The Family Bible of
A. C. Winchester
The original Bible is in the possession of Joy L. Burkholder of Greenville, California.
OLD AND NEW TESTEMENTS
translated out of
THE ORGINAL TONGUES
THE FORMER TRANSLATIONS
DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED
AMERICAN BIBLE ASSOCIATION
instituted in the year 1816
NOTE:On the fly leaf is written: "A.C.Winchester book Present given by grandfather H.J. Winchester. A.C. Winchester was born June the 18th 1873."
On the overside of the title page under the index to the bible is written: "Hosea J. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord 1828. Died Jan. 19th 1899."
On a piece of tablet paper is written in what appears to be the same hand:
"Births of E.J. Winchester & Family
E.A. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord March 5,1854
Martha J. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord Aug.28,1847
Andrew C. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord June 18,1873
Robert V. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord June 29,1875
William P.Winchester was born in the year of our Lord June 29 1877
Joseph F. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord April 2,1879
Emmet T. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord Feb.4,1881
Theodora L. Winchester was born in the year of our Lord March 5, 1884
This December 4,1890
Written by A.C. Winchester"
On the other side of this page,in the same hand is written:
"William P. Winchester Died Oct 21,1879
Joseph F. Winchester Died Aug 24,1880
H.J. Winchester was born 1828 Died Jan 10,1899"
NOTE:Hosea James Winchester was son of Andrew "Archie" and Theresa "Thursey"(Presley) Winchester.He was born in Sailsbury Dist(Mecklenburg Co )NC and came to Smith Co TN about 1829 with his parents. He m. Lucy Katherine COGGIN and raised thier family in Smith and DeKalb Cos TN.
Andrew and Theresa had: Hosea James(1828-1899),Leah HOLLEY(1830-),Louisa "Eliza" DUNHAM(1836-),Wm Valentine(1840TN)Joseph A. (1842-)Paulina "Lina" PULLUM(1844-)Rufus P. (1846-)and John Potter (1849-1903).
Hosea James & Lucy "Kate"(COGGIN) had:John P. (1949-1921),Tennesse LOVE(1852-)William P. (1856-)and Eli Arnold (1854-1934).
Eli Arnold m. Martha Jane (Lytle) 15 Aug 1872 DeKalb Co TN and had: Andrew Cass(1873-1945),Robert Virgil(1875-1940),Wm P.(1877-1879),Joseph P.(1879-1880),Emmet T. (1881-)and Theodora L."Dock" (male)(1885-)
Robert Virgil m/1 Ollie (Webber) 1895 (no issue found) m/2 Annie Mai (BYERS) 23 Apr 1911 Nashville TN. And had: Lola Madelle(1911 Nashville-1960 CA)and Robt jr (1914 Nashville TN- 1931 CA)
Madelle (Winchester) m Francis Virgil SCHWARTZ 4 July 1931 and had:Joy LaDine (1932- CA) Ronald Dale(1934- CA) and Teryl Winchester (1944-CA)
Joy m Warren Riley Burkholder 14 Oct 1950 and had: Rod Layne(1952-),Corky Leigh(1953-)Britt Lang(1954-) and Gay Mardean(1956).
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