THE FOLLOWING TRANSCRIPTION IS TAKEN FROM A BIBLE IN THE POSSESSION
OF AN ANONYMOUS OWNER IN BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. THIS TRANSCRIPTION
WAS MADE JUNE 6, 1995 AT THE HOME OF THE OWNER BY JOHN H. ODEN III.
THE SPELLING AND CAPITALIZATION ARE AS WRITTEN. OBVIOUS OMISSIONS
OF LETTERS WITHIN SPELLINGS OR ENTIRE WORDS ARE ENCLOSED WITHIN
Inside front cover:
Rufus Boyd his book Bought 1826.
Rufus Boyd the son of Thomas and Lucretia Boyd his Mother.
Born Jan. 4, 1811
Died Jan. 19, 1867.
Thomas Boyd the father of Rufus Boyd Born March 7, 1774.
Died Jan. 3, 1864.
Written on overleaf before title page:
Rufus Boyd his Book.
Rufus Boyd Son of Thomas Boyd on [illegible] January 4th
Written on reverse side of overleaf:
Thomas R.? Boyd Son of Ropus Boyd [and] Unicy his wife Was
Born 180[blank] November.
Title Page: The Holy Bible Containing The Old and New Testaments
Translated out of the Original Tongues And With The Former
Translations Diligently Compared And Revised. Stereotyped For The
American Bible Society By D. & G. Bruce, Printed by A. Paul, 72
Nassau Street, New York, 1823.
The following family information is contained on sheets of paper
that have been inserted and sewn into this Bible [the handwriting
appears in the style of the mid-1800's]:
Great Great Grandfathe[r] James Boyd lived and died Pit[t]
Thomas Boyd son of James Boyd, Born in Pit[t] County, Born
Mar. 7, 1774, died Jan. 3, 1864.
Thaddies Boyd Was Bornd Oct. 1, 1893.
henry t. Boyd died June 10, 1892.
Rufus W. Boyd Mar[r]ied Jan. 10, 1868 Dora amanda Tetterton
the Daughter of Charles Tetterton and Harr[i]et Tetterton
hir Mother Was Born Jay. 4, 1860.
Rufus W. Boyd a sun of Rufus Boyd Was Mar[ri]ed to dora A.
Tetterton January 10th, date 1878.
the first child was Bornd September 27th, 1878 and died
October 25, 1878.
too twins Was Bornd girls may 5th, 1879, died May 6, 1879.
B. W. Boyd October 20 date 1890.
Rufus W. Boyd Was Bornd May 5the 1880 date sun of Rufus W.