PLAN OF ASSOCIATION.

ARTICLE I. Our Society shall be known as "The Bicknell Family Association."

ARTICLE II. Its objects are, to promote social relations and larger acquaintanceship among the lineal descendants of Zachary Bicknell of Weymouth, Mass. (1635), and all other lines of the same name; to collect material for a complete genealogy and history of the Bicknell family; and to make such plans for family re-unions, publication of historic matter and other similar purposes as may be decided upon by the Association.

ARTICLE III. Any person of the Bicknell name or descent may become a member of the Association by signing the articles of Association.

ARTICLE IV. The officers shall be a President, a Vice-President from each State represented, a Recording Secretary, who shall also be Treasurer, a Corresponding Secretary, an Historian, and an Executive Committee which shall consist of five members in addition to the President and the two Secretaries, to be elected at the first meeting for organization and thereafter annually in the month of December of each year.

ARTICLE V. Meetings shall be held annually on the second Thursday in December and at other times at the call of the Executive Committee or on request of any three members presented in writing to the Secretary. Five persons shall constitute a quorum.

ARTICLE VI. Such By-Laws may be made and amended, as may be deemed necessary, at any regular meeting of the Association, and the Plan of Association may he changed at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present, previous notice of the change to be made having been given to each member in writing.

After the adoption of the Articles of Association the following Officers were elected for the ensuing year:

PRESIDENT.

THOMAS W. BICKNELL, Boston.

VICE-PRESIDENTS.

WILLIAM BICKNELL

Buckfield

Maine.

REV. D. H. BICKNELL

Underhill

Vermont.

MRS. ANNA M. B. HOLLAND

Concord

Mass.

EDWARD J. BICKNELL

Providence

R. I.

JAMES BICKNELL

Stanwix

N. Y.

CHARLES P. BICKNELL

Philadelphia

Penn.

HON. GEORGE A. BICKNELL New Albany Ind.
HENRY G. BICKNELL Chicago Ill.
DR. CHARLES H. BICKNELL Beloit Wis.
ANSON D. BICKNELL Humboldt Iowa.
CHARLES F. BICKNELL Carson City Nevada.
DAVID BICKNELL East Orange N. J.
A. J. BICKNELL New York N. Y.
CHARLES T. BICKNELL Massillon O.
MRS. EMMA BICKNELL LOVE Hopewell N. B. Canada.
GEORGE R. BICKNELL St. Louis Mo.
MRS. OLIVE B. HAYFORD Austin Texas.
HENRY A. BICKNELL Big Oak Flat Cal.
LURE H. BICKNELL Gallatin Tenn.
MRS. ELLA C. MORRISON Minneapolis Minn.
ZEB. MEAD Parkersburg W. Va.
OTIS P. BICKNELL Brookville Kansas.
PREER BICKNELL New Orleans La.
C. C. BICKNELL Cedar Springs Mich.

RECORDING SECRETARY AND TREASURER.

ROBERT T. BICKNELL, East Weymouth.


CORRESPONDING SECRETARY.

ALFRED BICKNELL, Boston.


HISTORIAN.

QUINCY BICKNELL, Hingham.


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE.

THE PRESIDENT.

THE SECRETARIES.

WILLIAM E. BICKNELL

Boston.

GEORGE F. BICKNELL

Attleboro'.

ELLERY BICKNELL CRANE

Worcester.

GEORGE W. BICKNELL

Lowell.

CLARA B. WALKER

Lynn.


At this meeting, the subject of a family re-union at Weymouth, was discussed, in a social way, and it was unanimously agreed that such a meeting was most desirable. Later the following circular was mailed to a large number of our family, in various parts of the country, to which responses were received, favoring the purposes of the Association, and a meeting of the different branches of the family at Weymouth.