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CAIRNS BIBLE

This Bible is in the Perth Museum archives.

It measures 8 1/4 inches high by 11 inches wide. The genealogical information is written in brown ink (with some names underlined in red ink) on three of the four blank pages before the title page.

Partial transcript of the title page is:
                                 THE
                              HOLY BIBLE
                            CONTAINING THE
                        OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS

                               etc etc

                               OXFORD:
                   PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS
                                 etc
                              MDCCCLXIX

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                Thomas Cairns was born at Newtown
Bather [?], County Fermanagh, Ireland, on the fourth
(4th) day of May, 1828.
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                Jane Menary, wife of Thomas Cairns,
was born at Annahoe, County Tyrone, Ireland, on
the fourth (4th) day of October, 1827.
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                Thomas Cairns and Jane Menary
were married at Kingston, Canada West, by the Rev.
William Squier, Wesleyan Methodist Minister, on the
22nd day of June, 1849.

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                     -----Births------

                Mary Jane Cairns was born on the 13th day
of December, 1850, at Picton, C.W.
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                Thomas Alfred Cairns was born on the 18th
day of August, 1852, at Perth, C.W.
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                Albert William Cairns was born on the
25th day of May, 1854, at Perth, C.W.
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                Margaret Elizabeth Cairns was born on the
24th day of February, 1856, at Perth, C.W.
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                George Frederick Cairns was born on the
27th day of October, 1857, at Perth, C.W.
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                Clara Cairns was born on the 29th day
of August, 1859, at Perth, C.W.

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                     -----Births------

                Charles Menary Cairns was born on the 11th
day of February, 1861, at Perth, C.W.
                Died at the City Hospital, St. Louis, MO,
                Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 3 p.m. 1906.
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                Arthur Edward Cairns was born on the
6th day of January, 1863, at Perth, C.W.   Died at home of
                                          Geo. Best, Perth
                                       21st Aug. 1930 at 1
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                Herbert James Cairns was born on the
1st day of February, 1865, at Perth, C.W.
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                Walter Hawsford Cairns was born at
Perth, C.W. on the 22 August, 1868.
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                Henry Ernest Cairns was born at
Perth, Ontario, on the 30th day of April, 1873.

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