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John Jackson Miller / Martha Ellen (Ward) Miller - Alleghany County, NC

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John Jackson Miller / Martha Ellen (Ward) Miller - Alleghany County, NC

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John Jackson Miller / Martha Ellen (Ward) Miller – family bible

I recently was gifted with the family bible owned by John Jackson Miller (my husband's 1st cousin 2x removed) and his wife, Martha Ellen (Ward) Miller. They lived in Alleghany County, North Carolina. The bible was found in 2012 in an antique shop in Baltimore, Maryland and sent to me in California last week (May 2014) after the ebay posting trying to locate family.. It contains the following pages:

Vital Records pages in the middle of the bible — Page 1:
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that J. J. Miller and M. E. Ward WERE UNITED BY ME IN THE BONDS OF HOLY MATRIMONY at Walnut Grove on the 28 day of October in the year of our Lord 1883 in the Presence of _______________ Signed _________.

Page 2 — BIRTHS [for themselves and their children]
J. J. Miller was born Feb 18, 1863 [J. J. = John Jackson Miller]
M. E. Miller was born Sep 26, 1866 [M. E. = Martha Ellen (Ward) Miller]
Cora Miller was born July 11, 1884
Bertha Miller was born July 3, 1886
Nellie Miller was born Oct 8, 1888
Annie Miller was born July 14, 1890
Rosa Miller was born Nov 26, 1895
Paul Miller was born Aug 19, 1898
Floss Miller was born July 1, 1901
Kemp Miller was born Feb 10, 1904

R. A. Waddell and Nellie Miller was married Dec. 28, 1910 [R. A. = Robert Avery Waddell]
K. M. Blivens and Annie Miller was married Feb. 16, 1917 [K. M. = Kelly Monroe Blevins/Blivins]
Paul Miller and Carrie Jones was married Oct. 8, 1919
W. C. Woodruff and Floss Miller was married May 6, 1922 [W. C. = Wilmer C Woodruff]
Kemp Miller and Flora Taylor was married April 1929
B M Crenshaw and Rosa Miller was married __________ [B. M. = Benton McMillan Crenshaw]

Page 4 — DEATHS:
Vance Miller died Feb. 29, 1908
J. J. Miller died June 16, 1932
M. E. Miller died Sept. 21, 1933
K. M. Blivens died July 11, 1933

Transcribed by Barbara Taylor 5/28/2014 from photographs of the pages. The bible is very fragile and will be put into an archival box to be protected.

The ebay listing was
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
BarbaraTaylor... 1401295749000 
kathysum 1403813486000 
kathysum 1403814585000 
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