Saturday, June 19, 2004

HAGY Family Bible, Virginia

Family Bible, probably belonging to the Hagy family in Washington Co., Virginia.

Many handwritten notes are in between the pages, some of which include:

Marriages - Joseph Edward Hagy & Alice Lamar Davis were married at the home of the bride on the 6th day of March in year of 1884.

Arthur Davis Hagy of Abingdon, Va and Mrytle Mae Moore of Lodi were married at Emnaett, TN September 12, 1912 by Justice of the Peace Joseph King.

Stamped on the front inside cover is the name "James A. Hagy."

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This is a Family Bible published by Jesper Harding & Son of Philadelphia in 1857 . The family name is Gates. There are wonderful color chromatic images and black and white pictures as well. It is almost 150 years old.

The history is : Enoch Gates Born Sept. 30 1817 died 1880, his wife Mary Eliza Marshall, Born Dec.20 1827, died May 1900.

Children, George 1846-1928. James 1854-1931. Edwin 1862-1916. Isabella 1849-1928. and John Macauley 1870, death unknown

The bible was found in North Bay Ontario Canada

Note: I found the burial records of Enoch and Mary Eliza Gates, in Melvern Square United Baptist Church Graveyard in Annapolis County Nova Scotia

Gates Enoch Enoch Gates died Sep 11, 1880 aged 63

Mary Eliza wife died May 2, 1905 aged 78

Cemetery Records include many other GATES family members.

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FAIRCHILD & BROWN Family Bible, New York

This is a very Old Bible printed in 1770. It was printed by T. Wright and W. Gill, Printers to Oxford University.

There are only a few entries. The first entry reads:

Ward Fairchild Married Sally Brown in New York April 27th 1805

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CULLEN Family Bible, New York

This Catholic family Bible contains family records pertaining primarily to the Cullen surname. Also included are an envelope and an obituary. The Bible belonged to Thomas and Ellen Maher, whose names appear on the cover, and was present at the purchase of a house on Maxian Road in Binghamton, NY, where it remained for approximately fifty years.

Mary and Michael Cullen married Feb. 4, 1890
Maggie and Thomas Kabor/Kuhn married Feb. 16, 1890

Baby born Oct. 19, 1891
Eddie Cullen born Feb. 23, 1892
Maria Kabor/Kaher/Kuhn born May 19, 1871?
Thomas Maher born Feb. xx 1866
Michael Cullen born Jan. 8, 1865
Mary Cullen born Jan xx 1895
Michael Thomas Cullen Apr. 20, 1897
Helen Cullen born Dec. 14, 1899
Edna Cullen born Dec. xx 1900?
Agnes Cullen born Jan. 23, 1901
Catherine Cullen born Nov. 3, 1908
Thomas Cullen born xxx 1910
James? Cullen born May 25, 1913
Daisy Viola Wormuth born March 3, 1898
Edward Oscar Cullen born April 2 1919

Ellen Mahar died Feb. 11, 1889
Baby died Oct. 19, 1891
Helen Cullen died [rest is blank
Edna Cullen June [rest is blank]
Catherine Cullen July 16, 1922
Marie Cullen Aug. 21, 1927

Postmarked Binghampton NY Aug 11, 1927
Addressed to Mr. Michael Cullen
218 Henry St

Newspaper Clipping
Obituary for death of Helen, child of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Cullen

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Caldwell & Dugan Family Bible 1831, Missouri

Leather bound 1839 Holy Bible, published by C. Alexander & Co., Philadelphia, 1839. Found in Grandview, Missouri


  • Robert Caldwell & Elizabeth Dugan was married November 15, 1831
  • Robert Caldwell born Nov. 21, 1806
  • Elizabeth Caldwell born Nov. 7, 1808


  • Emily Caldwell born Oct. 4, 1832
  • Joseph Caldwell born Aug. 4, 1834
  • Sarah Ann Caldwell born June 30, 1836
  • John Westley Caldwell born March 10, 1838
  • Henry Rufus Caldwell born Aug. 19, 1839
  • Elizabeth Caldwell born June 11, 1841
  • Catherine Caldwell born May 12, 1843 departed? 1916


  • Robert Caldwell departed this life May 3, 1843 in the 37th year of his age
  • Emily Caldwell departed this life 1842 (can't read her age at death)
  • Mother departed this life Aug. 22, 1887 Her age at time of death was 78 years, 9 mos, 15 days
  • Joseph Caldwell departed this life May 1, 1915 in the 80th year of his age
  • Eliza Elizabeth Caldwell departed this life 186x, age 65 years
  • Henry Rufus Caldwell departed this life April --, 1927?1929?
  • Catherine Caldwell departed this life 1916
  • John Westley Caldwell departed this life Nov. 9, 1930 aged 92 years

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