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MUSSER AND PERKINS BIBLE RECORDS

Contributed by Mrs. John C. Daub (Ella English Musser) Family Bible Records of Martha Gillespie who married Witten Musser and her sister Elizabeth Gillespie who married George W. Perkins.  The families were of Pittsburg, Penna.

 

MARRIAGE

“MUSSER”

·         Miss Martha Gillespie to Mr. Witten Musser  June 17, 1862

·         Miss Eugenie Witten Musser to James Renwick Willson Tibby  November 25, 1884

·         Martha Elizabeth Musser to William Young English  June 5, 1902

·         Susan Stella Mulsser to Thomas George English  November 17, 1904

 

PERKINS

·         Miss Elizabeth Gillespie to Geo. W. Perkins  January 11, 1866

·         Irene Perkins to Chalmers Sloan Blackwood  March 26, 1903

·         Grace Lincoln Perkins to67t Luther Knox Peacock  June 20, 1901

·         Margaret Mercer Hill to George Ross Williams March 5, 1900

 

BIRTHS

Children of Martha and Witten Musser:

·         Ella Maude Musser, born March 9, 1863

·         Eugenie Witten Musser, born April 26, 1865

·         Mary Biddle Musser, born Dec. 13, 1867

·         Susan Stalla Musser, born Oct. 13, 1871

·         William Gillespie Musser, born June 6th, 1876

·         Martha Elizabeth Musser, born Mar. 22, 1880

 

Children of Elizabeth and Geo. Perkins:

·         Grace Lincoln Perkins, born Dec. 31, 1866

·         Laura Grant Perkins born Dec. 9, 1868

·         Charles Norman Perkins, born Oct., 18, 1870

·         William Thomas Perkins, April 23, 1873

·         Irene Perkins, born July 26, 1874

 

Children of Grace and Luther Peacock:

·         Grace Elizabeth Peacock, Apr. 13, 1902

·         Luther Knox Peacock, June 1904

 

Children of Irene and Chalmers Blackwood:

·         Jean Gillespie Blackwood, Feb. 23, 1904

·         William James Blackwood, Mar. 7, 1905

 

(A border at Mrs. Susan Gillespie’s bording House in Pittsburg – “like on of the family”)

William Altsman, born July 24, 1840, died February 23, 1901

 

Children of Susan and Thomas English:

·         Helen Dorothea English, Aug. 31, 1909 Tuesday morn ˝ seven o’clock

·         Thomas George English, Jr., Dec. 15, 1913

 

Children of Martha and William English:

·         Ella Musser English, May 5, 1904

·         Martha Elizabeth English, Nov. 28, 1906

 


Children of Eugenie and J. R. W. Tibby:

·         Nancy McFarland, July 12, 1885

·         Martha Gillespie, June 14, 1891

·         Helen Eugenie, October 30, 1893

·         Matthew Renwick, Sept. 11, 1895

·         Ruth Ella Tibby, July 17th, 1897

·         Willa Miller Tibby, Apr. 6, 1902

 

DEATHS

·         Mrs. Elizabeth Carothers, died March 17, 1870, aged 88 years

·         Mr. Robert Carothers, died April 26, 1875 aged 92 years.  (Newspaper obit. States funeral from the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Susan Gillespie, No 111 Second Avenue, Pittsburgh.  The obit. For wife Elizabeth says of Allegheny City and funeral held at home of daughter Susan at above address.)

·         Mrs. Susan Gillespie, died March 22, 1884 in her 77th year.  (Susan was left a widow at a young age and raised her five children by running a Boarding House in Pittsburgh.)

·         Mrs. Elizabeth Perkins, died Mar. 19, 1877 aged 38 years.

·         Laura Grant Perkins died Dec. 25, 1869, aged 1 year and 16 days, dau. Of Geo. W. and Elizabeth Perkins

·         William Thomas Perkins, died July 7, 1873 aged 2 month and 7 days, son of Geo. W. and Elizabeth Perkins.

·         Sarah Jane Gillespie, died April 28, 1915 in her 81st year.

·         Robert Gillespie, died Dec. 25, 1884 in his 39th year.

·         Mrs. Susan Gillespie Hill, died Jan. 7, 1908

·         John Hill, died Nov. 4, 1898 in his 59th year.

·         Martha Gillespie Musser, died May 18, 1928

·         Witten Musser, died August 10, 1895 in his 64th year.

·         Ella Maud Musser, died March 17, 1914

·         William Gillespie Musser, died Oct. 31, 1935 (Obit: Funeral from his late residence, the home of his sister, Mrs. T. G. English, 5607 Howe St.)

·         Eugenie Musser Tibby, died April 4, 1955

·         Martha Gillespie Tibby, daughter of Eugenie and J. R. W., died April 5, 1961

·         Willa Tibby Kitselman, daughter of Eugenie and J. R. W. and 2nd wife of Lewis Wellington Kitselman, died March 29, 1949

·         Susan Musser English, daughter of Witten, died September 28, 1957

·         Martha Elizabeth Musser English, daughter of Witten and wife of William, died April 3, 1974

·         William Young English, died Jan. 2, 1956

·         Martha Elizabeth English Beadling, dau. Of Martha and William English, died July 20, 1969.