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MOGGRIDGE BIBLE

This Bible was seen in June, 1995 in the stock of:
Berry & Peterson, Booksellers,
348 King Street East,
Kingston, Ont.,
Canada. K7L 3B6.
(613) 547-0767

My thanks to the proprietor who allowed me to photograph this Bible and the McBean Bible. He said that these two Bibles were the last of seven which he purchased for resale. He didn't know if those he had sold contained genealogical information or not.
The Bible is about 8 by 12 inches or slightly larger, and is about four inches thick. I didn't record how many pages.
The records in this Bible are written on four "Family Record" pages, probably between the Old and New Testaments. These pages are divided into two columns each by a plain double line, and the borders are decorated with an austere X pattern within heavy black lines. Most of the entries stay within the columns but some ignore the columns and use the full width of the page.

The title page reads:
                                 THE
                              HOLY BIBLE
                            CONTAINING THE
                       OLD AND NEW TESTAMENTS:
               Translated out of the Original Tongues:
                             AND WITH THE
         FORMER TRANSLATIONS DILIGENTLY COMPARED AND REVISED.
                                 WITH
                     CANNE'S MARGINAL REFERENCES.
                          TOGETHER WITH THE
                      APOCRYPHA AND CONCORDANCE.
                          TO WHICH ARE ADDED
                      AN INDEX, AND REFERENCES,
                                 AND
                      A KEY SHEET OF QUESTIONS,
        GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, PRACTICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL;
                      ACCOMPANIED WITH VALUABLE
CHRONOLOGICAL HARMONIES OF BOTH TESTAMENTS, AND HIGHLY USEFUL TABLES
                         OF SCRIPTURE NAMES,
 SCRIPTURE GEOGRAPHY, SCRIPTURE CHRONOLOGY, SCRIPTURE REFERENCES, &c.
                             -----------
             THE TEXT CORRECTED ACCORDING TO THE STANDARD
                                OF THE
                       AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY.
                             -----------
                         SPRINGFIELD, MASS.:
                    PUBLISHED BY G. & C. MERRIAM.
                               -------
                                1846.

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   // First page
   // Column 1

        MARRIAGES

John Moggridge
Married to Jane Irvine
14th January AD 1856

Robert George Moggridge
Married to
Mary Lavinia Clarke
January 23rd 1889

  // Column 2

MARRIAGES

Benjamin Boswell [?]
Married to
Elizabeth Ann Mogridge
[no date]

[the next 3 entries seem to have been written at the same time,
in pencil, with some erasures. Writer was uncertain of the year
of marriages, since all have been corrected.

Dec 23rd 1919    At
             Hamilton Ont.
77 Victoria Ave. South
Olive G Moggridge [Name very faint, partially erased]
        to
Andrew Thaddeus
      Ghent
    Burlington
by Archdeacon
   Forneret. [? -- illegible handwriting]

Georg Arthur
Moggridge
   to
Alice Harkins
  Caledonia
Sept. 1925

William Robert
  Moggridge.
   to      1935
Doris Livingston
     Weston


  // Second page

   BIRTHS                       BIRTHS

[all entries written the full width of the page]

John Moggridge & Jane Irvine
Married 14th January AD 1856 [has been changed from 1857]

Elizabeth Ann Moggridge Born 27th [Illegible] 1857 ["7" blotted]

Esther Caroline Moggridge Born 20th July 1859 ["9" blotted]

John Moggridge Born 16th April 1861

Mary Jane Moggridge Born Jan 28th 1863

Robert George Moggridge Born Oct 28th 1865

Olive Gertrude Moggridge Born Oct 27th 1891 [this line crossed out]

George Arthur Moggridge Born Oct 29th 1894 [this line crossed out]


  // Third page
  // Column one

    BIRTHS

Olive Gertrude Moggridge
Born October 27th 1891

George Arthur Moggridge
Born October 29th 1894

Robert Irvine Moggridge
Born May 17th 1897

[rest of page blank]


  // Fourth page
[all entries but two written full page width]

    DEATHS                        DEATHS

Esther Caroline Moggridge Died Feb 5th 1863

John Moggridge Died March 28th 1868

John Moggridge Died May 7th 1869

Mary Jane Moggridge
Died November 9th 1892
                                 Robert Irvine Moggridge
                                 Died June 1st 1897

Robert George Moggridge Died March 21st 1922
at 77 Victoria Ave South Hamilton Ont.

[These last are written in the same hand in light blue ink or pencil]

George Arthur Moggridge Died
at St. Catharines Ontario [no date]

Olive Gertrude Moggridge Ghent Died 19th Dec 1971
at 8 Clifford St. St. Catharines Ontario

Andrew Thadeus Ghent Died at Kingston Ontario
9 October 1972.

Robert Allan Ghent Born 14 April 1941 Kingston
Died 23 June 1978 on Howe Island.

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