Reunion Related

Rousey Family Cemetery

Rousey Family buried in the Rousey Family Cemetery
Rousey Old Homeplace

1. Thomas (Tom) Rousey 1848-1861 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
2. Jordan Rousey 1798-1863 Son of Leonard & Elizabeth Rousey
3. Smith Rousey 1841-1868 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
4. Arch Rousey 1852-Feb 28, 1880 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
5. Camden (Cam) Rousey July 28, 1845- Feb 12, 1881 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
6. John Rousey 1825-1890 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
7. Micajah (Cage) Rousey 1836- Dec 22, 1894 Son of Jordan Rousey Sr
8. Delilah Rousey Lamb Shearin 1839- ???? Daughter of Jordan Rousey Sr
9. Henry Rousey Son of Camden (Cam) Rousey
10. Rousey Baby not named. Son of Camden (Cam) Rousey
11. Nancy Curry Rousey 1803- ???? 2nd wife of Jordan Rousey Sr
12. John Lamb Jr 1856-July 10, 1882 Son of Delilah
13. Jasper Shearin 1862-Feb 10, 1884 Son of Delilah Rousey Lamb Shearin
14. Loyd Sherwood Rousey May 29, 1941- May 8, 2014 Son of Loyd Carl Rousey
15. David McMullin -1953-May 21, 2015 Son of Anita Rousey McMullin

16.  Patrick Allen Rousey-1935-September 2, 2015 Son of Loyd and Tina Rich Rousey

Your Family Information Needed

Information should be sent to Sherry Rousey Anderson . Any information that you can provide will be appreciated. Just send whatever information you have available. The following is a suggestion for the kind of information that is needed.

Your complete name including maiden name if applicable.
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Spouse name
_______________________________________________________Birth Date mo__day__yr___
Marriage Place__________________________________________Date________

Father’s name
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Mother’s name
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Marriage Place___________________________________________Date_______

All Siblings
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Your Children
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Your grand-children
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Your great-grandchildren
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Your Father’s parent’s names
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Your Mother’s parent’s names
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Grandparent’s names of the Rousey family
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Deaths of members of your family
Name of deceased
_______________________________________________________ Birth date mo__day__ yr___
Date of Death and Location of internment______________________________________________

Note: Spouse and marriage information for your children is needed too if applicable.

Loyd and Tina Rousey Descendants Reunion 2013

Lloyd and Tina Rousey descendants reunion  Saturday July 6th.  There will be a noon pot luck meal.

Reunion T-shirts, Hats and Backpacks

Wow, the big reunion of 2012 is fast approaching!  We have decided on t-shirt and hat  designs.  I have attached a picture of the submitted design.  The actual products may be slightly different.  The shirts will be off white with either green or red lettering and the hat will be tan with black lettering. 

You should preorder the number and sizes of the t-shirts and pick them up, pay for them at the reunion.  Just reply to this email letting me know how many t-shirts you want and what sizes.  I also need to know the number of hats.(The hats are adjustable and embroidered with the various Rousey spellings)

t-shirts (adult sizes only)

S,M,L,XL  $12


Hats (one size adjustable)


We will also have small cloth backpacks with Rousey Reunion on them.  If you are interested in purchasing one for $5, let me know by the 25th also.  You can pay and pick them up at the reunion.

Please reply by June 25th to insure that you items are ordered.

Spring Clean-up

Our annual spring clean-up at the cabin is Saturday, April 28th.  We’ll prepare the cabin and grounds for an active spring and summer and cotinue planning for the BIG Reunion.

Reunion 2012 Planning

Bill is fired up to plan the Big Reunion!


First Planning Meeting

2012 Big Reunion

October 1, 2012

Date of 2012 Big Rousey Reunion:  Friday-Sunday July 20 -22, 2012

****Proposed Change:  The Big Event pot luck dinner will be held on Saturday evening.

The Saturday Big Event Day will include activities all day with a Memorial Service at 5PM and Pot Luck dinner on the grounds at 6PM.  We will draw raffle tickets immediately following the meal. 

Activities Friday will include a cookout (hotdogs and pulled pork with bring your own sides)at 6PM followed by a movie under the stars.  Night hike will be directed by Bill if some are interested.

Saturday activities discussed include:

  • a narrated tour or Butchertown and the sand knob fire tower.
  • Hayrides
  • Snow cones
  • 3 Inflatables for children (one a water slide)
  • Scavenger hunt for adults
  • Scavenger hunt for children
  • Temporary tattoos and face painting
  • Music (depending on availability-your suggestions would be helpful)
  • Horseshoe and Cornhole contests



  • Bring your own picnic lunch or eat leftovers
  • Hayrides
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Horseshoes
  • Homemade Ice Cream
  • Hikes
  • Inflatables
  • Butchertown tour (for those who did not do it on Saturday)


We are having a t-shirt and hat design contest beginning now.  You may submit a drawing or picture of your design to me by email.  I will post them on the website where you can vote for the one that you like.  Deadline for submission of designs will be January 1, 2012.  Voting will be finished by March 30th.

T-shirts and caps will be available for purchase but we are asking that you request a t-shirt by Mid June so that we know about how many to order.  You will pay for them at the reunion.  You will not be assured of getting a t-shirt if it has not been requested.

A limited number of campsites with electricity and water are available.  There are numerous options for dry camping.  No sewer facilities are available for campers.  Those wishing to use a campsite should let us know prior to the event.

Your comments and suggestions would be appreciated.  There is still much to be done.

Our next meeting is November 5th-our fall clean-up day.  Email your comments and suggestions and I will relay them to the planners.