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Here are some memories from those hot days in Smithfield VA in late July 2011.

The Nationwide Gwaltney Family Homecoming is a time to renew acquaintances, meet new family, and learn about the Gwaltney Family Heritage. There is something special about being in the area where the Gwaltney family first settled in America.


Chris and Theresa

Banks and Jill

Bill and Mildred

Charlotte, Raymond, and Evelyn


Carolyn visits with Curt.

Thursday night dinner at the Crab Shack in Newport News, VA along the James River. The sun is setting on a great day!

Bob introduces himself to John and Betty with Charles and Jay in the background.


Elizabeth and Mary

Siblings Fuzzy and Irie

Charlie leads the group in singing.

Steve and Nelson have great musical talent.

Granny Banana, a.k.a. Janelle

Banks, Richard, and Debbie.

Suzanne and Larry


Wayne sings "God Bless the U.S.A." with great inspiration

Sharon and Peggy

Sheila and Gerald

Lee and Heather's family

Jean and May Helen

Sunday morning at Mill Swamp Baptist Church---an old Gwaltney church from the 1700's.

Charles discusses some of the Indiana Gwaltneys

Dr. Cliff is the "Gwaltney Family" preacher and delivers another wonderful message of conviction and encouragement

Henry and Linda Sue remember George Robert Pulley, a Gwaltney descendent and caterer to the first three Nationwide Gwaltney Homecomings

Gene. If you have ever bought Gwaltney Brand Sausage, Gene is the guy who mixed it together for you at the food processing plant in Smithfield, Virginia.

Reed and Brian at the Old Gwaltney Homeplace.