Slack, Melton reunion planned for June 1
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The Slack and Meltion reunion will be held June 1, at 1 p.m. at Englewood Community Center, 105 Carroll St., Englewood. Please bring covered dishes to share. Paper products and ice will be provided.

Bring family genealogy information, old Bibles, pictures, keepsakes, hand-made crafts such as quilts and musical instruments, etc.

In the mid 1830s, three sons of Tunis Slack from Loudon County, Va., came to McMinn County. They were Abraham, Ephraim and Samuel W. Slack. Three of Samuel W. and Sarah Reed Slack’s sons married three Melton sisters; daughters of John and Nancy Kelly Melton. Samuel P. Slack married Eliza Jane Melton; James Henry married Sarah Catherine Melton and William J. Harrison Slack married Mary Louise Melton. Mary Diana Slack married Isaac Leo Russell. All descendants are welcome to come to this reunion.

For more information, contact Glenda Rowland at gabps@comcast.net.