Genealogy of the Woodcock Valley

Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania

84th Annual Brownawell/Brownewell Family Reunion

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Sunday July 28, 2013 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Lupfer's Grove, Shermansdale, PA  (map)

posted by Deb (Fisher) Riley


The 84th Annual BROWNAWELL ~*~ BROWNEWELL Family Reunion



[The family of David and Ida Long Brownawell at Crider's Bridge in West Pennsboro Twp., Cumberland Co., PA.]



Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Lupfer's Grove, Shermansdale, Carroll Twp., Perry Co., PA.


Eating at 1:00 p.m.




The Brownawells pictured above trace their ancestry back to Matthias Braunawell who was born in Germantown, which was at one time a suburb of Philadelphia in the late 1700's and early 1800's. Matthias Braunewell moved to the Carlisle Springs area of Cumberland County in the early 1800's and sold a portion of his property to the congregation of the Lutheran and Reformed Churches for the purpose of erecting a stone church and also to establish a cemetery. This church is now recognized as the St. Mathias Lutheran and Reformed Church. Matthias' children and grandchildren established families in Cumberland, Dauphin, Perry and Lebanon Counties...

and spread out all over the state of Pennsylvania and throughout the United States, from there.



Baked ham, fried chicken, rolls, drink and placesettings provided by the Reunion.




Bring a covered dish [or two] to share, tablecloth, and your appetite. Each person/family is asked to bring at least one item to be auctioned off during our White Elephant Sale and at least one food item [canned goods, baked items, fresh produce, etc] to be placed in a large basket - to be raffled off to benefit the Reunion Expense.




Officers for the 2013 Reunion:


President - Paulette Killinger Barclay


Vice-President - Bill Brownewell


Secretary/Treasurer / Historian - Donna Heller Zinn


Games - Karen Campbell




Look forward to seeing you there!




(717) 776-6403 - home


[email protected]




*** Please feel free to forward this invite to other Brownawell / Brownewell relatives who may not have received a mailing!


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