On Wednesday, 26 Jun 1901, a
gathering of the children and grandchildren of the late Rev. Zita W.
Camfield and their friends and acquaintances took place in Green's
woods, near the Waterford station.
A splendid repast of
strawberries and cream and all the delicacies, even to buttermilk,
were served up twice during the day.
Old friendships were renewed
and new ones formed and the day was joyfully spent in visiting and
relating reminiscences of by-gone days.
Among those present were:
Mrs. Jas. A. Townsend of Circularville
Mrs. Ansel Smith and grandson Floyd Smith
Mr. and Mrs. Monous Osterhout,
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chapple of Belding, Michigan
Mr. and Mrs. Delos Camfield of Windham Centre
Mrs. Wm. Holmes of Selkirk
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wilcox and son George
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Wilcox and daughter Floss
Rev. and Mrs. B. W. Merrill of Guelph
Mrs. and Mrs. W. W. Pegg and daughter Beatrice of Round Plains
Rev. W. H. Haviland, daughter Mrs. C. Wymer and her daughter Miss
Maud Wymer of Waterford
Mr. Jas. O. Townsend, sons George, John, Henry
Mrs. Slaght of Round Plains
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Woodley,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Nelles of Boston
Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Messecar and daughter and granddaughter
Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Green, daughters Vera and Iola, and sons
Vernon and Lloyd of Teeterville.
Letters of congratulations
were received from:
Mr. S. H. Camfield of Cornell
Mr. Bradford Camfield,
Mr. Wm. Canfield of Benton Harbor, Michigan
- Mrs. S. S. H. Smiley of St. Thomas.