Handwriting used for family data was distinguished, even elegant. As you can see it looks as if they were copied verbatium from a Family Bible. Benjamin Morris Hendon, Baptist Minister and his wife, Aly ) Their children: (all b. Entries were obviously made at thime of births, for old fashioned forms of letters were used, as f for the double s, as in Jesse. The births of five of the seven children of "Benjamin and Mary his wife" were recorded in the Bible. This is grand father born Jan 12th 1807 (this is my G-G-G-Grand Father) Polly born dec 8th 1808 Susan born Jan 18th 1811 Samuel Walker was born Sept 12th 1813 Betsey Waters born March 8th 1816 Nancy Here Born Sept.23 1818 David Harris born Sept 2nd 1820 Sallie Jones born June 20th 1822 See Linda Francis born Feb 1825 James Jackson born July 15th 1829 It is my belief that the names above should have the name Contributed by: Adrienne Thompson John Cook Hendon m. Micajah (NOTE: I received an email from Dan Conner ([email protected]) today, OCT 2004. Dan would like very much to correspond with anyone researching this and the following Smith families. The Bible is in shreds, with many pages missing, but the pages that remain give the following information: Henry R. The Schurter Bible belonged to Alma Olean Dyer Schurter and her husband Henry Schurter. He was the son of Heinrich Schurter and his wife Wilhelmina Weber Schurter who came to the USA in 1884 and settled in Hasbersham County, Georgia. Any commercial use, without the consent of the host/author of these pages is prohibited--Copyright is retained by the author/contributor of the material and publication to any medium, electronic or non-electronic, without consent is in violation of the law.was born 24, October 1849 Shurde Liles was born 17, December 1877 Dissey Jane Liles was born 16, May 1879 Second Page- Column two Solomon Beesley was born 10, June 1772 Nathanal Bonham was born 17, January 1796 Dorcus Beesley was born 2, March 1805 Enoch Beesley was born 18, February 1812 Abraham Beesley was born 25, November 1814 Elizabeth Beesley was born 6, October 1816 Colonel Orston Beesley 24, August 1851 Third page- Column one Orston Beesley was born 1, August 1807 Selia Moore was born 22 ? The file contains the original Bible pages which were torn out of the Bible and a letter from the contributor in which she states that the pages came from a Bible she found in a trunk after the death of her aunt. Then on July 6, Richard and his son Francis purchased land in Blount Co., Alabama Territory, Sec. The church is now the Church of God of Prophecy, Royal, Alabama. I have not seen an original copy of this bible, so therefore I do not know exactly how these records were entered. The transcriber added their own Editor's Note at the end of these entries.
Fred Rush) James Thomas Postell was born 9 December 1841 Mary Elizabeth Postell was born 19 February 1844 Lydia Glenn Postell was born 21 October 1846 Caroline Louiza Postell was born 4 October 1848 Isabel Lela Postell was born __ March 1850 William Francis Postell was born 1 October 1855 MARRIAGES James Coachman Postell married Tabitha Mc Cottry Green 22 February 1809 John A. Contributed by Marie Graham Peerson, JAN 2004 Births from the Dyer Family Bible (Joseph Harding: Philadelphia, 1853) Alfred Alexander Dyer was born on the 10th day of September 1839 Louisa Dyer was born on the 8th day of December 1840 Lewis Oscar Dyer was born 15th of June 1861 Charley Alexander Dyer was born Decebmer the 2 1864 William Columbus Dyer was born hte 20 of October 1866 John Tomas Dyer was born the 30 of June 1869 Emily Elmira dyer was born 21 of May 1871 Alma Olean was born 2 February 1873 The baby was born July/August 1875 Neoma Irene was born 20 of February 1877 Other information from the Dyer Bible A. She was born in Yellow River, Gwinnett County, Georgia, and came to Chilton County with her parents c 1884. We'll go to him across the flood We'll join him on that heavenly shore Where parting and all tears are done And farewell sighs are heard no more." Marcellus B. Harrelson was borned Febrary 11th 1861 (Sarah Frances) two more entries that appear to be names and dates but have been crossed out and are illegible as a result.The New Testament Of Our Lord & Savior Jesus Christ Translated out of The Original Greek; and with The Former Translations Diligently Compared & Revised. They went back to Morgan Co., Georgia and had seven more children there. A military plaque was supposed to have been placed in his honor in Blount Co., Alabama. Perhaps the remaining parts of the Bible can be located and more information clarified. Published by: American Bible Society Instituted in th Year 1816, New York 1919 Family Record Marriages Ruth A. Paul, 72 Nassau Street New York 1824 [74th Edition] The name is listed as one of Montgomery County's Revolutionary Soldiers and is on the plaque on the second floor of the Archives on the hall wall. In the 1880's Washington and Elizabeth, along with Washington's mother, moved their family to Winston County, Alabama where they spent their remaining years. (, lived and raised their family in Graysville, Jefferson County, Alabama. was mayor of Graysville from 1901-1905 and from 1911-1913. In the dedication speach for the placement of this plaque it states the plaque had not been received by the dedication date. There appears to be at least three different scripts in the writing, although two of these could be the same script which has changed with the increasing age of the individual who entered the information. moved his family by 1840 to Barbour Co., AL, where he was listed in the census and also in the 1850 census. Postell) William Francis Postell was born 16 November 1809 (son of James C. Green) John Cummings Postell was born 7 June 1815 (son of James C. Our precious husband and father has gone to rest in the paradise of God, blessed (? Written by his wife in sorrow and stricken companion on May 15th, S. Escambia Co., AL Typed and submitted by Lygia Dawkins Cutts, 1999. Postell) William Postell was born 1797 (brother of James C. died Lordsday, May 11th, 1902 at 11 AM, aged 73 years, 3 months and 21 days.