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Dunbar Family Meet and Greet <ul><li>Spartanburg, SC </li></ul><ul><li>2009 </li></ul>
<ul><li>Talk and Meet people around the table </li></ul>Welcome & Introduction
Purpose of Gathering Today <ul><li>??? </li></ul>Reunite our family Share Information Plan for our future Build on our past
What are we doing??? Searching our past – Compiling information –  Pictures, obituaries, old letters, memo’s, bibles, etc… &
Ancestry
Building a Dunbar Family Tree
Where did the  Dunbars  come From?
Africa…??? <ul><li>Just saying Africa is not good enough.  We want more information! </li></ul>
Approx. 390,000. slaves  were shipped directly from theses area in Africa Example: Vast area’s – over 30 countries and 200...
Africa is a continent with many countries… <ul><li>Let’s try to find the Dunbars’ migration pattern… </li></ul>Where  ??? ...
DNA Test
Things in the works… <ul><li>1. Actively locating new family members </li></ul>2.  Planning a family reunion Who Do You Kn...
What can you do to help??? <ul><li>Discuss Family Reunion </li></ul><ul><li>Family Reunion Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Sha...
Feedback <ul><li>Would you be interested in a Reunion? </li></ul><ul><li>99.9% Yes </li></ul><ul><li>How often should a re...
Submit an Idea for …
Family Crest Samples
Family Logo  The image that goes out with all correspondence.
Why do all of this ??? Better Relationships Networking Secure the Future Know our past
Let’s build our  Dunbar  future … The Sky’s the limit Who knows what we can accomplish Dunbar Foundation
A Prayer & A Meal
You represent  one  leaf on our tree Let’s keep our tree growing
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Dunbar Meet And Greet For Website

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  • This is a GREAT website and effort of all those who took part. Any positve methods to keep the family united is well view by GOD and all who are for family. I look forward to being present at the family reunion in '10.

    Reggie Dunbar, II
    Atlanta, GA
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Dunbar Meet And Greet For Website

  1. 1. Dunbar Family Meet and Greet <ul><li>Spartanburg, SC </li></ul><ul><li>2009 </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Talk and Meet people around the table </li></ul>Welcome & Introduction
  3. 3. Purpose of Gathering Today <ul><li>??? </li></ul>Reunite our family Share Information Plan for our future Build on our past
  4. 4. What are we doing??? Searching our past – Compiling information – Pictures, obituaries, old letters, memo’s, bibles, etc… &
  5. 5. Ancestry
  6. 6. Building a Dunbar Family Tree
  7. 7. Where did the Dunbars come From?
  8. 8. Africa…??? <ul><li>Just saying Africa is not good enough. We want more information! </li></ul>
  9. 9. Approx. 390,000. slaves were shipped directly from theses area in Africa Example: Vast area’s – over 30 countries and 200 ethnic groups
  10. 10. Africa is a continent with many countries… <ul><li>Let’s try to find the Dunbars’ migration pattern… </li></ul>Where ??? How ???
  11. 11. DNA Test
  12. 12. Things in the works… <ul><li>1. Actively locating new family members </li></ul>2. Planning a family reunion Who Do You Know? Be a part of the fun
  13. 13. What can you do to help??? <ul><li>Discuss Family Reunion </li></ul><ul><li>Family Reunion Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Share info from packets returned </li></ul>
  14. 14. Feedback <ul><li>Would you be interested in a Reunion? </li></ul><ul><li>99.9% Yes </li></ul><ul><li>How often should a reunion be? </li></ul><ul><li>6% - Yearly </li></ul><ul><li>88% - 2 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>6% - 3 yrs </li></ul><ul><li>How long should a reunion be? </li></ul><ul><li>6% - 1 day </li></ul><ul><li>48% - 2 days </li></ul><ul><li>46% - 3 days </li></ul>
  15. 15. Submit an Idea for …
  16. 16. Family Crest Samples
  17. 17. Family Logo The image that goes out with all correspondence.
  18. 18. Why do all of this ??? Better Relationships Networking Secure the Future Know our past
  19. 19. Let’s build our Dunbar future … The Sky’s the limit Who knows what we can accomplish Dunbar Foundation
  20. 20. A Prayer & A Meal
  21. 21. You represent one leaf on our tree Let’s keep our tree growing

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