MINUTES OF THE BOTTORFF
The 79th Annual Bottorff Family Reunion
was called to order at
Secretary Carlene Bottorff, read the minutes of the 2008 meeting. Motion was made and carried to approve the minutes as read.
Rhonda Clapp made the Treasurer’s report. Collection today = $193.00 Current balance is $452.81.
Carlos Friend made the Historian’s report:
Parents: Amanda and Nick Ballard
Grandparents: John and Pam Ballard
Great Grandparents: Russell and Anita Counch
Parents: Jim and Michelle Campbell
Grandmother: Barbara Campbell
Richard Lewman moved and Doug King seconded, that we
contribute $100 to the Ladies Union Club, $25 to the
The youngest person present was Nicholas Warren, 22 months .
Oldest person present was Bob Couch, 98 years.
Person coming the longest distance-Steve Bottorff and
his wife from
Set-up committee for next year: Judy Wampler, Pat Back, and Jeanie Bowen
There were 42 attendees.
A motion was made and seconded to retain the current slate of officers for the coming year. Bruce Bottorff asked that he be replaced as Vice-president. Christopher Bottorff was nominated and the motion was seconded. The motion carried. The remaining slate of officers was re-elected. The officers for 2009-2010 are:
Doug Holmes, president
Christopher Bottorff, vice-president
Carlene Bottorff, secretary
Rhonda Clapp, treasurer
Carlos Friend, historian
The following memorabilia was shown and discussed:
Tin-type of Calvin Bottorff 1850-1925 (grandfather of the late Vi Couch)
William Park Bottorff 1858 (great uncle of Judy Wampler and Bruce Bottorff)
Write-up of the 15th Annual Reunion held
Cookbooks of Rachel King’s—Ladies Union Club in original handwriting (brought by family)
Portable hitching post, Bob Couch
Chair made in Sellersburg by Jeanie Bowen’s Great-grandfather
It was announced that descendents of Sophia Fricker
John Henry Bottorff were eligible for membership to the
The meeting adjourned at .