Monday, April 18, 2011

Leonard Smith Bible, Part 2 - Amanuensis Monday

Thanks to John at Transylvanian Dutch who originated the Amanuensis Monday meme, providing a framework (and nudge) for transcribing family records, news clippings and other treasures.


Last September I photographed and transcribed a family record found in an 1832 Bible belonging to a great-granddaughter of Leonard and Elizabeth Jamison Smith of Allegany County, Maryland. This is the second part of the transcription.




The following material appears on a right page opposite the above page near the back of the Bible:

Family Record
                          Ages                Births
                        Deaths
Leod. Smith Born 29th March 1794
Died July 2nd 1849
Eliza Smith his wife
    was born Decer 19th 1795

Died  Nov 26th. 1875
Leod Smith Married Eliza Jamison
    October 3rd 1815.


Leod Dominick first son born
   August 4th 1816

Died Oct. 12. 1816.
John Frances  Decr 23. 1817
Died Augt. 25. 1818.
Leod born Sept. 16. 1819

Catherine Frances  Augt 27 1822
Died Dec. 26. 1918 1908
Charles Oct. 24th 1823
Died Feb 20th 1888
John  March 30th 1826.
Died 9th April 1869
Frances Fenwick   May 24. 1828
Died Aug. 26. 1900
Joseph  June 19th 1831 –
Died 25th Oct. 18[?]0
Edwd D. Fenwick [**]  Nov 25 1833
Died 24th  Nov 1863
Aloysius Raphail  [**] March 31. 1831
Died 24 March 1838.
Eliza Victoria September 10. 1838 [**]
Died Dec. 9. 1905


Transcriber’s notes:
The writing for this entry differs from the entries up to and including “Joseph”.

The record includes a hand drawn vertical line on the second page separating the Births and Deaths columns.

Leonard Smith Bible (dated 1832), The Holy Bible, Translated from the Latin Vulgate... Clementine Edition of the Scriptures (Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr.), digital image. Privately held. 

1 comment:

  1. These types of papers and Bibles are what I am missing from my stash of family related memorabilia. Enjoyed seeing yours Susan.

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