SOURCE-This Bible is owned by Janette HOLMES, e-mail: Jholmes121@aol.com Abstracted from xerox copy of Bible records. (surnames capitalized for easier reading) Abstracted by Sloan S. Mason e-mail: SloMas7@aol.com There is no Title page, date of Bible is not known. (first page of Bible): John L. HOLMES >From his affectionate brother Gabriel HOLMES, Oct. 10th, 1854. FAMILY RECORD Marriages: At St. James' Church on the 14th day of February 1849 by the Rev. R.B. DRANE John L. HOLMES to Sallie M. LONDON. At St. John's Church on the 21st? day of January 1880, Louisa G. HOLMES daughter of John L. HOLMES & Sallie M. HOLMES to William A. WRIGHT. At Saluda, N.C.; John London HOLMES to Mary H. MCCULLOUGH; 29th Sept. 1882. At Brooklyn, N.Y.; Robert Drane HOLMES to Florence H. HOLYWELL; 21ST May 1888. At Jacksonville, Fla.; Samuel Person HOLMES & Edna L. BALDWIN; Jan. 3rd. Mansetia?, Fla., James Dobbins HOLMES to Mrs. Patsie WILLIAMS, Feb. 12th 1896. John R. LONDON and Sarah C. LORD, May 6th, 1813. (next page) FAMILY RECORD Births: Louisa Gabriella HOLMES, daughter of John L. and Sallie M. HOLMES, born on the 4th day of December 1849. On the 20th day of February 1852, son, John London HOLMES. July 12th 1854, William Wright HOLMES. November 6th 1855, Sallie Lord HOLMES. James Dobbin HOLMES, September 22nd 1858. Pembroke Jones HOLMES, January 16th, 1860. Robert Drane HOLMES, born in Clinton, Sampson Co.; June 4th 1863. Alice Dickinson HOLMES, born Nov. 12th, 1865. Samuel Person HOLMES, born Nov. 17th, 1867. Eliza Wright HOLMES, born Nov. 16th 1871. Deaths: July 13th, 1854, William Wright HOLMES, son of John L. & Sallie M. HOLMES. Alice Dickinson HOLMES, daughter of John L. and Sallie M. HOLMES, May 30th, 1885; in Jacksonville, Fla., age 19 years. Pembroke Jones HOLMES, son of John L. & Sallie M. HOLMES, Jan. 31st, 1888 in Jacksonville, Fla., age 27 years. John London HOLMES, son of John L. & Sallie M. HOLMES, July 25th, 1888. At McAlvy's, N.C.; age 36, buried Spartanburg, S.C. John Lyon HOLMES, husband of Sallie M. HOLMES, near Saluda, N.C. by an accident, Sept. 18, 1888; age 62 years. (next page) FAMILY RECORD Births: John HOLMES, son of John London HOLMES and Mary H. HOLMES, born Sept. 1883, died one hour after birth. John McCullough HOLMES, son of John London and Mary H. HOLMES, 14th of Dec. 1884. Alice Holmes, daughter of Wm. A. WRIGHT and Louisa G. WRIGHT, Feb. 4th 1886. Benjamin Hart, son of John London HOLMES and Mary H. HOLMES, Jan. 4th, 1887. Florence Clay-----, daughter of William A. and Louisa G. WRIGHT, 2oth of November 1887. Wm. Augustus, son of Wm. A. & Louisa G. WRIGHT, born Sept. 17, 1889. Florence Lillian, daughter of Robert Drane & Florence HOLMES, born Sept. 3, 1889. Roland D. HOLMES born June 25th, 1893. Clarence H. HOLMES born (no date) Deaths: Florence Clayful/Claysul?, died Dec. (last page of family record) FAMILY RECORD Births: John R. LONDON Sarah E. LONDON born Oct. 16th 1799. Children of John LONDON and Sarah E. LONDON Alice Heron LONDON born Feby. 22, 1814. Eliza Ann, born Dec. 13th 1816. John L. LONDON, June 18th, 1819. Rufus Marsden, Oct. 4th 1821. Mary Bacot, June 13th 1824. William Henry, May 12th, 1827. Sally Margaret, June 27th 1829. Jane Vance, Dec. 6th, 1831. Children of Eliza ----- and William H. WRIGHT Anna WRIGHT, Jany. 28th, 1842. Alice Heron WRIGHT, Feby. 22, 1844. William Henry, July 12, 1845. Child of Mary B. PERSON and Samuel J. PERSON Mary Bacot, March 18th, 1851. Child of Jane Vance JONES and John Pembroke JONES- Pembroke JONES, Dec. 15th, 1858. Deaths: John R. LONDON Dec. 13th, 1832? Sarah E. LONDON Dec. 5th, 1865 Children: William Henry LONDON-August 10th, 1828 Rufus Marsden, Sept. 27th, 1829. John Lord LONDON on Nov. 11th, 1841. Mary Bacot PERSON on April 6th 1851. Jane Vance LONDON on March 27th, 1859. Eliza Person WRIGHT, Oct. 23rd, 1861. Alice H. DICKINSON, Oct. 17th 1881. Children of Eliza A. and William H. WRIGHT- Alice Heron- William Henry, Nov. 1850 Anna WRIGHT-July 3, 1865. Mary Bacot PITTS, wife of Charles H. PITTS and daughter of Samuel J. PERSON And Mary B. PERSON-Nov. 7th, 1881. End of Family Record Letter in Bible: To buy ticket to carry my body to Wilmington, N.C. where I wish to be buried in my Father's lot; when my Heavenly Father call me-home. The ticket is not expensive and telegraph to Mr. Louise BUNTING to make arrangements at cemetery. I wish to be buried from, St. John's Church, Jacksonville, Fla.--- Kyle? making arrangements were I not --- this money to be used for anything else unless I am in great need while living, and it will pay for ticket and I guess will pay for all expenses in Wilmington. With my heart full of love for everybody and Thanks. Sallie L. HOLMES. Obituary in bible---hard to read. Wednesday, evening, May 31, at 8----- HOLMES-On Tuesday, May 30,--- Clar-- Holywell HOLMES, age 3 years, 3 months and 10 days, younger son of Florence and Robert D. HOLMES and grandson of ------- HOLYWELL. Relatives and friends invited----- Funeral services at the residence of --- 694 Madison St., on Thursday afternoon ---- o'clock. Jacksonville, Fla, and Duns Sco------ End of all records in Bible.
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