel
Susan Davis
Beth Anderson
Carol Byrd
Paul Griffith
Star Vondrell
Stephanie Smith
Clay Crandall


The Cincinnati Colony will also be participating in the Day with the Experts at the Cincinnati Public Library on October 6, 2018. Our team leaders at this event will be Susan Davis and Beth Anderson. Stop by and say hi to Susan and Beth at the library and attend one of the sessions. There will be two speakers and tours of the genealogy section.

For more information please check this link: Link to the “Day with the Experts Event”

We hope to see everyone at Compact Day on November 3rd. The reservation forms will be sent out by email soon.

Shaun Smith

Upcoming Events:
October 6, 2018 – Day with the Experts, Cincinnati Public Library
November 3, 2018 – Compact Day
May 1st thru 4th – OGS Meeting
May 17th & 18th – Ohio Mayflower Society State Meeting


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