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Larry Walcutt, 1129 Hitchhike Trail, Maryville, TN 37803, email: lwalcutt@msn.com
Contributed on September 20, 1998

WALCUTT FAMILY BIBLE (1790)

TITLE PAGE (See attached copy). It reads:

"THE

HOLY BIBLE

containing

The Old and New Testaments,

translated out of the ORIGINAL TONGUES, and with

the former translations diligently compared and revised

with

Canne's Marginal Notes and References

and

a Table of Contents of the books of the Old

and New Testaments."

COLUMBUS:

H. MILLER, PUBLISHER

Old Testament title Page says "COLUMBUS, H. MILLER, PUBLISHER". the New Testament title Page (page 623) says "J & H MILLER, PUBLISHERS". The pages are 15.5cm x 24.5cm. Cover is 16cm x 26cm and the Bible is 8.5cm deep. Book is in Roman Type. There are no missing pages.

The Bible on the outside says: front: R. WALCUTT; back: S. WALCUTT; top of spine: HOLY BIBLE; bottom of spine: POLYGLOTT. The "P" is not clear and it does have two "t"'s. The Bible itself is not a POLYGLOT, except in Psalms, it does list the words of the Hebrew alphabet.

TO THE READER. (See attached copy). It reads:

"AS the DEDICATION of the English translation of the BIBLE to king James the first of England seems to be wholly unnecessary for the purposes of edification, and perhaps on some accounts improper to be continued in an American edition, the Editors have substituted a short account of the translations of the Old and New Testaments from the original Hebrew and Greek in which they were written.

To the Jews was first committed the care of the sacred Writings, and for many ages they were in a manner confined to that chosen people. There was then no need of translation into other languages; yet was the providence of God particularly manifest in their preservation and purity. The Jews were so faithful to their important trust, that, when copies of the law or prophets were transcribed, they observed the most scrupulous exactness: they not only diligently compared the one with the other, but even counted the number of letters in each book, and compared and recorded the numbers.

The first translations that were made of the Old Testament were after the Babylonish captivity. They are called the Targums, which word in the Chaldean language signifies Translations. They are also called the Chaldee Paraphrases; some of them are exact translations of different parts of Scripture; others are properly paraphrases, containing enlargement, explanations, and even additions. Several of them are yet extant, and they are often mentioned by the ancient fathers of the Christian Church. Some have affirmed that the five books of Moses and that of Joshua were translated into Greek before the days of Alexander the Great. But the most remarkable translation of the Old Testament into Greek is called the Septuagint, which, if the opinion of some eminent writers is to be credited, was made in the reign of Ptolemy Philadelphus, about 260 years before the Christian era. At any rate it is undoubtedly the most ancient that is now extant, and on many accounts deserving notice, though not to be put on a level with the Hebrew text, as has been sometimes done.

This New Testament was originally written in Greek; and no sooner was the gospel spread through the nations than it was found necessary to translate the inspired Writings for each into its proper tongue. Some translations of the Old Testament, different from the Septuagint, were made into Greek from the year of Christ's birth 128 to 200. It is generally believed that the church of Antioch was favoured with a Syrian translation of the Bible as early as the year 100. The Ethiopians of Abyssinia have a version of the Bible, which they ascribe to Frumentius. of the fourth century. Chrysostom, who lived in the end of the fourth and Theodoret, who lived in the middle of the fifth century, both inform us that they had the Syrian, Indian, Persian, Armenian, Ethiopic, and Scythian versions. The ancient Egyptians had the Scripture translated into their language. The Georgians have a version in their ancient language. The most ancient German translation is supposed to have been made by Ulphilas, A.D. 360. The Old Testament of all these translations, except the Syrian, is taken from the Septuagint, and not immediately from the Hebrew text.

We will now give account of the translations of the Bible into the English language. There have been some who have affirmed that Adelme, Bishop of Sherburn, who lived in the beginning of the eighth century, translated the Psalms into the Saxon tongue. That however is uncertain, as some of the best historians make no mention of it; yet it is possible, as he was a man of great parts, and of great learning for those times, and said to be the first Englishman who wrote in the Latin language. About the time, or a little after, Bede, commonly called the venerable Bede, translated some parts of the New Testament, some say the whole Bible, but that is not probable. Near 200 years later, king Alfred translated the Psalms into the same language. In 1382 Wickliff finished his translation of the Bible, which is yet extant; that is to say, there are copies of it in some public and private libraries. All these translations were made from the Vulgate. In the reign of Henry the eighth, several editions of the Old and New Testaments were published in English; one of the most remarkable is that of William Tyndal in 1530. The translation of the New Testament was made from the original Greek, but probably the Old Testament either from the Latin of the Vulgate, or the Greek of the Septuagint. This was soon followed by the improvements of Coverdale and Matthew. By order of the king, Tonstal, Bishop of Durham, and Heath, Bishop of Rochester, made a new translation, which was published in 1541; but, not pleasing Henry, it was suppressed by authority. In the reign of king Edward the sixth, another translation was made: two editions of which were published, one in 1549, and the other in 1551. In the reign of queen Elizabeth another translation was made, which, being revised by some of the most learned of the Bishops, went by the name of the Bishop's Bible. This professed to be translated from the Hebrew of the Old Testament, and the Greek of the New, though in some instances, when there was a difference, it preferred the Septuagint to the Hebrew.

This last circumstance, with some others, induced king James to first select fifty-four persons, eminent in learning, and particularly well acquainted with the original language in which the Old and New Testaments were written, to make a new translation of the whole Bible. In the year 1607, forty-seven of those persons, the other seven probably having died assembled together, and arranged themselves into committees. to each of which a portion was given to translate. They were favoured not only with the best translations, but with the most accurate copies, and the various readings of the original text. After about three years assiduous labour, they severaly completed the parts assigned them. They then met together, and while one read the translation newly formed, the rest had each a copy of the original text in his hand, or some one of the ancient versions, and when any difficulty occurred they stopped, till by common consultation it was determined what was most agreeable to the inspired Original. This translation was first published A.D. 1610, and is the one which has been ever since that time printed by public authority, and generally used in the British dominions. It may be added with safety, that it has been generally approved by men of learning and piety of all denominations, of which its having never been superseded by any other, for one hundred and eighty years, is a sufficient proof.

The publisher has only further to add, that he has made the following impression from the Oxford edition of 1784 by Jackson and Hamilton - and has been particularly attentive in the revisal and correction of the proof sheets with the Cambridge edition of 1668 by John Field - with the Edinburgh edition of 1775 by Kincaid, and, in all variations with the London edition of 1772 by Eyre and Strahan - that where there was any difference in words, or in the omission or addition of words, among these, he followed that which appeared to be most agreeable to the Hebrew of Arias Montanus [this man is usually associated with Polyglots], and to the Greek of Arias Montanus and Leusden, and always adopted some one of the above-mentioned English copies as his authority, except in the mode of spelling, in which he has generally followed Johnson."

OPPOSITE THE TITLE PAGE (See attached copy)
Facing the title page is a picture THE PEACEABLE KINGDOM OF THE BRANCH, drawn by R. Westall R.A., Engd by William D. Smith.

OTHER COMMENTS

In the Old Testament on each page appears "Before CHRIST 1451" On the left-hand pages, it appears at the top of the left column. On the right-hand pages, it appears at the top of the right-hand column. The date is appropriate to the Chapter and verses.

In the New Testament on each page appears "Anno DOMIN. 33." On the left-hand pages, it appears at the top of the left column. On the right-hand pages, it appears at the top of the right-hand column. The date is appropriate to the chapter and verses.

PICTURES IN THE BIBLE

Page 173 is misnumbered 73

After page 276 shows picture: ELISHA RESTORES THE SUNAMMITES SON, painted by Coypel, Engd by William D. Smith.

After page 364 shows picture: ESTHER, painted by E. Bird R.A., Engd by William D. Smith.

After page 512 shows picture: JEREMIAH ON THE RUINS OF JERUSALEM, painted by Bendernan

After page 580 shows picture: BELSHAZZAR'S FEAST, painted by J. Martin, Engraved by W. Keenan

Between page 619 and page 621 (NT) are:

1) Table of: Scripture-Measure; Weights and Money and Time
2) Apocrypha (109 pages)
3) Family Records: Marriages, births and Deaths (See detail at end)
4) Picture THE HOLY FAMILY, Engraved by William D. Smith after Sir J. Reynolds

After page 624 shows picture: JESUS, PETER AND ANDREW, painted by E. Bird R.A., Engd by William D. Smith

After page 628 shows picture: CHRIST STILLETH THE TEMPEST, painted by E. Bird, R.A., Engd by William D. Smith

After page 644 shows picture: THE REPENTANCE OF JUDAS, painted by E. Bird R.A., Engd by William D. Smith

After page 656 shows picture: THE WIDOW'S MITE, painted by Leloir Des, [Engraved?] C.A. Jewett Sc., Middleton Printer

After page 644 shows picture: THE NATIVITY

After page 688 shows picture: ST JOHN IN THE WILDERNESS, painted by A. Garacci, Engraved by J. Archer, Boston

After page 690 shows picture: CHRIST AND NICODEMUS, painted by E. Bird, Engd by William D. Smith

After page 710 shows picture DEATH OF SAPPHIRA, painted by J. Opie R.A., [Engraved?] G. B. Ellis, Middleton Strobridge & Co. Pr's

After page 712 shows picture THE STONING OF STEPHEN, painted by E. Bird, Engd by William D. Smith

Page 811 is the last page of the Bible

A Brief Concordance (136 pages) by John Brown, Late Minister of the Gospel at Haddington, in Scotland.

The Psalms of David in Metre (39 pages)

VARIANT READINGS OF THE BIBLE
The King James Bible was printed in 1611 by two printers. [Yes, Scott says seven] There were many printing errors between the two editions and then between later editions. F.H.A. Scrivener, M.A., D.C.I., LL.D. Prebendary of Exeter and Vicar of Hendon, Camnbridge included the changes in his introduction to the Cambridge Paragraph Bible of 1873. A reprint of this with updated information of his seven year study was published by Cambridge at the University Press in 1884. The reprint was titled 'The Authorized Edition of the English Bible (1611). In this reprint he details the: history of the text; marginal notes; italic type; punctuation and grammatical peculiarities.

Before Scrivener could compare the 1611 with his current Bible, he had to review and decide on the variants between the two original prints. He used the Authorized version of 1611, represented by Cambridge A.3.14 and the Oxford reprint of 1833. Wherever there was a difference he had to decide on a preferred reading. In total he found 167 variations between the two 1611 printings.

From 1611 to 1874 many printers printed many Bibles. It was obvious from day one that there were many printing errors in the original. Over the years each printer would make slight corrections. Scrivener's study traced all [except Walcutt's] of these changes with documentation as to when and where these changes took place.

However, many of these changes were never made in the WALCUTT FAMILY BIBLE. Following is a list, in chronological Scripture order, of the variants that Scrivener found between 1611 and 1874 Bibles WHICH WERE NOT MADE IN THE WALCUTT FAMILY BIBLE. This Bible has the first reading that appeared in the AV1611.

The Book of the Bible with chapter and verse is listed first.

The first reading is from the original 1611 Kings James and WALCUTT's Bible.

The final reading (separated by comma) is from the current KJV Concord edition. There are a few exceptions, but not noted here.

Date at end of line is when the original reading was corrected, except when preceded by a "C" or an "O". In this case the two readings are from the 1611 original from Cambridge and Oxford. The "C" or "O" before 1611 identifies Scrivener's reading preferance.

Genesis 6:5 God, GOD, 1629; 23:10 gates, gate, 1762; 26:34 Bashemah, Bashemath, O1611; 36:14 daughter of Zibeion, the daughter of Zibeon, 1629; 46:17 Isui, Ishui, C1611; Exodus 23:13 names, name, 1769; 35:29 hands of Moses, hand of Moses, 1629; 37:19 Three bowls made he after, Three bowls made after, 1629; Leviticus 1:9 the inwards, his inwards, 1638; 2:4 an unleavened cake, unleavened cakes, 1638; 10:14 the sacrifice, the sacrifices, 1629; 11:10 nor scales, and scales, 1769; 13:29 hath a plague, have a plague, 1769; 15:33 which is unclean, that is unclean, 1769; 18:30 shall ye, ye shall, C1611; 20:11 be put, surely be put, 1638; 22:10 a sojourner of the priest's, a sojourner of the priest, 1638; 23:20 for the priests, for the priest, 1638; 25:6 the stranger, thy stranger, 1638; 25:23 were strangers, are strangers, 1616; 25:31 walls, wall, 1769; Numbers 1:2 poll, polls, 1769; 3:13 they shall be, shall they be, 1769; 4:40 houses, house, 1769; 7:31 charger, charger of the weight, 1762; 10:2 shalt thou, Concord], thou shalt, C1611; 24:3 Margin Note: Heb. open, opened; 30:8 disallow, disallowed, 1769; Deuteronomy 4:25 shalt have remained, ye shall have remained, 1762; 4:32 upon earth, upon the earth, 1629; 5:29 my commandments, all my commandments, 1629; 9:10 of fire, of the fire, 1762; 15:11 the land, thy land, 1629; 16:4 coasts, coast, 1762; 16:5 the gates, thy gates, 1616; 17:4 it be true, it is true, C1611; 20:7 in battle, in the battle, 1769; 24:15 Margin Note: he lifteth, lifteth, 1638; 28:23 the heaven, thy heaven, 1638; 32:15 Thou art waxen, Thou art waxed, C1611 Joshua 3:15 at the time, all the time, 1638; 10:1 Adoni-zedek, Adoni-zedec, 1769; 10:3 Adoni-zedek, Adoni-zedec, 1769; 11:8 Margin Note: burning of the waters, burnings of waters, 1629; 11:17 unto Baal-Gad, even unto Baal-Gad, 1638; 11:17 Margin note: Or, the smooth mountain [1790-bald mountain], same as 1611; 12:6 and Gadites, and the Gadites, 1762; 13:23 villages, the villages, 1617; 13:27 Cinneroth [1790-Chinneroth], Chinnereth, 1629; Ruth 3:15 she went, he went, O1611; 1 Samuel 2:13 priest's custom, priests' custom, 1762; 18:27 David arose, David arose and went, 1629; 25:16 keeping sheep, keeping the sheep, 1629; 2 Samuel 2:9 he made him, made him, 1762; 4:4 feet, and was, feet. He was, 1762; 17:25 Abigail, Abigal, C1611 1 Kings 3:12 thy word, thy words, 1629; 3:21 arose, rose, C1611; 8:61 the LORD your God, the LORD our God, 1629; 9:11 that then Solomon, that then King Solomon, 1638; 9:22 bondmen, bondman, C1611; 13:6 was restored again, was restored him again, 1638; 14:4 Margin Note: stood for hoariness [1790-grayness], stood for his hoariness, 1638; 15:27 belongeth, belonged, 1762; 2 Kings 8:19 promised, promised him, 1629; 11:10 the Temple, the temple of the LORD, 1638; 12:19 Jehoash, Joash, 1629; 12:20 Jehoash, Joash, 1629; 13:24 Hazael the king of Syria, Hazael king of Syria, 1612; 15:15 the conspiracy, his conspiracy, 1638; 20:13 shewed them the house [1790: showed], shewed them all the house, 1638; 20:17 unto Babylon, into Babylon, 1629; 21:21 all the ways, all the way, 1629; 23:21 this book of the Covenant [1790: the book of the], the book of this covenant, 1629; 24:13 and the treasure, and the treasures, 1629; 24:19 Jehoiachin, Jehoiakim, 1629 1 Chronicles 6:69 Ajalon, Aijalon, 1629; 7:5 men of might, valiant men of might, 1638; 8:11 Ahitub, Abitub, 1629; 8:13 Ajalon, Aijalon, 1629; 11:15 to the rock of David, to the rock to David, 1629; 23:23 Jerimoth, Jeremoth, 1629; 29:6 rulers over the king's work, rulers of the king's work, 1762; 2 Chronicles 3:10 most holy place, most holy house, 1629; 6:27 the land, thy land, 1638; 11:10 Ajalon, Aijalon, 1629; 16:6 was a building, was building, 1769; 26:18 pertaineth, appertaineth, 1616; 28:11 wrath of God, wrath of the LORD, 1638; 29:23 and laid, and they laid, 1629; 31:6 tithes of oxen, tithe of oxen, 1638; 32:20 For this cause, And for this cause, 1638; 34:10 mend, amend, 1769; 35:9 Joshabad, Jozabad, 1629; Ezra 2:22 The children of Netophah, The men of Netophah, 1638.

Nehemiah 1:11 O LORD, O Lord, 1769; 3:5 LORD, Lord, 1629; 8:10 LORD, Lord, 1629; 9:17 the wonders, thy wonders, 1638; Esther 1:8 for the king had appointed, for so the king had appointed, 1629; 4:4 the sackcloth, his sackcloth, 1629; Job 4:6 the uprightness of thy ways, thy hope, and the uprightness of thy ways?, 1638; 4:19 on them that, in them that, 1762; 19:15 maids, maidens, C1611; 33:22 His soul draweth, Yea, his soul draweth, 1638; 41:5 wilt thou bind, or wilt thou bind, 1638; Psalms 2:4 the LORD, the Lord, 1629; 24:3 and who shall stand, or who shall stand, 1769; 24:8 Who is the king [1790: who is this King], Who is this king, O1611; 44:23 O LORD, O Lord, O1611; 45:11 thy Lord, thy lord, 1858; 62:10 become not vain, and become not vain, 1629; 69:35 Sion, Zion, 1762; 81:12 hearts [1790: hearts' ], heart's, 1769; 99:2 all people, all the people, 1612; 105:30 The land, Their land, 1638; 107:19 he saveth, and he saveth, 1762; 113:9 to be a joyful, and to be a joyful, 1629; 115:3 whatsoever he pleased, whatsoever he hath pleased, 1769; 119:101 that I may keep, that I might keep, 1638; 132:12 also shall sit, shall also sit, 1762; 141:9 from the snare, from the snares, 1769; 143:9 fly, flee, 1616.

Proverbs 6:19 and him that soweth, and he that soweth, 1769; 7:21 With much fair speech, With her much fair speech, 1638; 11:20 to the Lord, unto the Lord, C1611; 25:24 a corner, the corner, 1769; 27:26 thy field, the field, 1638; 28:17 fly, flee, 1617; Ecclesiastes 2:16 shall be forgotten, shall all be forgotten, 1629; Song of Songs 4:6 mountains of myrrh, mountain of myrrh, 1629; 5:12 rivers of water, rivers of waters, 1616; Isaiah 6:8 I said, said I, 1629; 10:34 forests, forest, 1769; 34:11 The cormorant, But the cormorant, 1629; 44:2 Jesurun, Jeshurun, 1616; 49:1 from far, from afar, C1611; 51:16 and have covered, and I have covered, 1769; 57:8 made a covenant, made thee a covenant, 1638 Jeremiah 16:2 nor daughters, or daughters, 1769; 19:11 no place else to bury, no place to bury, 1629; 23:30 my word, my words, 1638; 34:11 afterwards, afterward, 1769; 38:16 So the king, So Zedekiah the king, 1638; 40:1 Ramath, Ramah, 1629; 40:1 The word which, The word that, 1762; 40:5 all the cities, the cities, 1638; 42:16 after you in Egypt, after you there in Egypt, 1629; 46:26 afterwards, afterward, 1769; 48:36 is perished, are perished, 1762; 51:27 her horses, the horses, 1638; 51:30 their dwelling places, her dwellingplaces, 1629; Ezekiel 1:17 returned, turned, 1769; 3:11 thy people, the children of thy people, 1638; 11:24 in vision, in a vision, 1769; 12:19 of them that dwell, of all them that dwell, 1629; 18:1 And the word, The word, 1638; 24:5 let him seethe, let them seethe, 1638; 31:18 by the sword, Concord], with the sword, C1611; 34:28 beasts of the land, beast of the land, 1762; 34:31 my flock of my pasture, my flock, the flock of my pasture, 1629; 36:2 the enemy had said, the enemy hath said, 1630; 39:9 Margin Note: of them, for them, C1611; 39:11 at that day, in that day, 1638; 44:23 cause men, cause them, 1629; 46:23 a new building, a row of building, 1638; 48:8 they shall offer, ye shall offer, 1638 Daniel 2:34 to pieces, in pieces, C1611; 2:41 potters [1790: potter's], potters', 1769; 3:15 a fiery furnace, a burning fiery furnace, 1638; 3:18 thy golden image, the golden image, 1629; 6:13 the captivity of the children, the children of the captivity, 1629; Hosea 4:4 this people, thy people, 1629; 9:11 flee away, fly away, 1744; 13:3 a whirlwind, the whirlwind, 1638; Joel 1:16 your eyes, our eyes, 1629; 3:13 the wickedness, their wickedness, 1629; Amos 1:11 and kept, and he kept, 1762; 8:3 songs of the temples, songs of the temple, 1638; Nahum 1:10 while they are drunken, while they be drunken, C1611; Zechariah 4:2 which were upon, which are upon, 1762; 11:2 all the mighty, the mighty, 1638; Malachi 2:2 and will curse, and I will curse, 1616; 3:4 offerings, offering, 1638.

Matthew 3:12 but will burn up, but he will burn up, 1629; 9:34 casteth out the devils, casteth out devils, 1762; 12:23 Is this the son, Is not this the son, 1638; 13:31 like to a grain, like unto a grain, C1611; 26:75 the words of Jesus, the word of Jesus, 1762; 27:22 Pilate said, Pilate saith, 1629; 27:52 bodies of saints, bodies of the saints, 1762; Mark 5:6 he came, he ran, 1638; Luke 1:74 out of the hands, out of the hand, 1762; 17:34 the other shall be left, and the other shall be left, 1638; 19:9 the son of Abraham, a son of Abraham, 1762; John 7:16 Jesus answered them, Jesus answered them, and said, 1634; 11:34 They say unto him, They said unto him, 1769; 12:22 told Jesus, tell Jesus, 1762; 21:17 He said unto him, He saith unto him, 1638; Acts 2:22 miracles, wonders, miracles and wonders, 1638; 5:34 a doctor of law, a doctor of the law, 1762; 7:35 by the hands, by the hand, 1762; 8:32 the shearer, his shearer, 1629; 10:9 upon the house, upon the housetop, 1629; 16:7 suffered them, suffered him, O1611; 18:5 pressed in spirit, pressed in the spirit, 1769; 19:19 also of them, of them also, 1769; 24:14 and the Prophets, and in the prophets, 1762; 25:6 sitting in the judgment seat, sitting on the judgment seat, 1762; 27:18 And being, And we being, 1638 Romans 3:24 Jesus Christ, Christ Jesus, 1762; 4:19 an hundred year [1790: a hundred years], an hundred years, 1630; 6:21 had ye, had you, C1611; 7:2 law of the husband, law of her husband, 1616; 9:29 Sabboth [1790: Sabbaoth], Sabaoth, 1629; 10:21 I have stretched, have I stretched, C1611; 11:28 for your sake, for your sakes, 1762; 1 Corinthians 10:28 The earth is, for the earth is, 1638; 10:29 of the others, of the other, 1762; 12:28 helps in governments, helps, governments, 1629; 14:10 none of them are, none of them is, 1638; 14:23 some place, one place, 1629; 15:41 another of the moon, and another glory of the moon, 1629; 15:48 such are they that are earthy, such are they also that are earthy, 1638; 16:22 Anathema Maranatha, anathema, Maranatha, 1629 2 Corinthians 9:5 not of covetousness, and not as of covetousness, 1638; 9:6 sparingly, also sparingly, 1638; 9:6 bountifully, also bountifully, 1638; Galatians 5:15 take heed ye be not, take heed that ye be not, 1629; Ephesians 1:9 had purposed, hath purposed, 1629 Philippians 4:6 request, requests, 1629; 2 Thessalonians 2:14 the Lord Jesus Christ, our Lord Jesus Christ, 1629; 2:15 or our epistle, or by our epistle, 1613; 2 Timothy 1:7 of love, and of love, 1638; 1:12 and I am persuaded, and am persuaded, 1762; Hebrews 3:10 their hearts, their heart, 1638; 8:8 and the house of Judah, and with the house of Judah, 1638; James 5:2 motheaten, are motheaten, 1638; 5:4 which have reaped down, who have reaped down, 1762; 1 Peter 2:1 evil speakings, all evil speakings, 1629; 2:6 Wherefore, Wherefore also, 1638; 1 John 2:16 the lust of the eyes, and the lust of the eyes, 1638; 2:29 which doeth, that doeth, 1629; 5:12 hath not the Son, hath not the Son of God, 1629; Revelation 1:4 Churches in Asia, Churches which are in Asia, 1638; 1:11 Philadelphia, unto Philadelphia, 1638; 5:13 honour, glory, and honour, and glory, 1638; 12:14 flee, fly, 1743; 17:2 inhabiters, inhabitants, 1762

FAMILY RECORDS in Walcutt Bible:
Belonged to Robert Walcutt (1797-1877) and Susanah Legg (1800-1857). It was given to Larry Evan Walcutt (1938-) around 1955 by Susie (Walcutt) Mohr (1873)?), Robert's granddaughter.

The information listed in this Bible is taken verbatim. No attempt has been made to correct misspelled words or to add or delete any punctuation. In listing dates such as 26th - the th underlined with ditto " marks under the line. The page numbers and items numbers were added by me for readability. Information contained:

Following 'End of Apocrypha' page 109

PAGE 1 Begins FAMILY RECORD - MARRIAGES - (1) William Walcutt and Anna Gooden were married March 2 A.D. 1786, in Fairfax Co. Virginia by the Rev. Joh Moore. (2) Robert Walcutt and Susannah Legg were married in Heighland Co Ohio by the Rev Mr Heewey, (not sure of the spelling) Aug 30, 1818.

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Page 3 BIRTHS - (1) William Walcutt was borne March 21st 1761 in Talbot Co Maryland. (2) Anna Gooden, whos maiden name was Anna Macy, was borne May 12th 1757 in Fairfax Co Virginia. (3) Jacob Walcutt was borne November 28th 1788 in Loudon Co Virginia.

Page 4 BIRTHS - (1) James Walcutt was borne Feb 2and 1791 in Loudon, Co. Virginia. (2) John Macy Walcutt was borne Nov. 2and 1794 in Loudon Co Virginia. (3) Robert Walcutt was borne July 25th 1797, in Loudon Co Virginia.

Page 5 BIRTHS - (1) Elizabeth Walcutt was borne March 2nd 1799 in Loudon Co Virginia. (2) Susannah, wife of Robert Walcutt, was borne Sept 18th 1800 in Loudon Co, Virginia. (3) Anna Walcutt was borne Feb 7th 1822. (4) Tabitha Walcutt was borne Sept 13th 1823 (5) Jacob Walcutt was borne Jan 1st 1826.

Page 6 BIRTHS - (1) Lafayette Walcutt was borne Jan 7th 1828 (2) James Walcutt was borne June 11th 1830 (3) Mary & Margaret Walcutt were borne May 16th 1832 (4) Joh Walcutt was borne May 25 1834. (5) Absalom Walcutt, was borne Nov 8th 1836 (6) Louisa Walcutt, was borne Oct 22and 1837 (7) Amelia Walcutt was borne Apr 24th 1839 (8) Robert Walcutt, Jun was borne Oct 29th 1840 (9) William Walcutt Jun was borne Apr 20th 1842.

Page 7 DEATHS - (1) William Walcutt Sen departed this life June 24th 1823 (2) Elizabeth Walcutt departed this life Nov 26th 1825 in Licking Co Ohio. (3) Susanna wife of Robert Walcutt Sen departed this life at one o'clock a.m. Apr 30th 1857, aged 56 years 7 months and 12 days.

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