Local Gatherings in the USA


Marshbanks Family Reunion, Mars Hill, SC, October 2010

The Francis Marion and Martha Sammons Marshbanks Family had their annual reunion on October 10, 2010 at 11:30 am at the Bentley Fellowship Hall on the campus of Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC.

Francis Marion is the oldest son of Stephen Perry Marchbanks of Travelers Rest, SC.

For more information on future events, please contact Nancy Randolph Silvers on Facebook. Click here.

Marchbanks Family Homecoming, Greenville, SC, July 2010

Date:                     Saturday, July 17, 2010
Time:                     09:00 - 15:00
Location:              Travelers Rest, SC (outside Greenville, SC)
Street:                  871 North Highway 25 Bypass
Town/City:          Greenville, SC, USA

All descendants and their families of Stephen and Rebecca Marchbanks were invited to attend a gathering on Saturday, July 17th, 2010 at Reedy River Baptist Church.

9:00 AM - Assembly Room - Open to set up displays (bring pictures, books, relics to share)
10:00 AM - Registration and Reception - Adult Assembly Room
12:00 PM - Lunch in Family Life Center
1:30 PM - Program in Church Sanctuary, featuring historian Mann Batson
2:30 PM - Walk down the Swamp Rabbit Trail to the home of Stephen and Rebecca Marshbanks - the current owners gave a tour and shared how they were using the home.

For more information on future events, to participate (if you're a Marchbanks, we know you have talent), or to suggest program content, contact Carol Hightower Leake at 864-233-4092 or visit http://scr.im/cleake.

More information on the Marchbanks, Marshbanks and Banks reunions can also be found on Facebook. Click here.

Some Photographs of a Previous Marchbanks Family Homecoming in Greenville, SC on May 20, 2006, at the Reedy River Baptist Church

 Andy Anderson & Rick Farnsworth                 Bagpipe Procession in Church              Andy Anderson plus Flag       

Andy Anderson of the Greenville                     Bagpipe procession into the church led by                         Andy Anderson of the Greenville St. Andrews 
St. Andrews Society & Rick                           Ron Hamilton, bagpiper from Greenville                             Society with American flag
Farnsworth, ggggrandson of 
Stephen Perry Marchbanks

Sam Leake and Christian Flag        Rev. Hal Farnsworth   Caroline Watts Morris
  Sam Leake with the Christian flag                              Rev. Hal Farnsworth, gr-gr-gr grandson of             Caroline Watts Morris
                                                                                  Stephen Perry Marchbanks