Bible Records

Submitted 17 Jul 98 by Jack Buckelew

Elijah and Catherine Gordon Thomas Bible

Bible was published by Phinney and Company 1851. In possession of Betty Jane Arledge Buckelew Greco. Elijah and Catherine were early settlers of Beaver Dam Community and are buried just over Clarke County line in Wayne County at Zion Rest Methodist Church Cemetery which is where many families of southeast Clarke County are buried.

Elijah Thomas and Catherine Gordon married Jan 6 1866
John Gordon and Mattie Leggett married Jan ll 1888
Liza Ann Gordon and W R Slaten married Nov 27 1892
Dempsey Thomas and Sallie McCarty married Jan 23 1900
Wesley Thomas and Willie Mosley married Jan 22 1902
John R Dyess and Dora Thomas married Jan 1 1903
Leon Brown Arledge and Julia Nellie Dyess married Feb 7 1937. Rev J M Hayes officiating

Mary Elizabeth was born Feb 28 1855
Eliza Ann was born Dec 8 1856
John ?? Gordon was born Dec 25 1859
Elijah Thomas was born July 3 1834
Dora Jane Thomas was born Nov 20 1866
Dempsey Daniel Thomas was born March 29 1870
William Wesley Thomas was born ?? 2 1874
John T Thomas was born Nov 10 1860
J R Dyess was born Mar 22 1855
Katie Mae Slaten was born Nov 25 1893
Mertie Slaten was born Nov 25 1893
Guy Thomas was born Nov 30 1902
Katie Laura Thomas was born Jan 5 1902
Julia Nellie Dyess was born Nov 16 1903
Lonnie Dessamon Thomas was born May 25 1903
Willie Allen Thomas was born Sept 7 1904
Claudie Thomas was born July 5 1904
Olgamae Thomas was born July 25 1906
Dentie Thomas was born Oct 7 1909
Gird Adlebert Thomas was born Feb 25 1910
Sylvester Thomas was born Oct 31 1911
Joe Carl Thomas was born(no dates)
Willia Ruth Thomas was born Jan 17 1919
Katie Catherine Thomas was born Aug 22 1922

Elijah Thomas died Aug 1 1887
Eliza Ann Slaten died July 5 1904
Daniel Dempsey Thomas died July 23 1912
J A Gordon died Oct 11 1916
J L Thomas died July 30 1917
Catherine Thomas died July 6 1919
Mary Elizabeth Gordon died Nov 15 1919
Alma Dyess Newell died Feb 20 1922
John Rankin Dyess died Oct 20 1924
Leon Brown Arledge died Aug 29 1943 8:25 pm
Dora Jane Thomas Dyess died April 3 1944 8:25 am
James Boyd Dyess died Nov 26 1956
Ocie Virginia Wilson Dyess died May 25 1957
Maggie Mae Dyess Pinion died March 12 1958
Julia Nellie Dyess Arledge died Aug 12 1977 Pensacola Florida

(Written on an old piece of paper and  inserted in the Bible the following)

James Martin Dyess born June 15 1847 died Oct 18 1883
Rebecca Dyess born July 9 1849
Julia Ann Dyess born Feb 22 1852 died March 6 1927
Joshia Dyess born June 22 1853
John R Dyess born March 22 1855
C. A Dyess born Aug 27 1859 died June 26 1882
C. R. Dyess born Nov 27 1826 died May 26 1865
Sidney Dyess born Nov 22 1816 died Dec 19 1881
Carl Powe born Aug 17 1887
Lizzie Powe born Sept 28 1889


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