Trigg County, Kentucky
Directly transcribed from Bible by Rose-Anne
August 15, 1984
"Published and sold by Kimber and Sharpless at their bookstore, Number 8 4th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania"
Inside Front Cover:
"Presented to Blake Baker by his mother December, 1874"
"Presented to A.B. Holland by his Grandfather Blake Baker A.D. 1907"
"Blake Baker son of Blake Baker and his wife Christain was born the 26th day of June 1804"
"Blake Baker and his wife Edna was married on the 4th day of July in the year of our Lord 1822"
"Elizabeth Ann Baker was married the 18th day of Sept. 1845"
"Blake Baker son of Blake Baker and his wife Christain was born in the year of our Lord 1804 June 26 day"
"Edna Baker wife of Blake Baker was born in the year of our Lord 1805 May 2nd day"
"John F. Baker son of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born December 9th day in the year of our Lord 1823"
"Elizabeth Ann Baker daughter of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born Aprile 14th day in the year of our Lord 1827"
"Matthew Baker son of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born the 1st day of September in the year of our Lord 1825"
"Leandrew Baker son of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born the 25 day of Aprile in the year of our Lord 1829"
"Christain Francis Baker daughter of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born March the 7 day in the year of our Lord 1831"
"Laurinda Baker daughter of Blake Baker and his wife Edna was born the 24 day of January 1833"
"Hazard P. Baker son of Blake Baker was born the 2nd day of January, 1835"
"Blake Baker son of Blake Baker was born the 19 day of February 1837"
"Thomas King Baker was born the 14 day of Mary in the year of our Lord 1839"
"Helen Edna was born November the 20, 1841"
"Linn Boyd Baker was born the 17 day of September 1843"
"Druery Wm. Baker wa born the 20 day of May 1846"
"Mary Ellen Baker born Aprile 18th day 1850"
"King F. Baker was born August the 10th 1821"
"George O. Grasty born November the 13, 1856"
"Henry B. Grasty born November 29th 1857"
(note: the following inscription was included in the "Births" section, though it is clearly a "death"):
"Soulder of Christ well done
Enter thy master's joy
The battle___ the victors
Praised by thy new emplation"
"Milton G. Grasty departed this life December 10th, 1858"
"Blake Baker departed this life on the 29 of August 1852"
"Blake Baker departed this life December 30, 1909"
"Joe Baker son of Blake Baker died November 30, 1909"
"Mar___ L. Baker died August the 25, 1828" (page torn)
"Druery A. Baker departed this life on the 27th day of August 1847"
"Mary E. Baker departed this life on the 5 of November 1858"
"Laura Grasty departed this life September the 25, 1864"
"Thomas K. Baker departed this life at Memphis Tenn March the 31, 1842"
Notes regarding Baker-Gresham Bible:
- This Bible was the original property of Blake BAKER (1804-1852) and Edna GRESHAM (b.1805)
(Blake was the son of Blake Baker & Christain FREEMAN; Edna was the daughter of Moza GRESHAM & Elizabeth BOYD)
- The Bible was given by Edna to her son Blake Baker (1837-1909) (husband of Elizabeth Jane GRASTY).
- Blake & Elizabeth BAKER's daughter, Lucy King BAKER (1862-1902) married Samuel Matthew HOLLAND (1857-1927). In 1907, Blake BAKER presented this Bible to his grandson, Albert Blakely (Bub) HOLLAND
- A.B. (Bub) HOLLAND presented the Bible to his son, Nello B. HOLLAND (1911-1996).
- Click here to view the HOLLAND-STANDROD Bible.
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