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Friday, April 30, 2010

Purves Family Bible

A Family Bible with some Purves Family Genealogy in it is up for sale on Ebay. It begins with Family Register: Edward Purves 1870-1926; Wilhelmina Purves, 1883-1947, Edward 1911-, Isa Pringle 1912-1980; Jack Harrison 1914-1962; Emma 1917-; Jack Harrison Purves, son of Jack and Emma Purves 1938-1941. The Bible also contains Family birth and marrage records.

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Monday, April 12, 2010

Benjamin Jones Family Bible

Family Bible that was presented as a gift on the occasion of the marriage
of Benjamin Jones to Ann, May 10th, 1851
[info on verso of front free endpaper]
There is more handwriting on the front free endpaper and the recto of the frontispiece, including:

Benjn Jones his book May 10th (1851)

Benjn Jones was born October 28th (1826)

Ann Jones was born March 24th (1822)

Benj Thomas Jones born January 6 1891

Gwelyn John Jones born July 26th 1898

Gwelyn John Jones died December 23rd 1901

Mary Jones was born Dec 28 1828

John Jones was born September 30th 1859

Thomas Jones was born January 15th 1861

James Jones was born February 28 1865

William Jones was born July 15 1870

etc.

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