An unofficial site relating to the
Maintained by Charles C. Chaney
An organization exploring the genealogy of the Dameron and Damron family across the United States of America
Most who carry the name, whether spelled "Dameron" or "Damron," descend from Lawrence Dameron who received a land grant in Northumberland County, Virginia, in 1652. Lawrence and his wife, Dorothy, along with their children, were the first documented Damerons to come from England to settle in Virginia. Lawrence (1615-1657) married Dorothy (?) (????-c1691) before 1644.
Children of Lawrence & Dorothy: Bartholomew, George, Thomas, Lawrence, Dorothy
Descendants of Lawrence and Dorothy Dameron have spread to all corners of the nation.
The association is about all of these descendants.
(Note: Most Dameron-Damron families in the United States descend from Lawrence who apparently came from Suffolk County, England. There are some Dammerons who came from Germany who appear unconnected.)
The Dameron-Damron Family Association (DDFA) was founded in 1981 by John Preston Dameron and Leonard L. Damron for the purpose of researching the history and ancestry of the family. A newsletter is published twice a year. The Dameron-Damron Family Association is a non-profit organization with all dues and income above the cost of publishing and distribution of the Family newsletter going toward family research. An annual reunion or gathering has been conducted since 1987.
2018 DDFA Reunion
June 21, 22, and 23, 2018
At Hyatt Place Oklahoma City NW
1511 NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73118.
A block of 10 rooms have been reserved for DDFA members. If you mention the DDFA, when you make reservations, you can receive our room rate of $89.00 per night, which includes free breakfast. The cut-off date for the discounted room price is May 25, 2018. Hyatt Place number for reservations is: 1-405-840-5557. Contact is Natali.Ackerman@hyatt.com
Hyatt Place, Oklahoma City-NW is located just five miles north of downtown Oklahoma City, five miles from Bricktown and 10 miles from Will Rodgers World Airport. It is ideally situated near Penn Square Mall and restaurants including Olive Garden, Cheesecake Factory, Whiskey Cake, and IHOP to name a few.
Our annual meeting/reunion day is June 23 at 12 noon at Hyatt Place. We hope you will join us and meet new cousins. Please bring any old photo's, stories and research that you would like to share.
We will have a manned computer for those that would like to try and connect to our database.
The meal is still in the planning stages and I will post more information as it becomes available. The price for the meal is $25.00 per person, children 12 and under $12.00, children 3 and under are free. Payable by June 10, 2018.
Please make checks payable to DDFA and mail to
3400 Merkner Drive
Glen Allen, Virginia, 22578
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