The one surviving partial leaf from the

Family Bible of Martha Morton and John Miller Hankins

Births (obverse):

[Upper left corner of page torn off -- most likely contained John Miller Hankins' birth date]

**rtha Morton ... January 28, 1810 [first letters torn off]

Telitha Ann Caroline Hankins ... December (13?), 1827

Thomas (George?) Anders=** Hankins ... November 10, 1829 [1st middle name unclear; 2nd hyphenated at end of line, with last letters torn off at beginning of next line]

James (Me****d?) Hankins ... December 27, 1832 [middle name scratched out]

William Joel Hankins ... January 23, 1834

Mary Abigail Hankins ... March 31, 1836

Robert Price Hankins ... November 17, 1838

[Eliza Jane Hankins Moore was the next child. The space where her birth was recorded at the bottom of the page is almost completely faded, except for "Eliz" and a barely-visible "1840". Her gravestone at Vernon City Cemetery gives her date of birth as May 27, 1841]

Marriages (reverse):

John M. Hankins and Martha, his wife ... December 28, 1826 in the County of Marion, Ala.

Burton Taylor and T***itha Ann Caroline ... May 12, 1842 [ink blotch]

Jas. M. Hankins and Lavisa A. Clermon (usually Clearman) ... February 6, 1851

Thos. Hankins and Elizabeth **tty ... November 5, 1851 [ink faded, may begin with "P"]

[Fragment missing -- presumably William Joel Hankins' marriage]

Elias T. Turner and Mary A. Hankins ... February 24, 1859


The line of possession of this page has apparently been:

..James Franklin Turner, grandson

.... Eunice Adeline Turner Sanders, great granddaughter

......Nellie Gale & Virginia Dale Sanders, great great granddaughters


Transcribed by Paul Hays, great great great grandson, April 12, 2004.


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