The Holy Bible Containing the Old and New Testaments,
New York, American Bible Society, 1842.
This Bible is in poor shape. The covers and spine are
together, but separated from the book. Many pages and
and most signatures have separated.
There is stuff between the pages, which I have scanned,
and several obituaries.
This family resided in New Hampshire.
Transcribed by and in possession of Tracy St. Claire,
[Page One -- Marriages]
Mofes George was Married to Susanna Nevens March 1800
Moses George Married to Phebe Tyrrill October 1845
[Page Two -- Births]
Mofes George was Born August 18 1774
Susanna Nevens was Born December 2 1776
Matilda George Born January 3 1801
Austin George Born January 5 1803
Washington George Born July 15 1804
Loris [?] George Born February 6 1807
Amanda George Born May 26 1810
Elmira George Born October 12 1815
[Page Three -- Deaths]
Susanna George Died March 9 1841
Matilda George Died September 26 1848
Austin George Died January 4 1849
Amanda George Noyes died Nov. 24th 1874
Washington George died Aug 21st 1876
Susanna George Died March 9 1841
Moses George Died August 27 1849
[Obituary] In Watertown, Jan 31. Mrs. Amanda Noyes, wife of
Noyes, 54 yrs. and 9 mos. She became a subject of grace in early
life. In 1836 she came to Watertown, and soon entered that career
of active usefulness for which she was distinguished. She was a
woman of sterling worth, afuently devoted to her family, modest
and unassuming, yet always ready to meet the calls upon her time
and labor which are so needed to maintain in vigor the various
social and charitable associations of a church.
"Dearest sister, thou hast left us,
And thy loss we deeply feel;
But 'tis God who has bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal."
Death of an Old Resident.
In the death of Dea. Washington George the community has lost one
of its most useful citizens. He was one of the few men who are
qualified and willing to bear public duties and responsibilities.
The town has placed him in almost every office in its gift. As a
representative in the Legislature, as a moderator for many years,
as a select man for a long period he discharged these public trusts
with fidelity and ability.
For many years he has done a valuable work in settling estates.
the time of his death he was administering upon three estates. He
brought to the discharge of these duties a sound judgment, and an
As a Christian his life was a very active one. He has been a
of the Congregational Church in Plymouth for 45 years. To its interests
he has given liberally of his time and means and ability. He was for
several years the Superintendant and teacher in the Sabbath school,
and for thirteen years held the highest office in the church, that of
Deacon. He was a man of untiring industry of strong will and positive
convictions. He clung to what he regarded as right very tenaciously.
His public and private life was without a stain.
The funeral which occured on the 22rd inst. was a touching tribute
to his memory. Friends gathered from all parts of the town and
neighboring towns to express their love for him and their sorrow for
He leaves a wife and six children to mourn his loss. They lose
devoted husband and loving father. The community feel a deep sympathy
for them in their sorrow.
May his example find many followers, and his life be an inspiration
to all who knew him.
[Obituary] At Plymouth, Aug. 27, Capt. Moses George, aged 75
the death of Capt. George, his wife and children lament the loss of a
tender husband and affectionate father, and the church in Plymouth a
consistent and valuable member. He had anticipated the meeting of the
late General Association with great interest. But it was not the will
of God that he should live to enjoy its exercises. On the day previous
to the meeting of the Association, his spirit ascended in sweet peace
to the higher convocation above.