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Olmste(a)d Reunions

National Reunions

See Olmsted Family, Inc. and Olmste(a)d Family Association pages
(the most recent was 2010; no reunions currently being planned)

Regional Reunions

Descendants of Albert George and Annie (Dunn) Olmstead met August 4-6, 2006 at Lady Lake Regional Park near Preeceville, Saskatchewan. Albert was a 6th generation descendant of Jabez of Ware who settled in Saskatchewan about 1902. The next reunion is planned for 2011. Contact Lil Karcha of Lady Lake, SK (306-547-3080). Albert & Annie family line historian is Gail Tuttosi of Regina, SK (306-586-4942) [email protected].

Maritimes Chapter, OFA
Marni VanCingel, 80 Hilltop Cres.; Florenceville, NB E7L 3K3; 506-392-6947

Manitoba Chapter, OFA
Descendants of George & Annie (Banks) Olmstead met for their 20th anniversary reunion on July 5, 2003 with 43 in attendance. Contact: Janet Olmstead Wood, 1134 Dennis St, Brandon, MB, R7A 5G5;
204-727-2622; [email protected]

Family Reunions

I believe that there are many local Olmste(a)d family reunions. We would like to identify them and give them a little publicity which may help to identify some lost cousins. If your family holds a reunion every year or every few years, please give us a little history and plans for the next one; don’t forget to include the contact information.

CA —
Descendants of LaVega Olmsted. Most recent was 2016.

CO — Arvada
Descendants of Irwin Lewis Olmstead (1856-1917) is held the third Sunday each year in Arvada, Colorado. Contact: Shirley Wilcoxon, 720-339-7552 (1/19)

IL — Shipman  (not currently active)

Descendants of Martin VanBuren & Catherine (Shellman) Olmsted (reunions 1978-1987) always in May. Contact: Jim Frank, RR 1 Box 148, Plainview, IL 62676  (3/84)

ME —
Descendants of Ollis & Martha (St. Peter) Olmstead of Aroostock Co., ME. Most recent was held in Connecticut in 2015. Facebook: Olmstead-Ollis Family Updates

MO —
Descendants of “Unknown” Olmste(a)d — last held in Texas, Aug 3-4, 2013.

NE — Seward
Descendants of Ira Hibbard (3513*) Contact:

NY — Avoca (1901-present)
117th annual reunion — July 15, 2018
The Olmsted-Edwards Reunion (James F & Harriet Olmsted descendants) first held in 1901. Meets on the 3rd Sunday in July in Avoca, Steuben Co., NY. Contact: Robert Edwards, 4 Mill St, Avoca, NY 14809-9611; 607-566-9588 or Stan Lyke, 5145 Loucks Pond Rd, Avoca, NY 14809-9723; 607-566-8574; [email protected]


More information needed on the following:

Jacob & Mary — Penna. & NY (1912-2000) currently inactive

Nickerson, KS

Bellevue, MI — Tommy Olmstead, Coldwater, MI (CR-C-25)

Buffalo, NY



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