Edwin M Motley Bible
From Mrs. Ezell;
I visited with the widow of son of Luther Motley who lived in Pierce City MO and she had a Bible which had belonged to Edwin M. Motley and I copied some names and dates out of it. I will give them to you and if you already have them, no harm done.

"This Bible was purchased in Allen Co KY from Cockerom book agent for the Bible Society in Allen Co KY and stated he was twenty-six years old at the time of purchase. Some of the dates are as follows:

Edwin M. Motley, born Feb 4, 1826, died Sept 7 1899, married Amanda Moody, daughter of Martin and Patsey Moody, May 9, 1847. She was born May 7, 1823 and died Mar, 27, 1905. Their children were;
Elizabeth H. born April 4, 1848
Luther F. born Dec 27, 1850
Martha Ellen, born April 4, 1853
Malinda Jane, born Nov 29, 1854
Synthia Francis, born Feb 5, 1859
Permelia Ann born June 9, 1862
Eliza Martin born oct 29, 1866
Matthew Motley born Mary 7, 1803 married Elizabeth Willoughby Motley Mar 8, 1825. She was born Aug 3, 1805
Edwin M. born Feb 4, 1826
Josee born Dec 27, 1827
Martha T. born jan 16, 1830
John B. born Jan 10, 1832
James A.J. born June 29, 1834
Jeffeson M. born Aug 9, 1836
Lynn W. born april 30, 1838
Matthew C. born Aug 6, 1843

John Willoughby born Feb 9, 1779 died May 15, 1867
Elizabeth Willoughby born Dec 8, 1779 died Feb 3, 1858