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Thursday, April 24, 2008

William Dean Family Bible Item number: 370044476953


WILLIAM DEAN BIBLE WITH MANY ITEMS FOUND BETWEEN THE PAGES INCLUDING A LETTER STATING " WILLIAM DEAN'S BIBLE IMPORTED FROM ENGLAND IN THE SHIP BRISTOL IN THE YEAR OF OUR LORD 1784 PRICE 52 POUNDS STERLING MONEY".THE PAPER ALSO HAS A WATERMARK BY J.WHATMAN THAT DATES IT TO 1812.THE PAPER ALSO HAS A SHORT GENEOLOGY OF THE DEAN FAMILY THAT IS TRAGIC. 3 FAMILY MEMBERS DIED IN JANUARY OF 1791.ON THE BACK IS JOSEPH BARNES GEN. THE PAPER HAS BEEN TAPED AND IS SEPARATED IN 3 PARTS.I BELIEVE THIS PAPER WAS FROM ANOTHER BIBLE BUT WAS CARRIED OVER TO THIS BIBLE IN 1877.THERE IS ALSO AN UNUSED POST CARD OF STONEWALL JACKSON BY RAFAEL TUCK AND SONS #2510 AND SOME LETTERS AND CLIPPINGS SEE PHOTOS.IN THE CENTER OF THE BOOK IS DEATHS MARRIAGES AND BIRTHS.OTHER FAMILY NAMES INCLUDE SCOTT,NIXON MONTGOMERY AUGUSTA GEORGIA AREA.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

H. H. Thompson Family Bible

Norwegian Bible was printed in 1885 and given to Mr. & Mrs. H. H. Thompson by Mr. & Mrs. T. T. Tande on Oct. 8th, 1890. There are lots of extras that are between the pages such as a vintage Christmas card, pressed leaves and flowers, lots of Norsk newspaper clippings, a poem that is a tribute to Sorina Maria Thompson by T. T. Tande, and more. Item number: 250235327116

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Weeks Family Bible


WEEKS FAMILY BIBLE, HANDWRITTEN FAMILY HISTORY PAGES WITH SOME RECORDED BIRTHS AND DEATHS.

This Weeks Family Bible is for sale on Ebay Item number: 130212690700

Wednesday, April 02, 2008

BATTAILE MUSE BIBLE

THIS IS A FAMILY BIBLE THAT BELONGED TO BATTAILE MUSE. HE WAS AN "AGENT/LAWYER" FOR GEORGE WASHINTON AND MANAGED HIS MOUNT VERNON AFFAIRS UNTIL 1781. DUE TO POOR HEALTH. MUSE WAS A PLANTATION OWNER WHO OWNED THE MOORINGS IN VA. THEN PURCHASED A PLANTATION CALLED THE ROCKS. IT MENTIONS IN THE BIBLE THAT HIS DAUGHTER DIED AT THE ROCKS.

This bible is for sale on Ebay Item number: 350042860805.