Location: Bryan, Georgia, United States
Surnames/tags: Morgan Carter
This family bible was owned by Matthew Mims & Mary Caroline Carter Morgan of Bryan County, GA. In it are recorded the births of themselves and their children, their marriage and their childrens' marriages, and the deaths of a wide range of family members. There are also pages of the births of John William & Samantha Jane Morgan Butler's children that have been inserted in the bible.
It is titled "The Holy Bible; Containing the Old and New Testaments; Translated out of the Original Tongues; and with the Former Translations Diligently Compared and Revised," and was published by Thomas Mason and George Lane, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, at the Conference Office, 200 Mulberry Street, New York, NY, and printed by James Collard, Printer, in 1837.
The bible was passed down in the family to Fanning "Fannin" Asbury Morgan, to his daughter Samantha Jane Morgan Butler, to her daughter Nina Lolita Butler Lewis, to her daughter Armour Lewis Davis, and to her daughter Glenda Davis Williams, who is the present owner.
- ↑ Family Bible of Matthew Mims & Mary Caroline Carter Morgan, The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments, Unknown edition (New York: Thomas Mason & George Lane, for the Methodist Episcopal Church, at the Conference Office, 200 Mulberry Street, James Collord, Printer, 1837), Title Page, images of bible provided by the owner, Glenda Davis Williams, 15 Jan 2019.
- ↑ Sworn statement made by Glenda D. Williams on 25 Sep 2000 before Sarah O. Duraway, Notary Public of DeKalb County, GA.