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-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- // First page [Written in margin] I found these notes when I thumbed thru the 1871 family Bible, page by page -- a.a. [additional clarification: -- "This, the Joseph Alvah Adams Bible is currently in my possession -- not to be confused with the Bible mentioned in paragraph below. - a.a."] [Written in large "copperplate" script] The following records are copied from the family bible of the Rev. Alvah Adams now in possesion of his son Joshua Fourth Adams at Sarnia Ont. Canada -- I Alvah Adams was born in Bastard Tp. District of Johnstown Ont. Nov. 23, 1805. [next is in different hand]--Died June 17, 1884 Hester Bailey (wife of the above) was born in Cornwall Ont. Sept. 22 1808 -- died June 25, 1835 in Mat- ilda now Iroquois Ont. Canada. Hester B. Madden (second wife of above) was born in Augusta Twp. Grenville Co. was born March 29, 1810- died in great peace at Bowmanville Oct. 6. 1845-- was taken to Augusta and buried her revered Rev. Thomas [sic] Madden Wesleyan Methodist Minister // Second Page [Note in margin with bracket around first item] My grandfather -- both his mother and stepmother had died by the time he was 12 -- a.a. [Original entries resume] Joseph Alvah -- was born at Hull, Quebec June 16, 1833; baptised by Rev. Wm. Williams W.M.M. of Canada Thomas Madden -- born Aug. 24 1836 in the Tp. Montague near Merrick- ville Ont. baptised by Rev. Ezra Healy W.M.M. Joshua Fourth -- was born at. Carleton Place Ont. April 22, 1840. baptised by Rev Richard Jones W.M. William Morris -- was born in Greenbush Ont. July 20. 1842-bapt. by Rev Ezra Healy W.M.M. Mary Elisabeth--born in Bowmanville Ont. Nov 16, 1844 Bapt. by Henry Wilkinson W.M.M.