Greene County News

XENIA — The descendants of Daniel and Susan (Keiter) Beam are invited to the Beam Family Reunion set for 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 at the family farm barn of Joe and Mona Beam, 2910 Henville Road in Spring Valley Township.

Representing those eight original children at the family reunion, members of the different families are asked to wear a certain color to represent their family: the William O. Beam family (blue); the Emma Beam Hurley family (orange); the Luretta Beam Boyd family (teal or aqua); the Anna Beam Woods family (purple); the A.E. Beam family (red); and the Flora Beam McKay family (yellow).

Family members may bring main dishes, salad or dessert and any family memorabilia to share. Extensive genealogy work has dated the family back to 1446. Genealogy books will be available for sale.

For more information call Kent Beam at 937-372-0215 or Helen Beam Wickline at 937-372-2461.

Greene County News report compiled by Scott Halasz.