May Family Reunion

May Lodge
Jenny Wiley State Park
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
Weekend of September 15-17, 2006

Return to reunion photo album

Click here to see photos of branches of the May family
that continue to be posted. Many interesting family items
were brought to the reunion and their photos will be added.

The tables at the reunion are a sample of family treasures
being preserved by thoughtful descendants.

Below are a few photos of the tables & displays

Included is a recently discovered hymn book of Rev. Thomas Patton May
and the military sash of his brother, Col. Reuben May.
Photos of the gold watch of their father, Thomas May, Sr.


A few of the items on the tables of descendants of Thomas & Dorcas Patton May

Photo of the rifle and powder horn of Thomas May [1787-1867]
See more about the rifle

Some items from descendants of Thomas Patton May

Display of Col. Reuben May

For the first time we got to see the sash Reuben wore
on his military uniform during the Civil War.
Courtesy of Bill Pryor, a gr-gr-grandson

See more about the life of Col. Reuben May in a 2004 book


Leather hand-stitched Hymn book of Thomas Patton May,
a Methodist minister at Snivley Chapel near his farm on Lower Johns Creek.
The book is only about six inches tall.
Courtesy of a gr-gr-grandson, Henry Forsyth

More about Snivley Chapel   |    Hymn Book

Gold watch of Thomas May, Sr. [1787-1867]

More about this watch