April 23, 2016 – Meeting

“Life Stories of Select Morrow County World War II Veterans” presented by Rick Jones

Members of the Morrow County Genealogical Society held their 30th annual “First Families” luncheon on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Edison Depot restaurant. Since its beginning in 1986, 590 ancestors have been proven.

This year four new candidates were recognized. Robert Stebbin from Corpus Christi, Texas proved three Sherman ancestors. Joyce Ann Campbell Vanatter proved four Dudley ancestors. Donna Ufferman proved two Earl ancestors and Robert T. Emrick proved one Ferguson ancestor.

The speaker, Rick Jones shared World War II stories from local veterans. The veterans whose stories he shared were John Bartlett, William Baldwin, Charles Chapman, Alfred Holt, Delbert Moore, George Vanderkoi, Cecil Denton, Ernie Goff and Walter Williams.