Family Bible of William Jones and Sarah Simmons Jones
The Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testament , published 1828, in Philadelphia by H. C. Carey & I. Lea.
In 1989 this Bible was in possession of Mrs. Ruby Chisolm Michels of Dallas, Texas. It is the family Bible of William Jones, son of George and Eva (Eve) Jones, and his wife Sarah Simmons. The marriage records pages are missing. The births and deaths are recorded on pages 679-680. This family came to Jefferson and Claiborne counties in Mississippi in the late 1700's.
William Jones was born June 7th, 1794
Sarah Simmons his wife was born Jany 23, 1795
Edey Jones was born June 11th, 1823
Isaiah Jones was born August 9th, 1825
Iria (?) H. Jones was born December 12th, 1827 on Wednesday about 4 o'clock
Myrah (or Miria?) Jones was born April 23, 1829
William F. Jones was born June the 11,1827
Simeon B. Jones was born 19th November 1833
George Jones died September 27th, A.D. 1833
William Simmons died February 7th, A. D. 1834
Edey Simmons died August 7th, A. D. 1831
Isaiah Jones died July 6th, A. D. 1836
Seaborn G. McKay died September the 7th A. D. 1852
Edey Headrick died August 11, 1856 Aged 33 years and two months
Simeon B. Jones died Feb. 17th, A. D. 1857
Sarah Jones died March the 17, 1862
Miria McKay died June the 22nd, 1862
William Jones died October the 9, A. D. 1866
Contributed by: Sue B. Moore, from an original copy made by E. D. Kuykendall, Dallas, TX.
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