This 1873 Bible contains the family records of William Lovie Tilley of Newport, R.I. The frontpaper is inscribed to William Lovie Tilley by his Grandma Lovie in 1875. 11 marriages are recorded, 3 of which concern William Lovie Tilley's 3 marriages: to Elizabeth Ayres in 1866, Kate Hammond in 1875, and Mary E. White in 1878. 5 of his childrens' marriages are recorded: Mary E. Tilley to J. Peckham in 1886; Thomas Seymour Tilley to Sarah West and later to Lillian Grimes; Carrie Seabury Tilley to Charles G. Hudson in 1891, Laura Grace Tilley to George Hawthorne Tolderlund in 1906, and Percival Adams Tilley to Ethel J.(?) in 1909. Also recorded but not dated are the marriages of George Hawthorne Tolderlund to Helen Stedman Peckham, Stanley Tilley Tolderlund to Shirley Champion, and Josephine Forbes Tolderlund to Richard Spooner. The 38 birth records that contain dates (with almost all of the dates having the month and day) include William Lovie Tilley's parents: Thomas Seymour Tilley (1818-1877) and Annie Elizabeth (Lovie) Tilley (1817-1890); William Lovie Tilley's 3 wives; his children; Mary, Thomas, Infant Daughter, Carrie, Percival, and Laura Grace. His grandchildren by J. Peckham; Christopher, Mary, Lizzie, Earl, and Everett whio were born between 1886 and 1905. His grandchild by Percival Tilley; George in 1917. His grandchildren by Thomas Tilley: Thomas, Marion, Abby, William, Laura, Bradford, and Emily, who were born between 1891 and 1902; and from Thomas's second marriage (not dated); Donald, Walter, Charles, Albert, and Harold. His grandchildren by Charles Hudson; Percival, Charles, Gerald, Tilly May, Viola, Violet, with the first four being dated. His grandchildren by George Hawthorne Tolderlund; George, Stanley, and Josephine. His great grandchildren by George Hawthorne Tolderlund Jr.; Ann Stedman and Jean Forbes. His great granchildren by Josephine Forbes Hawthorne Spooner; Joanne, Edith Tilley, Richard Sherman, and Charlotte Josephine. The great grandchildren being born between 1934 and 1946, these being the latest Bible entries. There are about 10 entries for deaths. A few names are difficult to read, so they are estimations. The Bible is in very good condition with well attached covers, being in full leather with working brass clasps. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Oblong. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Tilley, Tolderlund, Spooner Family Bible; ...
Publisher: William H. Harding
Publication Date: 1873
Book Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition.
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