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James Brown Family Bible
from Bonavista

This "old" Bible is in the possession of the Brown Family of Musgravetown, Bonavista Bay.

It contains entries from 1781 to 1828.

Names included in [ ] indicate the family member who supplied the information.

 

 

Births

James Brown the son of William and Mary Brown was born the first day of March on Thursday in the year of our Lord 1781

Mary Skiffington the daughter of James and Mary Skiffington wife of James Brown was born the 10 August in the year of our Lord 1791.

Elizabeth Brown the daughter of James and Mary Brown was born the 9 day of June on Thursday evening in the year of our Lord 1813

Ann Brown the daughter of James and Mary Brown was born the 20 day of February on Monday morning in the year of our Lord 1815

Joseph Brown the son of James and Mary Brown was born the 5 day of March Wednesday evening in the year of our Lord 1817

[another son born 1821 cannot decipher what is written]

William Brown the son of James and Mary Brown was born March the third in the year of our Lord 1819 on a Thursday evening.

Amy Brown the daughter of James and Mary Brown was born February the eighth in the year of our Lord 1822 on a Friday morning.

Jane Brown the daughter of James and Mary brown was born July second in the year of our Lord 1824 on a Friday morning.

Mary Brown the daughter of James and Mary Brown was born in the year of our Lord 1826 August 29 on a Thursday evening

James Brown the son of James and Mary Brown was born in the year of our Lord 1828 ? October 29 on a Thursday morning

William Brown [the rest is unreadable]

[Note: According to my research all of the Persons mentioned in Bible except William and Mary Brown were born in Bonavista, Newfoundland]

 

 

Contributed by Keith Brown (2008 06)
with permission from the Brown Family

Page Revised by Craig Peterman (March 26, 2013 ADT)

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