The Family Bible of
Joel Newton Whitten

INTRODUCTION

Bible in possession of the Masonic Lodge in Pelahatchie, Mississippi. The information below transcribed by Mary K. Johnson from scanned images of a photocopy of the Bible (scanning by W.A. Whitten). Underlined areas indicate difficulty transcribing the text.

Page 1: Family Record -- Births                   (View actual scanned image of Page 1)
Joel Whitten was born January 13th 1792
Poley Whitten, wife, was born ____ 26th 1800
Milton Whitten was born Dec 12th 1820
Jacob A. Whitten was born March 20th 1822
Nancy P [or E] Whitten was born Dec 9th 1823 (smudged)
Hariet R. Whitten was born May 10th 1826
Lucinda P. Whitten was born August 19th 1828
Frany L. Whitten was born Augst 9th 1830
Charles W. Whitten was born June 26th 1833
Mary ____ [same initial as Nancy's middle initial] Whitten was born Augst 25th 1835
Jasper Marin Whitten was born May 14th 1837
Eliza C. Catherine Whitten was born September 14th 1839

Page 2: Family Record -- Births                   (View actual scanned image of Page 2)
Joel Nuton Whitten was born April the 20th 1842
Martha Ezbela Whitten was born June 26 1845
Y
.L. Waldrop was born August 18th 1850
Mary F.C. McMahan, daughter of P.L. [might be E.L.] & ECC McMahan was born in Pontotoc Co, Miss Oct 4th 1855
Daniel W
McMahan was born in Pontotoc Co, Miss July 16th 1858
Sarah D McMahan was born in Pontotc Co, Miss July 1st 1860
Mary
E. H. Whitten was born February 18th 1892
W.W. Whitten was born May the 11th 1876
John Welch was born December the 14th 1799
Mary ____ [looks like Ford] Whitten was born September the 17 1866
John Levander Whitten was born July the 6th 1865
Sarah Lodasky Whitten was born January 24th 1868
Lucious [or Precious] Whitten was born April 9th 1870

Page 3: Family Record -- Marriages                   (View actual scanned image of Page 3)
Joel Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1792 January 13
Mary Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1800 June 26
Milton Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1820 December 12
Jacob Asbury Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1822 March 20
Nancy Elizabeth Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1824 December 9
Hariet Rebecky Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1826 May 10
Lucinda Parlee Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1828 August 19
Francis [may be Franie] Lodaska Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1830 August the 9
Charles Wesley Whitten was born in the year of our Lord 1833 June 26
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Joel Whitten & Poley his wife was maried June 6th 1819
Milton Whitten & Eliza May [or Hay] was maried the ___ day of May 1841
E.L. McMahan and ECC Whitten was maried December the 22, 1856
C.W. Whitten & Mollie Elis was maried the ___ day of March A.D. 1860

Page 4: Family Record -- Deaths                  (View actual scanned image of Page 4)
Mary Emelyn Whitten decest on the 2 day of May 1836
Milton Whitten son of Joel & Mary Whitten departed this life on the 17 day of Jany 1858 Aged 39 years 29 days
Departed this life on the 6th May Nancy Elizabeth Simmons, dauter of Joel & Mary Whitten adged 37 [or 31]
Joel Whitten deceased on Wednesday the 12th of December AD 1860 aged 66 [or 68] years 10 months 30 days
Mary Whitten deceased on Saturday the 6th Oct AD 1866 age 66 years 3 months 10 days
CW Whitten deceased on the 29th day of February 1876
MA Miears, wife of JP Miears, dec'd on the 5th day of November AD 1875

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