Blackmore Family Bible Records

Contributed and Transcribed by
DeAnne A. Shelley

Note: The following bible record comes from TSL&A Microfilm #81 Historical Records Project, Official Project No. 65-44-1499. Copied under Work's Progress Administration, June 20, 1936

Blackmore Bible Records
Copied from a Bible owned by Mrs. James W. Blackmore, dated 1833
Gallatin, TN

W. M. Blackmore was born the 7 day of Feb A.D. 1803.

Rachel J. Barry was born the 23 day of Aug A.D. 1812.

David Blackmore, first son of W.M. and R. J. Blackmore born 25 Feb 1835, and died the 23 Sep 1856.

George Dillen Blackmore, second son of W.M. and R.J. Blackmore was born 24 Dec 1837, and died the 23 Sep 1839.

James W. Blackmore, third son of W.M. and R.J. Blackmore was born 9 Mar 1843.

Rachel J. Blackmore, died on the 14 of June A.D. 1843 at 1/2 after 4 o'clock A.M. Suddenly of rupter of blood versal at the heart, age 30 years 9 months and 21 days. Funeral service by Rev. John Allerson. Text 24th Chapter and 44, 2 vers. Matthews.

General William M. Blackmore was injured by a fall from his horse on the 24th of November 1853 and died at his residence in Gallatin on Tuesday 28th, November 1853 at one o'clock.

Aunt Betsey died on the night of the 13th day of September 1865 at 10 1/2 o'clock.

"Blessed are they who die in the Lord."

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