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Kalloch Family Reunion Association
founded in 1867

150th Kalloch Family Reunion
Saturday, August 19, 2017, 9 am - 5 pm
At the Elks Club No. 1008,  210 Rankin St. Rockland,  ME

125th Kalloch Family Reunion Photo - 1992

Save the date!! 150th Annual Kalloch Family Reunion!
(the oldest continuous family reunion in America!?)
Saturday, August 19, 2017
at the Elks Hall in Rockland, a lovely, spacious building with plenty of room to run
around and play games outside. The Elks will provide a sumptuous luncheon.

Your Committee is hard at work planning special events to make this memorable
and we hope that if you are ever to attend a Kalloch Reunion it will be this one! 


Hello, To Our Kalloch Family from President Anita Fernald

Forgive me, but I am jumping right in to get us up to speed on where we are at and what is up! As a courtesy to us, we will have use of the Elks Club from 2pm - 5pm the day before our event for setting-up and decorating in the specific areas for the different activities! And this year, we need some strong helpers to bring in and set up heavy items and equipment; and also Lighter Help Decorating with, flowers, streamers, and the like for tables! (No Helium Balloons are Allowed.)
Physical Help will be setting up in the hall with Peter's Kalloch Genealogy Folders, and Pictures. And some strong arms for a table for the Copier for Peter and Ken, and tables for Ken! There are many separate areas with which to accommodate several activities including the Children's area and Face Painting and a place for a Photo Booth!
I (Anita) will be in Camden, at the Capt. Swift Inn from August 7th, through Monday, August 21st., which will give me a chance to scope out the Hall for Areas for each activity!

I am enclosing the Kalloch Reunion REGISTRATION FORM. Please fill out this form for all items that you need, or want as they must be paid in advance! Remember to purchase your T-shirt in the color of your Ancestor, Alexander, John, or Matthew. This is new and will be a fun way for our Cousins and Descendants to easily identify one another!

Please Enclose a Check for the Total, including Lunch, and make your Check payable to: Kalloch Family Reunion Association (KFRA), and Mail it to our Treasurer: Paul Hobbs Wilson,
300 Main St., Apt 3, Orono, ME 04473!
All items will available for pickup at the Reunion!


Photo Booth: Where families can gather "cousins" together and take group pictures.
Children's Activities: Screened area, table and chairs. We will need volunteers helping set up.
Face Painting Booth: With Brenda Cayouette, face-painter from the Lobster Festival!
Scottish Dancers: For Demonstrations, and our Participation for dancing
A Kalloch Family Reunion Photo, 8x16, in color, suitable for framing, will be taken the day of the Reunion. Further info on Kalloch Family Reunion Photo to come!


Peter Richardson: Our Kalloch Family Reunion Historian, and Book Author
Robert Skoglund: The Humble Farmer, and News Publisher Gilchrist & Robinson Family Historian
James Skoglund: Gilchrist & Robinson, Historian, and Curator, Gilchrist & Robinson Historian
Kendall Merriam: Past Poet Laureate of Rockland, and Author From the Kalloch Family.
Captain James Kalloch: Maine Mariner Historian who will speak on '"Four Kalloch Sailors"

TO HELP - please contact the following:
(or send with registration form:)

PRESIDENT: Anita L. Fernald: anita_fernald_6@comcast.net; 860-460-7526
Peter Richardson, 22 Mechanic St., Rockland, ME 04841 ptemr@aol.com
WEBMASTER, Historian and Genealogy: Ken Kalloch kdk44@juno.com
Eleanor Richardson: 22 Mechanic St., Rockland, ME 04841; grandmoot@aol.com; 207-596-5502.
HATS, T-SHIRTS, MEMORABILIA: Beverly Wilson - wilsonbev87@gmail.com 207-945-5391
REUNION SUPPORT: Paul Hobbs Wilson, treasurer - paulwilson33@gmail.com 207-949-2972

REGISTRATION & ORDER FORM (Print and mail to address at the bottom)

Other Related Family Reunions

Gilchrest-Robinson Reunion Newsletter

The Gilchrest-Robinson reunion pot-luck picnic will be held at noon at the St. George Grange hall on Sunday, August 20, 2017 (the day after the Kalloch Reunion).  Bring food and come if you can.  If you can't bring food simply come and socialize with your relatives.  Get a copy of your family tree.  No program is planned.

Many of us Kalloch's from the St. George, Maine area are related to the Gilchrest's and Robinson's. Finley's son Matthew married Moses Robinson's daughter, Margaret, so all Kalloch's from this branch are also Robinsons.  There are also many other connections between our families.

Killough Family Reunion - North Carolina / Arkansas Branch

For more information about the Killough Family - NC Branch, visit their Facebook group page.  Note, it is a closed group.

Killough Reunion Association of the Killough Massacre Memorial Site

The most recent reunion was held on June 17, 2017 at the Killough monument site, where a number of Killough family members were massacred in 1838 by a party of Mexicans and Indians.  For more info visit the Killough Reunion Association Announcements.  The next reunion will be in 2019. 

Killough Reunion Association Home Page

Greetings to our Killough Relatives!!!
Kalloch family webmaster/historian Ken Kalloch & Kalloch family historian
Peter Richardson wearing 2003 Killough Reunion t-shirts.


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