Wheeler M. Parks
Family Bible

Typed transcript of this bible in the possession of Cairo Public Library.

This bible belonged to Wheeler M. Parks, Floyd Simpson Parks, and is now in the possession of Alan Gordon Baker, grandson of Floyd Simpson Parks

Retyped by Sylvia Hasenkopf


Bible printed in 1856

Marriages:
Rowland Simpson and Jemima Vermilyea February 16, 1853
Claudius Delamater and Jane Simpson December 24, 1873

Births:
Wheeler M. Parks born 26th of August 1863
Eliza Simpson born July 19th 1870
Floyd S. Parks born November 29th 1894
Idella Parks born December 7th 1896

Idella Simpson born February 2nd 1857
Jane Simpson born February 16th 1854
Althea Simpson born August 20, 1855
Cassius Simpson born September 14, 1862

Ellen Burroughs born November 15, 1885
Minnie Delamater born September 9, 1874
Grace Delamater born April 28, 1876
Anna Delamater born June 21, 1879

Rowland Simpson born June 13, 1833
Jemima Vermilyea born August 18, 1836

Deaths:
Idella Parks died April 19, 1897
Rowland Simpson died March 4th 1907
Jemima Simpson died November 29th 1890
Gilbert Vermilyea died August 24, 1873
Cassius R. Simpson died February 13, 1913
Idella Simpson Whitmore died June 12, 1917
Jane Simpson Still died December 29, 1920
Minnie Delamater died January 3, 1891
Althea Simpson Burroughs died March 15, 1923
Benjamin F. Burroughs died November 30, 1929
Wheeler M. Parks died March 14, 1939
Eliza S. Parks died March 14, 1946
John Henry Whitmore May 21st 1890

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From a paper kept in the Bible, between the Family Record pages:

1. Maria Cornwell
2. Henry Cornwell
        Sarah Van Hoesen
3. John T. Whitmore born February 7, 1820
        Maria Cornwell born October 25, 1819

Born:
Eliza Jane Whitmore November 25, 1850
Edwin C. Whitmore November 21, 1852
Sarah E. Whitmore September 18, 1854
John Henry Whitmore September 13, 1857
Cornwell Whitmore April 1, 1861

Married:
John T. Whitmore and Maria Cornwell December 25, 1845
John T./F. Whitmore and Jane Cornwell December 25, 1865

Died:

Eliza Jane Whitmore June 29, 1861
Sarah Whitmore July 13, 1861
Edwin C. Whitmore July 23, 1861
Maria Cornwell Whitmore December 25, 1861

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From another paper kept in the bible, with the first paper:

Front:
Gilbert Vermilyea born June 27th 1811
Eliza Vermilyea born December 27th 1811
Jemima Vermilyea born August 18th 1836 Thursday PM
Susannah Jane Vermilyea born June 29th 1842 Wednesday Morn
Daniel Feeney born May 26th 1838
John Berty Feeney born November 10th 1867, 3 oíclock Sunday morning

Back:
Gilbert Vermilyea died August 14th 1873
John Edwards died May 7th 1865
Gilbert Vermillyea was marryed to Eliza Edwards June 11th 1834
Rowland Simpson was marryed to Jemima Vermilyea February 16th 1853
Daniel Feeney was marryed to Susan J. Vermilyea December 21th 1863
Claudius Delamater was marryed to Jennie Simpson, Christmas Eve 1873
Able Vermilyea died August the 29, 1879

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From another paper kept in the Bible with the first two (each of these papers is in a different handwriting):

Births:

Benjamin F. Burroughs born May 8, 1854
George A. Burroughs born December 11, 1857
John S. Burroughs born July 28, 1866
Sally Ann Simpson born September 11, 1830
Catherine Van Hoesen born January 10, 1851
Peter Van Hoesen born April 3, 1853
Margaret Van Hoesen born April 10, 1855
Jim Van Hoesen born January 12, 1858

Gilbert Vermilyea born June 27, 1811
Eliza Edwards Vermilyea born December 27, 1811
Susana Jane Vermilyea born June 29, 1842
Daniel Feeney born May 26, 1838
John Berty Feeney born November 10, 1867

Marriages:
Peter Simpson to Catherine Story married May 28, 1829
Rowland Simpson to Jemima Vermilyea married February 16, 1853
Claudius Delamater to Jane Simpson married December 24, 1873
Gilbert Vermilyea to Eliza Edwards married June 11, 1834
Daniel Feeney to Jane Vermilyea married December 31, 1863

Deaths:
Gilbert Vermilyea died August 14, 1893
John Edwards died May 7, 1865
Able Vermilyea died August 29, 1879
Eliza Edwards died 1897
Jane Vermilyea died December 26, 1918

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Another paper in the bible, same handwriting as the last paper:

Births:
Willis J. Parks born September 11, 1854
Watson B. Parks born November 8, 1856
Warren V. Parks born August 14, 1858
Mary E. Parks born December 25, 1860
Wheeler M. Parks born August 26, 1863
Alice A. Parks born July 24, 1867
Daniel G. Parks born March 20, 1870
Emma J. Parks born August 18, 1872

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Another paper in the bible, another different handwriting:
Vincent Williamís children:

Eddie Williams born April 19, 1864
George Williams born April 28, 1866
Charles Williams born January 21, 1868

Edwin Williamís Children:
Jessie Williams born January 30, 1885
Francis Mae Williams born February 16, 1887

Vincent Williams
Mary A. Williams
Hannah Williams born December 15, 1829
Stephen Williams born March 12, 1832
Purline Williams born July 27, 1834
Edwin Williams born May 15, 1837
James Henry Williams born December 2, 1840

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Another paper in the Bible, another handwriting:
Willis born September 11, 1854
Watson born November 2, 1856
Warren born August 14, 1858
Mary born December 25, 1860
Wheeler born August 26, 1863
Alice born July 24, 1867
Dan born March 20, 1870
Emma born August 12, 1872

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Another paper in the Bible, another handwriting:
Mary Emma Felter bornd May 14, 1879
Allie Felter bornd April 8, 1885
Millard O. Felter bornd December 24, 1887
Frank E. Felter bornd April 15, 1894

Mary Emma Felter died September 9, 1882


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