Saturday, October 25, 2008

Jacobs and Livingston family Bible. New York

This bible appears to have belonged to the JACOBS and LIVINGSTON families. New York and RI.

Some of the listings are:

Nathaniel JACOBS my Father died at Catskill April 20 1831...In the 76th year of his age

Mary JACOBS my mother died at Schaghticock Oct 28 1815 In the 57 year of her age, they was married at Providence March the 19 17..torn

Nathaniel JACOBS my father was born December 5 1755...

Mary JACOBS my mother was born February 21 1759........

John C. JACOBS died at ....October 1 1837 in the 45th year of his age...

Richard Mongomery (Montgomery) LIVINGSTON Died at saratoga march 7th 1838 in the 51 year of his age......

William JACOBS died at Patterson NJ sep 19 1832 aged 56 years......

The information on the back cover is almost unreadable. Possibly if you knew this family you could hazard a guess. One MIGHT be Margaret WILSON married Ja.... WHITE.

Now inside the bible there are a number of pasted down marriages and death notices. HITCHCOCK has a few and various other names. The one I have pictured which is part of the sewn in page is Patience HILL, dau of Alexander...

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Taylor, Marll, Lawrence Family Bible

I found this great old Family Bible up for sale on Ebay Item number: 220295858759. The front cover of the bible has the initials........ E.P.R. TAYLOR

One page is from another bible entirely. It is in rough shape, missing pieces and tape; yet contains some wonderful old birth and death dates on Rebecca's side of the family. On this page....the loose page

The first is Joseph Marll/ Marl or MARLE (as the name seems to have been used in at least these forms) His death is recorded as 1807 age 58 so his birthdate would be 1749 ish.

Elizabeth MARLL the wife of Joseph MARLL deparated this Life the 27th of July at half past 1 oclock 1793.

Then there is a list of all the children.

John their eldest son born the 16th of.......................
Rebecca (our heroine) the eldest daughter born Oct 13th.....................(1780)
David the second son
Elizabeth their second daughter
Hannah their third daughter....

Then in the Bible......4 pages (sides) family records

Rebecca MARLL and William LAWRENCE was married on the 5th day of July 1803 in the 23rd year of his life.

William Wanton LAWRENCE, son of William and Rebecca Lawrence was born on the 19th day of Nov1803

William LAWRENCE was supposed to have been lost at sea sometime in Aug 1803 age 23 years 8 months

Evan Phillips TAYLOR and Rebecca LAWRENCE were married 16 Feb 1813
Then a list of their children follows.

If you are interested in this Bible just follow one of the links on this blog to Ebay.

Friday, October 03, 2008

John Osbourne Family Bible

Old bible from the Osborne and Baker families. Marriage certificate, photos in back. You can find this Family Bible on Ebay, Item number: 220287394121.